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2015-16 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe recalled for headlight fix: 50 vehicles affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 50 of its 2015 to 2016 'C217' S-Class Coupes over concerns the headlights could be faulty. According to the German marque, a manufacturing fault may have caused the headlights to not have been correctly adjusted. If the fault occurs, the headlights may not perform as required and could be a hazard to the vehicle’s occupants and other road users...

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG S63 spied testing - UPDATE

The updated 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan, along with its powered-up 2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 companion, have been spotted testing in Europe this week. These shots, which follow a set published in January, confirm again that Mercedes-Benz is running a fleet of facelifted S-Class prototypes, each fitted with a number of small exterior updates...

2017 Mercedes-Benz S500e plug-in hybrid to feature wireless charging

When the facelifted Mercedes-Benz S500e plug-in hybrid is unveiled next year it will be one of the first production vehicles with wireless charging. The inductive charging system will become available on the options list of the S500e when the facelifted car debuts in 2017...

2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet to land as Australia's most expensive Merc

Hot on the heels of our international launch drive of the Mercedes-Benz S500 Cabriolet and Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet variants, speculative local pricing has indicated that the range-topping Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet is likely to become the most expensive Mercedes-Benz on sale in Australia...

Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard: Benz lobs bomb-proof limo

There’s an old saying about how some cars are mechanically “bulletproof”. But in the case of the car you see here, that’s a literalism. The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard armoured car is the most bomb- and gun-proof car civilians can buy, according to its German maker...

Medium/large cars coming in 2016

Medium/large cars coming in 2016 Mainstream medium/large cars Ford Falcon XR Sprint – Q1 Skoda Superb – Q1 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack – Q1 Subaru Levorg – mid 2016 Hyundai / Genesis G80 rebranding – late 2016/early 2017 Luxury medium/large cars Audi A4 sedan – February Audi A4 Avant – March/April Infiniti Q70 update – February Jaguar XF – February Lexus GS F – February BMW 750i/750iL – March Jaguar XJ – March BMW 330e – May BMW M4 GTS – June Audi RS6 Avant Performance, RS7 Sportback Performance – Q2 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-in – Q2 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in – Q2 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe – Q2 Jaguar XE update (infotainment) – first half Audi S8 Plus – mid 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet – Q3 Infiniti Q60 – Q4 Mercedes-Benz E-Class – Q4 Volvo S90 – Q4 BMW 3 Series GT update – second half BMW 4 Series update – second half Infiniti Q50 update – second half Audi S4 sedan and Avant – late 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet – late 2016/early 2017...

Mercedes-Benz S400 joins S-Class Coupe range, but not for Australia

A new entry-level S400 4Matic variant has joined the 2016 S-Class Coupe line-up in Europe, but, just like the V12 S600, Mercedes-Benz Australia will be leaving this one alone. Local options for buyers looking at the S-Class Coupe range kick off with the 4.7-litre V8-powered S500 at $319,000, stepping up to the $409,000 5...

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet revealed - UPDATE

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class cabriolet made its world premiere last night ahead of a scheduled debut in the metal at the Frankfurt motor show in a few weeks. It is, according to Benz, the world’s most comfortable convertible...

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled in LA: Stretched sedan due in Australia from late 2015

The ultra-long-wheelbase Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been unveiled simultaneously on the opening days of the Los Angeles and Guangzhou motor shows. The Maybach version of the popular S-Class features a 3365mm wheelbase and an overall length of 5453mm — that's up 200mm and 207mm, respectively, on than the regular long-wheelbase S-Class...

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class set for LA reveal with V12 drivetrain

Mercedes-Benz will expand the S-Class range, both literally and figuratively, with the new ultra-long-wheelbase Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which will be unveiled at next week's LA auto show. The new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class will feature a longer wheelbase than the current LWB S-Class, which measures 3165mm between the front and rear wheels...

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...