I think this is just going to be a cheapening of the name... It doesn't need to compete with Rolls or Bentley because it isn't for the uber rich anymore; now it's for the rich businessmen who wouldn't have sprung for a Phantom anyway, but might be tempted to buy a bit more than a regular S class or a Jag XJL. I think… » 10/18/14 1:13pm Saturday 1:13pm

I've always found it counterproductive... It immediately marks the car as something of interest, and everybody takes pictures of it. Paint it gloss black and nobody will likely notice its existence and it'll be just as hard to make out the details in pictures. Often the features of the camouflage are also very small,… » 10/17/14 3:04pm Friday 3:04pm

Return of Maybach?

I haven't seen this anywhere else, but Yahoo claims Mercedes is reviving the Maybach brand...not so much as a brand but sounds more like a luxury trim (inasmuch as AMG is a performance trim). They also mention plans for a Maybach SUV...seriously?https://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motorami... » 10/17/14 2:53pm Friday 2:53pm

I think you could make an argument for putting a track sticker on your car even if you drove the track in another car. Since I'm here in the USA, it's not exactly feasible to send my car to Germany to drive the Nurburgring (my car's not that good for that kind of thing anyway), but I wouldn't really feel bad getting a… » 10/17/14 2:44pm Friday 2:44pm

Why a year? Seems like a common thing: stuntman tries a trick unsuccessfully, tries again very much time later. I can see not doing it again right away since his ride is smashed and he's probably a tad injured, even if not seriously, but if you're going to do it again why not just go for it? » 10/15/14 3:08pm 10/15/14 3:08pm