NEWS INDEX: Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz SLC to replace SLK
25th December, 2015
In March 2016, 20 years on from the release of the SLK,
the compact roadster is to be relaunched in Europe with a new name – the SLC – significantly optimised
technology and an enhanced look .....
Mercedes-Benz A-Class update due January 2016
8th December, 2015
Combining benchmark driving dynamics and safety technologies
with enhanced design and connectivity features, the new A-Class is sportier than ever .....
Mercedes-Benz GLS due 2016
5th November, 2015
Like the GL before it, the new Mercedes-Benz GLS is
setting standards in the world of the SUV as it confirms its position as the "S-Class among SUVs." .....
Mercedes-Benz S-Class cabriolet: it's back!
28th August, 2015
With the new S-Class Cabriolet, Mercedes-Benz is setting itself
the standard of building the most comfortable cabriolet in the world .....
Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé debuts in September
26th August, 2015
The driver also benefits from the unrivalled performance: the C 63 S
Coupé accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds, the C 63 Coupé in 4.0 seconds. This makes the Coupé just a fraction
faster than the Saloon .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe debuts next month
26th August, 2015
A dynamically configured chassis, with optional air
suspension, forms the basis for a high level of suspension comfort, low road roar and tyre vibration, agile
handling, and driving pleasure. Lightweight construction to reduce weight, excellent aerodynamics and
high-performance yet efficient engines likewise contribute to this .....
Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe prices announced
28th June, 2015
Combining the sporty nature of a coupé with the characteristics of a
four-door SUV, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé fuses two styles of vehicles, to redefine the possibilities of modern luxury .....
Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV prices announced
28th June, 2015
Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing and specification for the new
Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class range which replaces the M-Class in the new name game. The new model arrives in September .....
Mercedes-Benz V-Class price announced
5th June, 2015
V-Class combines room for up to eight people and exemplary
functionality combined with high-class appeal, comfort, efficient driving pleasure and safety .....
Mercedes-Maybach S 600 price announced
10th May, 2015
Mercedes-Maybach S 600 shares much of its specification with other variants in
the current S-Class range, and will arrive in Australia in just one version, the V12 biturbo powered "S 600"; It accelerate from
0 to 100 km/h in just 5.0 seconds .....
Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe
28th April, 2015
Concept GLC Coupé is a near-production-standard study that carries the
GLE Coupé formula over into a more compact segment. The expressive show car combines typical stylistic features of a
coupé with the design idiom of coming SUV generations .....
Mercedes-AMG GT S due here in July 2015
19th April, 2015
Its front mid-engine concept with transaxle and the intelligent aluminium
lightweight construction form the basis for a highly dynamic driving experience .....
Mercedes-AMG C 63 S prices announced
6th April, 2015
The Mercedes-AMG C 63 S is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine closely
related to the power unit that provides breath-taking propulsion in the Mercedes-AMG GT S. Producing a staggering 375 kW of
power, the C 63 S has a fuel consumption rating of 8.6 litres per 100 kilometres (combined cycle) .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake prices confirmed
2nd April, 2015
With four new variants for the Australian market, the CLA Shooting Brake
combines innovative design with dynamic driving capabilities, to leave a lasting impression. Prices will commence at $52,400* .....
29th March, 2015
Market for mid-size pick-up trucks primed for the first
ute from Mercedes-Benz; Mercedes-Benz to enter the high-volume mid-size segment before the end of decade;
Main markets include Australia .....
Mercedes-Benz CLS: new model arrives
13th February, 2015
Both body styles have a more incisive front section. As the
interior has been enhanced even further, there are many new, perfectly presented details waiting to be
discovered that combine modern luxury and a hand-crafted feel with a passion for sport. Technical innovations
bring exemplary functionality on the road .....
Crosswind Assist for Mercedes-Benz custom made motor homes
1st January, 2015
First standard-fit Crosswind Assist for motor home with custom-built
body; Close cooperation with German camper manufacturer Hymer; Extensive range of innovative driver assistance systems;
Huge choice of base models, wheelbase lengths and drives .....
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Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake revealed
30th November, 2014
CLA Shooting Brake will initially be released in Europe with a choice
of two diesel and three petrol engines as well as with 4MATIC all-wheel drive. European customers will begin taking
delivery of their cars towards the end of March 2015 .....
