Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels

There was a time when a toddler dressed head-to-toe in designer labels would have raised eyebrows, but walk around the streets of Europe’s capitals nowadays and you’ll see it’s become almost de rigeur. Perhaps then, as the popularity of dressing and feeding every member of the modern luxury-loving family in the same way grows, it’s … Continued

Mercedes-Benz unveils latest fuel-efficient SUV

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its latest SUV, the M-Class ML 350, a fuel-efficient model designed to help it overtake rival BMW. The new Mercedes-Benz M-Class promises to cut fuel consumption by 25 percent compared to the previous model, and is described as a “quantum leap”. It could enable Mercedes to gain a lead on BMW‘s rival, … Continued

Mercedes Releases New Bike Collection

We’ve seen Maserati, Audi, McLaren, Range Rover, Lexus, and even Shelby come out with their own bicycles in the past few months. And now German automaker Mercedes is getting ready to jump on the bandwagon. In its Bike Selection 2011, Mercedes-Benz combines uniquely attractive and innovative frames with dedicated, up-to-date components. For those racing on … Continued

Mercedes Benz Helicopter unveiled

Eurocopter’s EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter made its world debut at the 2011 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. Conceived in a styling project led by the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio in Como, Italy, the interior of the EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style is inspired by the automaker’s range of high-end vehicles. It features deluxe … Continued

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it is to launch a roadster version of its SLS AMG performance car, releasing initial — disguised — images of the vehicle. The SLS AMG Roadster, a non-identical twin of the ‘Gullwing’ SLS AMG Coupé which made its debut in late 2009, will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in … Continued

Mercedes-Benz launches Concept A-Class

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a radical overhaul of its A-Class compact at Auto Shanghai. The German automaker said that the new Concept A-Class was “the first heartbeat of a new generation.” It signals a major departure from the boxy outline of the current A-Class, popular in cities because of its small size, in favor of a … Continued

Mercedes-Benz reveals new A-Class concept

Mercedes-Benz looks set to go head-to-head with Audi in the young, urban market, revealing a dramatic redesign concept of its A-Class series. The new Concept A-Class will go on display at the Shanghai and New York auto shows and is a significant departure from the current, rather boxy A-Class model. Images released by the automakershow … Continued

Mercedes relaunches premium Maybach in India

German carmaker Mercedes Benz reintroduced its hyper-luxury Maybach car in India on Tuesday, pitching it at the country’s growing number of super-rich. The car, which can touch speeds of 275 kilometres (170 miles) an hour, will be priced at up to 51 million rupees ($1.1 million). “There are customers out there who can afford the … Continued

Mercedes-Benz unveils SLS AMG E-Cell

Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled its next-gen electric vehicle, the SLS AMG E-Cell, which is on display at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-CELL is part of Mercedes-AMG’s “AMG Performance 2015” strategy that aims to continually reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Power for the E-Cell will be provided by four electric motors … Continued

2011 Mercedes Ciento Once by GWA Tuning

GWA Tuning has drafted a one-off prototype based on the Mercedes-Benz C111 called the Ciento Once. The San Antonio, Texas-based tuner, owned by designer Arturo Alonso, decided to revive the 1970 C111 to create another gullwing Mercedes. The C111 was an experimental vehicle by Mercedes-Benz that featured a four-rotor Wankel engine.

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that its Concept Shooting Break, unveiled at the Auto China Show earlier this year, will go into production. The luxury manufacturer said November 8 that the CLS Shooting Brake, a sporty four-door model with distinctive sloping tail, will be available in 2012. It will be the latest in the CLS series, which … Continued

Swarovski Mercedes Keys

For those who need more bling in their lives, Mercedes released these limited edition key fobs garnished with Swarovski crystals. A limited edition of 800 of these luxurious keys will initially be offered to customers in Japan. The idea for the Swarovski Mercedes keys came internally, amongst the employees of the company’s Business Innovation Community.

Mercedes presents two unique AMGs in Sydney

At the 2010 Australian International Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is showcasing two unique AMG vehicles, a C 63 AMG called Concept 358 and a special-finish SLS AMG, built exclusively for the show. The Concept 358 is the only C 63 AMG in the world to be painted in designo Pearl Orange paint from the AMG factory … Continued

Luxury caravan by A-Cero

The architecture studio A-cero is making projects beyond the traditional term of “house” and has created a habitable and comfortable space inside a truck. Designed for long term living, this luxury caravan comes complete with a garage to park your car. The furniture is built from Corian: a light and hard material that supports the … Continued

MINI and Smart unveil Paris scooter concepts

German automakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz have released details on the electric scooter concepts they plan to unveil at the Paris Motor Show next week. The scooters, which will be presented by BMW and Mercedes-Benz under the MINI and Smart brands respectively, are hints at the direction both companies could take with electric mobility in the … Continued

Bonhams to Sell Elvis Presley’s Mercedes-Benz 600

A Mercedes-Benz 600 that was purchased by Elvis Presley in 1970 will be auctioned on December 6 at Bonhams in Weybridge, England. One of only a handful of cars that Presley registered in his name, the Mercedes-Benz has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £150,000 – 200,000. Presley kept the car, which was one of two … Continued

Mercedes-Benz launches new iPhone app

Mercedes-Benz have released an updated version of its Mbrace app for the iPhone, and 2.0 brings along a new line of location-based services. That application allows customers to use their phones to unlock their vehicles, locate their vehicles in crowded parking lots, and find nearby or preferred dealers among other services. Version 2.0 also introduces … Continued

Limited edition EV set for Paris debut

Mercedes-Benz is to produce a limited-edition electric version of its A-class, according to reports in the US. The “E-Cell” version of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class will debut at the Paris Motor Show, a spokesperson for the company told the New York Times. The vehicle, which will go on sale from early next year, will have a … Continued