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Mercedes-Benz Model Deemed 'Best in Show' at Pebble Beach

If you are anything like us here at Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa then you probably get excited about the latest new Mercedes-Benz getting ready to roll off the production line. In order to fully appreciate these new model we must take a step back and solute those model that are not with us today.

We are not the only ones that feel this way about the cars. During the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance the brand was honored with the "Best in Show" award for one of their models.

Which model is that? You may ask. That was the Mercedes-Benz…

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Mercedes-Benz and Diesel for Fuel Efficiency

Gas and Diesel and Hybrid: Oh my! With all the powerplant options available today it can be confusing to decide exactly which one is right for you. Well, never fear, because Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa is here to help you out of the woods and provide you with a breakdown of the three aforementioned types as well as whichnew Mercedes-Benz models they're featured in.

First up, are gasoline-powered engines. This traditional construct is by far the most common type of engine and is found in countless new and gently used car models. A gas engine is an internal…

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Cocktail Party Facts and Fun

Cocktail parties are a great place to meet new people and also learn new things. The best thing that you can bring to a cocktail party is a good fact or quip. Have no fear,Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa proudly serving Santa Rosa, CA is here to help make sure you have fire power for your next cocktail party.

Which automaker recently showed up as number 12 on the "2012 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For" list?


Who is Mercedes-Benz named after?

Co-founder Emil Jellinek's daughter, Mercedes, and co-founder Karl Benz

How many new Mercedes-Benz dealers/locations…

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NYC Youth Gets Help From Mercedes-Benz

If there is one thing that Mercedes-Benz USA is committed to it would be lending a hand and if you have been following the Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa blog you would certainly know that. Their latest effort is in conjunction with Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA and is sure to give you some insight.

Together, Mercedes-Benz USA and Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA are working to help mitigate the pain felt from sweeping, and might we add severe, cuts to funding for after-school programs across NYC.

As we all know, after-school programs are designed to teach kids skills…

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Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC Gets Thrilling Upgrade

Mercedes-Benz fans know that when it comes to performance, the brand is restless. The most recent target of their perfectionist tendencies is the venerable Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

As you might very well know, the C-Class is currently composed of six models:  the C250 Sport Sedan, C250 Luxury Sedan, C300 4MATIC Sport Sedan, C300 4MATIC Luxury Sedan, C350 Sport Sedan, and C63 AMG Sedan.

Excluding the C63 AMG, the C-Class can essentially be broken into three levels of performance. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 Luxury and Sport Sedans, for example, boast 201 horsepower. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC Luxury and Sport Sedan sit…

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So Long Mercedes-Benz R-Class. Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa Will Miss You.

We heard Mercedes-Benz was planning to discontinue the R-Class crossover for the 2013 model year a while back. Since, we've been hoping such whisperings would prove to be false. Sure, we get the fact that smaller CUVs are hot and there's really nothing petite about the R-Class. Rather, with seating for up to seven people, it's quite substantial in size. But, for drivers needing that kind of room - it's a Shangri-La on wheels.

Six of the R-Class models' seven, plush seats feature a reclining seatback; all offer generous legroom. And unlike your typical family hauler, the…

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Mercedes-Benz Brings Distinctive Design to the Bedroom

Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts are in for a treat. The Bavarian-automaker is taking the high style found in their luxury cars (i.e., the E-Class, S-Class, GLK-Class and M-Class) to the bedroom, living room - even the kitchen.

For some, it might seem like a stretch to go from opulent autos to museum-quality furniture. But given the fact Mercedes-Benz already has a stronghold on the fashion and fragrance markets Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa really isn't all that…

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Get Facebook and Google in your Mercedes-Benz with Mbrace2

Have you ever wished you could scroll through your Facebook feed, find great eats with Yelp or search Google while waiting in your car? Some people might jump to their smartphone but Mercedes-Benz has revolutionized the car experience once again with their Mbrace2.

"It works seamlessly, automatically, and 24-7. I admit that [it] won't change the world, but it is a very real improvement in terms of independence," 1 Dr. Dieter Zetsche, head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, said in a keynote speech here at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

The Mbrace2 is powered by a cloud based service from Hughes…

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Mercedes-Benz Vito, Coming to the U.S.?

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van kicked off in America just a year ago and already the celebrated Tri-Star can say they're impressed with the vehicle's performance. In fact sales have been so robust that they're now seriously considering importing its smaller sibling, the Vito.

Another van, available in a multitude of variants, the Mercedes-Benz Vito has been offered in select markets across the world for 15 years. Among the many options buyers have to choose from are three lengths, and two roof heights. The smallest variant Vito measures 15.62 feet. The longest: 16.85 feet. Though, if…

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Mercedes-Benz Gives G-Class a Proper Send Off

It didn't matter whether you needed the tenacious power to get where your adventurous spirit led you or wanted the personal power and perhaps prestige that came with it... hardcore  off-road vehicles were once a very hot commodity. Operative word: Once. Now, these cars are seen more as part of a bygone era. The Hummer, as well as the Land Rover and even the Land Cruiser have all bid us ado. And the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is about to, as well. But as to be expected of any luxury Tri-Star, it will go out on a high note.

Mercedes-Benz has…

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