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The 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 is the cheapest ticket into the AMG club. But is it worthy of that famous automotive acronym?

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2019 Mercedes-Benz A250 review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A250 review

Want performance, but don't want to spend AMG money? The all-new Mercedes-Benz A250 may just be the answer. Paul Maric goes for a drive to find out what it's like.


Mercedes-Benz A200d, A220d revealed in Europe
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Mercedes-Benz A200d, A220d revealed in Europe

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a pair of diesel A-Class variants for Europe, with power from two versions of the same 2.0-litre engine. Both models will sit above the 1.5-litre A180d in the European A-Class range, with power from 'OM654' engines designed to put Mercedes ahead of the curve on Real Driving Emissions 2 standards coming into force in 2020...


2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied
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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...


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied inside and out
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied inside and out

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied once again, though this time photographers have snapped images of the new SUV's cabin. Despite the black sheets covering most of the dashboard and door details, we can see the GLB will have an almost identical cockpit to the related new-generation B-Class, incorporating a dual-screen driver and infotainment setup with the company's new MBUX intelligent software...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A200 recalled
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A200 recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the new-generation A200 over concerns the adaptive high-beam function could malfunction. According to the German marque, affected units could have their high-beam permanently activated – or not automatically dim – when the Adaptive High Beam Assist feature is engaged...


Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6, Lexus ES score five-star ANCAP ratings
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6, Lexus ES score five-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6 and Lexus ES all achieving five stars based on tests carried out by sister firm, Euro NCAP. The A-Class managed a high score of 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, while the Mazda and Lexus scored 95 per cent and 91 per cent in the same category respectively...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A250 4Matic priced from $49,500
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A250 4Matic priced from $49,500

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing and specs for the new A250 4Matic, set to arrive Down Under in November. The range-topping A250 offers 165kW of power and 350Nm of torque, put to all four wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. It'll hit 100km/h in 6.2 seconds, while claimed combined fuel consumption is 6.6L/100km...


Mercedes-Benz Australia's sales dip linked to consumer confidence
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Mercedes-Benz Australia's sales dip linked to consumer confidence

Mercedes-Benz Australia’s CEO, Horst von Sanden, says he’s not particularly concerned about dipping luxury car sales this year, though he admits consumer and business confidence is “not great”. Sales of the company’s passenger cars and SUV models are down 7.5 per cent this year, contrasting against six consecutive years of solid - often double digit - growth...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags
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Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for numerous model lines over concerns the airbags could release metal parts in the event of deployment – though the company says it's unrelated to the ongoing Takata recall campaign. The marque reports 78 units across the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA, GLC and AMG GT ranges could be affected by the issue, which could see the airbag gas generator housing eject metal parts if the inflator is deployed...


2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 revealed, here in late 2019
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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 revealed, here in late 2019

The Mercedes-AMG A35 has been revealed, set to take on the likes of the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R when it lands in Australia in the second half of next year. Serving as the new entry point into the AMG range, the A35 is the first in a two-pronged performance A-Class family, with the hotter 'A45' likely to follow in the coming months...


2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 teased
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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 teased

Mercedes-AMG has posted a series of teaser images of the upcoming A35, giving us an early glimpse at the new mid-tier performance model ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. Published on the brand's Facebook and Twitter, the trio of images show the new model is definitely an A-Class, will get lots of AMG badging, and debut a new bright yellow exterior colour...


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


2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 review

With technology plucked from a space ship some 25 years ahead of time, does the all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class have enough substance to win over buyers? Paul Maric finds out.


Mercedes-AMG A35 headed for Paris - report
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Mercedes-AMG A35 headed for Paris - report

Mercedes-AMG is planning to reveal the A35 hatchback at the Paris motor show in October – according to a new report. Speaking with Indian Autos Blog at the launch of the updated AMG C63 range, Mercedes-AMG's senior manager for marketing and communications, Dominik Gruel, indicated the mid-tier performance version of the new A-Class hatch is on track for a Paris reveal...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan revealed, here in Q2 2019
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan revealed, here in Q2 2019

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan has been revealed this week, ahead of an Australian launch in the second quarter of next year. Scheduled to launch in Europe "at the end of 2018", the global version of the A-Class Sedan – not to be confused with the A-Class L sedan revealed in April for the Chinese market – gets a completely new booty with added luggage capacity over its hatchback counterpart...


2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA spied
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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA spied

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA has been snapped by spy photographers during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. While there's a full-body wrap concealing the new model's design details, we can see that the new CLA will essentially be a 'mini-me' version of the new CLS, as is pretty much the case with the current one...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan teased
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan teased

Mercedes-Benz has teased the 2019 A-Class Sedan, confirming its credentials as a seriously slippery customer. According to the company, its upcoming three-box A-Class will be the most aerodynamically efficient car in the world with a 0.22 coefficient of drag (Cd), down on the (already-impressive) 0.25Cd offered by the hatchback...


Mercedes-Benz A200 maxed out on the autobahn - video
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Mercedes-Benz A200 maxed out on the autobahn - video

We've spent a bit of time covering flat-out runs in exotic metal like the BMW M5 and Porsche 718 Cayman GTS, but expensive German cars aren't the only ones allowed to go hell-for-leather on the nation's derestricted motorways. Less exciting metal like the Mercedes-Benz A200 can test their mettle as well, which is exactly what we've got here...


The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018
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The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...