12th November, 2014
With the name Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-Benz will begin its offering
in the exclusive top segment of the market with a new branding, whose individual and prestigious exclusivity will
appeal to status-conscious customers .....
Mercedes-AMG C 63 revealed
25th September, 2014
New name, new engine, new technology, same purpose; all-new 3,982 cc,
biturbo V8 engine; two guises – standard with 350kW and 650 Nm, and C 63 S with 375kW and 700 Nm; C 63 S Sedan does 0
to 100km/h in 4.0 seconds; Mercedes-AMG C 63 - new name takes its lead from the Mercedes-AMG GT .....
Mercedes-Benz B-Class: update coming in 2015
14th September, 2014
More than 350,000 of the sports tourer have been sold
since the market launch in late 2011. Now the best-seller from Mercedes-Benz has undergone a major
facelift including exterior and interior enhancements along with attractive, redefined design and
equipment lines. .....
Mercedes-AMG GT revealed
11th September, 2014
All-new V8 sports car developed entirely in-house by AMG; Two
variants with differing power outputs; Based around an aluminium chassis structure weighing just 231 kg; Powered
by a new AMG-designed, hand-built, biturbo 3,982 cc V8 engine equipped with dry sump lubrication; Seven-speed dual
clutch gearbox; In GT S form accelerates 0-100km/h in just 3.8 seconds (AMG GT: 4.0 secs); Australian release by
Mercedes-Benz E-Series sedan Special Edition released
4th August, 2014
Mercedes-Benz has released two new offerings for the E-Class,
Australia’s favourite large luxury car over $70,000: the E 250 and E 250 CDI Saloon ‘Special Edition’ .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class prices announced
15th July, 2014
A clear design, a sporty interior with high-class appeal and a
generous sense of space, the lightest body shell in the segment, economical and lively engines, efficiency
benchmarks, extensive safety features, a new agile and comfortable suspension as well as a host of other
innovations provide the impression of an upgrade .....
Camper van the Mercedes-Benz way
11th July, 2014
Marco Polo sets new standards in perceived quality, stylish living
and comfortable practicality; Outstanding seating and sleeping comfort; Good safety and dynamic driving comfort
for a passenger van; intended for German market .....
Renault-Nissan and Daimler establish a 50:50 joint venture
29th June, 2014
Teams will develop next-generation compact vehicles for both Mercedes-Benz
and Infiniti; New plant add annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles when fully operational; Companies will split investment
costs of approximately €1 billion 50/50 .....
Next Mercedes-Benz CLS unveiled
29th June, 2014
The revised CLS 4-door and the CLS Shooting Brake feature
a honed front section; upgraded interior boasts lots of new handcrafted details, combining contemporary
luxury with passionate sportiness; ground-breaking technical innovations include precision LED modules and
9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission, powerful engines, intelligently networked driver assistance and
safety systems .....
Mercedes-Benz S-Class range expanding
22nd June, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is now offering more S-Class sedan models;
S 300 BlueTEC Hybrid, S 400 Long Wheelbase, the high-performance S 63 AMG (LWB) and the luxurious S 600
(LWB) flagship model are beginning to arrive locally .....
Mercedes-Benz GLA prices announced
4th March, 2014
The first version to arrive, the GLA 200 CDI, delivers a maximum
output of 100kW and 300Nm of torque from the 2.2L 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA line-up increases
16th February, 2014
CLA-Class range will expand as two additional variants are scheduled for
local release. First to arrive is the CLA 200 CDI in March and then, in July, the CLA 250 Sport 4MATIC .....
Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG
8th January, 2014
The combination of distinctive design, exclusive appointments as
well as superior engine power and driving performance is unique: the most powerful series-production four-cylinder
engine in the world puts 265 kW (360 hp) of power and 450 Newton metres of torque on the road .....
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Aston Martin and Daimler collaboration formalised
20th December, 2013
The technical partnership will allow Mercedes-AMG and Aston Martin to
develop bespoke V8 engines supporting Aston Martin’s launch of a next generation of models that will incorporate
cutting edge technology and newly-developed engines .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class released
17th November, 2013
With three variants for the Australian market, the CLA-Class
embodies the role of the trendsetter, offering innovative styling and dynamic driving capabilities to provide
a lasting impression .....
