Mercedes-Benz is hailed as one of the most reputable and respected luxury car manufacturers in the world, founded by German Karl Benz. Besides luxury cars, Mercedes-Benz also manufactures regular autos, buses, coaches, and trucks. Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi are “Germany’s Big 3” when it comes to luxury car manufacturing, and are among the best-selling luxury car manufacturers in the world.
‘Das Besteodernichts’; meaning ‘The Best or Nothing’, is Mercedes-Benz’s slogan for automobile manufacturing. The Mercedes-Benz is a symbol of royalty when it comes to luxury cars. And they do deliver the best, and these are the best of the best.
At the top of the list nothing but perfection from the Mercedes-Benz brand. If you are looking for a Mercedes-Benz car to buy, then you want the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GTCoupe and Roadster. It is a rare supercar that will surely turn heads and will make other drivers only wish they could own one. It is the kind of supercar that everyone should go after.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is the beefed-up and redefined version of the regular Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. It has more horsepower, more control, more costly, and has two more letters in its name.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT looks exactly the same as the SLS AMG 2012 version on the outside; both are visual monsters. It looks absolutely stunning on the exterior and features proud gull-wing doors. The SLS AMG GT’s looks slightly cartoonish, in a good way, which all supercars should be. It is slightly longer in the front hood and shorter in the back, which works incredibly well for this finely-detailed supercar.
Width 6 ft. 4.3 in. (76.3 in.)
Length 15 ft. 2.6 in. (182.6 in.)
Rear Track 5 ft. 5 in. (65 in.)
Height 4 ft. 1.7 in. (49.7 in.)
Front Track 5 ft. 6.2 in. (66.2 in.)
Wheel base 8 ft. 9.5 in. (105.5 in.)
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG features variable rain sensing wipers and rear defogger, for some added driver convenience.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT includes more horsepower and sharper handling as compared to the previous version. The SLS AMG GT can move from absolute 0 to 60 mph in just within 3.7 seconds, with a top speed of 197 mph. Absolutely fast, but still incredibly maneuverable in corners.
Engine 6.2L DOHC 32-valve V8 Cylinder
Power 583 HP @ 6800 RPM
Torque 479 lb-ft
Transmission 7-speed automated manual
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Wheelbase 105.5 in
Curb Weight 3804 lb (46/54%)
Engine Type Gas
Fuel Economy 13/19
The SLS AMG GT has a double wishbone front and rear suspension system, a four-wheel independent suspension, and a stabilizer bar for both the front and rear.
Treat this supercar with respect. Though the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has troubles with steering at high speed, the SLS AMG GT is still a little tricky as well, but it did improve in corners. Acceleration tests confirm that the extra added horsepower in the SLS AMG GT didn’t show significant improvements from the older SLS AMG. Driving the SLS AMG GT requires a lot of effort and concentration from the driver. Although the brakes work incredibly well, when the SLS AMG GT loses grip, it can be hard to handle for the average driver.
Reliable every day car
Gull-wing door looks awesome
The sound the engine makes is phenomenal
A little edgy when handling at high throttle
Some people find the gull-wing doors hard to close
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is everything a supercar wants to be. A little more expensive as compared to the 2012 SLS AMG, but the more dominant Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is worth the extra investment in all that it is.
The top 6 Mercedes-Benz cars list will not be complete without the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. It is a tribute to the classic Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR sports race car in 1955; you will notice the slight resemblance to the classic race car at first glance. This sports supercar delivers the performance of a circuit race car into the road. It is very fast, very expensive, and very aggressive. This car is not messing around with; it will dominate the road both visually and performance-wise.The prestigious Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is aggressive, yet still easy to handle.
The car’s appearance is outrageous. The Mercedes-Benz SLR supercars have that distinct, race-car like appearance. This luxury car is a stunning mix of modern passenger car design and the classic 300 SLR sports race car. One look and you’ll know that this car is made to be very fast. Its style may be aging as compared to newer competitors but none can question the authority of the SLR McLaren.
The car is designed by Germans Steffen Köhl and Gorden Wagener. The car body and chassis is completely carbon-fiber, with aluminum suspension, and has electrohydraulic ceramic disc brakes that ember and sometimes burn when used.
