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Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style Research Vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style Research Vehicle

Mercedes-Benz’ F 800 Style research vehicle is showing the future of premium automobiles from a new perspective, as the five-seat upper-range sedan combines highly efficient drive technologies with unparalleled safety and convenience features and an emotive design idiom, which interprets current Mercedes-Benz styling in line with the brand’s hallmark attribute of cultivated sportiness.

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The Battery-powered Mercedes-Benz Vito The Battery-powered Mercedes-Benz Vito

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a prototype of a battery-powered van based on the Mercedes-Benz Vito at the informal EU Competitiveness Council meeting in San Sebastián, which was held from 7 to 9 February. During this event, European ministers of economic affairs met to discuss issues relating to the economic viability of future technologies. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, spoke about the sustainability of electric vehicles in his capacity as current...

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Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV is Now Even Greater Value (Australia) Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV is Now Even Greater Value (Australia)

Leading German luxury auto-maker Mercedes-Benz has added the popular M-Class SUV to its extensive 2010 value-enhancement programme. Following recent product-enrichment announcements for some of its other 2010 passenger car models, Mercedes-Benz has elected to offer customers of its popular M-Class SUV additional standard equipment for this year.

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate Launched (Australia) Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate Launched (Australia)

The first stunning new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estates have arrived in Australia. Australian customer deliveries of the stylish and practical station wagon from the award-winning E-Class have commenced from authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships. The first Australian 212-series E-Class estate model to be released is the petrol V6-powered E 350. With a Manufacturer’s List Price (MLP) of $138,100 it is priced 2.4 percent lower than the model it replaces and gains $8,400 in new standard...

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Mercedes-Benz Announces First Wave of Product Enhancements Mercedes-Benz Announces First Wave of Product Enhancements

As a result of Australia’s new vehicle import duty reduction – down from ten to five percent from January 1 this year – the German luxury car maker has elected to provide additional standard equipment to a number of its new passenger car models. At the time of this announcement (1 December 2009), the managing director of Mercedes-Benz Cars in Australia, Mr Horst von Sanden, said: “Our customers have told us that they prefer increases in equipment levels over any short-term price reductions or...

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The Benz-krieg Continues The Benz-krieg Continues

With 19,000 sales last year and an even stronger 2010 expected Mercedes-Benz has again stamped its authority as the country’s best-selling prestige automotive brand. In a total Australian market down by 7.4 percent, Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific posted a 2009 sales result 2.5 percent higher than the previous year - delivering double-digit net growth against a declining market. “A combination of a strong and vigorous dealer network, comprehensive market management, and customer first...

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First Official Images: The New Gullwing from Mercedes-Benz First Official Images: The New Gullwing from Mercedes-Benz

Automotive fascination and high tech of the highest order: These are the traits embodied by the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which is making its world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main on 15 September 2009. The super sports car boasts a purist design, the systematic incorporation of lightweight engineering and superior handling dynamics. At the same time, the SLS delivers the high everyday utility and exemplary safety that typifies Mercedes, making the new...

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Mercedes-Benz BlueZERO E-CELL PLUS: Battery-Powered Electric Drive with Range-Extending Engine Mercedes-Benz BlueZERO E-CELL PLUS: Battery-Powered Electric Drive with Range-Extending Engine

The near-series Mercedes-Benz Concept BlueZERO E-CELL PLUS electric car combines environment-friendly electric mobility in the city with unrestricted suitability for long-distance driving. This is made possible by the combination of the battery-electric drive with a combustion engine. The range extender gives the BlueZERO E-CELL PLUS a total range of up to 600 kilometres, with 100 kilometres thereof solely under electric power and thus free of local emissions.

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The Latest Voice-operated Control System of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class The Latest Voice-operated Control System of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The latest generation of the LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control system is entering series production with the 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. And the cast behind the commands has been revealed.

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The Cult of Personality: C 63 AMG – Edition 63 - (Australia) The Cult of Personality: C 63 AMG – Edition 63 - (Australia)

German sports car maker Mercedes-AMG has enhanced its model arsenal with a more focussed version of its compact sledgehammer. Its name: the C 63 AMG – Edition 63. Having set the benchmark with its Australian debut in March last year at the iconic Bathurst motor racing circuit, the C 63 AMG has gone on to become both a runaway success for Mercedes-Benz and a beacon for the brand in this hotly contested segment. Its cult-like following has been well documented and its ability to attract...

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Intelligent (E)state-of-the-art - (Australia) Intelligent (E)state-of-the-art - (Australia)

This November Mercedes-Benz is launching the Estate version of the award-winning E-Class in Europe, adding another highly distinctive member to the model family. Like the Saloon and Coupé, the Estate combines unique design with leadership in safety, comfort, quality and practicality. The new E-Class marks the debut of a number of technical innovations which no other car in the world in this category is able to offer -- from drowsiness detection to automatic emergency braking when an accident...

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All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan Arrives - (Australia) All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan Arrives - (Australia)

The all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan has arrived in Australia. Already an award winner, this ninth generation of the popular sedan model has been a key fixture in the Mercedes –Benz car catalogue for more than 60 years. This new model’s arrival sees the introduction of a variety of innovative technologies to this important Australian new car segment, offering customers the latest in safety, comfort, and driving performance.

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All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé Arrives - (Australia) All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé Arrives - (Australia)

The all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupé has arrived in Australia. This award winning classic two-door joins its sedan sibling under the German marque’s famous E-Class badge. Previously known as the popular CLK-Class coupé, this stunning two-door model returns to the rank of E-Class after more than ten years. The last Mercedes-Benz coupé to wear the coveted E-Class badge was the C 124 model. As the two-door variant of the all new E-Class, this striking coupé offers customers the design,...

