Let me guess, you’re thinking:” Wait, Mercedes doesn’t just sell cars?” We’re not surprised that you wouldn’t know this information, but obviously, the answer is no, they don’t just sell cars. The German car company has been around since the 1920s but only started venturing out into the fragrance industry in 2012, nearly 90 years later.
Starting in 2012, they have put quite a lot of fragrances and colognes out into the world, 35 to be exact. That’s almost four scents per year. So how should you decide which cologne suits you, or one of the men you know, best? Just keep on reading and we’ll guide you through Mercedes-Benz’s 10 best colognes.
Top 10 Best Mercedes Benz Colognes
1. Mercedes-Benz The Move
The Move is the perfect scent for anyone who wants to make an impression. It’s bold and confident, but not overpowering. You can wear it every day of your life and feel like you’re always moving forward in style. This is the perfect choice if you want to stand out from the crowd without being too loud about it.
It’s an aromatic Fougere that combines freshness with masculinity. It has top notes of apple blossom, grapefruit and cardamom; middle notes of sea notes, salt and geranium; base notes of tonka bean and balsam fir. This scent will leave you feeling confident all day long.
2. Mercedes-Benz Club Black
Mercedes Benz Club Black is the perfect scent to wear when you’re going out on the town. It’s got a sophisticated, masculine vibe that will make everyone take notice of your style and sophistication. If you have your life together or at least want people to think so, then Club Black is definitely for you.
The top notes are bergamot and incense, which give it an aromatic quality that makes it stand out from other fragrances in its category. And with base notes like vanilla, benzoin, Ambroxan and woodsy notes, this fragrance has just enough warmth to keep things interesting throughout the day.
3. Mercedes-Benz Cologne
Mercedes-Benz Cologne is the perfect scent for any man who wants to smell fresh and clean. It’s a citrusy aroma that will have people complimenting your scent all day long. This fragrance is sure to make you feel confident in yourself and ready to take on the world. You can wear this scent every day, whether it be at work or out with friends.
The top notes are grapefruit, mandarin orange, Brazilian orange and pink pepper; the middle notes are lemon verbena and ginger; and the base notes are musk, vetiver and white woods. This scent possesses a blend of crisp citrus with spicy woody tones that will leave you feeling refreshed all day long.
4. Mercedes-Benz Intense
Mercedes Benz Intense is the perfect scent for any man who wants to be noticed. This woody spicy fragrance will make your presence known and leave people wanting more. You will definitely make a lasting impression with this cologne.
Intense by Mercedes-Benz has top notes of violet leaf, lemon, and bergamot that will make your nose happy every time you wear it. The middle notes are violets, pepper, nutmeg and galbanum which blend together perfectly to create an amazing fragrance that lasts all day long. And finally, the base notes of cedarwood and patchouli with hints of bourbon vetiver will keep this scent on your body until the next shower.
5. Mercedes-Benz Select Night
Mercedes-Benz Select Night is the perfect fragrance for men who are looking for an elegant and sophisticated scent that will make them feel confident and powerful. You can wear this all year round because it has such a unique smell that isn’t too overpowering but still noticeable enough to get compliments from others.
The top notes are lavender, cardamom and bergamot which give it an earthy yet spicy tone that will have people turning their heads when you walk by. It’s not just your average men’s cologne either – this one has been designed with amber spicy notes so it smells great but also lasts all day long. You can wear this at work or on a date night without having to worry about reapplying throughout the day.
6. Mercedes-Benz Le Parfum
Le Parfum is a fragrance for men that will make you feel like a million bucks. It’s an alluring scent that combines woody notes with spicy undertones, making it perfect for any occasion. You can wear this cologne when going out on a date or even just to work. The best part about this perfume is how long-lasting it is – one spray of Le Parfum and you’ll have people turning their heads wherever you go.
With top notes of pink pepper and bergamot, middle notes of violet leaves, saffron, and galbanum, base notes of agarwood (oud), amber, vetiver, and patchouli – this cologne has everything you could want in a men’s fragrance.
7. Mercedes-Benz Man Private
Mercedes-Benz Man Private was designed with the modern man in mind, and it will make sure that everyone knows just how sophisticated and stylish you are. This scent is made from high-quality ingredients, so every time you wear it people will be able to tell that you care about your appearance.
With top notes of cypress, cardamom and artemisia, this fragrance will make you feel like a million bucks every time you wear it. The middle notes of labdanum, ambroxan and lavender are just as amazing as the first two scents combined. And with base notes of cedar, patchouli and cashmere wood? You can bet that your friends will be asking what cologne you’re wearing after they get a whiff of how good you smell.
8. Mercedes-Benz Select
Mercedes-Benz Select is the perfect scent to wear when you want to make a statement. It’s a woody chypre fragrance that will leave others wanting more of your presence with its refreshing and inviting notes. You can wear it anytime, anywhere, and be confident in knowing that this scent will last all day long.
The top notes of bergamot and black currant give off an air of confidence that will have people looking at you in awe. The middle notes of apple and mint are refreshing while also adding masculinity to the mix. Finally, base notes of ambroxan, musk, and patchouli bring out all these different scents into one amazing cologne that everyone will love smelling on you.
9. Mercedes-Benz by Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz by Mercedes-Benz is woody and spicy, so it will make everyone be around you all the time. You can wear this fragrance every day of the week and never get tired of it. The best part about this cologne is that everyone who smells it on you will immediately think of luxury cars. This cologne is also great because it lasts all day long – even through those long work days when you don’t have time to reapply.
