Archive for the ‘Just For Fun’ Category

Where Can I Watch Sports Games in Houston?

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Arms in air in front of tv screen with football on screen and "Top Local Sports Bars Around Houston TX" white overlay text

Top Local Sports Bars Around Houston TX

Some sports games are better watched surrounded by fellow fans and enthusiasts, and what better place to go watch a game than a sports bar? Luckily for Houston locals there are plenty of sports bars throughout the area to hang out at and watch the game while chowing down on delicious food. Instead of trying out a bunch of spots and hoping for the best, this guide to the top local sports bars around Houston, TX is here to help. Check out some of these sports bars in Houston the next time you’re looking to catch a game on the big screen. (more…)

Things to Do for Easter 2019 in the Houston Area

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Colored eggs on wooden background with "2019 Easter Egg Hunts, Events and Brunch Buffets Houston TX" white text

2019 Easter Egg Hunts, Events and Brunch Buffets Houston TX

Easter is just a couple of short weeks away on April 21 and families in the Houston area are ready to celebrate. Families who want to know when, where and how to celebrate this spring will find what they are looking for in this list of favorite 2019 Easter egg hunts, events and brunch buffets in Houston, TX.


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 in Houston TX

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Two green beers and clovers with green Happy St. Patrick's Day text

2019 St. Patrick’s Day Events and Parades Houston TX

Come downtown to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Houston this year at one of these local events. Use this guide to the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day events and parades in Houston, TX to help you find the perfect way to celebrate this year’s holiday.


Mercedes-AMG® Debuts New Boat at the Miami International Boat Show

Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Mercedes-AMG® 41’ AMG® Carbon Edition and Mercedes-AMG® GT 63 S 4-door Coupe

Mercedes-AMG® 41’ AMG® Carbon Edition Boat Specs

Mercedes-AMG® and Cigarette Racing have partnered up once again to create their eleventh boat together – the 41’ AMG® Carbon Edition. The special-edition boat debuted at this year’s Miami International Boat Show where it showed off its lightweight construction and sleek design. Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes-AMG® 41’ AMG® Carbon Edition boat specs and to find out what inspired the design for this special edition boat.


Mercedes-Benz A-Class Super Bowl Commercial Shows the Power of Voice

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Closeup of steering wheel and dashboard in 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Voice Recognition

Mercedes-Benz showed off the power of voice in the 2019 A-Class “Say the Word” commercial, which aired during the 2019 Super Bowl. When drivers utilize the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class voice recognition features they are able to take control of their vehicle’s music, climate control, interior lighting, and more. By using the power of voice, drivers are able to control different features in their vehicle without ever losing focus of the road. Check out the commercial Mercedes-Benz aired during this year’s Super Bowl that showed off just how powerful using voice recognition in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class can be. Don’t forget to stop by our online inventory to view our full lineup of in-stock vehicles and be sure to schedule a test drive to get yourself behind the wheel of a new Mercedes-Benz today.


All-New Four-Door Coupe Breaks Record at Nürburgring

Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Mercedes-AMG® GT 63 S Four-Door Coupe breaking a lap record

Nürburgring is one of the iconic racing tracks in the world. Many different manufacturers throw their racing vehicles onto this stretch of bold curves and straightaways to see how their vehicles can perform. It can be a major feather in the cap of any engineering team to get a top speed on this course. In this regard, we have great news about the all-new, 2019 Mercedes-AMG® GT 63 S Four-Door Coupe. This model took on the treacherous North Loop of the Nürburgring and came away with the title of fastest series production four-seater on the road! At least based on its top lap time.  (more…)

Autonomous and Electric: Is Vision URBANETIC the Vehicle of the Future?

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Vision URBANETIC for passengers, for cargo, and the base chassis

Have you ever wondered what the vehicle of the future might look like? We can all dream about flying cars or teleportation, but it’s possible that all-electric, autonomous vehicles like the recently unveiled Vision URBANETIC concept from Mercedes-Benz might be the real answer. While we hope that the thrill of getting behind the wheel never fades, we think that a model like this could offer simplified city transportation. But what is the Mercedes-Benz Vision URBANETIC concept car? (more…)

Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes near Houston TX

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
little girl on hayride

Fall is certainly here, and Halloween is on its way! While adults can find plenty of scary attractions in the Houston metro area, some of the coolest activities for kids can be found at fall farm festivals in the area. Find pumpkin patches and corn mazes near Houston TX in this blog that offer plenty of fun for the whole family. (more…)

EQ Silver Arrow Show Car Combines Modern Elegance and Past Glories

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
side view of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow Show Car

The new EQ Silver Arrow show car is an elegant, all-electric concept designed to unite the aesthetics of Progressive Luxury and Sensual Purity with the iconic form of the record-breaking W 125 car from 1937. Embodying the best combination of sporty past and premium present, this model may never arrive in the new Mercedes-Benz inventory available here at Star Motor Cars in Houston TX, but intriguing features and styling cues may eventually find their way into other elegant vehicles. We decided to put together a 2018 EQ Silver Arrow image gallery that shows some of the coolest images available of this model. (more…)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Commercial Highlights Convenience and Fun

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class in white, side view

We’ve written before about the new touchscreen infotainment system and “Hey Mercedes” functionality that will be available on the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, but the video we are sharing in this blog is getting us even more excited about the comfort, convenience, technology, and safety advantages that will be arriving on this model later this year. While the hatchback model will not be arriving in the U.S. at this time (we can look forward to the sedan body style) we think that the compact 2019 A-Class will still be able to wow us with its functionality and good looks. Though be warned: Nicki Minaj is unlikely to appear in everyone’s A-Class, just in this video. (more…)