The car proudly features gull-wing doors, sidepipes, and air gills in the wings. Also, there are the distinctive and intimidating twin-headlamps. It is a work of legend.
Width 6 ft. 3.1 in. (75.1 in.)
Length 15 ft. 3.3 in. (183.3 in.)
Rear Track 5 ft. 1.8 in. (61.8 in.)
Height 4 ft. 1.3 in. (49.3 in.)
Front Track 5 ft. 4.5 in.(64.5 in.)
Wheel base 8 ft. 10.3 in. (106.3 in.)
The Mercedes-Benz SLR has variable intermittent rain sensing wipers, a rear defogger, and power convertible roof.
The SLR McLaren is regarded as the fastest automatic supercar in the entire world. The automatic transmission can be fully modified and reprogrammed to suit the driver’s style and preference. It also has three manual modes; Sport, Supersport, and Race.
To match the intense speeds of this supercar, the SLR McLaren utilizes high-performance carbon-ceramic brakes with 4-piston calipers in the rear and 8-piston calipers in the front and also including an air-brake system featuring the rear spoiler. When it comes to brakes, the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is more adept than any other car, completely stopping from 62 mph in only around 114 feet. That is one serious stopping power that will push your insides right out of your seat.
Engine Supercharged 5.4L OHC V8 Cylinder
Power 617 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Torque 575 ft-lb
Transmission 5-speed shiftable automatic
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Curb Weight 3850 lbs.
Engine Type Gas
When it comes to performance, the Mercedes-Benz SLR beats most cars in its class. Its speed is phenomenal and will leave the driver catching his breath. This is an excellent way to bring professional sports racing into the streets. It has a top speed of over 200 mph and can sprint from 0 to 60 MPH in just under 4 seconds.
Visceral luxury supercar performance
Beautiful race-car like appeal
High braking power
If you prefer the professional race-car like finesse, then the high performance Mercedes-Benz SLR is the one for you.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG is a high-performance version of Mercedes-Benz’s “four-door coupes” CLS class, with redefined exterior and interior detail. It is a well-rounded in terms of performance while being very physically attractive at the same time. The CLS class is regarded as one of the most luxurious, midsized sedans in the market today. It is similar to the E-class, but focused more on style.
At first glance, the first things you will notice are the elegant curves along the length of the car. It usually comes in metallic colors with silvery and chrome accents. The Mercedes-Benz CLS class is one of the most splendid sedans you can find on the road today, while the CLS 63 AMG being the icing on the cake. The exterior is absolutely elegant and beautifully detailed and guarantees reliable performance as well.
Width 6 ft. 2.1 in. (74.1 in.)
Length 16 ft. 2.5 in. (194.5 in.)
Rear Track 5 ft. 4.1 in. (64.1 in.)
Height 4 ft. 7.8 in. (55.8 in.)
Front Track 5 ft. 2.9 in. (62.9 in.)
Wheel base 9 ft. 5.2 in. (113.2 in.)
Besides the usual intermittent rain sensing wipers and rear defogger, the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG also has a fully remote operational power glass sunroof.
The CLS 63 AMG features a massively powerful V8 engine. It is the fastest CLS and is the most expensive.
Engine Direct-injected V8
Power 518 HP @ 5,250
Torque 516 lb-ft
Transmission 7-speed automatic
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Wheelbase 113.2 in
Curb Weight 4277 lbs
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel Economy 16/19
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 is the most powerful CLS-class luxury sedan. It can reach 60 MPH from a complete stop in just a mere 3.8 seconds and can cover a quarter of a mile in 12 seconds flat. With a top speed of 186 MPH, no other sedan on the road can match the agility of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63.
The Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 has four adjustable transmission modes; Computer mode, Sport mode, Sportplus mode, and full manual mode.
Glorious V8 engine
Beautiful, majestic, and distinct body
A good amount of safety and convenience features
A nice balance of power and handling
Interior design is beautiful
Limited headroom at the back seats
Costs more than the Mercedes-Benz E550
The Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 luxury sedan is the top of its class.