It has top notes of bergamot, Amalfi lemon and mandarin orange; middle notes of violet, pepper, nutmeg and galbanum; base notes of vetiver, Virginia cedar and patchouli. The result is a woody spicy aroma that lasts all day long.
10. Mercedes-Benz Silver
Mercedes-Benz Silver by Mercedes-Benz is the perfect fragrance for men who are confident, strong and bold. It’s an aromatic woody scent that will make you feel like a man of luxury. You can wear this scent to work or out on the town with friends.
With notes of bitter orange, grapefruit and rhubarb, it’s fresh and invigorating but still has depth thanks to vetiver and pepper in the middle notes. The base notes are moss, ambroxan (a synthetic ingredient) and musk which give it warmth without being too heavy or overpowering. This is one fragrance that will last all day long so you don’t have to worry about reapplying throughout your busy day.
A Guide on How to Choose Your Mercedes Benz Cologne
If the name of this brand had you wondering what possible relation could they have with colognes, don’t worry, you are not alone. When I first came across Mercedes Benz fragrances, I felt a little skeptical. While I see many designer brands launching fragrance lines successfully, a luxury car manufacturer making perfumes just didn’t seem appealing to me. But after trying a few, I was proven wrong.
Although fairly new, the brand already has 35 fragrances in their portfolio, great collections to suit every season and occasion. For instance, I found that the refreshing and youthful The Move was perfect to wear during the warm months, whether it was day or night, indoors or outdoors.
On the other hand, when the weather got chilly, I wanted to wear Mercedes-Benz Select Night, and it was perfect for a date night, or fancy dinner with my business partners and colleagues. But I quickly made Mercedes-Benz Intense my go-to cologne for winter days as I was getting a lot of compliments, whether I wore it in the office, in the park or on a night out with my friends. But if you are looking for an attention seeker cologne, my advice is to go with the Mercedez-Benz Man Private. Its rich and exotic aura is sure to turn heads at all the special events you go to.
If you are looking for smell-alikes, here is what I’ve come to find. Mercedes-Benz The Move is quite similar to Montblanc Legend Intense EDT, while Mercedes-Benz smells close to Tom Ford Noir Extreme EDP. Another cologne similiar to Montblanc but this time the Legend EDP is Mercedes-Benz Intense. If you are looking for an alternative for Mercedes-Benz Man Private, my suggestion is to try Bentley For Men Intense EDP.
What To Expect From Mercedes Benz Cologne
Much like their luxury and elegant cars, Mercedes-Benz colognes will take you on a fine ride anytime of the day. I liked how they changed on my skin but I especially enjoyed the dry down notes. Most Mercedes-Benz colognes have decent sillage and projection, and a longevity of 5+ hours on average.
Mercedes-Benz colognes are designed by some of the most famous perfumers like Oliver Cresp, a giant in the fragrance world, which means you can only expect the best.
Their sophisticated glass flacons are designed by world-renowned artists and the best French master glass-makers. Each collection has its own distinctive bottle design, all masculine, modern and elegant. I liked the simplicity of the design, but yet sleek and modern design. The three-pointed-star is featured on all bottles reminding you of the excellence and exception of the brand.
One of the best things about Mercedes-Benz colognes is the surprisingly reasonable price tag. With most colognes starting at $35 along with their decent performance, makes these colognes excellent price for value, and the reason why I could pick up a few without breaking the bank.
More On Mercedes Benz Fragrance
Mercedes Benz is a German luxury car manufacturer that first became known to the world in the 1920s. Their frist model 400 was an instant hit, and so the brand kept on making even more luxury models finally coming to the 2021 A-Class Sedan and CLA Coupe. But that is not all. Mercedes Benz also manufactures Formula One cars and has been involved as both team owner and engine manufacturer since 1954.
Mercedez Benz is all about luxury, class and elegance which is what they expressed with the launch of their first fragrance in 2012. Over the years, in collaboration with master perfumers such as Honorine Blanc, Harry Fremont, Michel Almairac, Olivier Cresp and Dominique Ropion they created distinctive fragrances each one inspired by elegance, matching specific models of cars, including their future concepts. Up to date there are 35 Mercedes Benz fragrances with the last one being launched in 2021.
Designs with sustainability in mind
Mercedes Benz is committed to the safety of the environment, working towards a carbon-neutral future and obtaining electricity from renewable sources. Their colognes are also environmentally conscious, meaning they manufacture each cologne with the safest extraction process that remains environmentally friendly. This also allows the fragrance to keep the natural scents, extending their longevity.
The exquisite bottles are made from 40% recyclable materials and the packaging for each cologne comes in FSC-certified recycled paper.
Mercedes Benz Cologne Gift Sets At A Glance
Mercedes Benz offers miniature gift sets which include 4 of their most popular colognes, perfect as a gift or as a treat for yourself. You can find them online, starting at $30. I liked having a variety of four different olfactory groups, because it helped me discover which ones suit my skin the best.
They also offer a gift set of the Mercedes-Benz Man and Mercedes-Benz Club and an alcohol-free deodorant stick, packed in a reusable metal box. If you want to enhance the smell of your cologne, then you should definitely try their 3-piece gift set which includes the EDT Spray, Shower Gel, and After Shave.