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2017-18 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2017-18 E-Class and CLS, over concerns about owners using a child restraint in the passenger seat. According to the company, if a child seat is installed in the front passenger seat, there's a chance the airbag might not turn off as intended. In those cases, there's a risk the airbag will trigger in an accident and injure the child in a rear-facing seat...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz has released pricing and spec information for the third-generation CLS, which has already touched down in CLS450 4Matic form this week. The range will start, however, with the CLS350, priced from $136,900 before on-road costs. Power comes from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder bi-turbo engine making 220kW and 400Nm, put to the rear wheels through a nine-speed automatic gearbox...

Time Machine Tuesday: April 17, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of April 17 in years past...

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: 'Predator face' reserved for progressive models

Both the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class and CLS have aggressive triangular headlamps and reversed grille shape, but this look will not spread throughout the brand's entire range of cars. Gorden Wagener, chief design officer of Mercedes-Benz, told Australian media, at the launch of the new A-Class, the vehicle's 'predator face' will be "dedicated to our most progressive cars"...

2018 Mercedes-AMG CLS53 previewed ahead of Detroit reveal

The upcoming 2018 Mercedes-AMG CLS53 4Matic+ has been teased on social media ahead of its reveal at the Detroit motor show this week. Set to become the flagship of the new-generation CLS range, the AMG CLS53 will become the first mainstream AMG-badged hybrid, and likely pioneer a new range of electrified '53' models...

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS revealed

The third-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS has been revealed at the Los Angeles motor show. Some 15 years after the original made its debut, the new CLS brings a raft of upgrades including an overhauled interior, the latest driver assistance systems and a range of the company's new inline six-cylinder engines...

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS teased in new video

The third-generation Mercedes-Benz CLS has been teased again, ahead of its debut at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show. In the latest video we see a raft of design details, most of which have only been hinted at in earlier teasers and spy photo galleries...

CarAdvice podcast 80: BMW M4 Pure v M4 CS

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Costello and Alborz Fallah. It's been a big week in car news, with the Tesla Semi and Roadster being revealed, Hyundai still undecided on its i30 N line-up, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS has been teased, and pricing for the new imported Toyota Camry has been announced...

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS teased

The next-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS has been teased on social media this week, ahead of its unveiling at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. A pair of images were posted to Twitter, accompanied by "The Original Perfected" as a tagline. The first shadowy teaser shows the front of the vehicle, with its LED daytime-running light signature and front grill the main visible items...

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS spied almost free of disguise

The third-generation Mercedes-Benz CLS has been spied without a trace of the disguise tape usually seen on pre-production prototypes, although there is a sheet covering part of the boot lid and all of the tail-lights. Given the car's parking spot next to a wall, our spy photographer was unable to snap any pictures of the car's front end...

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS won't be offered with V8 option - report

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLS will reportedly not be offered with a V8 engine option because AMG is planning to launch its own 'four-door coupe'. According to Autocar, the CLS replacement will be powered by a range of turbocharged four- and six-cylinder engines, but will do without V8 motivation. The new car's range will be topped by an AMG CLS50 variant powered by a 3...