Mercedes-Benz announce price for CLS 63 AMG S
29th July, 2013
CLS 63 AMG ‘S’ generates a maximum output of 430 kW, and 800 Nm of torque
to accelerate from 0 – 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds in the 4-door Coupé, and 4.2 seconds in the Shooting Brake .....
Aston Martin and Mercedes-AMG collaboration
26th July, 2013
AMG V8 to power future Aston Martin sports car .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe & cabriolet prices announced
19th July, 2013
These new variants for the Australian market succeed in uniting superior
comfort and high quality equipment with a strikingly sporty panache .....
SOLD: Juan Manuel Fangio's old car
15th July, 2013
Record price paid for an unregistered used car - about $10
million (AUD) .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA prices announced
11th July, 2013
With three variants for the Australian market, the CLA-Class
embodies the role of the trendsetter, offering innovative styling and dynamic driving capabilities to leave a
lasting impression .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan & wagon released
7th July, 2013
All of the E-Class range from the E200 to the E63 AMG
benefit from additional safety and convenience equipment that delivers a net customer advantage from
$7,000 (E200) to $23,000 (E250CDI Estate) .....
Mercedes-Benz release new GL-Class
7th May, 2013
The imposing road presence of the GL 63 AMG is fused
with the 5.5 litre AMG Bi-turbo engine, which delivers 410kW of power and up to 760 Nm of torque,
affirming it as one of the most rapid seven seat vehicles on the market (0–100 km/h in 4.9 seconds) .....
Mercedes-Benz announce pricing for C 63 AMG ‘Edition 507’
26th April, 2013
Although slower than the sedan and coupe, the ‘Edition 507’ wagon can do 0-100
km/h in just 4.3 seconds .....
An A-Class SUV from Mercedes-Benz?
18th April, 2013
Joachim Schmidt said "It also makes clear the further potential
of our compact vehicle architecture, which provides the basis for the A- and B-Class models that led the German
market in their respective segments in the first quarter of 2013" .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series price announced
7th April, 2013
Its outstanding driving dynamics and uncompromised lightweight construction, in
accordance with the ‘AMG Lightweight Performance’ strategy, determine that the SLS AMG Coupé Black Series accelerates from
0 - 100 km/h in just 3.6 seconds .....
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG price announced
2nd April, 2013
The 2.0L turbocharged engine in combination with the performance
oriented AMG 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive system as standard, leads to extremely dynamic performance: the A 45 AMG
accelerates from 0 – 100km/h in just 4.6 seconds .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG debuts
31st March, 2013
Turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT
7-speed sports transmission - the CLA 45 AMG features the same drive system that is already powering the A 45 AMG to
deliver highly dynamic and efficient performance. The 0-100 km/h time for the new CLA 45 AMG is just 4.6 seconds! .....
AMG's 6x6 G-Class show vehicle
17th March, 2013
Superior 6x6 all-wheel drive technology, AMG V8 biturbo power
and looks that leave no room for any doubt: the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 near-series show vehicle is an
off-roader which represents the final word in forward-thrusting power far from the beaten track .....
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG coming later this year
14th February, 2013
With a maximum output of 265 kW and up to 450 Newton metres of
torque, the AMG 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine is the most powerful series production four-cylinder
engine in the world .....
Mercedes Benz CLA Edition 1
10th February, 2013
In Europe, Mercedes-Benz will offer the CLA "Edition 1" for just
twelve months, thus ensuring an element of exclusivity .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA on the horizon
28th January, 2013
As a new four-door saloon it follows the idea of the CLS,
whose design concept has spawned more than its fair share of imitators since its debut in 2003. With its
frameless doors, the new CLA adopts the design of the Concept Style Coupé into series production .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class for 2013 revealed
13th January, 2013
With new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and
a new design idiom, Mercedes-Benz has comprehensively modernised the E-Class to extend its leading
position in the luxury segment even further .....
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Sporty packs for Mercedes-Benz C-Class
1st November, 2012
Mercedes-Benz is sharpening the profile of the C-Class: with
the new coupé "Sport" models, developed together with AMG, and the new "AMG Sports Package PLUS", there has
never been a wider choice of sporty versions .....
