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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe spy photos

Our spy photographers have nabbed photos of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe undergoing winter testing in Sweden...

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A lap of Ascari Circuit in Spain : Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe Test Drive
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A lap of Ascari Circuit in Spain : Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe Test Drive

Nestled in the mountains at Ronda, just a stone’s throw from the Iberian coastline, the 5.4-kiloemtre Circuito Acari – or the Ascari Circuit – is not merely Spain’s longest track. Instead, it’s a veritable resort-style theme park for petrolheads. A popular venue for European car launches thanks to the sunkist local climate, we recently took to its challenging curves at the recent Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe launch...


Mercedes-Benz S-Class facelift spy photos
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class facelift spy photos

A facelifted version of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan has been spotted by our spy team during cold weather testing in Europe. According to our photographers, Mercedes-Benz is running a fleet of facelifted S-Class prototypes, each fitted with some, but not all, of the updated elements. The car seen here has a completely disguised grille and what looks to be new headlight graphics...


ANCAP concerned about pedestrian deaths: Commends Mercedes-Benz GLC and Jaguar XE for five star ratings
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ANCAP concerned about pedestrian deaths: Commends Mercedes-Benz GLC and Jaguar XE for five star ratings

Reducing pedestrian fatalities must be a strong focus in the realm of vehicle safety in 2016, says Australian independent safety tester ANCAP. The watchdog released a statement this morning citing figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BIT), which found that pedestrian fatalities increased 7.9 per cent across Australia in 2015...


2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class/Z-Class ute details emerge
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2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class/Z-Class ute details emerge

New details from a top-secret Australian design forum have emerged, detailing the upcoming Mercedes-Benz ute that was spied testing this week in a Nissan Navara shell...


"Ludicrous car tax" needs to go: Mercedes-Benz Australia
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"Ludicrous car tax" needs to go: Mercedes-Benz Australia

Mercedes-Benz Australia has spoken out on the government's persistence with its 33 per cent Luxury Car Tax (LCT), calling it the "ludicrous car tax". The comments come from David McCarthy, Mercedes-Benz Australia's senior manager of public relations, product and corporate communications, as the 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 becomes the latest model to hit the LCT threshold...


2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been refreshed for the 2016 model year. We jump behind the wheel to see how it drives.

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Mercedes-Benz ute development mule spy photos
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Mercedes-Benz ute development mule spy photos

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz ute has been spotted by our spy photography team in southern Europe, although it only provides one clue about the final vehicle. First announced at the end of March 2015, Mercedes-Benz has since confirmed that its first dedicated one-tonne ute will be based on the platform of the Nissan Navara NP300...


2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 v 2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG: What has changed?
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2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 v 2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG: What has changed?

Above: 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 (left) versus 2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG (right) The 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 AMG officially launches this week, bringing with it a range of relatively small but important updates to keep it vital against new rivals such as the Audi RS3 and even the forthcoming Ford Focus RS...


2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Review

You could fill an SUV with kids and shopping, or you could fill it with a 5.5-litre twin-turbo V8. The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S is the latter.


Mercedes-Benz E-Class : Detroit Auto Show 2016
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class : Detroit Auto Show 2016

Read the article here. The new-generation 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been given an official unveiling at this week’s NAIAS Detroit auto show, ahead of an Australian debut expected to occur around June. The new fifth-generation ‘W213’ E-Class has been a long time coming, with the current model on the global stage since 2009...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate wagon spied testing - UPDATE
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate wagon spied testing - UPDATE

The new 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class may have only last week been unveiled to the world, but the German carmaker is wasting no time in getting its wagon sibling ready for market. Spied this week in cold weather testing, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate wagon is expected to make its debut at either the Geneva motor show in March or the Paris motor show later in October...


Mercedes-AMG 43 badge to replace AMG Sport models - report
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Mercedes-AMG 43 badge to replace AMG Sport models - report

A little more than a year has passed since the new AMG Sport models arrived, but Mercedes-Benz is now reportedly moving to drop the badge from its line-up. As a rival to other slightly more affordable penultimate sports offerings like the BMW M Performance and Audi S lines, AMG Sport was launched with the new GLE 450 Coupe in late 2014, appearing again in 2015 with the C450...


Crash safety stars: Euro NCAP names 2015 Best in Class
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Crash safety stars: Euro NCAP names 2015 Best in Class

Crash safety testers impressed with Volvo XC90, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Jaguar XE, Mazda MX-5, Infiniti Q30 in 2015 Euro NCAP, sister organisation to the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has named the cars that impressed most in crash safety tests carried out through 2015...


Mercedes-Benz model expansion to continue, including new electric cars from 2018
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Mercedes-Benz model expansion to continue, including new electric cars from 2018

Mercedes-Benz is showing no signs of slowing down the rapid model expansion it has embarked upon in recent years, but it isn’t worried of somehow ‘watering down’ the brand. Ola Källenius, Daimler AG board member and Mercedes-Benz Cars marketing and sales boss, told us this week at the 2016 Detroit auto show that the company was committed to taking its global range from about 30 models to about 40 over the next handful of years...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class reversal: Autonomous tech coming to Australia from launch after all
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class reversal: Autonomous tech coming to Australia from launch after all

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan looks like it will launch in Australia around June with the full, comprehensive range of Drive Pilot autonomous driving technology after all. At this week’s global E-Class reveal in Detroit, Mercedes-Benz Australia said some autonomous tech would not be allowed in our market until 2017, because it needed to demonstrate the technology to get government approval to sell the cars...


Australia sets global standard for Mercedes-Benz: Daimler AG board member
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Australia sets global standard for Mercedes-Benz: Daimler AG board member

When Mercedes-Benz Cars’ marketing and sales chief Ola Källenius wants to chide an underperforming region somewhere around the globe, he points to the Australian operation as something to aspire to. Swedish-born Källenius, 46, who also serves as a board member for Daimler AG and has been rumoured as the replacement for current Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche from 2019, spoke glowingly this week on the Australian region...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class won't get autonomous tech in Australia from launch
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class won't get autonomous tech in Australia from launch

The hugely sophisticated new Mercedes-Benz E-Class will arrive in Australia from June 2016, but key elements of the new model’s autonomous technology suite won’t be available until at least six months after its launch...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class revealed: Australian debut set for June
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class revealed: Australian debut set for June

The new-generation 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been given an official unveiling at this week’s NAIAS Detroit auto show, ahead of an Australian debut expected to occur around June. Today’s unveiling follows the new large car’s surfacing earlier this month, when a full selection of marketing photos appeared in the German press...


Mercedes-AMG Australia managed a remarkable 2015 sales result
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Mercedes-AMG Australia managed a remarkable 2015 sales result

Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia sold a shade over 4000 AMG models in 2015, a proportionally higher figure than any other market. The remarkable statistic means about 13 per cent of all of Mercedes-Benz’s passenger car and SUV sales were hardcore AMG derivatives, or around one-in-eight. Benz Australia did about 31,700 passenger cars and SUVs in 2015...