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
125 years of Mercedes-Benz heritage is celebrated as hundreds of vehicles come to life and make a pilgrimage to greet the new family members.
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 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
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.
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
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 companyâ€™s Business Innovation Community.
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
The architecture studio A-cero is making projects beyond the traditional term of â€œhouseâ€ 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
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
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 Â£150,000 – 200,000. Presley kept the car, which was one of two … Continued
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
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
Mercedes-Benz has officially released photos and details on the upcoming 2012 CLS-Class which will make its debut at the Paris motor show in October. The flared wheel arches along with the broad shoulder lines and a flattened nose give the CLS a far more muscular look than its sleeker predecessor. New technology on the CLS-Class … Continued
Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong have launched their flagship sports car SLS AMG in the city, making Hong Kong one of the first Asian markets to get the Gullwing super sports car within the first few weeks of its production. The car is the first Mercedes automobile designed in-house by AMG and is described by Mercedes as … Continued
Sales of luxury cars produced by German marque Mercedes-Benz surged by 69 percent in India during the first six months of 2010. The figures are a sign of the growing market for luxury car brands in India, where overall passenger sales are expected to grow by 12-13 percent this year by the Society of Indian … Continued
British designer Richard Sauter has unveiled plans for the worldâ€™s first zero carbon megayacht, a hybrid craft combining solar and electric power with Mercedes-Benz & BlueTec clean diesel engines. Dubbed Transcendence, the sleek, high-performance 49 metre yacht will be capable of 25 knots under full power using what Sauter claims is the cleanest marine propulsion … Continued
Mercedes-Benz has passed Audi to become the second-best selling premium car brand for the first half of 2010, according to reports released in the last week. Mercedes posted a 13 percent rise in global sales for the month of June, enough to push it past Audi’s year to date sales, despite Audi having held the … Continued
Mercedes introduced a new armoured truck concept to the defence industry. The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon Light Armoured Patrol Vehicle 6.X was shown off for the first time last month during Eurosatory 2010 in Paris. Running a high torque common rail diesel engine, the 6.X is capable of 150km/h speeds while being able to transport 1.3 tonnes … Continued