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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?

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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...


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


2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet revealed - UPDATE

Well-heeled buyers looking to combine opulence with a stonking loud monster of an engine can do worse than the Mercedes-AMG S65, and this new variant may be the most appealing option yet. Joining the behemoth S65 sedan and the only slightly less sensible S65 Coupe, the new 2016 AMG S65 Cabriolet delivers the same performance package while adding a little extra flair for a sun-seeking and coast-hugging lifestyle...


Mercedes-Benz S400 joins S-Class Coupe range, but not for Australia
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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 S63 AMG coupe recalled for seatbelt fix
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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG coupe recalled for seatbelt fix

A number of new Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG models have been recalled in Australia this week to address a defective seatbelt issue. Affecting 53 examples of the 2015 S63, specifically in the two-door coupe range, the recall centres on a potentially incorrect fitment of seatbelts in the front row...


Mercedes-Maybach S600 debuts at 2015 Motorclassica exhibition
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Mercedes-Maybach S600 debuts at 2015 Motorclassica exhibition

For the third year in a row, Mercedes-Benz has used the Motorclassica Exhibition in Melbourne to unveil a new car. In 2013 it was the S-Class saloon, and the S-Class coupe debuted in 2014. This year, Mercedes will not only reveal a new model, but a new nameplate for Australia...


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet revealed - UPDATE
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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...


2016 BMW 7 Series due October, some first impressions
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2016 BMW 7 Series due October, some first impressions

The all-new, sixth-generation 2016 BMW 7 Series will get a fast-tracked Australian launch in late October or early November, less than two months after the Bavarian limo’s world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show...


2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet previewed for September debut
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2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet previewed for September debut

Mercedes-Benz has handed down a first preview of its coming S-Class Cabriolet, the sixth body-style in its growing flagship range. Due to be unveiled at next month’s Frankfurt motor show, the new droptop S-Class will join fellow two-door model the S-Class Coupe, along with the regular and long-wheelbase S-Class models, and the ultra-luxurious Mercedes-Maybach duo...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible caught testing again
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible caught testing again

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible has again been spotted cold weather testing, this time almost sans-camouflage, ahead of its public reveal at September’s Frankfurt motor show. This topless cruiser is to be the sixth and final member of the burgeoning S-Class range, joining the short- and long-wheelbase sedans, the Coupe, the Mercedes-Maybach and the Pullman...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe Review

The S-Class is now available in coupe form and replaces the old CL-Class. At launch, CarAdvice gets behind the wheel of the S63 AMG variant.


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Review
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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Review

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class V12 is the pinnacle of the range and puts the Rolls-Royce Ghost on notice.


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...