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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 2, 2016

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 2, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with you at the CarAdvice News Desk, this week we’re on location at Sydney Motorsport Park for MotorWorld Sydney. Here’s what’s making news this week. The Takata airbag global scandal continues with Subaru forced to recall more than 34,000 vehicles...

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 2, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe spy photos - UPDATE
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe spy photos - UPDATE

UPDATE: The new E-Class Coupe has been spied on the road again this week, in a new and more revealing state of undress. See the black car here, and earlier camouflaged examples in the gallery. February 2, 2016: Spy photographers have caught the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe undergoing testing in Europe this week...


2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Professional Cab-Chassis pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Professional Cab-Chassis pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the rough-and-tumble Mercedes-Benz G-Professional Cab Chassis ute have been detailed this week. Starting at $119,900 plus on-road costs, the G-Professional definitely isn't cheap, though it boasts a 2085kg payload without a tray, 245mm of ground clearance, three differential locks that can be shifted to low-range on the move, along with a 650mm wading depth and adjustable engine speed control...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate to be replaced by a crossover in Australia
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate to be replaced by a crossover in Australia

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate appears unlikely to come to Australia in this generation, on account of the declining demand for passenger wagons that saw its predecessor struggle to achieve adequate volume. The load-lugging version of the E-Class sedan, a technological powerhouse that has achieved ripping sales since its July launch, will instead morph into a crossover for the Australian market, though conventional models are available in Europe...


BMW, Daimler, Ford, Volkswagen to launch ultra-fast EV network in Europe
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BMW, Daimler, Ford, Volkswagen to launch ultra-fast EV network in Europe

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group have announced they will partner to build a network of ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations across Europe. The joint venture can be considered a response to the growing Tesla Supercharger network in Europe, which is understood to number around 260 sites - with more to come...


Mercedes, Nissan and aftermarket body fighting tug-of-war over genuine parts
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Mercedes, Nissan and aftermarket body fighting tug-of-war over genuine parts

Mercedes-Benz has hit back hard at the representative body for Australia’s aftermarket industry, which this week announced a plan to expose the “myth” that genuine factory parts are always best...


2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S review

The new Mercedes-AMG E63 S moves the game forward, but does it retain the old car’s hot rod character too?


Volkswagen to withdraw diesels from US market, Mercedes-Benz could follow - report
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Volkswagen to withdraw diesels from US market, Mercedes-Benz could follow - report

Volkswagen will not offer new diesel models in the US, the company's brand chief has announced this week, ahead of more stringent regulations that will come into effect by the end of the decade. German newspaper Handelblatt reports that the automotive giant has made the decision to withdraw its diesel offerings, contrary to previous reports that Volkswagen executives indicated TDI models may come back to the States for the one or two years leading up to the new, stricter diesel laws...


Mercedes-AMG's $2million hypercar closing in on sold-out status - report
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Mercedes-AMG's $2million hypercar closing in on sold-out status - report

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG hypercar isn't scheduled for release until late in 2018, but that hasn't stopped cashed-up buyers placing orders for almost the entire production run, according to a new report. In a new article with industry journal Automotive News, Mercedes-AMG chairman, Tobias Moers, said the entire production run is almost sold out two years ahead of release...


2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC review
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/497331/2017-mercedes-benz-glc-coupe-review/ The ability for Mercedes-Benz to seemingly have an answer for every automotive question has been further illustrated by the local launch of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe. It’s the second SUV coupe derivative for the German manufacturer, and the fourth act of coupe-ness in the current lineup, following S-Class, GLE, C-Class and now the GLC...


Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo confirmed for Australia
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Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo confirmed for Australia

Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia has confirmed its luxury camper van, the Marco Polo Activity, will available in Australia from next year with a starting price of $69,990 (plus on-road costs). The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity is based on the German brand's people mover, the Valente, and can seat up to seven people with a host of features designed to make that road trip even more comfortable...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 18, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 18, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. This week, regular host Tegan Lawson is on assignment overseas. In her place, Trent Nikolic presents this week's video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Sport 4Matic Shooting Brake review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Sport 4Matic Shooting Brake review

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Sport 4Matic Shooting Brake has the style and badge cachet to be a leading light in very cool small wagons. Does the newly facelifted version have the substance to back up its lofty price tag?

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2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet: Ultimate S-Class drop-top revealed, 10 for Australia
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2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet: Ultimate S-Class drop-top revealed, 10 for Australia

The 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet has been revealed this week ahead of its debut at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. Limited to just 300 units globally, the Maybach S650 Cabriolet is touted as "the ultimate in open-air exclusivity", priced from 300,000 euros ($427,451)...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E200 Review
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E200 Review

Read the full article here. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E200 is an intriguing luxury sedan. On the one hand, it doesn’t get the power and performance of some of its more brawny siblings within the E (and indeed C-Class) portfolio, but on the other, it gets all the luxury inclusions, safety and technology at a hard to believe starting price...


2020 Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept
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2020 Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept

This car marks a whole new era for Mercedes-Benz as it spearheads the approach into a new EV sub-brand, Mercedes-EQ. Built to mimic the proportions and eventually, price, of a GLC SUV, the EQ Concept is a fully functional testbed for the technology we will see integrated into production cars within the next three years.


2017 Mercedes-AMG E43, Mercedes-Benz E350e pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E43, Mercedes-Benz E350e pricing and specs

Performance-focused petrol and extra-green plug-in hybrid sedans to touch down in February Australian pricing has been revealed for the new Mercedes-AMG E43 and Mercedes-Benz E350e plug-in hybrid models, ahead of their February arrival. Launching at both ends of the motoring spectrum, the two new E-Class variants should prove appealing to green-minded and sports-focused buyers alike...


Coupe coup: GLA could be next fastback SUV
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Coupe coup: GLA could be next fastback SUV

The Australian launch this week of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe has led to a bit of speculation around the CarAdvice office. So far, Mercedes and BMW have played a game of tit-for-tat when it comes to fastback SUV models. First came the X5-based X6, then the X3-based X4. Mercedes-Benz countered with the GLE Coupe and now GLC Coupe models, both based upon their wagon counterparts...


2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet teased ahead of LA debut
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2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet teased ahead of LA debut

Daimler has teased the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet that it will debut at next week's Los Angeles motor show. Over the weekend, the German luxury car maker put out a short teaser video on its social media accounts, giving us a glimpse at the new high-end convertible...