Karl Benz made the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen, which is widely regarded as the first automobile.
Gottlieb Daimler, founder of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft.
Mercedes-Benz dealer in Munich, Germany
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Mercedes-Benz Zetros used for snowplowing
Unimog, a famous allround vehicle by Mercedes-Benz
A STRAN Citaro (second generation) in June 2014
Mercedes-Benz EQC
A DMG Mercedes Simplex 1906 in the Deutsches Museum
Both Mercedes-AMG Formula One cars at the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix.
Mercedes M156 engine
Mercedes-Benz sponsors the German national football team.

German luxury and commercial vehicle automotive brand established in 1926.

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Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft

German engineering company and later automobile manufacturer, in operation from 1890 until 1926.

logo used by DMG since 1901
Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft
Poster for a Mercedes Double Phaeton (1908)
DMG employees in 1890
DMG truck (1898) with Phoenix engine
1912 Mercedes Knight 4.0 50Hp at Technikmuseum Sinsheim
A Coventry Daimler: The DS420
Daimler Double-Six 50 alloy V12 150 bhp
Corsica drophead coupé
body designed by Reid Railton (1931)
1916 DMG advertisement for the Mercedes automobiles, illustrated by Jupp Wiertz

Because of the post World War One German economic crisis, DMG merged in 1926 with Benz & Cie., becoming Daimler-Benz and adopting Mercedes-Benz as its automobile trademark.

Mercedes (marque)

Brand originally created by the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft and used for first time in the 35 hp model released by the company in 1901.

Share of the Mercedes Company Limited, issued 23 June 1904; this British sales company was the first company which was allowed to sell Mercedes cars in England and in other countries. It was also allowed to have "Mercedes" in its name.
1924 Mercedes 28/95 Wooden Skiff touring car. Note the three-pointed star ornament without the Mercedes-Benz circle.

The name Mercedes was later used to represent DMG in another new brand name, Mercedes-Benz. This was created in 1926 when it was applied to all vehicles produced by the new company, Daimler-Benz AG, resulting from the merger of Benz & Cie. and Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft in that year.


AMG logo on a Mercedes E 63 AMG (W212)
AMG Five Spoke Road Wheel 8JX16 Version 1
Mercedes AMG DTM car (2003)
AMG 300 SEL 6.8, "Red Sow" (1971)
AMG engine display at the Pagani factory
AMG carbon fibre engine cover
E 63 AMG carbon ceramic brake Geneva auto show 2011
Mercedes-AMG GT
Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG (2012)
Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
2003 UK version of C 32 Estate (S203) in Brilliant Silver.
2004 AMG CL 55 Kompressor.
Mercedes AMG Classic Logo

Mercedes-AMG GmbH, commonly known as AMG, is the high-performance subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG.

Luxury car

Car that provides increased price levels of comfort, equipment, amenities, quality, performance, and associated status compared to moderately priced cars.

Rolls-Royce Phantom IV (1950–1956)
Hispano-Suiza J12 Kellner Pillarless Sedan
Bentley Continental GT
Bugatti Royale (1927–1933)
1940 Packard 180 Darrin Sport Sedan
1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado coupe
1969 Chrysler Imperial Le Baron sedan
Hongqi L5
Toyota Century
A Duesenberg, "one of the great luxury cars" with custom body by Willoughby
1932 Nash Ambassador, characterized as "the Duesenberg from Kenosha"
A 1930s Italian Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S LeBaron Boattail Roadster
1936 Delage D8 120 Chapron Cabriolet
1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Spezial-Roadster
Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2018–present)
BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé (2019–present)
Audi A3 (2020–present)
Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2021–present)
Alfa Romeo Giulia (2015–present)
Volvo S60 (2019–present)
Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2017–present)
BMW 5 Series (2017–present)
Genesis G80 (2016–present)
Mercedes-Benz S-Class (2020–present)
BMW 7 Series (2015–present)
Audi A8 (2018–present)
Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII
Bentley Mulsanne
Aurus Senat
Lincoln Aviator
Genesis GV80
Lamborghini Urus
Maserati Levante
Aston Martin DBX

Prior to World War II, a wide array of European producers made luxury cars, including Rolls-Royce, Bugatti, Delage, Delahaye, Talbot-Lago, Bentley, Alvis, Avions Voisin, Isotta Fraschini, Horch, Simson, Stoewer, Maybach, Mercedes-Benz, Hispano Suiza, Daimler Company, and Spyker.


Maybach SW 42, 1939
Captured Sturmgeschütz III assault gun, derived from the Panzer III medium tank, also made by Maybach, at the Bulgarian National Museum of Military History
Maybach 62
Maybach 57
Rear seats of a Mercedes-Maybach S 650
1938 Maybach SW 38
Maybach Exelero at the Concours d'Elegance

Maybach is a German luxury car brand that exists today as a part of Mercedes-Benz.

