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What Does the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Bring to the Table?

We here at W.I. Simonson have to hand it to Mercedes-Benz: it served up one heck of a luxury sedan with its midsized offering, the 2017 E-Class.

Wondering why we feel like we do?

Then, check the clip below. Here to highlight the E-Class's best attributes is AutoGuide.com Senior Associate Video Editor Zach Vlasuk:

On the base E 300 model, the sedan receives a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine as standard. Good for a hearty 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, the turbo-four links with a nine-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. The ...

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2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Shows Off (and Out) for carwow Team

Might you be in the market for a full-size luxury sedan? Well, if so, we here at W.I. Simonson think you should familiarize yourself with Mercedes-Benz's, the 2017 S-Class.

Why, though?

Team up with carwow pundit Mat Watson, as he puts the S-Class to the test:

Ludicrously luxurious, the entry-level S 550 trim is truly exceptional.

Standard features on this model include 19-inch wheels, an adaptive air suspension, adaptive LED headlights, a panoramic sunroof, a power trunklid, heated 12-way power front seats, leather upholstery, a pair of 12.3-inch display screens, the ...

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Should You Lease Your Next Mercedes-Benz Vehicle?


​There's a sense of pride in owning a new Mercedes-Benz. It tells your friends and neighbors in Santa Monica that you have impeccable taste, and you indulge in your transportation. But other than pride, is there any advantage to buying rather than leasing?

The Depreciation Curve

Regardless of brand, body style, or class, all vehicles depreciate fastest in the first year of ownership. A car might lose more of its initial value in its first year on the road than the next three years combined. With luxury models, that depreciation curve is even steeper.

When you buy a new…
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Protect Your Mercedes-Benz This Halloween


There's nothing quite like Halloween in Santa Monica. However, while you and your children are enjoying the costumes, candy, and festivity, others may be out on the streets wielding shaving cream and eggs.

Pranks like toilet-papering houses and covering cars with shaving cream are traditions on Halloween, and your Mercedes-Benz could be a victim.

Prevention is the best strategy to protect your vehicle. Halloween and Mischief Night (the night before Halloween) are good days to park in your garage.

If your car does get pranked, washing it off as soon as possible will save you major...
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Picture Your New Mercedes-Benz Driving You around Santa Monica

Many of us love Mercedes-Benz models for the engaging drive experience they offer. But we know a lot of people who prefer a chauffeur whenever possible and just hate stop-and-go traffic or navigating unfamiliar roads.

If you're one of those people, you're surely going to be excited for the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion! This sleek concept car is just the latest in a rich ancestry of innovative and cutting-edge vehicles which dates back to the 1880s.

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