Mercedes W 116: These ten innovations bring the S-Class

Mercedes W 116: These ten innovations bring the S-Class

A new chapter in the history of the Mercedes brand: the new boss limousine, which was launched to dealers in September 1972, was called the S-Class for the first time. This car with the abbreviation W 116 series wears it thick, with lush chrome tinsel on the body, but also verbally in brochures and advertisements. Useful for classic car fans …

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Alpina B3 and B5 Touring in direct comparison

Alpina B3 and B5 Touring in direct comparison

Biturbo, all-wheel drive, station wagon. This no longer has anything to do with the start of the Alpina company. They are based in motorsport. It all started with a tuning kit for the BMW 1500 (“New Class”), followed later by the 02 variant and a larger model with six and even more cylinders. All of this culminated in the magnificent …

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2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV testing in Moab

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV testing in Moab

With production of the pickup version underway, the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV is off-road testing in Moab ahead of its planned launch next year. A recent LinkedIn post from General Motors president Mark Reuss shows Hummer EV SUV prototypes out on the trails in Utah’s off-road playground. Production is scheduled to start in early 2023, Reuss said. Reuss gave …

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View Photos of Our Long-Term 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Z51

View Photos of Our Long-Term 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Z51

Michael SimariCar and Driver A 2021 Chevy Corvette Z51 arrives for a 40,000-mile stay and starts winning friends immediately. Read the full review View Gallery 88 Photos 1 of 88 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 2 of 88 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 3 of 88 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 4 of 88 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 5 …

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The most expensive car in the world: 135 million euros for the Mercedes 300 SLR

The most expensive car in the world: 135 million euros for the Mercedes 300 SLR

It’s official: Mercedes is the most expensive car in the world. On May 5, 2022, the legendary “Uhlenhaut Coupé”, a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, is auctioned in Mercedes’ name. Price: 135 million euros! Mercedes boss Ola Källenius confirmed the deal to the business portal “Bloomberg” on 18 May. Useful for classic car fans This makes the car three times more expensive …

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How Audi saved the VW Group – see KLASSIK 6/2022

How Audi saved the VW Group - see KLASSIK 6/2022

It is clear that AUTO BILD KLASSIK aims to always convey history and stories about cars. We compared the Beetle and Golf on our test drive. But we also add the Audi 80, which is unreasonably underestimated in its importance – and then tell the improbable story in which a Mercedes engineer is responsible for the fact that VW still …

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage: a full-fat stage with 700 hp goodbye

Aston Martin V12 Vantage: a full-fat stage with 700 hp goodbye

At the end of the Vantage’s construction period, Aston Martin spoke about the breakup for the first time. Not from the car itself, but from the V12 under the hood. In the current generation, the British have once again paired the mighty 5.2-liter engine behind the front axle and limited it all to 333 copies. Auto-ABO Now ID.3 and other …

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Bugatti Centodieci interior pays tribute to EB 110 Super Sport

Bugatti Centodieci interior pays tribute to EB 110 Super Sport

The Bugatti Centodieci is a modern tribute to the Bugatti EB 110. That’s reflected not only in the exterior styling, but also the interior of this limited-edition supercar. The Centodieci interior was specifically inspired by the Super Sport version of the EB 110, Bugatti said in a press release. Italian businessman Romano Artioli launched the EB 110 in the 1990s …

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FTF truck column screaming

FTF truck column screaming

Among other things, it’s the sound that makes FTF trucks so special. The Detroit Diesel two stroke delivers a diesel roar that no other truck has. Recently fifteen FTF club cars toured through North Holland. The FTF Club was founded twenty years ago, but due to corona, the anniversary trip was not able to take place last year. This year, …

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Traffic Fatalities Jump as Drivers Increasingly Must Share the Road

Traffic Fatalities Jump as Drivers Increasingly Must Share the Road

Preliminary figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that last year there were 42,915 traffic fatalities in the U.S.—the highest in 16 years. The overall number includes pedestrians hit by motor vehicles and cyclists. The highest increases occurred on rural interstates, urban arterials, and urban collector/local streets. Traffic fatality data were looking pretty good a decade ago. While …

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