Smart (marque)

German automotive marque.

Former Smart offices in Böblingen
Smart Concept #1
The Smart Fortwo
smart Fortwo (2nd generation)
Car2Go carsharing Smart fortwo (2nd generation)
Cutaway showing structure of the smart Fortwo

Smart Automobile Co., Ltd. is a joint venture established by Mercedes-Benz AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in 2019 and aimed at producing Smart-badged cars in China to be marketed globally.

Mercedes-Benz Group

German multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

The final logo of Daimler-Benz AG, used until its merger with Chrysler Corporation in 1998.
DaimlerChrysler logo, 1998–2007
Daimler AG logo, 2007–2022
The largest Mercedes-Benz plant is in Sindelfingen, Germany.

The Mercedes-Benz Group's marques are Mercedes-Benz for cars and vans (including Mercedes-AMG and Mercedes-Maybach) and Smart.

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Armored G used by the Police of Finland
Puch G
Mercedes G-Class C 280 CDI EDITION.30 PUR
Puch G
Mercedes-Benz G 500 (W463), second generation
Steyr Daimler Puch 290GD
Very early, carburetted grey market Mercedes-Benz 230 G Cabriolet
Rear quarter view of G 500 4×4²
G 55 AMG
G 63 AMG at Legendary 2014
G 63 AMG with revised front end
Mercedes-Benz G 550 manufaktur Program (W463) front view
Mercedes-Benz G 550 manufaktur Program (W463) rear view
Mercedes-Benz W 463 Professional Line front view at the IAA 2021
Mercedes-Benz W 463 Professional Line rear view at the IAA 2021
Mercedes-Benz Concept EQG front view at the IAA 2021
Mercedes-Benz Concept EQG rear view at the IAA 2021
Map of military Mercedes-Benz G-Class operators
A Puch G of the Austrian Army.
Bulgarian army G-class with HELBROC insignia
Canadian Army G-Wagens
French Army Peugeot P4s
AGF (Light infantry vehicle) of the German special forces
A LAPV Enok, the latest armored model of the German Army
A Wolf of the German Army
A Greek Army vehicle in Military Police colours
Malaysia Army GD290

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, sometimes colloquially called the G-Wagen and or "G-Wagon" is a four-wheel drive automobile manufactured by Magna Steyr (formerly Steyr-Daimler-Puch) in Austria and sold by Mercedes-Benz.

Carl Benz

German engine designer and automotive engineer.

Karl Benz, in 1869 at the age of 25 (Zenodot Verlagsges. mbH)
Replica of the Benz Patent-Motorwagen built in 1885
Engine of the Benz Patent-Motorwagen
An official license to operate the Benz Patent-Motorwagen on the public roads was issued by Großherzoglich Badisches Bezirksamt on 1 August 1888
Official signpost of Bertha Benz Memorial Route, commemorating the world's first long-distance journey with a Benz Patent-Motorwagen Number 3 in 1888
The Benz Patent-Motorwagen Number 3 of 1888, used by Bertha Benz for the first long-distance journey by automobile (more than 106 km or sixty miles)
Early logo used on automobiles by Karl Benz
Karl Benz introduced the Velo in 1894, becoming the first large scale production automobile
Bertha Benz with her husband Karl Benz in a Benz Victoria, model 1894
First internal combustion-engined bus in history: the Benz Omnibus, built in 1895 for the Netphener bus company
Benz "Velo" model presentation in London 1898
1909 Blitzen Benz – built by Benz & Cie., which held the land speed record
Logo with laurels used on Benz & Cie automobiles after 1909
bond of the Benz & Cie, issued 1912
Karl and Bertha Benz c. 1926 (collection of Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft mbH)
Logo on family held business production vehicles
Last home of Karl and Bertha Benz, now the location of the Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz Foundation in Ladenburg, in Baden-Württemberg
Automuseum Dr. Carl Benz
The Carl Benz monument in Mannheim (2015)
The Carl Benz monument in Mannheim (2015)
The Carl Benz monument in Mannheim (2015)
The Carl Benz monument in Mannheim (2015)
The Carl Benz monument in Mannheim (2015)
The Carl Benz monument in Mannheim, in the evening (2015)

In 1926 it merged with Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft to form Daimler-Benz which produces the Mercedes-Benz among other brands.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes 190D (W120)
Mercedes Benz (W110)
Mercedes-Benz (W115)
Mercedes-Benz (W123)
Mercedes-Benz W124 (sedan)
Mercedes-Benz E 200 Elegance (United Kingdom; W210)
Mercedes-Benz E class (EE.UU)
Mercedes-Benz E 250 (W212)
Mercedes-Benz E 250 Sport CDi BlueEFFICIENCY (UK; C207)
Mercedes-Benz E53 AMG (W 213)

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a range of executive cars manufactured by German automaker Mercedes-Benz in various engine and body configurations.