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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS revealed, Australian launch December 2021

Meet the S-Class of electric vehicles: the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS has been officially unveiled, ahead of its Australian launch in December 2021. The new EQS will slot into the top of Mercedes-Benz's passenger car and all-electric EQ line-ups (for now), with aerodynamic concept-inspired styling, a widescreen dashboard and a flexible electric architecture that allow it to shape up as the German brand's rival to the large electric sedan pioneer, the Tesla Model S...

What's in a name? Why modern car model designations piss me off

I love old Mercs, owned a couple in my time, romanced by their German-ness (I’m of German heritage), reliability and build quality. I’ve owned a W123 generation 230 and a W123 gen 280CE. More recently, as in last week, I bought a W210 generation E320 (and yes, there will be Project Car updates soon)...

Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?

Hi CarAdvice! I'm in the market for a new car but don't have the garage space for a full-blown SUV. My only issue is, I find a lot of hatchbacks, sedans and wagons a little too low to the ground and I struggle to get in and out because of a back issue...

Every new electric car coming to Australia in 2021

When discussing Australia's dearth of electric cars and their related infrastructure, the debate always comes back to consumer choice – or lack thereof. However, with a list of incoming launches, promised models and electric-powered variants on the cards, the limited-choice excuse will hopefully soon be a distant memory...

Mercedes-Benz adjusts pricing across range, discounts up to $820

Less than a month after increasing prices across its line-up – it's third in since early 2020 – Mercedes-Benz has continued to adjust pricing, but this time with a number of discounts being applied to the cheaper end of its model range. The greatest discount in the Mercedes-Benz stable is a tie between the A 250 hatch, CLA 200 four-door coupe, and CLA 250, with $500 taken off last month's prices...

2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS facelift revealed, Australian launch due late 2021

The facelifted 2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS has been unveiled, ahead of its Australian launch in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October to December inclusive). Updates to Mercedes-Benz's four-door coupe are concentrated on the outside, where standard 'Avantgarde' variants of the CLS gain restyled front bumpers, black lower rear valance with chrome accents, and a pair of new 19-inch alloy wheel designs...

Mercedes-Benz trademarks EQG name for electric G-Class

Mercedes-Benz has trademarked a set of names with the European Union Intellectual Property Office for the upcoming all-electric variant of its G-Class four-wheel drive. The German manufacturer has now officially registered the nameplates ‘EQG 580’ and ‘EQG 560', as discovered by The Drive...

2022 Mercedes-AMG SL to replace GT Roadster in sports car line-up, CEO confirms

The Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster (shown at bottom) will be axed to make way for the upcoming Mercedes-AMG SL, according to company CEO Philipp Schiemer. Speaking to Car and Driver over the Easter long weekend, Mr Schiemer also confirmed earlier rumours the all-new SL would be offered with 48-volt and plug-in hybrid powertrain options...

New cars launching in Australia in April 2021

The Australian new-car market is a crowded one, with dozens of manufacturers offering hundreds of models in different segments and body styles. Over 100 all-new, updated or expanded model ranges are due to launch throughout 2021, as chronicled in CarAdvice's 2021 New Car Calendar – but what's there to look forward to this month? Here's a look at every new vehicle launching in Australia in April 2021...

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS interior unveiled

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS's interior has been revealed, ahead of its full debut rumoured for 15 April. The dedicated all-electric companion to the combustion-powered S-Class limousine, the new EQS will debut an all-new interior for Mercedes-Benz, dominated by what the brand calls the MBUX Hyperscreen...

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA price and specs: Electric SUV from $76,800 plus on-road costs

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 pricing and specifications detailed All-electric small SUV offers up to 480km of range Electric motor sends 140kW/375Nm to the front wheels High-tech cabin and MBUX infotainment system Priced from $76,800 plus on-road costs The fully-electric 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 has arrived as part of the company's ever-expanding electric model range...