If Your Car Doesn’t Have Side Exhaust That Glows Red, What’s The Point?

Photo: Daniel Golson/Brabus I’ve always been into wild tuner car companies, from ’80s icons like Rinspeed and Koenig to more modern brands like Liberty Walk and Mansory. Whether or not the end product actually looks good, to my eyes the crazier it is the better. One of my favorite tuners is Brabus, the longtime modifier … Read more

2025 Mercedes-Benz EQS Appeals To Traditionalists With A Hood Ornament And Faux Grille Bars

The Mercedes-Benz EQS was instantly one of the three-pointed star’s most controversial designs when it debuted all the way back in 2021. While some were immediate fans of the flagship EV liftback’s slippery, egg-like shape — yours truly included — many traditional Mercedes customers were put off by its styling. Mercedes is attempting to appeal … Read more

Heroes Save Illegally Imported Mercedes C63 AMG Wagon From The Crusher

Image: Mercedes-Benz Car people are Built Different; we don’t view cars as disposable appliances, we view them as family members, friends, even companions. I found Auto Parts City in Gurnee, Illinois on TikTok, where the auto salvage and recycling facility showcases its daily shipments of junked cars with the occasional rare find turning up. This … Read more

The Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept Was An Early 2000s Retro Sedan I Thankfully Forgot All About

As we’ve seen recently, Chrysler has a history with making some decent looking, near-production-ready concept cars. Not all of them were hits, though. Some of Mopar’s concepts have become long forgotten, and for good reasons too. One of those concepts was the Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept from 2001. What Car Never Lived Up To The … Read more

The 2025 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen’s New Monoblock Wheels Are Fantastic

Screenshot: Mercedes-Benz Ever since Mercedes-Benz brought back the monoblock wheel design with the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe, my life has steadily improved. The GT’s wheel was so outlandish and ostentatious yet tongue in cheek, and just retro enough. Then came the GLS63 AMG in 2021, which got a 23-inch version of the monoblocks, and … Read more

This Mercedes-Benz EQS Has Lost Nearly $58,000 Of Its Value In Two Years

Image: Mercedes-Benz Of Los Angeles Despite rising sales, EVs aren’t getting any cheaper. Luckily the used market has been more than kind to a number of used EV models. Many EV models that were once hot sellers with big markups just a couple of years ago have turned into great used buys. 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS … Read more

Ford Delays New Electric Vehicles As Sales Falter, Joins Pivot To Hybrids Instead

Good morning! It’s Friday, April 5, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Volvo’s Newest EV Is The Cheapest Volvo You Can Buy In The U.S. 1st Gear: Ford Delays New … Read more

These Are The Automotive Mysteries That Haunt You

1. Who developed the WK2 (2011-2020/1) Grand Cherokee platform? — This platform was also used by the gen. 3 Durango (still in production), the 2012-2019 Mercedes-Benz M/GLE-Class, and the 2013-2019 Mercedes-Benz GL/GLS-Class. It’s probably the final DaimlerChrysler collaboration, and didn’t even debut until a couple of years after the merger ended. But who led the … Read more

Answering Your Questions About The 2024 Mercedes-Benz E350

Photo: Daniel Golson/Jalopnik My wife and I have a 2022 E350 with a number of the old bells and whistles as part of a lease for her job. We do enjoy the car, though we’re looking at the BMW 5-series for the next go-around (can only choose between E-class and 5-series with said lease). First, … Read more

The 2024 Mercedes-Benz E350 Is A Quiet Revolution

From engineering to design, the eternal debate in the automotive industry is whether evolution or revolution is better when it comes to developing a new model. It’s an even more strenuous place to be as a luxury brand. We’ve seen revolution pay off for BMW and Lexus and flop with Acura, while evolution has been … Read more