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2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class gains nine-speed automatic gearbox, but not in Australia

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class range will see the inclusion of a new 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission, following in the treadmarks of the recently updated Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class...

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2015 Mercedes-Benz Vito revealed
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2015 Mercedes-Benz Vito revealed

The all-new Mercedes-Benz Vito will be larger, more versatile and more efficient than ever when it hits delivery rounds in October. Revealed overnight, the mid-sized Vito is the light-commercial version of the V-Class people-mover that was unveiled in January...


Mercedes-Benz C-Class Design and Interior Review
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Design and Interior Review

Tony Crawford gets a first-look at the design and interior of the all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class in Australia.


Mercedes-Benz E400 Estate: week with Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Mercedes-Benz E400 Estate: week with Review

Can a Mercedes wagon change James Ward's once rock solid brand alliance?

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$149,800

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Technology Overview
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Technology Overview

Tony Crawford takes a look at some of the high-tech safety and luxury features that make the Mercedes-Benz S-Class that bit extra special.


BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507
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BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507

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...


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Review

There wasn't much wrong with the outgoing Mercedes-Benz CLS, but a mid-life update makes it better than ever (inside & out).


Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class: CLA200 CDI gets new 2.2-litre turbo diesel
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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class: CLA200 CDI gets new 2.2-litre turbo diesel

The sole diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class - the CLA200 CDI - has been updated with a new engine. The CLA200 CDI that has been sold up until now was powered by a 1.8-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel with 100kW of power and 300Nm, but the CLA-Class will now move to a larger 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel while retaining the same power outputs...


Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe revealed: 1000Nm V12 meets curve-tilting tech
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Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe revealed: 1000Nm V12 meets curve-tilting tech

Daimler's range-topping Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe has been unveiled and it combines a lusty twin-turbo V12 with the company's new curve-tilting technology. Under the bonnet lies a 6.0-litre twin-turbo V12 cranking out 463kW of power and 1000Nm of torque to the rear wheels via a seven-speed automatic transmission...


Mercedes-Benz whittles back A45 AMG and CLA45 AMG waiting lists to end of 2015
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Mercedes-Benz whittles back A45 AMG and CLA45 AMG waiting lists to end of 2015

Mercedes-Benz Australia has pegged back the waiting list for its A45 AMG and CLA45 AMG four-cylinder turbo twins that, at its peak, extended into 2016. Supply constraints on AMG’s entry models, which also includes the new GLA45 crossover due here in October this year, are not limited to Australia. The company worldwide is very much a victim of its own success on that front...


Mercedes-Benz C-Class pricing and specifications: priced from $60,900
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class pricing and specifications: priced from $60,900

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class range will kick off from $60,900 plus on-road costs when it launches here in August. The latest generation of Mercedes’ best-selling model is therefore $1000 more expensive than its predecessor, but Benz claims this new one, codenamed W205, offers a remarkable $10,000 worth of extra equipment over its predecessor, and up to 20 per cent better fuel economy...


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet spied
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the most revealing images to date of the first Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet. The prototype, which, as with earlier test cars, was spotted testing on public roads in Germany, remains heavily disguised by camouflage material and plastic cladding, though gives us our clearest look yet at the car’s headlights, door panels and rear bumper shape...


Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review: CLA250 Sport 4MATIC
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review: CLA250 Sport 4MATIC

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Sport 4MATIC has launched in Australia priced from $64,900 – $1500 more than the front-wheel-drive CLA250 Sport originally planned to be sold locally. Available for order since February, the CLA250 Sport is powered by a lightly tuned version of the same turbocharged 2...

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Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid revealed : Uses 2.8L/100km, has 325kW and 650Nm
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Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid revealed : Uses 2.8L/100km, has 325kW and 650Nm

Further details of the all-new Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid have been revealed, with the brand's first plug-in model offering plenty of tech and mountains of power. The S500 Plug-in Hybrid combines a twin-turbo petrol V6 engine with an 80kW electric motor. The combination offers up maximum power of 325kW and maximum torque of 650Nm, and enables the 5...


Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo revealed
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo revealed

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class van range is set to be launched in Australia in 2015, and ageing hippies - er, grey nomads - could be treated to a luxury-focused campervan experience with the new V-Class Marco Polo. The all-new Mercedes-Benz V-Class van will replace the Viano and Valente models with a more upmarket look and significantly improved interior, and the Marco Polo version revealed at the 2014 Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf takes the passenger van and makes it road-trip focused...


Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Review : GLA250 4MATIC
Rating: 810 /10
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Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Review : GLA250 4MATIC

We take to the snowy mountains in the smallest-ever Mercedes-Benz SUV (and one of its best...)

