New Mercedes SLK250 CDI roadster is frugal on fuel

| November 21, 2011

Small Volkswagen and Audi TDIs in North America could always use a little more competition … how about an attractive diesel roadster with both performance and fuel efficiency from Mercedes? The 47mpg SLK250 CDI.   Mercedes’ newest SLK roadster combines thrilling performance, classic sportscar proportions, and (most relevant from our purposes) incredible fuel economy figures:  […]

Mercedes puts a diesel in their roadster: the SLK250 CDI

| August 25, 2011

My kind of diesel … well except for the 47,000 EUROs and “no word on U.S. availability or pricing” part. Mercedes’ newest SLK roadster combines thrilling performance, classic sportscar proportions, and (most relevant from our purposes) incredible fuel economy figures:  try 47 miles for each gallon of diesel! The SLK250 CDI is powered by Mercedes’ […]

A few new Mercedes diesels are heading to the US by 2014

| February 14, 2011

According to Car and Driver, a few new Mercedes Benz diesel powered cars are planned for North America. Although the S class is probably a bit of a stretch, I’m anxious to see the 4 cylinder GLK and C-class vehicles. …we’re told, U.S. Benz dealers will also begin selling a diesel GLK. Likely wearing GLK250 […]

Where do your eyes wander–I’m talking about cars of course

| November 22, 2010

My eyes never wander when we are talking about the female form … I keep them focused straight ahead … for my health and safely.   But … I will admit to looking at cars. What’s interesting after reviewing a new Mercedes-Benz.TV video, the most “eye-catching” part of the CLS for me is the little […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.