Mercedes Plug-in Hybrid Takes a Page from Tesla

Longer range, more power, we have our eyes on the new Mercedes hybrid.

The third-generation hybrid transmission evolved on the basis of the 9G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission. The S-Class family growing, and the latest edition is something we’re really excited to try, the new-generation plug-in hybrid.

The Mercedes S560e has an approximate all-electric range of 25 miles. ...

What’s Up with the Mercedes AMG Puddle Lamp?

Making sure people see your Mercedes emblem has just jumped to a new level in the latest Mercedes AMGs with their new puddle lamps.

Some are different than others, but we’re sure you know a few people who take pride in their car’s emblem and how prominently shown it is. (Lookin’ at you, Gary.)

Well, the latest ...

The 2018 Mercedes S-Class

A Luxury Sedan That Packs Power and Torque

Because CK Auto Exclusive focuses mainly on new model Mercedes, we love keeping up with the latest and greatest in the Mercedes community. Keeping up with the new technology, upgrades safety features and horsepower is what we live for – because it’s a challenge.

Our team of authorized Mercedes ...

Testing ‘Intelligent World Drive’ on 5 Continents

Mercedes-Benz is really making their mark in 2018 – but it’s no surprise. Their innovative technology has been the driving force behind their brand for decades. We’ve been keeping up with the latest in self-driving Mercedes – and it looks like “Intelligent World Drive” will be tested on 5 continents.

5 continents in 5 months.

The vehicle ...

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 ...

Mercedes Engine Rebuilds Made Simple


Rebuilding a Mercedes Engine

Most people understand the process of rebuilding a Mercedes engine, but few know the reasons why an engine may need to be rebuilt or removed altogether. In many cases, it’s sometimes more cost-effective to part out your Mercedes than to fully rebuild the engine.

Like everything with moving parts, vehicle engines degrade over ...

Fires in Santa Rosa, Our Family, and Our Community

During this devastating time, the CK Auto Exclusive family wanted to express our deepest condolences, thoughts, and prayers.

As a company that has made Santa Rosa its home for the last 30 years, our hearts go out to the wonderful and strong people in our community who are donating clothes, offering rooms, and helping fight these ...

North Bay Authorized Mercedes-Benz Shops: Who’s Your Mechanic?

Research and recommendations are usually where most of us start when it comes to choosing the right mechanic for your Mercedes-Benz. With a car as intricate as a Mercedes, it’s really important to choose a shop that is certified, authorized, and won’t void warranties when you’re trying to save a few bucks by avoiding the ...