Executive summary: While a full-on AMG Benz is way too hardcore for most drivers, the new hybrid Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe is much more liveable and, for almost all of the time, more enjoyable too. What we’re driving: Mercedes-AMG hybrid E53 Coupe What it costs: from $172,729 W...
POSTED 25 Jan, 2019 3 Comments
The glamour puss of the baby Mercedes family, the CLA four-door coupe, is new again. It’s the next step in a small-car family that starts with the latest A Class and will eventually grow to include everything up to the GLA baby SUV. The unveiling of the style master to coincide with the...
POSTED 9 Jan, 2019 0 Comments
Luxury car buyers will be spoiled for choice in 2019 as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz land more than 30 new models down under. The three biggest hitters in the luxury car world all have major introductions planned for next year, continuing the product offensive which has kept Australian buyers kee...
POSTED 16 Nov, 2018 0 Comments
What we’re driving: Mercedes-Benz C Class What it costs: from $63,400 (C200) and $107,900 (C43) There is more to the latest Mercedes-Benz C Class than just another cosmetic tickle for a mid-life update. A recast of the bodywork is the least of the deal on the latest C-cars, although th...
POSTED 28 Sep, 2018 0 Comments
A small group of eager Australians is splashing more than $25 million to join the silver arrows at Mercedes-Benz. Seven buyers have each spent more than $3.65 million to own the ultimate effort by the three-pointed star, the Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar, shown here undergoing track testing ...
POSTED 27 Sep, 2018 1 Comment
Mercedes-Benz is about to re-write the rules for electric cars. Its all-new EQC is the start of a giant push into battery-powered motoring by the company that put the world on wheels from the late 1800s, and there are big plans for Australian sales in the back half of 2019. The EQC is coming f...
POSTED 5 Sep, 2018 3 Comments
Mercedes-Benz' new EQ Silver Arrow concept car is an electric-vehicle fantasy inspired by the brand’s Silver Arrows heyday in the 1930s. Paying homage to the original W 125 race car, which in 1937 set the record for fastest land-speed vehicle on a public road by traveling nearl...
POSTED 26 Aug, 2018 0 Comments
The stylish new Mercedes-Benz A 200 A-Class hatchback flips convention in more ways than one. Instead of packing the latest technology into its flagship, the $425,000 Maybach limousine, Mercedes-Benz has injected all the good new stuff into its newest baby. That car is the A 200, the first ar...
POSTED 10 Aug, 2018 4 Comments
“G'day Mercedes” is all you need to say get the best from Benz' newest baby. A breakthrough voice-command system is fitted to the latest A-Class that taps into the car’s artificial intelligence system, recognising hundreds of individual commands. Unlike simpler systems which w...
POSTED 8 Aug, 2018 1 Comment
When Mercedes-Benz launched the 2019 G-Class SUV in Detroit earlier this year, it felt the need to do so with tremendous fanfare: a party for 2,000 people, indoor pyrotechnics, Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was huge. And it should have been. It’s the first time in the 40-year existence of the ...
POSTED 31 Jul, 2018 3 Comments
Overnight in New York, Mercedes-Benz introduced the car it will pit against the likes of the tiny Audi A3, the BMW 1-Series, and the Volvo S60: the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan. The new car will likely match Mercedes’ most affordable price tag with a highly aerodynamic profile. It was...
POSTED 26 Jul, 2018 6 Comments
Mercedes-Benz is developing a battery-powered sedan about the size of its US$90,000 flagship S-Class, challenging Tesla's Model S for high-end electric-car buyers. The new full-size sedan, dubbed EQ S, will be part of the company's push to introduce 10 all-electric vehicles by 2022, Chief Execut...
POSTED 12 Apr, 2018 0 Comments
Today at the Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the latest in its AMG line, the AMG GT 4-Door Coupe - and yes, that’s the full actual name. Mercedes is getting ultra-specific these days. This is the first four-door sports coupe from Mercedes’ high-performance Affalterbach divi...
POSTED 7 Mar, 2018 1 Comment
The Mercedes-Benz C350 e brings the efficiency of plug-in hybrid technology to the German marque’s impressive C-Class range. This article is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz. How do you make the best-selling Mercedes-Benz C Class even better? The answer may be less obvious than you think. ...
POSTED 7 Oct, 2016 0 Comments
Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa Technik are giving the private jet a luxe make-over, and we like what we see! The two German marques teamed to create a new take on VIP jet cabins that's as innovative as it is beguiling. The project showcases Mercedes-Benz's typically strong emphasis on ...
POSTED 21 May, 2015 5 Comments
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