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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has streamlined its new range of 2018 S-Class and Maybach variants, cutting the overall range from 12 to eight options whilst also dropping the entry price for the S-class range under $200,000 for the first time in this current generation...

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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, S-Class, GLC recalled for seatbelt fix
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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, S-Class, GLC recalled for seatbelt fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 306 vehicles across its C-Class, S-Class and GLC model lines over concerns the seatbelt pretensioners may not deploy correctly. The German marque reports that affected models may have an incorrect propellant mixing ratio in the passenger seatbelt pretensioners, which could cause them to not deploy as intended...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet revealed: Here in April 2018
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet revealed: Here in April 2018

The updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet have been revealed overnight ahead of their debut at next week's Frankfurt motor show. Following the updated limousine range, the two-door S-Class range gets a revised engine range, new semi-autonomous driver assistance systems, along with a revised design inside and out...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet teased ahead of Frankfurt debut
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet teased ahead of Frankfurt debut

The facelifted 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet has been teased in a new video ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month. Following the updated S-Class limousine range, the convertible version is expected to get similar upgrades, though obviously with the sexier two-door body sans roof...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: 48-volt system is the future, but diesel's not dead yet
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: 48-volt system is the future, but diesel's not dead yet

With the recent resurgence of petrol engines - thanks largely to the efficiency and power delivered by turbo technology - and the addition of high-capacity mild hybrid systems like the 48V battery system used in the facelifted, 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (among others), you could be forgiven for thinking the bell is about to toll for the diesel engine...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class six-cylinder and V12 models detailed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class six-cylinder and V12 models detailed

Details about the facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class and its new inline six-cylinder petrol engines have finally been revealed. When the company unveiled the updated S-Class range in April, the only confirmed petrol drivetrains were the S560 and S63 AMG, both powered by 4.0 twin-turbo V8 engines, and the 6.0-litre V12 S65 AMG model...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG, Maybach models revealed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG, Maybach models revealed

The anticipated and comprehensively updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class family has been revealed this week, debuting at the Shanghai motor show. Bringing a host of technologies and enhancements to ensure the S model maintains its place atop the Mercedes totem, the revised line-up will make its way to Australia by the end of 2017...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017

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...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class facelift spotted without camouflage
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class facelift spotted without camouflage

The facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been photographed completely undisguised. The photos you see here were originally sent to and published by SaudiShift. Up front, the revised S-Class has a cleaner front bumper design with a chrome bar running across the width of the lower air intake area...


2017 Mercedes-Benz S500 Cabriolet review
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2017 Mercedes-Benz S500 Cabriolet review

James jumps behind the wheel of the stunning 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet, a movie star for the road.


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Facelift and tech updates confirmed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Facelift and tech updates confirmed

It seems like just yesterday the new-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class launched, but the German brand is readying an updated version of the limousine that will launch later in 2017. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will debut in the northern hemisphere summer (winter for us) with a host of new technologies, including a new high-tech six-cylinder petrol engine with 48-volt mild-hybrid technology, as well an updated semi-autonomous drive system, and, possibly, new Digital Light high-definition headlights...


Mercedes-Benz says combustion engines still have life in them despite EV push
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Mercedes-Benz says combustion engines still have life in them despite EV push

Mercedes-Benz may be pushing its electric car agenda with its EQ sub-brand, but the German maker has confirmed at CES 2017 this week there is still plenty of life left in the conventional combustion engine. Mercedes-Benz’s EQ program will see the brand offer “at least 10 battery electric vehicles by 2025”, but along with charging ahead (!) in the EV market, Mercedes-Benz is looking to adapt its conventional powertrain line-up, too...


2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled for seatbelt arm fix
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2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled for seatbelt arm fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 41 of its 2015 to 2016 S-Class limousines over concerns the little arm that hands you your seatbelt may not retract once you hit the road. According to the manufacturer, incorrect software coding within the rear control unit may result in the seatbelt handover arm not retracting when the vehicle is moving...


2017 Maserati Quattroporte review
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2017 Maserati Quattroporte review

Maserati has beefed up its Quattroporte, but is all that extra meat enough to lure buyers away from the Germans in the luxury sedan segment?


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-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...


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


2016 Mercedes-Benz S350 recalled for transmission fix
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2016 Mercedes-Benz S350 recalled for transmission fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 22 of its 2016 S350 limousines over concerns a wiring fault could lead to transmission failure. According to the German marque, the clearance between the transmission/alternator wiring harness and the exhaust system may not be sufficient, which could result in damage to the wiring harness...


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


BMW '7 Series coupe' to give sales boost against S-Class - report
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BMW '7 Series coupe' to give sales boost against S-Class - report

The current-generation BMW 7 Series may have only launched less than a year ago, but the company is already planning a coupe version in the hope to boost slow sales, a new report says. According to an article by US’s Bloomberg, the new 7 Series hasn’t been as big a hit as BMW would have liked, with global sales falling roughly 40 per cent behind the Mercedes-Benz S-Class...