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AC/DC SLS AMG: the World’s Most Electric Super Sports Car AC/DC SLS AMG: the World’s Most Electric Super Sports Car

Mercedes-AMG is paving the way ahead. With its new SLS AMG fitted with electric drive, the performance brand within Mercedes-Benz Cars is developing an exciting super sports car with zero-emission high-tech drive. This model sees Mercedes-Benz and AMG displaying their expertise in the development of alternative drive solutions for high-performance super sports cars, delivering further proof of their pioneering status in this market segment.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Special Edition Announced 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Special Edition Announced

For lovers of exclusive cars Mercedes-Benz is proud to announce the arrival of an eye-catching new version of the C-Class on the scene. The new Special Edition is set to draw admiring glances with its sporty, elegant design features, reserved for this model only, a high-quality interior plus some exciting technical highlights as part of the standard specification, including AGILITY CONTROL, ADAPTIVE BRAKE, BlueEFFICIENCY and the Intelligent Light System, ensuring that even the most discerning...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz S63 and S65 AMG Pricing Announced 2009 Mercedes-Benz S63 and S65 AMG Pricing Announced

The Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG and S 65 AMG, the powerful top-of-the-line S-Class models, are now even more appealing: thanks to a series of subtle yet extremely effective fine-tuning measures, the two performance saloons are even more striking and priceless than ever before. The updated technology is aimed at ensuring a more dynamic driving experience as well as optimum active and passive safety.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition Announced 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition Announced

The world’s first four-door Coupe, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, is now even more distinguished and powerful with the introduction of the new Mercedes CLS Grand Edition. Only 560 units will be coming to the UK, with deliveries starting in July. There is a choice of five colors, including, for the first time on the CLS, Palladium Silver. For those customers who want an even more exclusive look there is also the option of the unique designo Palladium Silver Matt Paint, which is not only...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2LOOK Special Edition Announced 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2LOOK Special Edition Announced

Mercedes-Benz is launching the SLK 2LOOK Edition just in time for summer. The striking special edition enhances the already stunning SLK Roadster with unique colour options inside and out, while increased standard equipment ensures driver and passenger alike have everything they could need for perfect drop-top driving this summer. With only 150 cars available, the SLK 2LOOK offers exclusivity and is available in Calcite White or Black paint. For those who want to shimmer in the sun, Obsidian...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Gets New Engines 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Gets New Engines

Three newly developed engines with direct injection will make the Mercedes-Benz C-Class even more efficient. They raise performance and driving enjoyment to a new level, while demonstrating exemplary economy and environmental compatibility. The new engines impress with a low fuel consumption, and therefore exemplary environmental compatibility, while delivering a high output and therefore outstanding driving pleasure. The new C 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY saloon, the most efficient C-Class ever,...

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20009 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Facelift Unveiled 20009 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Facelift Unveiled

BlueEFFICIENCY and BlueTEC technologies, efficient engines, even more attractive appointments, all-new body elements and an upgraded interior will make the Mercedes-Benz GL even more appealing. In its new model year, the world's top-class luxury SUV will consume up to 8 percent less fuel (preliminary value) and be even more environmentally compatible. Other outstanding features of the GL-Class will include excellent handling both on road and off road, exceptional roominess and the comfort of...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Exclusive Edition 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Exclusive Edition

This year Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the one hundredth birthday of the Mercedes three-pointed star and the Benz emblem with a particularly exclusive edition of the CL Coupe. This anniversary model shines with an extensive package of appointments and exquisite details. These include an elegant paint finish from the designo collection, a new AMG Sports package, top-class leather, black piano lacquer trim and beautifully executed emblems of the original trademarks inset into the center console....

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2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Special Edition Announced 2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Special Edition Announced

Mercedes-Benz is ushering in the spring with a new special model of the A-Class. With design features reserved only for this edition, plus extensive, high-grade appointments, the Special Edition 2009 is not only eye-catching. It also combines the well-proven basic virtues of this compact Mercedes-Benz model with more than a touch of passion. This exclusive new model variant in the A-Class is available now.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Interior Images 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Interior Images

For the new SLS, Mercedes-Benz and AMG have developed a puristic sports car interior that combines lightweight construction with dynamism and high emotional appeal. Opening the unique swing-wing doors reveals an interior of a decidedly sporty nature – and immediately brings an aircraft cockpit to mind. The central design theme of "aviation engineering" is reflected in the wing-shaped dashboard, the centre console in the style of a jet's operating console and the four striking air...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Limited Edition Sports Package - (Australia) 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Limited Edition Sports Package - (Australia)

The class-leading and award-winning Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been enhanced with the addition of a limited edition model to its popular ranks. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Package is now on sale and offers customers even greater value, and is available in both four-cylinder C-Class models: the supercharged 135kW C 200 KOMPRESSOR and torque-rich but fuel-efficient 400Nm C 220 CDI turbo-diesel. The C-Class Sports Package is available in both saloon and wagon.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG and S65 AMG Unveiled 2009 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG and S65 AMG Unveiled

The Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG and S 65 AMG, the powerful top-of-the-line S-Class models, are now even more appealing: thanks to a series of subtle yet extremely effective fine-tuning measures, the two performance saloons are even more striking and priceless than ever before. The updated technology is aimed at ensuring a more dynamic driving experience as well as optimum active and passive safety.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 Introduced - (Australia) 2009 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 Introduced - (Australia)

The multi-award-winning Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van and cab-chassis range is now available in Australia with all-wheel drive. The new Sprinter 4x4 range utilises extensive all-wheel drive know-how developed by Mercedes-Benz, which boasts more than a century of experience with four-wheel drive technology. The option of all-wheel drive in the Sprinter range is designed to enhance vehicle traction in slippery, low-grip conditions. Surfaces such as snow, ice, and mud often limit the...

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Video: 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Video: 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The 2009 S-Class once again represents the cutting edge of automotive development. Mercedes-Benz's technology leadership is demonstrated by the new S 400 HYBRID, which is the first production vehicle in the world to feature a hybrid drive with a lithium-ion battery.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz AMG Sport Package for S-Class and CL-Class 2009 Mercedes-Benz AMG Sport Package for S-Class and CL-Class

For the first time, there is an AMG Sports package for the 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the CL-Class. With revamped AMG bodystyling, attractive 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels and special interior details, both top Mercedes-Benz models can now be made more striking than ever in terms of sportiness. The appealing combination of exclusive equipment features, many of which are not available separately, is proving increasingly popular with customers. The AMG Sports package is now available for...

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Video: 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG at All-Angles Video: 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG at All-Angles

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG boasts a 6.3-liter V8 powerhouse generating 518 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque, taking the luxury sedan from 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds and a limited top speed of 155 mph.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS, Sketches and Interior Revealed 2010 Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS, Sketches and Interior Revealed

For the new SLS, Mercedes-Benz and AMG have developed a puristic sports car interior that combines lightweight construction with dynamism and high emotional appeal. Opening the unique swing-wing doors reveals an interior of a decidedly sporty nature – and immediately brings an aircraft cockpit to mind. The central design theme of "aviation engineering" is reflected in the wing-shaped dashboard, the center console in the style of a jet's operating console and the four striking air...

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Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec Concept Car at New York Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec Concept Car at New York

BlueTEC is the keyword for the future of diesel engine technology. Thanks to the highly- efficient exhaust treatment system developed by Mercedes-Benz, BlueTEC vehicles fulfill the strictest global emissions standards to make them the cleanest diesels in the world. With the E250 BlueTEC concept, which was created specifically for the North American market, Mercedes-Benz is now demonstrating how BlueTEC technology in the E-Class can be combined with a four-cylinder engine with optimized fuel...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz S600 and S400 Hybrid Unveiled 2010 Mercedes-Benz S600 and S400 Hybrid Unveiled

Four years after the market launch of the W 221 model series, Mercedes-Benz is presenting the 2009 S-Class. Trailblazing innovations in the areas of comfort and drive engineering combined with state-of-the-art technology for enhanced safety consolidate the Mercedes-Benz flagship's position as the brand's innovation driver and underscore its pioneering role in the automotive industry as a whole. The technology highlights include the world's first standard production hybrid drive with a...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 HYBRID Production Model Unveiled 2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 HYBRID Production Model Unveiled

In the search for the optimum hybrid system for the premium motor car, the engineers were already sure of one thing right from the concept phase: a Mercedes-Benz SUV with a hybrid drive would have to share the same typical brand attributes as any other Mercedes vehicle. Essential elements such as the greatest possible active and passive safety, optimum ride comfort and ease of operation, uncompromising reliability over a long period and high-quality workmanship with select materials would have...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Unveiled 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Unveiled

AMG is kicking-off the 2009 driving season with a new superstar: shortly after the launch of the new E-Class, the AMG high-performance brand of Mercedes-Benz Cars presents the new 2010 E63 AMG. This dynamic sports sedan impresses with outstanding performance, thrilling handling characteristics and advanced technology transferred from its sibling, the SL63 AMG high-performance Roadster. The 2010 MERCEDES E63 AMG makes its U.S. sales debut in November 2009. The new 2010 Mercedes E63 AMG...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, New Engines 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, New Engines

Captivating design, passion-fuelled driving enjoyment and outstandingly low CO2 emissions – these are the hallmarks of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe. Its sporty temperament is largely attributable to newly developed and modified engines, including a new four-cylinder powerplant with direct injection, which outperforms engines that boast a far higher displacement yet still succeeds in saving fuel. With a displacement of 2.2 liters, the engine in the Mercedes-Benz E 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY...

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Mercedes-Benz F CELL Roadster Concept Car Mercedes-Benz F CELL Roadster Concept Car

In a hitherto unique project bridging various fields of profession, the trainees of Daimler AG at the Sindelfingen Mercedes-Benz plant have built a Roadster with fuel cell drive. For about a year, more than 150 trainees and dual education system students worked on the overall concept, development, assembly, and completion of the F-CELL Roadster. This project involved junior employees from the fields of automotive mechatronics, model-building, electronics, coating technology, manufacturing...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Official Details 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Official Details

For the first time in the company's history stretching back over 40 years, the Mercedes-Benz performance brand is presenting a vehicle developed in-house, the Mercedes SLS AMG. The super sports car serves up an exciting proposition with its unique technology package: aluminum spaceframe body with gullwing doors, AMG 6.3-litre V8 front-mid engine developing 420 kW/571 hp peak output and dry sump lubrication, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission in a transaxle configuration and sports suspension...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2LOOK Special Edition 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2LOOK Special Edition

At the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is presenting a new, eye-catching special model in the successful SLK series with the model suffix "2LOOK Edition". This new model variant, which is specifically aimed at a younger target group, is only available in glossy black or lustrous white. This styling touch is harmoniously complemented by a two-tone interior with high-grade materials in dramatic black-and-white contrasts. The attraction of opposites – this is the concept with...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Unveiled 2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Unveiled

The Geneva Motor Show will see the comeback of an intriguing product idea when Mercedes-Benz presents the Coupé range in the new E?Class. Just three months after the presentation of the Saloon, the brand is therefore launching a new highlight in the new model series while continuing a tradition that has repeatedly met with great enthusiasm throughout the history of the E-Class. The new E-Class Coupé offers a very special combination of two attributes for which the Mercedes brand is known:...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL63 Edition IWC and SL65 Black Series 2009 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL63 Edition IWC and SL65 Black Series

Mercedes-AMG, the high-performance brand from Mercedes-Benz cars, is displaying two distinct and high-powered vehicles at events surrounding Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York Fall 2009 runway shows connecting the world of fashion with unique vehicle design and quality craftsmanship. For over a decade, Mercedes-Benz has established itself as a supporter of premier international fashion platforms. "Cars and fashion have many similarities including the opportunity to create exclusive...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen EDITION30 Special Edition 2009 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen EDITION30 Special Edition

It is now 30 years since production of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class began. The Stuttgart-based car maker first unveiled this robust off-roader to the public in 1979, since when it has delivered a total of some 200,000 units of the G-Class to customers around the world. Its still striking appearance, which has remained substantially unchanged throughout its 30-year career, plus outstanding engineering, has secured this Mercedes-Benz off-roader cult status in the automotive world, and made it one of...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, First Images 2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, First Images

Just three months after the international debut of the new E-Class saloon in Detroit, Mercedes-Benz will unveil the stunning coupé version of the new E-Class at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The world’s oldest car maker is adding a special highlight to the new E-Class range whilst at the same time maintaining a model tradition that has been the source of great excitement throughout the history of the popular E-Class. The new E-Class Coupé offers a very special combination of two...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Guard 2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Guard

Shortly after the market launch of the new E-Class, Mercedes-Benz is also offering the world's most successful business saloon as a specially protected E-Guard model. This is mainly distinguishable from the standard model by a network of intelligently conceived protective features of special steel, which are invisibly integrated beneath the otherwise identical body. This protective cocoon also includes all-round polycarbonate glazing. Accordingly the new E-Guard Saloon offers its occupants...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG Sports Package 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG Sports Package

With immediate effect, the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is also available with the AMG sports package. This new, optional package includes sporty and dynamic features, some of which are not available individually. The AMG sports package can be combined with all engine variants and all E-Class design and equipment lines. The new AMG bodystyling makes for a more sporty appearance and greater emotional appeal. It comprises an AMG front apron with large cooling air intakes, striking AMG side skirts...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID Lithium-Ion Battery 2009 Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID Lithium-Ion Battery

The ADAC (German Automobile Association) has awarded its “Gelber Engel 2009” (Yellow Angel) to Daimler AG and its systems partner Continental in the Innovation & Environment category. The Stuttgart carmaker was selected for the award by Europe’s largest automobile club in recognition of its lithium-ion battery, the first such battery ever to be successfully integrated into a production passenger car. The Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID featuring this pioneering technology will have its...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition - (Australia) 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition - (Australia)

The new CLS Grand Edition special-edition model sees Mercedes-Benz introducing a new highlight to the segment for four-door premium coupés. A matt designo paint finish lends spectacular definition to the lines of the coupé and makes the CLS Grand Edition really catch the eye. This exclusive style is echoed in the interior with high-grade designo leather and high-quality equipment details. All of which makes this multi-design-award-winning Mercedes-Benz Coupé unmistakable. Australian customers...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss, Motor Racing Legend Continues 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss, Motor Racing Legend Continues

Mercedes-Benz and McLaren are adding the crowning glory to their range of successful SLR super sports cars by launching a new, spectacular, and uncompromising model. With neither a roof nor a windscreen to separate the driver and front passenger from nature, the SLR Stirling Moss allows them to enjoy sheer high-speed excitement with all the attributes of a speedster. Further traits of the new SLR Stirling Moss include highly sophisticated technology and breathtaking design that provides a new...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Pricing Announced 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Pricing Announced

The new E-Class, which will be launched by Mercedes-Benz in the spring of 2009, will cost between €41,590.50 and €70,269.50 ex-works. Prices for the new E-Class will therefore remain at the same level as those for the predecessor model, despite more extensive equipment features, new engines, and improved technology. The model program for the new E-Class at market launch will consist of ten saloons equipped with four, six, or eight-cylinder engines that consume up to 23 percent less fuel than...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Debut 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Debut

With the new E-Class, Mercedes-Benz is presenting the pacemaker when it comes to safety, comfort and environmental compatibility in this market segment. With more than 20 new or further technical developments, this saloon further consolidates the leading position of Mercedes-Benz in the luxury class. They include trailblazing innovations for safe driving that are available from no other manufacturer worldwide in this combination. Examples include the standard Attention Assist, Adaptive Main...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition Details 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition Details

The new CLS Grand Edition special-edition model sees Mercedes-Benz introducing a new highlight to the segment for four-door premium coupés. A matt designo paint finish lends spectacular definition to the lines of the coupé and makes the CLS Grand Edition really catch the eye. This exclusive style is echoed in the interior with high-grade designo leather and high-quality equipment details. All of which makes the multi-design-award-winning Mercedes-Benz Coupé unmistakable. Coupés are truly...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss Details 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss Details

Mercedes-Benz and McLaren are adding the crowning glory to the model family of their highly successful SLR super sports car with a new, uncompromisingly spectacular car. There is neither a roof nor a windscreen to separate the driver and passenger from the outside world; they enjoy unadulterated high-speed excitement with all the attributes of a speedster. The new Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss is also characterized by the most sophisticated technology and a breathtaking design which reinterprets...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss

Images of the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss have arrived which will be officially unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show at the start of next year. The images now take the wraps off all the spy images of the “Speedster” as we knew it. The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss has a 5.5L supercharged V8 that produces 650hp and is good for a 0-100km/hr time of 3.5 seconds. The 5-speed automatic gearbox continues to be used from the standard SLR model and allows the car to hit a top...

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Mercedes-Benz BlueZERO Concept Car Mercedes-Benz BlueZERO Concept Car

Mercedes-Benz is showing the way ahead in environmentally responsible electromobility by presenting its near-series Concept BlueZERO at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Based on a single vehicle architecture, this intelligent, modular concept allows three models with different drive configurations, all of which are able to meet customer requirements in terms of sustainable mobility:

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Mercedes-Benz SPLITVIEW technology for 2009 S-Class Mercedes-Benz SPLITVIEW technology for 2009 S-Class

In future Mercedes-Benz is equipping its luxury class models as the first premium brand with a display screen that allows the driver and front passenger to view two different programs at the same time. While the driver is checking the navigation instructions, the front passenger can sit back and watch a film on the very same display. This is made possible by new SPLITVIEW technology which the Stuttgart premium brand is introducing in the S-Class for the first time. Mercedes-Benz has...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Images Leaked 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Images Leaked

Images of the upcoming 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class have found its way to the web. The images give us an idea of what to expect when the model officially gets launched at most likely the Detroit or Geneva Motor Shows next year. Similar design for the upcoming E-Class can be seen in the ConceptFasination design study that was on display earlier this year.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4MATIC Details 2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4MATIC Details

Soon it will be time to head for the ski slopes again, and drivers of Mercedes models with the permanent all-wheel-drive system 4MATIC can rest assured as they set off en route to their chosen winter paradise. Because the performance of the drive configuration on roads affected by snow or ice is truly impressive. Mercedes-Benz is demonstrating the high traction reserves coupled with excellent directional stability and safety in the new GLK at its 4MATIC workshop. In extreme winter conditions...

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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLA 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLA

Mercedes-Benz is currently planning a new two seat roadster or compact four seat convertible to be spun off the next generation front wheel drive A-Class and B-Class platform. The brand previously considered a baby roadster to be positioned below the SL-K earlier this decade; however the current A and B-Class share a unique sandwich floor which would have been unsuitable for the sporty nature of a roadster due to the height of the platform. The decision that the next generation A and B-Class...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C 180 Kompressor BlueEFFICIENCY 2009 Mercedes-Benz C 180 Kompressor BlueEFFICIENCY

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been a great success since it launched in June 2007 and now gains one of the first BlueEFFICIENCY engines to launch in the UK. The C 180 KOMPRESSOR BlueEFFICIENCY replaces the existing model and makes all the motoring cost savings standard for drivers, with no increase in the on the road price. BlueEFFICIENCY is the name Mercedes-Benz has given to a range of measures to improve fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions. The C 180 KOMPRESSOR BlueEFFICIENCY does...

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Mercedes myCOMAND, Internet-based Infotainment System Mercedes myCOMAND, Internet-based Infotainment System

Mercedes-Benz is offering a glimpse into the future with myCOMAND, an internet-based infotainment system as part of a special preview during the Los Angeles Auto Show. myCOMAND is especially efficient and user-friendly and offers a range of functions unrivalled for variety. Using internet connectivity, all data and information is kept fresh and current at all times without the need for software or hardware updates. All functions are concentrated on one attractively designed user interface for...

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Video: 2009 Mercedez-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series Video: 2009 Mercedez-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series

The Mercedez-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series is powered by a twin-turbo 6.0-litre V12 engine that produces 493kW and 1,000Nm of torque which is electronically limited. You would expect to see the latest 7-speed G-Tronic gearbox equiped, but no, the Black Series makes do with the 5-speed semi-automatic gearbox. Even with the 5-speed gearbox, the Black Series sprints from 0-100km/hr in 3.8 seconds and tops out at 320km/hr which is also electronically limited.

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2009 Mercedes ML63 AMG 10th Anniversary 2009 Mercedes ML63 AMG 10th Anniversary

The successful ML 63 AMG will shortly be launched as the especially exclusive “10th Anniversary” variant. The 375-kW/510-hp top M-Class model fascinates with its striking appearance and extraordinary standard features. With the ML 63 AMG “10th Anniversary”, Mercedes AMG is celebrating ten years of high-performance SUVs. The ML 55 AMG with a 255-kW/347-hp AMG 5.5-l V8 engine, launched in 1999, is considered the trendsetter and founder of an entire vehicle segment. The ML 63 AMG “10th...

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2009 Mercedes ML63 AMG Performance Studio 2009 Mercedes ML63 AMG Performance Studio

With the ML 63 AMG “Performance Studio”, the AMG PERFORMANCE STUDIO, opened in 2006, showcases its expertise in helping realise the dreams of individual motorists, offering exclusivity at the Affalterbach location. The very special M-Class features a combination of uniquely detailed fittings typical of the vehicles designed in the AMG PERFORMANCE STUDIO. Matching its “metallic Peridot brown” exterior paintwork, the ML 63 AMG “Performance Studio” features 21” high-sheen AMG light alloy wheels...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series, Debut - (Global) 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series, Debut - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz will exhibit several new models highlighting the wide range of the luxury brand’s product portfolio. Offering a glimpse at the future of Mercedes-Benz coupes and sedans will be the Concept FASCINATION design study. Addressing the need for smaller, even more fuel efficient vehicles, the 2010 GLK350 4MATIC makes it’s Los Angeles debut just prior to going on-sale in January. Finally, emphasizing the high-performance dimension of the brand, the new 661 hp SL65 AMG Black Series coupe...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK Concepts Cars - (Global) 2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK Concepts Cars - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz has created an unconventional presentation idea under the heading “Tuner Challenge”. Ahead of the equally unconventional SEMA Show in the gaming hotspot of Las Vegas, the Stuttgart company announced a competition for tuning firms. The object of desire – the compact GLK-Class. The distinctively styled automotive character with an edge seems predestined to arouse a wide range of tuning fantasies.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY - (Global) 2009 Mercedes-Benz C350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz is introducing the C 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY featuring second generation direct fuel injection as the fourth BlueEFFICIENCY model in the C-Class. Compared to the current C 350, the new saloon consumes more than ten percent less fuel. At the same time, the innovative V6 engine delivers 15 percent more power and already meets future EU5 emission limits. As such, the new Mercedes-Benz C 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY combines driving pleasure, safety, economy and environmental compatibility...

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz B-Class - (Australia) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz B-Class - (Australia)

After three successful years, Mercedes-Benz has overhauled the design and engineering of the B-Class. The facelift programme focused on environmental compatibility, economic efficiency and comfort, with further advances being made in each of these areas. Thanks to a series of detailed improvements, the four-cylinder engines now burn up to seven percent less fuel than previously, and distinguish themselves with remarkably low exhaust emissions that undercut the current EU limits by as much as 90...

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz M‑Class - (Australia) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz M‑Class - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz has meticulously revamped the successful M‑Class. The new generation of the dynamic, stylish SUV now has even more distinctive characteristics, and looks even sportier and more powerful.

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class - (Australia) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class - (Australia)

With more than 500,000 units produced within three and a half years, the A-Class is among the bestsellers in the Mercedes-Benz passenger car range. Now the latest generation of this compact car is showing itself to be more youthful, attractive and environmentally compatible than ever before. This is ensured by a completely revised design, high-grade appointments and new technical developments which further improve safety, comfort and economy. The release of this further-enhanced version of the...

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz S320 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY - (Global) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz S320 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY - (Global)

From the end of 2008, Mercedes-Benz will be adding to its range one of the most fuel-efficient and therefore economical luxury saloons around in the form of the new S 320 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY. Effective detailed modifications and advanced technology have lowered the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of the new model variant by some ten per cent compared to its predecessor, which was itself very economical. Features of the first BlueEFFICIENCY model in the S-Class range include on-demand power...

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Video: 2009 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID - (Global) Video: 2009 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID - (Global)

Following on from the news release two weeks ago that provided the details on the upcoming Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID comes this short video highlighting the key features of the luxury brands new hybrid sedan.

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S - (Global) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S - (Global)

The new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S opens up astonishing dimensions when it comes to open-top driving. Delivering 478 kW/650 hp, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and a maximum speed of 335 km/h, this two-seater cabriolet surpasses the existing benchmark among open-top super sports cars – the SLR McLaren Roadster. Both vehicles feature a fully retractable folding soft top capable of withstanding the high speed and are made of carbon fiber.

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Mercedes-Benz Adaptive High Beam Assistant - (Global) Mercedes-Benz Adaptive High Beam Assistant - (Global)

Nighttime journeys by car are about to become safer in future. Mercedes-Benz has developed an innovative system that automatically adapts headlamp range to the distance of vehicles ahead or to oncoming vehicles. This means car drivers will at all times benefit from optimum headlamp range to recognise other road users, pedestrians or danger spots more easily and more quickly. The adaptive high-beam assistant will be available from spring 2009.

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard - (Global) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard - (Global)

The Mercedes-Benz special-protection unit marks its 80th anniversary with the launch of the new S 600 Pullman Guard state limousine

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2010 Mercedes-Benz Gullwing - (Global) 2010 Mercedes-Benz Gullwing - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz upcoming new supercar is rumoured to be the first car from the brand to wear an AMG badge in place of a Mercedes-Benz badge when goes on sale in 18 months time after being unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Now UK magazine AutoExpress are saying that production will run for a very short two years and only 12,000 units will ever be manufactured to keep the cars exclusivity intact. With this limited number of units we’re now not so sure of the previous reports claiming...

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID - (Global) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz is launching its first passenger car model equipped with a hybrid drive system in summer 2009 - the S400 BlueHYBRID. The combination of a modified V6 petrol engine and a compact hybrid module makes the S400 BlueHYBRID the world's most economical luxury saloon with a spark-ignition engine. The NEDC combined fuel consumption is a mere 7.9 liters per 100 kilometers. This makes for the world's lowest CO2 emissions in this vehicle and performance class - just 190 grams per kilometer....

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CGI: 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global) CGI: 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global)

The Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing is due for the conceptual launch at the Frankfurt auto show next year. It's said that the dimension of the car will be 4.65 meters in length, 1.95 meters in width and stand 1.25 meters tall. Also, the SLC will have a wheelbase of only 2.7 meters and weigh in at just about 1,650kg to help maintain the sporty dynamics.

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Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION Car Study - (Global) Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION Car Study - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz builds the world’s most desirable coupés – a claim which the Stuttgart-based car maker is underlining at the 2008 Paris Motor Show with its ConceptFASCINATION design study.

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class Pricing - (Australia) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class Pricing - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz Australia have announced pricing and specifications for their new-generation A- and B-Class. From Spring 2008, the completely upgraded A- and B-Class will arrive in Mercedes-Benz showrooms nationwide with a host of new features, including Active Parking Assist and the new NTG 2.5 Telematics platform.

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New 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - (Australia) New 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed Australian pricing and specifications for the new-generation M-Class luxury SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle). This revised and enhanced version of the dynamic, stylish luxury SUV has been meticulously revamped and now has even more distinctive characteristics.

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New Mercedes-Benz CLC-Class Sports Coupé - (Australia) New Mercedes-Benz CLC-Class Sports Coupé - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a stand-alone model series in the guise of the new CLC, the compelling entry-level model in the Mercedes-Benz coupé family. The Sports Coupé's design, technology and equipment meet the discerning requirements of young drivers looking for an athletic car that gives an involving drive, while at the same time delivering the hallmark Mercedes quality standards in terms of safety, comfort, environmental compatibility and functionality. Compared with the previous Sports...

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Spy: 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK - (Global) Spy: 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK - (Global)

The current generation (C209) Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class has been on sale since 2002, having a facelift in 2006 and introducing an all-new generation launching in 2009. With the launch date closing in, new CLK test mules are becoming more frequently spotted undergoing development miles.

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CGI: New Mercedes-Benz SLR Speedster - (Global) CGI: New Mercedes-Benz SLR Speedster - (Global)

We’ve only seen the SLR Speedster with its zebra camouflage on, but now Jon Sibal has shown us what it may look like beneath.

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Spy: Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global) Spy: Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global)

What’s evident from the image is that the upcoming SLC will share many of its styling cues with the original Mercedes-Benz 300SL, which UK car journalist James May has often said to be the worlds first true supercar. With Mercedes-Benz ending its relationship with McLaren next year, the SLC will replace the current SLR as the brands most exclusive sports car. The new supercar is due to be launched in 2010 so expect more details to emerge in the coming months.

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Spy: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelifted - (Global) Spy: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelifted - (Global)

The updated S-Class will receive a new front grille, modified front bumper, LED tail-lamps and a newly styled rear bumper. Noticed, is the quad exhausts pipes and an increase in chrome finishing’s for that premium touch. The current styling is simplified for the new-generation model which prompts a naturally flowing design.

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Game: CLC Dream Test Drive - (Global) Game: CLC Dream Test Drive - (Global)

"Mercedes-Benz is offering online browsers a chance to race its new CLC-Class coupé around the streets of a virtual London". The customisable CLC 350 Sport is used which is the flagship model. The player who records the top time over the three summer months will be entered into a prize draw. The overall winner will recieve a real driving experience at Mercedes-Benz World, at Brooklands, Surrey.

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Spy: New Mercedes-Benz E-Class - (Global) Spy: New Mercedes-Benz E-Class - (Global)

Spotted by automotivetraveler.com undergoing hot weather testing in Death Valley National Park in the state of California, is the upcoming all new Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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The New Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class - (Global) The New Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class - (Global)

Following its world premiere at Auto China in April 2008, the Mercedes-Benz GLK is being unveiled in its natural habitat for the first time. Boasting a body that is as practical as it is arrestingly succinct, an exceptional power spectrum and a bold personality, the new arrival has what it takes to redefine standards in the compact SUV class over all manner of route profiles – both on and off the road.

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Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series - (Global) Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series - (Global)

Sensational appearance, unique performance data, with light-weight design throughout and total exclusivity - that's the new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series. This high-performance coupé is a motorsport engineering thoroughbred, opening up new drive dynamic vistas to sports car enthusiasts. The AMG 6.0 litre V12 biturbo engine, with a maximum output of 493 kW/670 hp and 1000 Newtonmetres of torque, guarantees super sports car level performance. The powerful two-seater was developed in the...

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An E-Class at a Price You Would Think it Fell Off the Back of a Truck - (Australia) An E-Class at a Price You Would Think it Fell Off the Back of a Truck - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz Australia has today released the E 280 Sports Edition priced from $98,000, saving customers at least $11,000 over an equivalent vehicle.

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The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Sportier than Ever - (Australia) The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Sportier than Ever - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz continues its long tradition of producing legendary sports cars with the launch of the new-generation SL-Class roadster, now available in Australia. The world's most successful premium roadster in its class features a new design with the emphasis firmly on sportiness and effortless superiority. These traits are also reflected in the handling qualities of the two-seater model, which now delivers even more athletic performance thanks to the new direct-steer system as well as...

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The New-Generation SLK: Rediscovering Roadster Driving Pleasure with More Power, Better Economy, and More Intensity - (Australia) The New-Generation SLK: Rediscovering Roadster Driving Pleasure with More Power, Better Economy,...

The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadsters have long captured the hearts of sports car enthusiasts. Following an extensive facelift incorporating around 650 newly developed components, the SLK models of 2008 are even more dynamic and now offer an even more emotionally charged driving experience. Key visual enhancements include new-look front and rear sections, as well as a meticulously modified interior with a new instrument cluster and three-spoke sports steering wheel. The high-revving V6 sports...

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Mercedes-Benz extends its model range of premium compact cars - (Germany) Mercedes-Benz extends its model range of premium compact cars - (Germany)

Mercedes-Benz will have an even stronger presence in the compact-car segment in the future, with a product line-up of four instead of today’s two vehicles. Investments of €600 Million in the Rastatt plant will secure the long-term capacity utilization of the plant. In order to sustainably boost its competitiveness, as well as to access new markets and create additional production capacities, Mercedes-Benz has also decided to built a new plant in Kecskemét, Hungary.

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Targeted Upgrade for the G 55 AMG: Classic with Added Appeal - (Germany) Targeted Upgrade for the G 55 AMG: Classic with Added Appeal - (Germany)

Following its most recent makeover, the G 55 AMG from Mercedes-AMG is now even more attractive. Boasting an upgraded performance of 373 kW/507 hp, this offroad classic has also been given a fresh look, incorporating a reworked radiator grille and new 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels. Inside, the exclusive interior features the latest generation of telematics equipment and optional climatised seats in combination with designo leather upholstery for enhanced passenger comfort.

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing for the New-Generation SLK-Class Roadster - (Australia) Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing for the New-Generation SLK-Class Roadster - (Australia)

The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadsters have long captured the hearts of sports car enthusiasts. Incorporating around 650 newly developed parts, the new-generation SLK models are even more dynamic and now offer an even more exciting driving experience. Key visual enhancements include new-look front and rear sections as well as a meticulously modified interior with a new instrument cluster and three-spoke sports steering wheel.

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Exclusive Special Anniversary Series of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV: The Edition 10 - (Australia) Exclusive Special Anniversary Series of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV: The Edition 10 - (Australia)

Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the tenth birthday of its successful M-Class, the top-selling premium SUV with 850,000 units to its name. To mark the occasion, Mercedes-Benz is releasing the attractive EDITION 10 model of this popular luxury SUV. The unique specification of this special M-Class includes 20-inch light alloy wheels, bi‑xenon headlamps and special bodywork highlights, along with a variety of additional luxury-oriented features. The sporty, refined interior features two-tone...

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Precise Performance: The Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Edition IWC - (Global) Precise Performance: The Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Edition IWC - (Global)

The AMG PERFORMANCE STUDIO has developed a new limited edition vehicle, the exclusive SL 63 AMG Edition IWC. Limited to a total of 200 units, the new roadster features an eye-catching designo magno Kashmir white finish as well as an AMG Exterior Carbon package with a matte surface. In keeping with the exterior appearance, the vehicle’s interior is fitted with Carbon matte trim as well as Tobago Brown nappa leather upholstery, creating additional visual and tactile highlights. In addition, the...

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First-Class Turbo-Diesel Power: The Mercedes-Benz S 320 CDI - (Australia) First-Class Turbo-Diesel Power: The Mercedes-Benz S 320 CDI - (Australia)

The top-of-the-range luxury saloon from Mercedes-Benz is now available with a further-optimised version of the popular 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6, the same power unit that has impressed with it prodigious torque, remarkable fuel economy and exceptional emission levels in other Mercedes-Benz passenger car models. The S 320 CDI is now available in Mercedes-Benz showrooms and is priced from $190,900 (excluding dealer delivery and statutory charges). This is the first time Mercedes-Benz has offered...

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Australian Pricing And Specifications Announced For The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - (Australia) Australian Pricing And Specifications Announced For The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class -...

Mercedes-Benz today confirmed Australian pricing and specifications for the new-generation CLS-Class saloon. This magnificent four-door coupé – the pioneer of a whole new automotive segment – has been fine-tuned to provide customers with even greater appeal. The three-car range offers not only gentle revisions to its already stunning styling but improved levels of standard equipment, adding even greater value for those seeking cutting-edge sports styling with trademark Mercedes luxury, driving...

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing and Specifications for the Stunning New-Generation SL-Class Roadster Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing and Specifications for the Stunning New-Generation SL-Class Roadster

Mercedes-Benz today announced pricing and specifications for the new-generation SL-Class. Much more than just a standard facelift, the new-generation SL-Class is sportier than ever.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Really Steps on the Gas Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Really Steps on the Gas

Stuttgart - Clean and economical at the same time – the natural-gas drive reconciles these apparent contradictions. The new Sprinter NGT with bivalent natural-gas drive system epitomises this view: substantially lower exhaust and noise emissions, considerably lower operating costs and a long range combined with the standard-fit drive are just some of the benefits.

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The New Generation Mercedes-Benz M-Class: More Dynamic, More Powerful and with Even More Style The New Generation Mercedes-Benz M-Class: More Dynamic, More Powerful and with Even More Style

Mercedes-Benz has meticulously revamped the successful M-Class. The new generation of the dynamic, stylish SUV now has even more distinctive characteristics, and looks even sportier and more powerful. The front end of this off-roader is now defined by a redesigned bumper, recontoured headlamps and a larger, even more dominant radiator. The rear view also sports a new-look bumper with integrated reflector strips, emphasising the vehicle's width, as well as tails lights with a smoked-glass look....

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Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG: the Performance SUV Strikingly Honed to Perfe Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG: the Performance SUV Strikingly Honed to Perfe

The Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG now demonstrates even more emphatically its exceptional status as the performance SUV with the largest engine displacement and highest output.

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Preserving Blue Skies: Mercedes-Benz to Introduce the First BlueTEC Diesel Models with AdBlue Injection Preserving Blue Skies: Mercedes-Benz to Introduce the First BlueTEC Diesel Models with AdBlue...

Mercedes-Benz is continuing its diesel initiative in the USA with three new SUVs equipped with the world’s latest and cleanest diesel engine. The new models R 320 BlueTEC, ML 320 BlueTEC and GL 320 BlueTEC will initially be exclusively available in America. They are powered by an up-to-date V6 engine featuring the environmentally friendly Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC technology, with whose help the diesel cars produced by the Stuttgart manufacturer already count as the world’s cleanest. The new models...

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Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 New York International Auto Show Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 New York International Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz is presenting three new SUVs equipped with the world’s latest and cleanest diesel engine at the New York International Auto Show 2008. The new R 320 BlueTEC, ML 320 BlueTEC and GL 320 BlueTEC use the highly efficient AdBlue exhaust aftertreatment system and are able to undercut the stringent Bin 5 limits applicable in the USA, with the potential to meet the coming EU6 standards. Mercedes-Benz is also presenting the meticulously revamped new generation of the successful M-Class....

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King of the Mountain: the New Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG is Unleashed in Australia King of the Mountain: the New Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG is Unleashed in Australia

The road-going sister of the Mercedes-AMG C-Class DTM (German Touring Car Masters) racing car was released in Australia yesterday and it took place at Australia’s spiritual home of motor racing.

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Breakthrough in Battery Technology by Daimler Breakthrough in Battery Technology by Daimler

Daimler AG has achieved a crucial breakthrough in battery technology. The Stuttgart-based automaker is the world’s first manufacturer to have succeeded in adapting lithium-ion technology to the demanding requirements of automotive applications. Until now, the technology has been used primarily in consumer electronics. The new battery will be used in the series-production S 400 BlueHYBRID beginning next year. This important technology was possible thanks to 25 patents held by Daimler.

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TrueBlueSolutions by Mercedes-Benz: the Vision GLK BLUETEC HYBRID TrueBlueSolutions by Mercedes-Benz: the Vision GLK BLUETEC HYBRID

The grand rehearsal at the beginning of this year already made heads turn, when the striking Vision GLK entered the SUV stage and was celebrated as a compact character actor marking a new design approach in this vehicle class. At the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is going a step further and adding the Vision GLK BLUETEC HYBRID to the line-up. This study illustrates the possibilities of the "TrueBlueSolutions" strategy in the compact SUV segment, true to the guiding...

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Mercedes-Benz Vans: New Models and Class-Leading Features for 2008 Mercedes-Benz Vans: New Models and Class-Leading Features for 2008

The year 2008 marks a celebratory milestone for the Mercedes-Benz Vans business in Australia; it’s been ten years since the van brand with the three-pointed star was released to an enthusiastic Australian public.

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Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show: Five New Model Highlights Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show: Five New Model Highlights

Mercedes-Benz is continuing its commitment to further reductions in fuel consumption and exhaust emissions with new products in five model series which will take the stage at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Despite their outstanding levels of safety, comfort and refinement, the new coupes and roadsters consume up to 10 percent less fuel than their predecessors.

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Mercedes-Benz Bionic Car at The Museum of Modern Art in New York Mercedes-Benz Bionic Car at The Museum of Modern Art in New York

The concept models of the Mercedes-Benz bionic car are appearing as part of the "Design and the Elastic Mind" exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition at the world-famous "MoMA" showcases trailblazing innovations in the fields of design and science.

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Dream Machines from Mercedes-AMG: the SL 63 AMG and SL 65 AMG Roadsters Dream Machines from Mercedes-AMG: the SL 63 AMG and SL 65 AMG Roadsters

Emotional performance courtesy of cutting-edge engineering: the new Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG in a nutshell. The roadster is powered by an AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine developing 386 kW and 630 Newton metres – which makes it today’s most powerful model with a naturally aspirated V8 engine in its class. The SL 63 AMG comes exclusively with the all-new, innovative AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission. The newly developed power transfer concept features a compact, wet start-up clutch that...

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The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Roadster The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Roadster

Mercedes-Benz will continue its long tradition of producing legendary sports cars when it launches the new-generation SL-Class in spring 2008. The world's most successful premium roadster in its class features a new design with the emphasis firmly on sportiness and effortless assurance. These traits are also reflected in the handling qualities of the two-seater model, which now delivers even more athletic performance thanks to the new direct-steer system as well as offering enhanced comfort and...

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The New Mercedes-Benz CLC Class The New Mercedes-Benz CLC Class

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a stand-alone model series in the guise of the new CLC, the compelling entry-level model in the Mercedes-Benz coupé family. The Sports Coupé's design, technology and equipment meet the discerning requirements of young drivers looking for an athletic car that gives an involving drive, while at the same time delivering the hallmark Mercedes quality standards in terms of safety, comfort, environmental compatibility and functionality. Compared with the previous Sports...

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The New-Generation CLS: Fine-Tuning for the Design Trendsetter The New-Generation CLS: Fine-Tuning for the Design Trendsetter

Mercedes-Benz is making the CLS even more irresistible. This one-of-a-kind four-door coupé – the pioneer of a whole new automotive segment – has now been fine-tuned to give it added appeal. The new entry-level model version, the CLS 280 with its sophisticated V6 power unit, develops 170 kW. Meanwhile, the flagship model in the range – the CLS 63 AMG with its 378 kW AMG 6.2 litre V8 engine – now comes with 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels plus a new AMG sports exhaust system.

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The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadster The New-Generation Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadster

The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadsters have long captured the hearts of sports car enthusiasts. Incorporating around 650 newly developed parts, the SLK models of 2008 are even more dynamic and now offer an even more emotionally charged driving experience. Key visual enhancements include new-look front and rear sections as well as a meticulously modified interior with a new instrument cluster and three-spoke sports steering wheel. A fast-running V6 sports engine developing 224 kW and the...

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Pricing Announced for the Amazing Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Pricing Announced for the Amazing Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG

One of the year’s most anticipated new-model sports cars, the high-performance Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG saloon, has just had its Australian price confirmed. Priced from $139,500*, the high-performance C 63 AMG is set to thrill eager customers from this March. Benchmark engine performance

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Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show: a Double World Premiere Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show: a Double World Premiere

The Vision GLK FREESIDE and Vision GLK TOWNSIDE are two breeds of the same vehicle which are set to take the SUV world by storm. Both of these studies are celebrating their world premiere at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Whereas the Vision GLK FREESIDE is an all-rounder that showcases the capabilities of today's SUV vehicles both on and off the road, the TOWNSIDE version is designed to make its mark with dynamic performance on the tarmac.

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New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Scores Five Stars in Euro-NCAP Testing New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Scores Five Stars in Euro-NCAP Testing

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has passed the European NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) crash tests with flying colours. The Saloon has therefore been awarded five stars and, according to the Euro-NCAP organisation, is one of the safest cars available on the market. This result is confirmation that the C-Class safety concept, optimised based on the analysis of real-life accidents, also performs extremely well in standardised rating crash tests.

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Review: Mercedes Benz C200K Estate - Bicycle Team Car Review: Mercedes Benz C200K Estate - Bicycle Team Car

If you were one of the many bicycle fans that jumped on the band wagon either this year or last to stay up late and watch our favourite Aussie star Cadel Evans in the Tour de France, you’ve probably developed bags under your eyes like I have. Cycling is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia at the moment, the Tour Down Under held in Adelaide every year is getting more popular with some of the sports biggest stars making the journey to compete. No doubt you’ve heard that Lance...

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