Car of the Day 11/21/18

Today’s car of the day is this Mercedes-Maybach S600 that I saw in town yesterday. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been in production since 1972. This is from the sixth generation, which has been in production since June of 2013 (the first model year was 2014). The engine is a 6 liter twin turbo V12 that produces 520 horsepower and 610 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 9-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. The starting price of the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is about $200,000.

Car of the Day 11/16/18

Today’s car of the day is this Mercedes-AMG GTS that I saw in town yesterday. The Mercedes-AMG GT is a supercar that’s been in production since 2014 (the first model year was 2015). The engine is a 4 liter twin turbo V8 that produces 515 horsepower and 494 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed DCT. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 193 mph. This car weighs 3,461 pounds since the chassis is an aluminum spaceframe. The starting price of the AMG GTS is $133,395.

Car of the Day 10/6/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the SL-Class, which has been in production since 1954. This is from the R230 generation, which was made between 2001 and 2011. This version of the SL500 was made between 2003 and 2006. The engine is a 5 liter V8 that produces 302 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed automatic. This SL500 was auctioned off for $16,500.

Car of the Day 7/5/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’61 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL was made between 1955 and 1963 in Stuttgart, Germany. The engine is a 1.9 liter straight-4 that produces 120 horsepower and 114 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 11.9 seconds and has a top speed of 112 mph. This 190 SL was auctioned off for $88,000.

Car of the Day 6/7/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the SL-Class, which has been in production since 1954. This is from the fifth generation (R230), which was made between 2001 and 2011. The SL500 was made between 2003 and 2006. The engine is a 5 liter M113 V8 that produces 302 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed automatic. This SL500 was auctioned off for $31,350.

Car of the Day 6/5/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class was made between 1997 and 2010. This is from the second generation, which was made between 2002 and 2010. The CLK500 was made between 2002 and 2006. The engine is a 5 liter M113 E50 5 liter V8 that produces 302 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 5 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. This CLK500 was auctioned off for $18,150.