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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Initial details

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced preliminary specifications for the upcoming A-Class range, which will initially comprise an A180, A200 and A250 petrol variants. All cars coming to Australia will get the dual 10.25-inch widescreen displays as standard, MBUX with 'Hey Mercedes' functionality, keyless start, satellite navigation, a rear-view camera, and LED headlights as standard...

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan leaked

The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan has been outed in a single image online, ahead of its official reveal at the Beijing motor show later this week. In terms of design, the A-Class Sedan looks largely identical to the related hatchback from the B-pillar forward, but features a traditional sedan roofline and boot at the rear...

Mercedes-Benz Sport parts for A-Class revealed

The Mercedes-Benz Sport accessories range has been revealed for the new-generation A-Class hatchback due to arrive in Australia later this year. Not to be confused with the various AMG equipment packages currently available for the company's wider range, the Mercedes-Benz Sport catalogue is much like the M Performance add-ons offered by arch-rival BMW – largely made up of different alloy wheels and carbon-fibre parts...

Mercedes-Benz confirms new 7-seat compact model

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class family – which includes the B-Class, CLA and GLA lines – will get a three-row option very soon, a company official has confirmed. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News Europe, Mercedes-Benz's global sales boss, Britta Seeger, hinted a seven-seat model is in the works for markets like China, though it's unclear what form it will take...

Mercedes-Benz recalls A, B, C, E, GLA and GLC

Mercedes-Benz has recalled almost 22,000 cars across the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA and GLC model lines, over concerns the driver airbag could inflate without warning. According to the company, electrostatic discharge could trigger the airbag if the steering column isn't sufficiently, or if the column switch module isn't grounded...

Poll: 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class styling is a hit

Well, this seems fairly conclusive: the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a hit, as far as its styling goes. With just over 1000 votes on the first of our new weekly Facebook polls, a whopping 78 per cent of respondents gave the new A-Class and its 'predator face' the thumbs-up...

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan snapped

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan has been spied in Europe, providing a peek at what the warm (but not quite hot) A-Class will look like when it lands later this year. Compared to the standard sedan, this test mule rides lower, and has a more prominent spoiler package...

CarAdvice podcast 89: Joe Achilles, BMW fanatic and our guest Down Under

Joining Mandy Turner is Paul Maric and Mike Stevens. In car news this week, the BMW X3 M40i pricing and specs have been released, the Hyundai Santa Fe gets revealed, and the business case for the Chevrolet Bolt hinges on legislation. Plus, Renault Megane RS pricing is to start around $45,000, what does the future holds for Citroen and Peugeot in Australia, and the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been revealed...

2018 A-Class platform will spawn at least eight variants

The platform underpinning the fourth-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class will be used for at least eight variants in total, the company’s design chief has revealed. Mercedes-Benz chief designer, Gorden Wagener, was glowing in his praise of the company's new front-wheel drive  platform with Australian journalists after the A-Class launch in Amsterdam...

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased one last time

Mercedes-Benz has offered one final look at the upcoming A-Class ahead of its reveal in Amsterdam tonight. The brand used two videos on Facebook to build hype about the upcoming hatch and sedan, with Mercedes chief designer, Gordon Wagener, telling the audience his latest design is a sportier, more spacious take on the formula set out by the second-generation compact Benz...

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased ahead of Feb 2 debut

Mercedes-Benz has offered the best look at its upcoming A-Class yet, previewing its CLS-inspired nose and hatchback silhouette in Facebook teaser videos The new sedan and hatchback, both of which have been subject to a drawn-out teaser process, will launch on February 2 in Amsterdam. There isn't much to the first teaser video, but it gives us a good idea as to how the front of the A-Class will look...