Mercedes-Benz release new SL locally
20th September, 2012
Its highly rigid all-aluminium bodyshell provides the basis
for agile, sporty handling that has been taken to an entirely new level, coupled with exemplary roll
characteristics and ride comfort. Even better driving dynamics come courtesy of the new BlueDIRECT engines .....
Mercedes-Benz to make an A-Class AMG
15th June, 2012
Perfect power transmission is ensured in the A 45 AMG thanks
to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission with dual clutch technology and performance-oriented
all-wheel drive .....
Mercedes-Benz Citan revealed
23rd May, 2012
The new small van is the result of collaboration between the
Renault-Nissan Alliance and Mercedes-Benz. An Australian release is expected during 2013 .....
Mercedes-Benz M-Class: new generation released
20th May, 2012
The new-generation Mercedes-Benz M-Class is now available
in Australia. Nine airbags and a reversing camera are standard. Prices* commence at $81,400*. An important
claim to fame for the new model is the improved energy efficiency .....
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2nd generation released
4th May, 2012
The entire drive programme is completely new: two
four-cylinder petrol engines and one diesel engine, each with direct injection and turbocharging, and
standard dual clutch transmission .....
Winnebago Diversion camper van
2nd May, 2012
Winnebago’s stylish camper van, the Diversion, is now available in two
distinctly different internal lay-outs, both of which are functional and practical as well as offering superb comfort .....
Mercedes-Benz to bring new A-Class to Australia
9th April, 2012
Although the previous model was dropped several years
ago, due to pricing concerns, the new model will arrive locally in the first quarter 2013 .....
Mercedes-Benz Valente released
29th March, 2012
Available in one highly specified level, the Valente comes
with a host of standard equipment and has a MLP* of $54,490* .....
Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG revealed
22nd March, 2012
The "twin blade" radiator grille and lower cross strut are the
two complementary styling elements which underline the new AMG brand face – a look which will be picked up by the
styling of future AMG models and so further increase the recognition value of the AMG performance brand .....
First Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series arrives
6th March, 2012
Performing a number of duties at this year's Australian Formula 1
Grand Prix, the GT3 series inspired AMG is the first of 32 to arrive in Australia. Each of the 32 are already sold .....
New small delivery van for Mercedes-Benz
6th February, 2012
Whereas the small vans segment was still a niche market in the
mid-1990s, it has now grown to around 700,000 units per annum in Europe .....
Mercedes-Benz announce pricing for additional SLK models
24th January, 2012
Following last year's introduction of the SLK 200 and SLK
350, Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for additional models in the SLK Roadster range with the addition
of the SLK 250 and the SLK 55 AMG .....
Continued success for Mercedes-Benz Museum
8th January, 2012
The special exhibition 'Timeless – 60 years of the
Mercedes-Benz SL' will begin on 24th January 2012 and run until 2nd September 2012 (closed Mondays). The
museum is located in Stuttgart, Germany .....
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Hybrids coming
22nd December, 2011
"With these two E-Class models we are now continuing our
comprehensive hybrid offensive. The modular technology opens up a quick way for us to complement other model
series with hybrid models", explains Professor Dr. Thomas Weber .....
Mercedes-Benz SL for 2012
15th December, 2011
The new SL has been produced for the first time almost
entirely from aluminium and weighs up to 140 kilogrammes less than its predecessor. Its highly rigid
all-aluminium body shell provides the basis for agile, sporty handling that has been taken to an entirely
new level .....
Mercedes-Benz M-Class recall
27th November, 2011
Some 7,489 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vehicles, manufactured between
August 1999 and June 2004, are subject to a recall .....
There's a new Mercedes-Benz SL coming
22nd November, 2011
Before the year is out, Mercedes-Benz will present a
completely redeveloped SL Roadster. It will be made, for the first time, almost entirely from aluminium .....
C 63 AMG Coupe Black Series arrives in April
21st November, 2011
Thirty two examples will be imported to Australia. The 6.2 litre V8
develops 380 kW of power and 620 Nm of torque which will produce a 0-100 km/h time of 4.2 seconds .....
New Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG sedan & wagon prices announced
15th November, 2011
Both variants of the E 63 AMG achieve exceptional
performance: acceleration from zero to 100 km/h takes 4.3 and 4.2 seconds respectively (Estate: 4.4 and 4.3
seconds), and the top speed is 250 km/h (electronically limited) .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster pricing announced
1st November, 2011
The open-top SLS AMG accelerates
from zero to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, reaches 200 km/h in 11.3 seconds and has a top speed of 317 km/h .....