Here we have another AMG manufactured Mercedes-Benz luxury car; this time, a luxury SUV. This is a luxury car you can take anywhere; the new off-road option comes with a two-speed transfer case with an adjustable height suspension; everything a vehicle needs for the dirt.
The power of the Mercedes-Benz ML63 is overwhelming with its twin-turbo charged engine; the sound it makes is a beast. The road belongs to the ML63 AMG, asphalt or dirt.
The majestic Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG will take you anywhere in style. The five-passenger, midsize luxury SUV ML63 is the royalty when it comes to the urban road, and possibly off road, experience. AMG, as always, is the best with luxurious visuals and they did a good job with the Mercedes-Benz ML63.
The headlights were resized from the 2012 version, with the neat addition of fender skirts and lower body panels to widen the ML63’s stance.
Width 6 ft. 3.8 in. (75.8 in.)
Length 15 ft. 9.1 in. (189.1 in.)
Height 5 ft. 10.7 in. (70.7 in.)
Wheel base 9 ft. 6.8 in. (114.8 in.)
It has intermittent rear wiper and rear defogger. It also has variable intermittent rain sensing wipers, roof rack, privacy glass, and remote operational power sun roof. The only thing lacking with the ML63 AMG is it doesn’t have third-row seats, something that most people complain about the M-class.
The ML63 has premium leather, multi-level heating, 8-way power, and height adjustable passenger and driver seats, while the rear seats are split-folding with rear ventilation ducts.
The ML63 features a four-wheel independent suspension, double wishbone front suspension, multi-link rear suspension, and front and rear stabilizer bar.
Engine 5.5L V8-cylinder
Power 518 HP @ 5,250
Torque 518 lb-ft
Transmission 7-speed shiftable automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel drive
Curb Weight 5170 lbs.
Engine Type Gas / Diesel
Fuel Economy 13/17
The luggage capacity of this luxury SUV ranges from 690 to 2,010 liters; depending on the current seating configuration.
The sound that the 5.5 liters of twin-turbo charged V8 from the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG makes is astoundingly intimidating. Though the ML63 AMG is already powerful in itself, if you want more power, the AMG performance package upgrades your horsepower to 550 and the torque to 560 lb-ft. The ML63 can reach 60 mph within 4.7 seconds.
The ML63 AMG glides smoothly on roads and just as perfectly maneuverable off road. It is an excellent choice for a luxury crossover SUV.
Awesome power and performance
Superb interior, comfort at its finest
All-wheel drive for very satisfactory driving
Different driving modes: Eco, Sport, or Manual.
Lacking third-row seats
Bad fuel consumption
Overall, the ML63 is one powerful luxury SUV that will take you places in style. Though it may not be perfect, it is absolutely the best crossover SUV from Mercedes-Benz AMG.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG
AMG has a reputation of buffing up a car with more power, sharper handling, and finer detail. The SLK55 is the SLK-class’ hallmark;with the build and material quality significantly improved, what AMG does best, it does a lot better with the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-class is renowned for its sleek retractable hard top that will strike everyone in the vicinity with a big load of awe. The SLK55 AMG’s shape and size is relatively the same with the rest of its class. This sports car has the style that everyone will surely love.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG revamps the SLK350’s equipment to another level, with additional V8 engine and AMG-specific wheels. As with a lot of Mercedes-Benz supercars and sports cars, the SLK55 AMG retains the elegantly aggressive physique with a slight resemblance with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, only smaller. Although the SLK55 AMG and everything else in the SLK-class is much simpler, its exterior details still represent a kind of authority that is distinctive to the Mercedes-Benz AMG brand. The Mercedes-Benz SLK55 is indeed a magnificent luxury convertible.
Width 5 ft. 11.5 in. (71.5 in.)
Length 13 ft. 7.2 in. (163.2 in.)
Rear Track 5 ft. 1.7 in. (61.7 in.)
Height 4 ft. 3.2 in. (51.2 in)
Front Track 5 ft. 1 in. (61 in.)
Wheel base 7 ft. 11.7 in. (95.7 in.)
