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Mercedes-Benz SLK Dominates

I'll be honest, I like the SLK series form Mercedes. Infact I tend to like most things from Mercedes...

Mercedes Benz CLK 500 CLK 63 AMG

When I initially mentioned the Mercedes Benz CLK range I decided to call the new 5.5 Litre V8 powered CLK the CLK 550. I took a while guess and figured given that the engine is a 5.5 Litre, Mercedes will simply just change the name to CLK 550. So today I was proven wrong. Mercedes-Benz Australia released details of the new CLK class and they have instead decided to keep the 500 name with the new 5...

Mercedes Benz CLK 550 2007

As you most probably know, Mercedes are a German brand and Germans love their effeciency, they love things to work properly and work the first time. They also love order, balance and logic. So when customers started complaining that the CLK 350 ($120,000 AUD, 200kw, 350Nm - 0-100 in 6.4 secs), the CLK 500 ($146,000 AUD, 225kw, 460Nm, 0-100 in 6 secs) and the CLK 55 AMG (270kw, 510Nm, 0-100 in 5...

Mercedes-Benz ML 280 ML 63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz has announced that two new models will join its popular M class of SUV vehicles. Mercedes-Benz confirmed the M-Class will be joined by the entry level V6 diesel ML 280 CDI and the range topping ML 63 AMG in October (06). The M-Class is leading the Australian luxury SUV segment, with year-to-date sales of 1,324 units...

Mercedes Benz GL 320 CDI and GL 500

Today Mercedez Benz Australia confirmed the arrival of the new Mercedes Benz GL 320 CDI and the Mercedes Benz GL 500 in November (2006). The V6 diesel GL 320 CDI and petrol GL 500 will be available at market launch with the GL 450 following in the first quarter of 2007. The entry level GL 320 CDI delivers 165 kW, and 510 Newton meters of torque...

Mercedes Benz S Class Dominate Luxury Segment

Mercedes Benz is doing well. The new E-class launched in Germany on the 10th of June has already taken 30,000 orders and the list is growing and growing. However in Australia, BMW tend to dominate the sub $100,000 segment for luxury cars with their BMW 3 / 5 Series...

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG

Mercedes Benz have released a special edition of their already special SLK 55 AMG. The Special Edition vehicle is faster, with more power and more features. The standard edition has 265KW of power, gets to 100 in 4.9 seconds and costs $163,400. The Special Edition has 294KW of power, gets to 100 in 4.5 seconds and costs..

The Mercedes Benz R320 CDI

Mercedes have decided that they want to use every single letter of the alphabet for their cars. From the A class spawned the B class, we already had the C, CL, CLK, CLS, E, M, S, SL, SLK class and now we have the R class. If you haven't seen one on the road yet, join the crowd...

BMW, Mercedes, Lexus and Hyundai?

You know it was only about 5 years ago that I used to still laugh at anyone driving a Lexus, just another Toyota I used to say, just another Toyota, and surely then, it was just another Toyota, made in the same factory with the same parts just in a different shell and some more equipment, the Lexus brand (which if you are interested, stands for Luxury EXport to the United States) was largely ridiculed for trying to compete with the likes of BMW, Mercedes Benz and other European rivals...