Can a sports car with a diesel engine still be called a sports car? We nabbed the keys to Mercedes' diesel SLK and found out.
The 2014 CLA250 sports some fine tech from the Mercedes-Benz catalog and presents a stylish look, but its driving character is far from satisfying.
Mercedes has been making a diesel version of the SLK for some time now, so I set about finding out whether a diesel sports car can actually be entertaining.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 (pictures)
The Mercedes-Benz S550 sedan was already a tech powerhouse, but the new Coupe version takes things further with Active Curve Tilting and an iPhone mirroring feature.
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The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet is an extraordinarily comfortable car, and offers cutting-edge driver-assistance features, but cabin electronics are in need of some refinement.
The powerful, efficient 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec is a great car -- nearly the total package -- but it won't be a great "tech car" until its dashboard tech gets a much needed overhaul.
At the 2014 Detroit auto show, Mercedes-Benz showed the latest generation of its highest-selling model, the C-Class, giving it high-tech features and new, down-sized engines.
Mercedes-Benz's latest concept car is an absolute stunner -- but you won't get to drive it on a real-life road.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Roadster is an excellent luxury convertible that doesn't rely heavily on tech gimmickry; however, its new Comand Online system falls short of the bar set by Audi and BMW.