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$57,900

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz truck demonstrated in Germany
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Self-driving Mercedes-Benz truck demonstrated in Germany

Daimler Trucks has demonstrated the self-driving Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 along a stretch of Autobahn in Germany in front of hundreds of guests including journalists, government officials and captains of industry. The Highway Pilot system fitted to the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 is capable of autonomously driving at speeds up to 85km/h...


Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Sport 4MATIC tipped to become model's top seller
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Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Sport 4MATIC tipped to become model's top seller

Due to start landing in Australian driveways any day, the Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Sport 4MATIC is tipped to become the compact sedan's model range sales leader, according to the local division. Speaking at the Australian and New Zealand launch of the turbocharged four-wheel drive CLA250 Sport (pictured), Mercedes-Benz Australia spokesman David McCarthy said he would not be surprised if the mid-level model became the range’s most popular...


BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 Edition 507 - Teaser
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BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 Edition 507 - Teaser

The BMW M4 debuts a new name and a twin-turbo straight-6, but is it enough to tackle the still epic 6.2-litre V8 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507?


BMW and Daimler work together on inductive charging for electric cars
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BMW and Daimler work together on inductive charging for electric cars

BMW and Daimler have announced a collaboration to develop an inductive charging system that will work with both companies' electrified cars. The standardised system to be developed by the two German luxury car makers will be able to charge full electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles without the need for those cars to be physically plugged into a power source...


Brabus to build Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman - report
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Brabus to build Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman - report

High-performance aftermarket tuner Brabus will reportedly begin building the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman next year. German publication Automobilwoche reports the S-Class Pullman limousine will be manufactured in Bottrop, Germany, from December 2015 by Brabus, a private company with a long history of tuning Mercedes-Benz, Smart and Maybach vehicles...


Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake confirmed for 2015
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Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake confirmed for 2015

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake will become the fifth member of the German luxury car maker’s compact family when it is officially revealed later this year. Mercedes confirmed the new small wagon, which CarAdvice’s spy photographers spied wearing only light camouflage in November and again in AMG specification in March, will be built in Kecskemet, Hungary, and will hit the market in the first half of 2015...


Autonomous emergency braking explained

Safety is a top priority for those in the market for a new car, and when it comes to active safety features AEB is changing the game -- in fact it could save your life. Modern car safety systems, like forward collision detection, can help spot danger and warn the driver. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) goes one step further and can automatically apply the brakes...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Review

The latest-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is the new benchmark in the luxury GT class.


Mercedes-Benz AMG speeds towards new sales record in Australia
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Mercedes-Benz AMG speeds towards new sales record in Australia

This year will be the best ever for Mercedes-Benz's performance division as it gears up to deliver the 10,000th AMG vehicle in Australia since the launch of the C36 in 1995. AMG currently accounts for nine per cent of Mercedes-Benz Australia’s passenger car and SUV volume - the highest proportion of any market in the world...


Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507 special offer announced
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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507 special offer announced

The hotted-up Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507 special edition will continue in Australia in Coupe body-style only now that production of the existing sedan and wagon has ended. Excitingly for fans of the brand, the German bahn-stormer has also received a price cut of $12,900 after Mercedes-Benz Australia cut a deal with the factory to offer the C63 AMG Coupe at $159,507 (plus on-road costs) as of July 1...


Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti confirm Mexican small car production from 2017
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Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti confirm Mexican small car production from 2017

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have confirmed reports that they will embark on a joint-venture to build next-generation Mercedes and Infiniti premium small cars in Mexico from 2017...


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe claims to be the world’s quietest car
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe claims to be the world’s quietest car

Not only has the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe claimed a world-first with its active curve tilting function, but it also claims to be the world’s quietest series-production car, in terms of wind noise...


Mercedes-Benz S-Class family to add three new models including Rolls-Royce-rivalling Pullman and Maybach models
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class family to add three new models including Rolls-Royce-rivalling Pullman and Maybach models

This week’s launch of the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe takes the German luxury carmaker’s flagship model range to three variants - but the company has now confirmed there are at least three more to come. According to Member of the Board of management Daimler AG responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, Professor Dr...


Mercedes-Benz’s world-first technology claims unrivaled comfort and a cure for carsickness
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Mercedes-Benz’s world-first technology claims unrivaled comfort and a cure for carsickness

The all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe has launched in Italy claiming a world-first feature for a production vehicle, dubbed Active Curve Tilting. Like the S-Class sedan with which its shares its platform, the Coupe version uses an adaptive suspension system called Magic Body Control, which uses a camera to ‘see’ the road ahead to improve ride comfort...