The Mercedes-Benz SLK55 features a power retractable hard top, rear defogger, and variable intermittent rain sensing wipers. Another feature of the SLK55’s body is its rear spoiler, which suits the car’s appearance very well.
The SLK55 AMG is boosted with a 5.5L V8 engine for outstanding road performance. From a full-stop, the SLK55 will reach 60 mph in less than 4.5 seconds and with a top speed of 155-174 mph, it is one of the fastest German luxury roadsters.
Engine DOHC 32-valve V8, direct-fuel injected
Power 415 HP @ 6,800 rpm
Torque 398 lb-ft
Transmission 7-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Curb Weight 3549 lbs.
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel Economy 19/27
The SLk55 AMG uses a MacPherson strut front suspension, multi-link rear suspension, Four-wheel independent suspension, and front and rear stabilizer bar.
Performance wise, the SLK55 AMG has surprisingly good fuel efficiency. This means that this beauty will be perfect as your everyday car and for cruising. The SLK55 AMG has sharper handling and better power than the rest of the SLK-class; it is a lot of fun from behind the wheel.
The competition that the Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG lives up to is indeed a threat to BMW and Porsche roadsters.
Good amount of standard features
Well-built and comfortable interior
Very efficient fuel usage
The beautiful power retractable hard top
Relatively constricted cabin
Sunshade in roof panel is non-existent
The SLK55 AMG is the one and only compact roadster in the industry with a massively powerful V8 engine. With each mile, the SLK55 AMG delivers the satisfactory, delightful driving experience.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG
Finally, making it to the top 6 Mercedes-Benz Cars is the 2012 CL65 AMG, a huge 2-door luxury coupe. Coming with a staggering 6.0L bi-turbo v12 engine, it moves with formidable power. Drivers will be surprised, in a good way, on how fast this big and heavy beast moves. It moves perfectly on the road, a performance that only few can match.
The luxurious Mercedes-Benz CL-class coupes are sure to impress with its excellent balance of performance and good looks, with the CL65 as its finest piece.
The Mercedes-Benz CL65 is the creation of passion and the refined craftsmanship of Mercedes-Benz AMG; it is no ordinary two-door coupe. Again, the distinct elegance and majesty in all Mercedes-Benz cars are both present in the CL65.
The CL65’s body is beautifully sculpted; it is aerodynamically designed to always deliver the great looks and performance that you can expect from Mercedes-Benz.
Width 6 ft. 1.7 in. (73.7 in.)
Length 16 ft. 9 in. (201 in.)
Rear Track 5 ft. 3.3 in. (63.3 in.)
Height 4 ft. 7.8 in. (55.8 in.)
Front Track 5 ft. 3 in. (63 in.)
Wheel base 9 ft. 8.3 in. (116.3 in.)
The CL65 features variable intermittent rain sensing wipers, a rear defogger, power rear sunshade, and remote operational power glass sunroof.
The Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG seems to accelerate effortlessly despite its weight and size. It is powered by a dominating 6.0 liter twin-turbo charged V12 engine that will leave you breathless.
Engine Handcrafted 6.0L bi-turbo V12
Power 621 HP @ 4,800 rpm
Torque 738 lb-ft
Transmission 5-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT with shift paddles
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive
Curb Weight 4940 lbs.
Engine Type Gas V12
Fuel Economy 12/18
The immense power of the CL65 AMG is matched with its multi-link front and rear suspension, four-wheel independent suspension, and a stabilizer bar.
The Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG performs incredibly well. It accelerates seamlessly with the perfect engineering AMG can deliver. It can go from absolute 0 to 60 mph within 4.6 seconds which is undeniably agile for the CL-class lineup and other comparable sizes.
AMG does it again with the Mercedes-Benz CL65, giving the driver an invigorating driving experience. The handling is significantly impeccable for a coupe the size of the CL65, the person behind the wheel will feel an unforgettable comfort and the command that only the Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG will ever give.
Perfected power and handling
Undeniably powerful engine
The Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG is for drivers who want perfection. The CL65 AMG and its driver demand the respect they deserve.