2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-In Hybrid Review

Add an electric motor, get little back - at least in terms of noise and emissions - in the most advanced S-Class yet.

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Mercedes-Benz plans plug-in hybrid assault : 10 new models by 2017
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Mercedes-Benz plans plug-in hybrid assault : 10 new models by 2017

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a plan to bring 10 plug-in hybrid models to market by 2017. The rapid product offensive was announced by the man responsible for group research and development at Mercedes-Benz, and member of the board of Daimler AG, Dr Thomas Weber at the international launch of the S500 plug-in hybrid this week...


2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class facelift revealed
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2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class facelift revealed

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been given a blink-and-you'll-miss-it facelift, which will debut at the Paris motor show in October. External changes have been limited primarily to the B-Class' bumpers. At the front there are reshaped air intakes and the driving lights have moved to within the reworked headlight clusters...


Mercedes-Benz AMG boss backflips on Erebus V8 Supercars team
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Mercedes-Benz AMG boss backflips on Erebus V8 Supercars team

Mercedes-Benz AMG's head of overall vehicle development and board member Tobias Moers insists he is viewing Erebus in a new more positive light, despite a scathing attack last year on the third-party V8 Supercars team that uses E63 AMG bodies. CarAdvice spoke with Moers last September at the international launch of the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG in Austria, where he said the racing team run independently by Betty Klimenko must start to win races...


2015 Mercedes-AMG GT styling : Hit or Miss?
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2015 Mercedes-AMG GT styling : Hit or Miss?

So, Mercedes-Benz GT or Porsche 911? This will be one of the great showdowns of 2015, when the circa-$250K coupes go head-to-head in comparison tests the world over on the road and on the track. But while the 650Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo, 3...


Mercedes-AMG GT : 650Nm, 3.8sec 0-100km/h 911-fighter revealed
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Mercedes-AMG GT : 650Nm, 3.8sec 0-100km/h 911-fighter revealed

The Mercedes-AMG GT coupe has been officially unveiled, and it’s coming to Australia in June 2015 priced from about $240,000 with the aim of taking on the Porsche 911. Following from the success of the SLS AMG released four years ago, the more compact Mercedes-AMG GT (as it's now known, replacing the Mercedes-Benz AMG convention) also shares its platform and proportions (long-nose, short rear overhangs) with its discontinued bigger brother...


Daimler, BYD launch Denza EV into Chinese market
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Daimler, BYD launch Denza EV into Chinese market

A collaboration between Daimler and Chinese car maker BYD has yielded its first fruit, the China-only Denza electric vehicle. The Denza, which looks like a mashup between a stretched B-Class hatch and a Tatra T700, is built in a factory in Shenzhen, China, right on the border with Hong Kong...


Mercedes-Benz ML 350 Review : LT 1
Rating: 810 /10
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Mercedes-Benz ML 350 Review : LT 1

How does the American made Mercedes-Benz SUV stack up as a family car?

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Australian Government to lease Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard armoured limos for G20
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Australian Government to lease Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard armoured limos for G20

The Australian Government has awarded Mercedes-Benz the tender to supply 16 armoured vehicles for November’s G20 economic summit in Brisbane. Each gunfire- and bomb-proof Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard limousine costs around $1 million and is hand-built in Germany to be one of the most highly armoured cars in the world...


2015 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class spied
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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class spied

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz GLK – or, if recent reports are to be believed, the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC – has once again been spotted undergoing testing ahead of its expected motor show debut later this year. The all-new model was caught by our spy photographers in Europe, with the snappers getting a glimpse of the new SUV’s interior, as well as some further exposed exterior elements of the mid-sized SUV...


AMG snow-drifting challenge
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AMG snow-drifting challenge

Mercedes-AMG has been running track events for customers for years, but one of the performance division's newest annual events dispenses with bitumen and apexes for snow banks and ice patches. CarAdvice heads to the freezing climes of Queenstown, New Zealand, to try the AMG Snow Experience and carve up a mountain in the powerful V8 C63 AMG.


AMG snow-drifting challenge
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AMG snow-drifting challenge

Mercedes-AMG has been running track events for customers for years, but one of the performance division's newest annual events dispenses with bitumen and apexes for another kind of challenge. CarAdvice heads to the freezing climes of Queenstown, New Zealand, to try the AMG Snow Experience and carve up a mountain in the powerful V8 C63 AMG.


Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity debuts
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Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity debuts

The new Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper van line has a new, budget-focused addition, the new Marco Polo Activity. The adventure-oriented model is based on the new-generation Mercedes-Benz Vito van, and features a pop-top roof with a bed, while it also has a second bed that is housed in the rear bench seat, which can slide forwards...


Mercedes-AMG GT to debut on September 9
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Mercedes-AMG GT to debut on September 9

After 32 months of road testing and an almost equally lengthy drip-feed campaign, the Mercedes-AMG GT will make its international debut in Affalterbach, Germany, on September 9. The confirmation comes in the latest teaser video for the German manufacturer’s new-generation sports car, which is set to reach Australian showrooms around the second quarter of 2015...


Brabus Business Lounge : Mercedes-Benz Sprinter kitted out for work and play
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Brabus Business Lounge : Mercedes-Benz Sprinter kitted out for work and play

German tuning company Brabus took the wraps off its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter-based Business Lounge at the 2014 Moscow motor show. While Brabus is best known for turning the performance knob to 11 on various Mercedes-Benz models, the Business Lounge is very much focused on comfort, practicality and interconnectivity...


Mercedes-Benz M-Class to be renamed GLE-Class at 2015 facelift - reports
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class to be renamed GLE-Class at 2015 facelift - reports

By renaming the Mercedes-Benz M-Class to the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, the three-pointed star is taking another step towards rationalising its naming scheme. The following letter combinations are currently or have recently been used on various Mercedes-Benz models: A, B, C, CL, CLA, CLK, CLS, E, G, GL, GLA, GLK, M or ML, R, S, SL, SLS, SLK and V...


2015 Mercedes Benz C250 AMG Line Review
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2015 Mercedes Benz C250 AMG Line Review

With the new C-Class, Mercedes have sought to redefine compact luxury with class-leading quality and refinement. Have they succeeded? Watch the video of the Mercedes-Benz C250 AMG Line to find out.


2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Is this the best car from Mercedes-Benz to date?

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CarPlay roll out delayed by Mercedes-Benz, Volvo
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CarPlay roll out delayed by Mercedes-Benz, Volvo

Both Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are delaying their US roll out of Apple CarPlay, although it’s unclear whether there will be flow on effects for Australian customers. Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are two out of the five automotive brands that were initially scheduled to offer CarPlay compatible entertainment systems, at least in the US, by the end of 2014...


2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class made in South Africa
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class made in South Africa

A number of Australian-delivered models of the W205 (2015) Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan are being sourced from the German company’s South African plant in East London. The previous-generation W204 C-Class was sourced from Germany, but the new C-Class range will include sedan models sourced from the African nation...