Audi is set to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz for the first time in luxury car sales, finishing 2011 as the world’s second biggest premium automaker. The German brand is poised to finish the year just behind the world’s most popular luxury automaker, BMW, beating Mercedes-Benz in the race to woo well-to-do buyers. As automakers enter the … Continued
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new collaboration with Bologna-based Ducati to be unveiled at the Bologna Motor Show. The ‘Streetfighter Yellow’ models are designed to celebrate the partnership between the automaker and motorcycle brand. This partnership has already produced several collaborations such as the Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition showcased in September at the Frankfurt Motor … Continued
Mercedes-Benz has released the first teaser image of the 2012 ML63 AMG ahead of its official world debut this week at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2012 ML63 features a significantly greener powertrain, with fuel consumption of 16 mpg (14.7 l/100km), up a third from its predecessor. It will feature a powerful 5.5-liter … Continued
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled their 2011 Christmas Collection, offering a variety of items aimed at making your gift selections a little easier. All Christmas offers from the Mercedes -Benz Collection are specially produced for Mercedes -Benz by well-known manufacturers.
Mercedes-AMG is planning a smaller and cheaper version of the SLS supercar, which will take on cars like the Porsche 911 and the Jaguar C-X16. In an interview with Auto Express the development director of performance division AMG, Cristoph Jung, said there is room for an AMG model below the SLS. Jung also said that … Continued
German automaker Mercedes-Benz has tied up with INCC Group to create its first ever fragrance for men which is expected to be launched in early 2012. The fragrance was launched at the TFWA World Exhibition retail event held in Cannes, France and goes on sale in the first quarter of next year. Mercedes-Benz for men … Continued
The Mercedes-Benz F125, is the latest technology concept in a long line of research vehicles, from the Stuttgart-based automaker. Powered by hydrogen and electricity, the F125 will initially evolve from it’s gullwing coupe effect, into a four door sedan, and it may very well be the future generation of the S class Mercedes-Benz. This luxurious … Continued
Ducati is to show a new motorbike inspired by the Mercedes-Benz AMG line at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month. The Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition is the flagship model of the 2012 Diavel family and has been co-inspired by AMG, Mercedes-Benz’s high-performance racing brand. Based upon the Diavel Carbon, the new model features … Continued
Mercedes Financial has partnered with American Express, which is Amex’s first partnership with an automobile brand in the U.S. One card offers a revolving credit line, the other requires payment in full monthly. Both offer 5x membership rewards points on purchases of Mercedes-Benz products and services, including maintenance, and other perks.
Luxury cars are in demand more than ever, according to statistics released this week by some of Germany’s top automakers. Mercedes-Benz, one of the world’s best known luxury auto brands, has sold more vehicles around the world in the first half of 2011 than in any previous year, with 610,531 drivers splashing out on a … Continued
High functionality, fine materials and impressive style characterise the new AMG Selection 2011 of first-class accessories. The products are available in a business line for the office and commercial environment and a casual range for sport and leisure. The collection includes items such as a functional laptop trolley suitcase in leather/nylon with variable interior compartments … Continued
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
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
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
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 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 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 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.
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