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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...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA spied inside and out

Our spy photography agency has spotted the next-generation 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA 'four-door coupe' again. This time around, though, the team has managed to get a glimpse inside the second-generation CLA, and it looks a lot like the A-Class on which it's based...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied

Photographers have spotted the next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake for the first time, giving us an early glimpse at the coupe-styled small wagon. Initially, it was believed the German marque would drop the little estate after it chose not to renew the wagon-bodied CLS for another generation, however, these latest images confirm Mercedes-Benz will once again offer a Shooting Brake version of the little CLA four-door coupe...

Mercedes-Benz A-Class, GLA, CLA 'White Art Edition' recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for the White Art Edition A-Class, GLA and CLA, over concerns about the top tether on the rear-centre seat. According to the company, the top tether anchorage point on the central rear seat might be missing. If it's not there, a child restraint can't be mounted...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 spied again

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG CLA45 has been spied again at the Nurburgring, ahead of an anticipated reveal some time next year. We can't see any new details over the vehicle spied earlier this month, but we can see the AMG CLA45 – and the standard Mercedes-Benz CLA, for that matter – will adopt a 'mini me' look in relation to the larger CLS...