One Of The First
The origins of the Mercedes Benz name can be traced all the way back to the Benz Patent Motorwagen of 1886, which is widely believed to be the first automobile ever produced. The two parts of the name weren’t combined until some years later in 1926. They have been at the forefront of the automobile industry ever since, producing a range of luxury cars, commercial vehicles, and competing in several motor sports events.
One Of The Big Boys
These days Mercedes is considered amongst the big 3 German luxury carmakers, with Audi and BMW being the other 2. These three manufacturers make up the best selling luxury manufacturers in the world today. Mercedes AMG arm is the tuning arm known for producing the sportier variants of their models. In motorsport Mercedes are best known for a long-standing relationship at the height of Motorsport, with McLaren in F1.