Welcome to BenzConnection.com!

I'm Marty Padgett, the editor of TheCarConnection.com and executive editor of High Gear Media. I'd like to welcome you to this new Web site, devoted exclusively to the world of Mercedes-Benz.

For the next few months, I'll be bringing you the latest news and reviews from around the Mercedes-Benz universe as we cater to fans of the three-pointed star. I'll report from auto shows, share the results of the latest test drives and reviews from my own hands, from our flagship site TheCarConnection.com, and will recap important reviews from other respected sources, too. We'll also be having some guest bloggers along for the ride, including some of the folks at Mercedes-Benz, as well as other owners you might know from TV, magazines and the playing field.

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