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2018 Mercedes-Benz Vito 111 CDI review

The Mercedes-Benz Vito 111 CDI range-opener isn't as expensive as you'd think, and the depth of engineering shows. Plus, side airbags are standard fit these days, so fear not.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class interior revealed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class interior revealed

The upcoming 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has had its insides revealed and detailed this week, during a special event held in Germany. A series of images were published by Autoblog, confirming the new space-age dashboard design for the upcoming small hatch, drawing inspiration from the larger E-Class and S-Class...


2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS teased
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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS teased

The next-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS has been teased on social media this week, ahead of its unveiling at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. A pair of images were posted to Twitter, accompanied by "The Original Perfected" as a tagline. The first shadowy teaser shows the front of the vehicle, with its LED daytime-running light signature and front grill the main visible items...


2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class spied during testing
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2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class spied during testing

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been snapped with minimal camouflage during development testing, giving us a peek at the new car alongside its predecessor. Set to launch next year, the completely overhauled G-Class – or G-Wagen as it's affectionately known – will be wider and more spacious, with a greater focus on road driving...


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class pricing and specs
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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced local pricing and specs for the X-Class ute, which is set to land April 2018. Two engines will be available from launch, but the base 2.3-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel will only be available with a manual gearbox. X220d buyers will be given the choice of cab chassis or load bed tray, the latter of which will be offered with 4Matic all-wheel drive...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review

The fastest SUV in its segment sounds as good as it looks.

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$164,900 - $171,900

Mercedes-Benz: More cooperation needed on autonomous cars
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Mercedes-Benz: More cooperation needed on autonomous cars

Mercedes-Benz says it's continuously evaluating local market requirements for autonomous vehicle development, but it needs the cooperation other manufacturers, along with legislative and government bodies to bring about a driverless future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the GLC63 AMG launch in Germany, local head of communication, David McCarthy, said it would be remiss to think Mercedes could go it alone with it comes to autonomous cars...


Luxury Car Tax gone by 2019: Mercedes-Benz
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Luxury Car Tax gone by 2019: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Australia believes that the current framework for a free-trade agreement with the European Union (EU) will finally see the disbanding of the 33 per cent Luxury Car Tax (LCT), starting in 2019. Speaking to CarAdvice in Germany, brand’s Australian head of communication, David McCarthy, said there is a general belief that it's just a matter of time before the tax is nixed...


Mercedes-AMG: GLC63 SUV could outsell C63
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Mercedes-AMG: GLC63 SUV could outsell C63

Mercedes-AMG Australia says the soon to arrive high-performance GLC63 S SUV could outsell the traditional brand favourite, the C63 S, as the market continues its trend towards SUVs and pickups. Speaking to CarAdvice at the international launch of the GLC63 S this week, the German brand’s senior manager of public relations, David McCarthy, admitted the GLC and GLC63 will likely outsell the C-Class equivalents in due time...


BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up for European fast charging network
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BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up for European fast charging network

BMW, Daimler (parent of Mercedes-Benz and Smart), Ford and Volkswagen have joined forces to roll out a fast charging network for electric cars across Europe. Ionity, a new joint venture company equally owned by the four automakers, plans to have approximately 400 high-power charging stations open "across European major thoroughfares" by 2020...


2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix
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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for 283 examples of its 2016 and 2017 E-Class range for a potential fault in the right-rear seatbelt tensioner squib. According to the company, the seat belt tensioner on the driver-side rear seat might not deploy in an accident, increasing the risk of injury...


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class first drive: video
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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class first drive: video

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class claims to be the world's first 'premium' global dual-cab ute, so Jez Spinks flew over to the the global launch in Chile to discover if the new ute lives up to the hype. Watch his video above, and read the full review here. Final pricing and specifications for the Australian market are yet to be announced, though you can read our initial details story here...


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class review
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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class review

Is the Mercedes-Benz X-Class the real deal, or just another Euro-styled take on the Japanese Nissan Navara?


X-Class deserves a premium price, says Mercedes-Benz
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X-Class deserves a premium price, says Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class deserves to be the ute segment’s most expensive vehicle, according to the German luxury car maker. Mercedes-Benz Australia has yet to confirm local pricing for the company’s first ever cab-chassis and dual-cab model, though in Europe it’s already carrying a significant price premium over competitors...


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class review

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class enters with a host of changes to make it a proper tri-star offering, but is it really much more than a tarted-up Navara? We head to Chile to find out.


2018 Mercedes A-Class drops more camo
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2018 Mercedes A-Class drops more camo

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been snapped testing alongside its small-car competitors, offering a peek at the German marque's next entry to the competitive premium compact segment. Although the prototype is still heavily camouflaged, it’s clear the new hatch will follow the theme set by the Aesthetics A and Concept A Sedan shown earlier this year...


2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet review

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet targets a very specific type of buyer, those wanting the luxury and refinement of a Mercedes, but without a roof.

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$145,611

Mercedes Me store coming to Melbourne
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Mercedes Me store coming to Melbourne

Melbourne will soon join the likes of Hamburg, Munich, Moscow, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Beijing as it gets its very own 'Mercedes me' concept store, a new retail experience offered by the German brand that will showcase its vehicles and brand values in a non-sales environment...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class pricing and specs
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has streamlined its new range of 2018 S-Class and Maybach variants, cutting the overall range from 12 to eight options whilst also dropping the entry price for the S-class range under $200,000 for the first time in this current generation...


Mercedes-Benz GLC350d pricing and specs
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Mercedes-Benz GLC350d pricing and specs

The Mercedes-Benz GLC range has been bolstered in Australia by the addition of the GLC350d in both wagon and Coupe forms. Powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel, the GLC350d develops 190kW of power and 620Nm of torque, mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission as standard. Sending drive to all four wheels, the GLC350d SUV and Coupe can sprint from 0-100km/h in 6...