Category Archives: CK Auto Exclusive Updates

Celebrating 50 Years of Mercedes Success

It's no secret that we love the Mercedes-Benz brand. In Santa Rosa, we're known as Mercedes experts, and it's not just because of the shop. We keep up. Lately, we've decided to start sharing some of the most interesting news we can about the brand, as well as brag a little bit about how much we know about it. As a company that has made Santa Rosa its home for the last 30 years, our hearts go out to the people in our community that share the same love of the brand as we do. An oldie, but a goodie from the Mercedes site, we were reminiscing about some of the shows we've been to and came across this old article from '14. We work on all models of Mercedes-Benz, and seeing the old-school models that we don't get as often as their newer counterparts, had us start thinking about how far the brand has come. Being a Mercedes-Benz shop in Santa Rosa that has been around for the last three decades, has blessed us with the opportunity to see many a model slide through our doors. Mercedes-Benz sho ... read more

Say Goodbye to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

We at CK Auto Exclusive have enjoyed watching Mercedes-Benz vehicles grow and evolve. After almost forty years in the Mercedes family, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is starting to be phased out. The first model to go is the Mercedes-AMG G65. The G-Wagen has only received minor updates throughout its existence, mostly just to keep the tech fresh. In this article we look at what made the G65 a force to be reckoned with and what the G65 Final Edition has in store. MERCEDES BENZ SERVICE: THE G65 VERSUS THE WORLD Compared to modern SUVs, crossovers, and competitors, the G65 has three locking differentials and a twin-turbo V12. To celebrate the G-Class' legacy and end of G65 production, Mercedes-AMG has revealed the G65 Final Edition. There will only be 65 units produced worldwide. The Final Edition retains the twin-turbo V12 (630 horsepower and 738 pound torque) hitting 60 mph in 5.3 seconds. More than a third of all G-Class variants come from AMG, so it makes ... read more