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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...

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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
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

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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...


2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class avoids Luxury Car Tax across the board
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class avoids Luxury Car Tax across the board

  All non-optioned versions of what looks set to be Australia’s most popular luxury car, the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, will avoid the federal government’s controversial luxury car tax when it goes on sale later this week. The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class range starts from $60,900 for the C200 and tops out at $74,900 for the C300 hybrid...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible : Ultra high-end soft-top spied ahead of forthcoming reveal
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible : Ultra high-end soft-top spied ahead of forthcoming reveal

The forthcoming Grand Daddy of German soft-tops, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible, has been snapped undergoing testing ahead of its expected world premiere next year. We have known for some time that Benz is planning an S-Class convertible — see our exclusive report from back in 2012 — but these images from our snappers in Europe give us the best look yet...


Mercedes-AMG Face off - AWD v RWD in the Snow
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Mercedes-AMG Face off - AWD v RWD in the Snow

Just how much is the difference in off-the-line traction? Full length video of the Mercedes-AMG Snow Challenge at the Snow Farm near Queenstown, New Zealand coming soon.


NRMA offers cheaper insurance for cars with AEB as standard
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NRMA offers cheaper insurance for cars with AEB as standard

NRMA Insurance will reduce premiums for those who own vehicles with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) fitted as standard, but rival insurers will not follow suit any time soon. Head of research Robert McDonald made the announcement this week, revealing that depending on the type of system, car owners who take out a new policy with NRMA or renew their existing policy could save up to 15 per cent...


Audi Q3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class : Comparison review
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Audi Q3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class : Comparison review

The Audi Q3 has commanded a staggering 50 per cent share of the small premium SUV segment for the first half of this year, its sales totalling a full 72 per cent more than arch-rival the BMW X1. It’s the Audi, then, that is the biggest rival to the brand new Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class and the stalwart it must beat here (although we also requested an X1 to no avail) for the title of Australia’s best small premium SUV...


I like it rough, loud and dirty
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I like it rough, loud and dirty

That’s right, you heard me. When it comes to a car’s engine noise and exhaust note, as well as the all-encompassing thrill and feel of driving something that claims to offer ‘sporty’ performance, I expect the driving experience to be rough, loud and dirty. But sometimes a car that promises a lot on paper can leave you feeling unsatisfied...


Daimler increases stake in Aston Martin, expands component sharing - report
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Daimler increases stake in Aston Martin, expands component sharing - report

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler will increase its stake in Aston Martin and supply the British sports car maker with electric and electronic parts in a deepening of the partnership formed last year. Bloomberg reports Daimler will receive another one per cent stake in the business, increasing its share of Aston Martin to five per cent...


Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard: Secure sedan aims to go unnoticed
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Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard: Secure sedan aims to go unnoticed

For security-minded captains of industry and dignitaries, the new generation Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard offers improved protection from attack, as well as high levels of luxury. From the outside the S600 Guard looks barely any different to regular S600 models — unless, of course, the optional flag holders are fitted or the discretely mounted emergency lights are flashing away...


BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 : Comparison review
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BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 : Comparison review

BMW M Division is the master of toying with magic these days. Here is the brand new BMW M4 we’ve been driving for less than an hour, at 100km/h on Melbourne’s Monash freeway while the official launch is still happening in New Zealand, and the trip computer is reading 6.8 litres per 100 kilometres...


Mercedes-Benz readying AMG Sport range to rival Audi S line, BMW M Performance range
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Mercedes-Benz readying AMG Sport range to rival Audi S line, BMW M Performance range

Mercedes-Benz will develop a family of AMG Sport models to sit beneath its hardcore AMG performance range. The AMG Sport sub-division is intended to go head-to-head with fellow second-tier sports lines from rivals, including Audi’s S line and BMW’s M Performance range...