Posts from ‘Mercedes-Benz’
If you were paying attention to marketing in 1984, you likely remember Apple’s landmark television advertisement “1984.” The computer maker’s ad portrayed a dystopian world chillingly similar to the one conceived by George Orwell in his horrifying 1949 novel of the same name.
A lot can happen in the span of eight years. An industrious student can get through medical school, the United States can elect two presidents, and the television show Full House can run its full eight-season course.
Class: Comericial Vehicles
Miles Driven: 451
Fuel Used: 18.09 gallons
Mercedes-Benz can lay claim to a history that goes all the way back to 1886. That was the year the first Benz Patent- Motorwagen was introduced. The German company has been building cars and trucks ever since then.
DETROIT – Mercedes-Benz revealed a refreshed version of its subcompact GLA crossover in conjunction with the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroir. The smallest of Mercedes’ seven crossovers, the GLA was introduced for 2014.
Class: Premium Compact Car
Miles Driven: 338
Fuel Used: 13.7 gallons
Today, most wagons are luxury-brand wagons. By our count, there’s just one non-luxury, non-crossover wagon available for sale in the U.S., and that’s the Volkswagen Jetta.
What price luxury? In 1979 terms, that price was around $8000… because that’s about where the base prices of the near-luxury Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight and Buick Electra kicked in. Just a little higher up the dollar tree we find the Chrysler New Yorker.
Art lovers aren’t accustomed to finding flaws in masterpieces, and a couple of decades ago, auto writers weren’t accustomed to talking smack about Mercedes-Benz.