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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe revealed, here late 2019

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the refreshed GLC Coupe, which has undergone a similar update to its wagon-bodied sibling ahead of its Australian arrival in the fourth quarter of this year...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe teased
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe teased

Mercedes-Benz has published a short teaser video of the facelifted GLC Coupe on its Instagram account, ahead of a likely reveal within the next week. The clip shows the updated front and rear light signatures of the updated model, which are in line with the refreshed GLC wagon unveiled a few weeks ago...


Mercedes-Maybach GLS to be built in Alabama
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Mercedes-Maybach GLS to be built in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the upcoming Maybach version of the new-generation GLS SUV will be built at its Alabama facility in the US. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News, Mercedes-Benz USA CEO, Dietmar Exler, confirmed the news, describing the upcoming SUV flagship as a "halo car"...


2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC review: First Australian ride-along
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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC review: First Australian ride-along

Riding shotgun in a final-stage Mercedes EQC prototype in Melbourne left us impressed by its refinement, cohesiveness and interior design. The first Benz EV sold here is almost certain to convert many.


Mercedes-Benz EQC here in October, first batch spoken for
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Mercedes-Benz EQC here in October, first batch spoken for

Mercedes-Benz Australia is reporting high levels of buyer interest in its first fully-electric car, the EQC crossover, even though it’s still seven months away from going on sale. The company has taken hundreds of ‘buyer registrations’, more expressions of interest than money-down deposits, since December, and already considers the entire 2019 production supply destined for our market to be effectively spoken for...


2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate recalled
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled seven examples of the 2018 E-Class Estate, over concerns the rear spoiler could separate from the body. According to the company, the right-hand side of the spoiler on the tailgate mightn't have been correctly fastened. If the condition occurs, there's a risk the spoiler will detach completely from the car while driving, putting the driver and other road users at an increased risk of accident...


2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 spied
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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 spied

Last spied around this time last year, the next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLS63 is now wearing fewer false body panels, but is still heavily disguised. Although the prototype is clad from head to toe in camouflage, we can see the new GLS will have a unique set of body panels compared to the closely related GLE...


Premium new car sales tumbling, here's the data
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Premium new car sales tumbling, here's the data

It’s no secret the Australian new vehicle market is struggling, after enduring 11 successive months of negative growth compared to the corresponding month in the preceding year. With factors like a weak housing market pinned with much of the blame, it should be no surprise luxury car brands are battling more than the more popular brands at the cheaper end of the market...


Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV revealed
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Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV revealed

Mercedes-Benz has whipped the covers off the Concept EQV, a thinly-veiled preview of the production V-Class EV set for release at this year's Frankfurt motor show. In keeping with the EQC, the EQV is a mildly more futuristic looking V-Class, with Mercedes-Benz's new lighting signature and gloss black detailing the defining features up front, along with a light bar across the top of the grille...


2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake unveiled, not coming to Australia
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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...


CR-V, G-Class, Tarraco score five stars in Euro NCAP testing
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CR-V, G-Class, Tarraco score five stars in Euro NCAP testing

Euro NCAP has released the latest round of safety ratings this week, with the new Honda CR-V, Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Seat Tarraco all scoring top marks. All three vehicles were tested against the firm's latest 2019 criteria, each achieving at least 90 per cent for adult occupant protection and 80 per cent for child occupants...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC revealed, here Q3 2019
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC revealed, here Q3 2019

Mercedes-Benz has pulled back the sheet on an update to its important entrant in the mid-sized SUV segment, the 2019 GLC, with a tougher look and the addition of MBUX infotainment. Given it's a critical point for most buyers, we're going to start with the infotainment...


2019 Mercedes-Benz S400d L review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz S400d L review

If the standard S-Class wasn't long enough, the S400d L combines length with torque and luxury. What more could you want?


Daimler and BMW mobility joint venture launch is imminent - report
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Daimler and BMW mobility joint venture launch is imminent - report

BMW and Daimler are set to announce their joint urban mobility venture this week, after being granted approval by the European Union in January. According to reports from Autocar the joint venture will be called Jurbey, replacing the companies' current Car2Go and DriveNow short-term rental services, which are spread across a number of different banners and applications...


Camping in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo
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Camping in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo

Camping is awesome, a great Australian pastime, cheap, relaxing and family-friendly. And I reckon if more people did it, the world would be a better place. One thing I like about camping is it’s all about simplicity. However, getting a good little camping setup is beset on all sides by unnecessary gear, extensive research and potentially expensive modifications...


Mercedes-Benz talking with Tesla on LCVs, Geely on cooperation
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Mercedes-Benz talking with Tesla on LCVs, Geely on cooperation

Dieter Zetsche, outgoing CEO of Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz and Smart, has said talks regarding electric commercial vehicles "are happening" with Tesla The two carmakers have been in contact since November, when Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, tweeted: "Maybe interesting to work with Daimler/Mercedes on an electric Sprinter. That’s a great van...


Mercedes-Benz O-Class trademarked in Europe
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Mercedes-Benz O-Class trademarked in Europe

The filings for various Mercedes-Benz O-Class models have been made with the European Intellectual Property Office on February 4, 2019. According to AutoGuide, the company has filed trademark applications for O 120, O 140, O 180, and O 200 model names...


2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 coupe review
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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 coupe review

Everything old is new again, and in the case of the Mercedes-AMG E53, the inline six-cylinder engine makes a triumphant return as the supporting act to the brand’s V8 superstars.


2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door pricing and specs
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2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for the new 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door ahead of its arrival in local showrooms mid-year, unveiling the car at this weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour motor race. Two models will initially be available: the six-cylinder GT 53 4Matic+ from $249,900 plus on-road costs and the flagship twin-turbo V8 GT 63 S 4Matic+ from $349,900 plus on-road costs...


2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled
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2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2018 C-Class, over concerns about the car's ESP software. According to the company, the car's ESP software might not meet specifications. In some situations, the brake lights might stay switched on and an error message will be displayed on the instrument cluster...