Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic Review : quick spin

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Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic Review : quick spin

The Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic is Benz's answer to the Audi S4 and BMW's 335i M Sport and orders are already coming in.

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Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe "will sell well in Australia", company claims

The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe will land locally with a model spread across numerous grades in the latter part of this year, and German maker says it "will sell well". Mercedes-Benz Australia senior manager of public relations, product and corporate affairs, David McCarthy, was unusually reticent to name the GLE Coupe’s competition, despite it obviously being a direct rival for the BMW X6...


Mercedes-Benz Vision e Concept provides a glimpse into the future of vans
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Mercedes-Benz Vision e Concept provides a glimpse into the future of vans

The world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz Vision e Concept provides a look into how the future for these versatile workhorses might look like. The new plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz V-Class van was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva motor show, where the head of the company's van division, Volker Mornhinweg, was keen to emphasise the fact that the German marque hasn’t forgotten to touch all aspects of its product lineup with the high-tech brush and a sense of what might be possible in years to come...


Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal

Images, which are claimed to be, of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car have been published online ahead of the car's official debut. The photos were first published on the website of French weekly news magazine Le Point and follow on from the official teaser image, which was released earlier this week by Mercedes-AMG...


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...


Mercedes-Benz looks to AMG Sport models to capture bigger slice of the luxury pie
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Mercedes-Benz looks to AMG Sport models to capture bigger slice of the luxury pie

Mercedes-Benz has launched its second AMG Sport variant as it looks to fill the gap between the regular C-Class models and the full-blown Mercedes-AMG models. This week’s international launch of the Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic comes several months after the release of the GLE 450 AMG Coupe introduced the new sub-brand to the global market...


Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car teased ahead of Geneva
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car teased ahead of Geneva

The new Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car will make its debut at the Geneva motor show at the beginning of March. Very little is known about Mercedes-Benz and AMG's upcoming entry into the world of GT3 racing, with the company simply stating that the new car "complies with FIA GT3 race regulations"...


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

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet has been spotted undergoing cold weather testing in Sweden. The first-ever drop-top version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is likely to debut at one of Europe's major motor shows in 2016, before its potential arrival in Australia towards the end of next year...


2015 Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² revealed ahead of Geneva motor show
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2015 Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² revealed ahead of Geneva motor show

The first image of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² has been unveiled before the hardcore four-wheel-drive's debut at the Geneva motor show in March. The new show model - which we've seen before in spy photos, where our covert snappers referred to the car as the Hulk or the Green Monster - has been built under the credo: "Only a G-Class can better a G-Class"...


New Volvo XC90 a ‘genuine competitor’ against German rivals
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New Volvo XC90 a ‘genuine competitor’ against German rivals

Volvo says the introduction of the all-new XC90 shows that it has a genuine product that competes directly with the German luxury trio — BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the new Volvo XC90 in Spain, Volvo Australia’s marketing and communications director, Oliver Peagam, reaffirmed the Swedish brand's view that it now has a product on par with its traditionally more expensive rivals...


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman revealed
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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman revealed

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman has been revealed, half a century after the German car maker launched its original ultra-luxury limousine, the Mercedes-Benz 600. The new S-Class Pullman flagship measures an intimidating 6.5 metres from nose to tail, making it more than a metre longer than the ‘regular’ Mercedes-Maybach S-Class...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S600L Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S600L Review

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class continues to represent the pinnacle of technological inclusions and motoring design. The V12 S600L sits at the top of the pile.


Mercedes-Benz GLC:: GLK replacement spied and rendered
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Mercedes-Benz GLC: GLK replacement spied and rendered

The first Mercedes-Benz GLC has been spied testing under moderate disguise ahead of its likely global premiere in Frankfurt this September — and for the first time we can show you a rendering of what to expect when the covers come off. Mercedes’ newly-named replacement for the GLK — which, vitally, will be made in right-hand-drive form this time and come to Australia — will be a rival to the Audi Q5 and BMW X3...


2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class pricing and specifications

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class has arrived in Australia with fresh styling, an expanded equipment list, and standard all-wheel drive for the flagship B250 variant. Prices of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class have increased between $500 and $3800 across the range, which now starts at $41,400 in B180 specification, though Mercedes-Benz public relations senior manager David McCarthy says the addition of new features to each variant means overall value is up by $800 to $2500 depending on the variant...


2015 Bathurst 12 Hour: swan song for Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
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2015 Bathurst 12 Hour: swan song for Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

Last weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour was the 13th since the endurance race began in 1991. And while it will forever go down as one of the best finishes on record for Mercedes-Benz, it marked the end of an era… This year’s gruelling Mount Panorama event comprised 269 laps of the 6.213km circuit, for over 1670km and a record 20 safety car disruptions...


2015 Australian Motoring Festival : Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota promise diverse displays for inaugural event
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2015 Australian Motoring Festival : Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota promise diverse displays for inaugural event

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota will be feature brands at the inaugural Australian Motoring Festival when it kicks off in Melbourne later next month. Organisers of the four-day festival say the involvement of the three diverse brands gives motoring enthusiasts an indication of the sort of diversity they can expect from the interactive indoor and outdoor experience...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe pricing and specifications

The Mercedes Benz S-Class Coupe goes on sale in Australia today, replacing the old CL-Class model line with a simplified, three-variant line-up. In Mercedes-Benz dealerships now is the mid-level S63 AMG Coupe, priced from $409,000 plus on-road costs. It will be joined in May by the entry-spec $319,000 S500 Coupe and the flagship twin-turbo V12-powered $499,000 S65 AMG Coupe...


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Review

The CLS500 isn't supposed to be for everybody according to its maker. Regardless, there's a lot to like about this swoopy four door performance weapon.


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG S Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG S Review

At a quarter of a million dollars, does the CLS 63 AMG S make much sense?


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS: Pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS: Pricing and specifications

The updated 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe and Shooting Brake range has launched in Australia, bringing a range of tweaks to one of the company’s style leaders.  Updates to the CLS range include subtly revised styling, more equipment, price cuts at the higher end of the range, a new CLS400 V6 coupe/sedan variant, and a new nine-speed automatic transmission on the CLS500 variants...