German car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz origin can be traced back to Karl Benz who in 1886 produced the first petrol powered car.
Since its very first car Mercedes Benz has always maintained a reputation for the reliability and the build quality of its vehicles. It has also been a pioneer of safety, bringing many innovations to the car industry and gave permission to other manufacturers to use these innovations that have allowed safety to improve across the board.
Mercedes has always maintained an active part in motor sports, more recently as Mercedes GP in Formula 1, taking over the Brawn team that is supplied the engines to.
The current range of Mercedes Benz includes the ever popular C-Class, the Limousine like S Class and the ML class that remains a popular choice of the 4 x 4 drivers.
Residual values on almost all Mercedes are strong, which means if you have a used one and are thinking about selling your car you should be able to demand a high price for it. Providing of course the car is in good condition with a good service history.