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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

SLS AMG Gets Bang & Olufsen BeoSound System

Mercedes-Benz AMG in cooperation with hi-fi specialist Bang & Olufsen have developed a custom-designed sound system for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The BeoSound AMG high-end sound system has a total output of 1,000 watts, eleven loudspeakers and customizable sound distribution. The music signals can be distributed to the driver’s seating position, the passenger’s seating position … Continued

Mercedes-Benz Helicopter Unveiled in Geneva

German automaker Daimler has just released the details and images of the Mercedes Eurocopter EC145 helicopter which had its debut in Geneva. The Mercedes Eurocopter EC145 helicopter is built by EADS and has received the styling touch of the German carmaker. Designed at the automotive manufacturer’s studio in Como, Italy, the EC145 is a mid-sized, … Continued

Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Break Concept

Mercedes-Benz and Citroen have released pictures of new concept cars, days ahead of the models’ debut at Auto China. The Concept Shooting Break is a continuation of Mercedes-Benz’s exploration of the possibilities of the coupe and gives some indication of the direction the firm is likely to take in future design. The concept follows Mercedes’ … Continued

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

Joining the launch of the very popular Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz have unveiled the SLS AMG GT3. Designed to comply with FIA’s GT3 specifications, the SLS AMG GT3 is designed as a race car for “customers competing in sprints and long-distance races”. Besides carrying a heftier price-tag, the SLS AMG Black Series will get a … Continued

Mercedenz-Benz collects $2.5 million through apps

Mercedes-Benz received about $2.5 million in lease or loan payments through its iPhone and smartphone apps, said Andreas Hinrichs, the company’s vice president of marketing. About $2 million came from the iPhone app launched six months ago and the rest from the smartphone options introduced in late February. The apps allow Mercedes-Benz financial customers to … Continued

Robb Report Car of the Year 2010

Robb Report’s panel of 50 VIP judges have selected the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG as “2010 Car of the Year.” In taking the award, the SLS AMG beat out 11 other worthy contenders to the throne. Robb Report’s Car of the Decade trophy has been awarded to the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport.