refreshed 2017 Volkswagen Amarok
27 Oct 2016

Volkswagen Amarok takes a swipe at Mercedes-Benz X-Class

The new Volkswagen Amarok will launch in Australia late in November, with VW promising power and torque hikes via ‘overboost’. THE MERCEDES-BENZ X-Class was revealed yesterday with the German car maker saying its Nissan NP300 Navara-based ute would be the only premium ute on-sale. Locally, Volkswagen has responded with VW

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute revealed
26 Oct 2016

Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class ute revealed… here in 2018

The Nissan Navara-based Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class was revealed overnight in Sweden, with Australian deliveries expected to begin in 2018.

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15 Oct 2016

No, Mercedes-Benz does not think autonomous cars should always protect their occupants

Automation raises some very tricky philosophical dilemmas, not least of which is the “trolley question”. The “trolley question” is simple ethics problem. You have a loaded trolley barrelling down a railway track. Ahead of the trolley are five people, tied to the rails. The trolley will strike and kill them.

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Sketch of the new Mercedes-Benz Midsize Pickup; Skizze des neuen Mercedes-Benz Midsize Pickup
04 Oct 2016

Mercedes-Benz to detail new ute later this month

Mercedes-Benz and Nissan have announced a maturing of their relationship with news the new Mercedes-Benz ute will be built in Nissan factories.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain
22 Sep 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain revealed

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain has been revealed overnight offering increased ground clearance and all-wheel drive, it will go on-sale in early 2017.

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain teased
21 Sep 2016

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain has been teased…

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain has been teased ahead of its Paris Motor Show reveal at the end of this month.

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25 Aug 2016

Mercedes-Benz AMG A45 Vs A180: Triple the power but only 40% faster – what gives?

These two cars share the same base, but one produces 90kW (A180) and the other 280kW (AMG A45). So isn’t the AMG three times faster? The title image is of the Mercedes-Benz AMG A45. The base car is the humble A180 which produces 90kW and the AMG version 280kW. The

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Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake
22 Aug 2016

Local pricing and details for refreshed 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and CLA Shooting Brake

Details for the refreshed 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and CLA Shooting Brake have been released with prices starting at $52,000+ORC.

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13 Aug 2016

2016 Mercedes-Benz A180 review

Robert Pepper’s 2016 Mercedes-Benz A180 review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe
11 Aug 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe pricing announced

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe will go on-sale in November with prices starting at $77,100+ORC.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz E 220 d review 80%
05 Aug 2016

2016 Mercedes-Benz E 220 d review

Isaac Bober’s launch-based 2016 Mercedes-Benz E 220 d review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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Mercedes-Benz ute spied
04 Aug 2016

Mercedes-Benz ute spied

A video on YouTube shows the front, side and rear of a prototype Mercedes-Benz ute, which is based on the Nissan NP300 Navara and will launch in 2018.

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Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell
03 Aug 2016

Next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter to get battery electric drive?

Mercedes-Benz looks to be joining the charge with Tesla to offer electric vans with the next-generation Sprinter likely to offer an electric drivetrain.

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20 Jul 2016

Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids start to make financial sense

Hybrid technology is not new, yet it’s not always been practical. But now there’s three new Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids. WE HAVE run the numbers many a time, and the average hybrid doesn’t make financial sense. In short, the extra premium you pay isn’t recovered until after many, many years of use

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18 Jul 2016

Mercedes-Benz releases the new E Class

Mercedes-Benz has released details of the refreshed E Class for 2016. It’ll be launched later in July.

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