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Mercedes-AMG Sport models teased ahead of 2015 Detroit auto show

Just when you thought the new Mercedes-Benz naming structure couldn't get more confusing, the German luxury brand has announced a new line of models that will be known as the Mercedes-AMG Sport range, and the first examples will debut at the 2015 Detroit auto show in January...

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Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake revealed
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Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake revealed

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake, the fifth member of the Stuttgart brand’s growing family of front- and all-wheel-drive small cars, has broken cover.  As the name suggests, the CLA Shooting Brake is a conceptual shoot-off from the CLS Shooting Brake and a sleek wagon version of the already familiar CLA four-door sedan...


Mercedes-Benz S500 Intelligent Drive: Review
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Mercedes-Benz S500 Intelligent Drive: Review

Autonomous vehicles are the future and they're already here.


Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Comparison review
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Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Comparison review

SUV sales may have boomed over the years, but high-performance variants remain a relatively rare breed. Mainstream brands have largely ignored such spin-offs using their known sports badges. Volkswagen had its Touareg R but has resisted a Tiguan GTI, Ford hasn’t done a Kuga ST, and Renault has restricted its hallowed RS badge to its hot-hatches...


Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review
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Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review

With the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class just around the corner, is the E300 Bluetec Hybrid still a compelling purchase against its BMW and Lexus rivals?


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled in LA: Stretched sedan due in Australia from late 2015
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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-Benz GLA45: Week with review
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Mercedes-Benz GLA45: Week with review

Sing, dance and act? Is the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 a real triple-treat for the road?


V8 Supercars and the real world
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V8 Supercars and the real world

The end of the 2014 V8 Supercars season is almost upon us, following a cracking (and controversial) Bathurst 1000 that saw Ford win for the second year in a row and Nissan claim its first podium finish in the great race since the Skyline GT-R’s infamous 1992 victory...


Mercedes-Benz unveils new Multibeam headlight with 84 LED units
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Mercedes-Benz unveils new Multibeam headlight with 84 LED units

Mercedes-Benz has previewed a new Multibeam LED headlight with 84 individually controlled LED units per headlamp. Earlier this year Mercedes-Benz lifted the covers off the facelifted CLS-Class four-door "coupe". Fitted to the car was the company's first Multibeam LED headlight system...


Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard Review : Driving the armoured G-20 cars
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Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard Review : Driving the armoured G-20 cars

Designed to protect global leaders in the back, we get up front with the most protected S-Class in the world...


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


What's in a name? : Mercedes-Benz revises range nomenclature from 2015
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What's in a name? : Mercedes-Benz revises range nomenclature from 2015

Many of us grew up in a time when knowing what a Mercedes-Benz was, was as easy as reading the badge on the back. The 560SEL was a 5.6-litre S-Class with electronic injection and a long wheelbase. The 300TD was a 3.0-litre Touring with a diesel engine. Simple! These days, Mercedes-Benz has a much more comprehensive line-up, and the names could be construed as having become a bit confusing...


Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review
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Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review

The Mercedes-Benz SLK convertible has been on sale for a few years now, so we spent a weekend away in the German drop-top to see if it still stacks up.


Mercedes-Benz C-Class outsells Honda Jazz and Mitsubishi Lancer
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class outsells Honda Jazz and Mitsubishi Lancer

The newly launched Mercedes-Benz C-Class luxury sedan last month sold in greater numbers than traditional ‘volume’ staples such as the Honda Jazz, Mitsubishi Lancer and Nissan Qashqai. The result topped a mammoth month for the Stuttgart-based brand overall, in which it sold more passenger cars than Ford, Mitsubishi and Honda, and finished overall as the tenth top-selling brand with commercial vehicles included...


Mercedes-Benz R&D chief confirms 12 all-new models by 2020 - report
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Mercedes-Benz R&D chief confirms 12 all-new models by 2020 - report

Mercedes-Benz will introduce a dozen brand-new models to its line-up by 2020, the company’s research and development boss has revealed. Speaking at the opening of the German car maker’s new R&D centre in Beijing, Mercedes-Benz R&D chief Thomas Weber confirmed the company was at the cusp of “the most intensive development cycle Mercedes-Benz has ever undertaken”...


Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code points to the looks of a possible sub-GLA SUV
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Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code points to the looks of a possible sub-GLA SUV

To celebrate the opening of a new product engineering centre in Beijing, China, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new concept car, the Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code. Measuring just 4.1 metres from front to back, 1.9m wide and 1.5 tall, the G-Code concept is petite — it's some 30 centimetres shorter end-to-end than the GLA-Class SUV...


2015 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class : plug-in hybrid to debut before next generation
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2015 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class : plug-in hybrid to debut before next generation

Mercedes-Benz is continuing to roll out its plug-in hybrid strategy at an increasing rate, with the facelifted Mercedes-Benz ML-Class set for electric power even before the next generation model debuts...


Mercedes-AMG buys quarter share in Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta
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Mercedes-AMG buys quarter share in Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta

Mercedes-AMG has paid an undisclosed amount to purchase a 25 per cent stake in MV Agusta, with the partnership confirmed to focus on a sales and marketing push targeting buyers of both high performance cars and motorcycles. “In MV Agusta, we have found the perfect two-wheel partner for Mercedes-AMG,” said Mercedes-AMG chief executive Tobias Moers in a statement...


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied and rendered
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied and rendered

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake is now months away from its world premiere, and our spy photographers have caught a late-stage test vehicle out in public with next to no camouflage.  Using these shots, and others caught previously, as a basis, we are also able to provide you with a pair of computer-generated images of what the car is likely to look like...


Mercedes-Benz E250 Coupe Review: Wye River wedding weekender
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Mercedes-Benz E250 Coupe Review: Wye River wedding weekender

A wedding sees Dave head down Victoria's Great Ocean Road in the Mercedes-Benz E250 Coupe...