Wednesday April 1, 2020

Mercedes-Benz raises the bar

Until the first-generation M-Class SUV arrived in 1998, the only Mercedes-Benz 4x4 was the venerable G-Wagen, which was a little too tough and military in its design to become a big seller in a growing market for leisure vehicles.

21st January, 2006

Until the first-generation M-Class SUV arrived in 1998, the only Mercedes-Benz 4x4 was the venerable G-Wagen, which was a little too tough and military in its design to become a big seller in a growing market for leisure vehicles.

That first M-Class model, built in the United States, did not really live up to the company’s image for luxury and attention to detail, having questionable fit and finish and rather too many hard plastics in the...

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