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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA200 pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz buyers will pay a hefty price to stand out from the crowd in the new CLA 200 coupe-like sedan. Despite sharing its underpinnings with the more conventionally-designed A-Class sedan, Mercedes-Benz has added a $10,000 premium to the CLA200's list price, starting from $59,500 before on-roads...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Australian details

Preliminary Australian details for the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA have been released today, ahead of its sales launch during the third quarter of 2019. Pricing and full specifications are still to be confirmed, but first to arrive will be the CLA200, followed shortly by the CLA250 4Matic...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off the new CLA35, joining the related A35 hatchback and sedan in the company's compact performance line-up. Based on the new Mercedes-Benz CLA, the AMG 35 variant gets the beefed up powertrain and go-fast cosmetic bits in line with the A35 twins, and should arrive Down Under early in the fourth quarter of this year...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 drops camouflage

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG CLA45 has been spied again, this time with a bit less disguise than previous prototypes we've seen. Compared to the vehicle spied just a week ago, this CLA45 has far less swirly black-and-wipe wrap concealing its front and rear fascias, giving us a much clearer look at the light units and bumpers...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake unveiled, not coming to Australia

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake has made its debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, just two months after its sedan sibling stepped out in Las Vegas. The new CLA Shooting Brake is 4688mm long, 1830mm wide, 1442mm tall, and rides on a 2729mm wheelbase. This means the new wagon is 48mm longer, 53mm wider, 2mm lower, and has a 30mm longer wheelbase than the old car...

2018 Mercedes-Benz B-Class, CLA recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2018 B-Class and CLA over concerns about an issue with the automatic occupant detection system in the front passenger seat. If a child seat is installed facing backwards in the passenger seat, it's possible the airbag might not automatically turn off...

BMW, Mercedes-Benz discussing joint front-wheel drive platform

Thanks to rising development costs, greater market fragmentation, and the need to invest in both electric vehicles and self-driving car technology, automakers are increasingly coming together to share development costs and increase economies of scale. With that in mind, Harald Krüger, CEO of BMW, and Ola Källenius, CEO-in-waiting at Daimler, are said to be in wide-open collaboration talks between the sometimes bitter rivals...

CarAdvice podcast 135: Tony Crawford drives a Singer 911!

Welcome to the 2019 season of the CarAdvice podcast! This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens. In car news, Honda has launched a new entry-level third-row CR-V, the 2020 Land Rover Defender has been previewed, while the 2019 Lamborghini Huracan Evo and Mercedes-Benz CLA have been revealed...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA revealed

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA has been officially revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this morning, ahead of an Australian launch during the third quarter of 2019. Pitched by the German brand as the "most emotional vehicle in its class", the all-new CLA scores the same jump in technology and design as its A-Class and B-Class siblings, though sports a sexier 'coupe' silhouette...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied inside and out

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake has been snapped again by spy photographers this week, including new images of the swoopy estate's cabin. We already have a rough idea of what the exterior will look like despite the heavy camouflage, blending the face of the new A-Class with a miniature version of the larger CLS's rear...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA to debut at CES

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA will make its global debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 8, Las Vegas time. The company has unveiled its first teaser for the second-generation CLA, although the moodily-lit shot of the car's glasshouse doesn't reveal anything we haven't already seen from the latest batch of spy photos, taken in November...