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-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.

Clive Palmer gives away 55 Mercedes

The Australian mining magnate, Clive Palmer handed out over 10 million dollars worth of Christmas bonuses to his lucky staff. 55 Mercedes-Benz cars and 700 overseas holidays were handed out to the Townsville nickel refinery staff. The staff that missed out on a holiday or car didn’t miss out entirely; Palmer spent $2 million on … Continued

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

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

First Look: 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

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 Launches SLS AMG in Hong Kong

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

Mercedes have passed Audi in global sales

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-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept

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

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Kicherer Edition

German tuning firm Kicherer has unveiled a new styling and performance package for the Mercedes SLS AMG. Known as the Black Edition, the Kicherer modified SLS AMG gets a matte black exterior, a front spoiler lip, a restyled rear diffuser and 20-inch RS-1 wheels. Other goodies include an adjustable sports suspension (with a lift feature), … Continued

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell

The first details and images of the electric Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell have leaked over the web last night. The Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell, showing a bright yellow exterior paint job in these official images, is ready for its debut. Power for the E-Cell will be provided by four electric motors – one at each … Continued

Minogue sisters set to auction Mercedes

Kylie Minogue’s car, which was given to her by her sister Dannii, is to be sold by British auction house Bonhams next month. The black 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 will be sold as part of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed sale on July 2. “We are delighted to have been appointed by the Minogue family … Continued

Mercedes Benz on I-Phone and iPad

Mercedes-Benz has constructed an all-new “iPad Lounge” in their state-of-the-art museum that is based in Stuttgart, Germany. It shows you technical information about scores of historical Mercedes models which went on display for the special “Super Sports Car Exhibition” exhibits. Visitors have been able to test out the tablet device using this app since the … Continued