Two recalls for Mercedes-Benz CLS
24th October, 2011
The new Mercedes-Benz CLS is subject to two separate recall
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG coupe released
21st October, 2011
Mercedes-Benz presents the new C 63 AMG Coupé, a stand-alone, high
performance car that appeals to all the senses: unmistakable design is teamed up with a high performance drive system
and dynamic handling .....
New generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class
28th August, 2011
Substantially more agile and efficient, but as
comfortable and spacious as ever – the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is a winner on all fronts .....
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series
28th July, 2011
The new high-performance vehicle is the most powerful C-Class of all
time, boasting a maximum output of 380 kW and a maximum torque of 620 newton metres. The AMG 6.2-litre V8 engine
impresses with its hefty torque, tremendous pulling power and responsiveness, and ensures high-calibre performance:
the C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds .....
Efficiency boost for Mercedes-Benz E-Class
17th July, 2011
This comprehensively improved 7-speed automatic
transmission is standard equipment in the E-Class sedan range. One major feature of the latest
evolutionary phase of 7G-TRONIC is a new generation torque converter with a much more dynamic response .....
New Mercedes-Benz B-Class for 2012
11th July, 2011
Said to be more agile and efficient, but as comfortable
and spacious as ever – the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class will be released in Europe from November 2011,
following its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show (Germany) from 15th to 25th September 2011 .....
Mercedes-Benz SLK prices announced
7th July, 2011
The Mercedes-Benz SLK, one of the most exciting and successful
sports cars ever built is entering a new phase. The new roadster uncompromisingly takes driving pleasure and
open-air enjoyment to a new level. It blends light-footed sportiness with stylish comfort, a striking sports-car
design with total suitability for everyday use .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe prices announced
5th July, 2011
Typical coupé features include the short front overhang, long bonnet,
steeply raked windscreen and long, stretched-out roof. The 'greenhouse' extends far beyond the rear axle over the
low-raked rear window to a sportily short tail end .....
Mercedes-Benz Guard: licenced to protect
15th June, 2011
With its Guard models, Mercedes-Benz offers the world's
widest ex-factory range of special protection vehicles. The range comprising E-Guard, S-Guard and G-Guard
features tailor-made protection to European standards. A high level of protection is provided by armour made
from state-of-the-art materials such as glass/plastic composites and high-strength special steel .....
Mercedes-Benz CLS prices announced
5th June, 2011
With the CLS, Mercedes-Benz welcomed the return of a vehicle
category in 2003 which, like the Rover 3-Litre Coupe of the 1960s, combined the elegance and dynamism of a coupé
with the comfort and functionality of a saloon .....
"125 years of the automobile" stamp
1st June, 2011
Germany's Federal Finance Ministry is issuing a special
postage stamp and a special coin to celebrate the automobile’s 125th birthday .....
SLS AMG Roadster: another trick for Mercedes-Benz
5th May, 2011
After the ‘gullwing’ version, the open-top variant is the second
car to be independently developed by AMG. The Coupé and Roadster models were designed in parallel – which brought
decisive advantages during the development process. During this 3-year period (approximately) for the SLS AMG
Roadster, the engineers devoted particular attention to the aspects of body shell rigidity, driving dynamics, the
soft top and NVH .....
Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class
7th April, 2011
The technical highlights include a new, turbocharged four-cylinder
petrol engine, a dual clutch transmission and a radar-based collision warning system with adaptive Brake Assist .....
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG coupe
21st March, 2011
The AMG 6.2 litre V8 engine in the C 63 AMG coupé delivers a maximum
output of 336 kW and peak torque of 600 Newton metres for outstanding performance: the coupé is capable of
accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and the top speed is 250 km/h (electronically limited). With this kind
of specification, the new two-door vehicle is set to take the lead in its segment .....
G-Whizz, the G-Class is here after 32 years
11th March, 2011
It is now 32 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 then it has delivered over 200,000 units of the G-Class to customers around the world. Its still
striking appearance, which has remained substantially unchanged throughout its 'career', plus outstanding
engineering, has secured this Mercedes-Benz off-roader 'classic' status in the automotive world .....
Mercedes-Benz S-Class for 2011 released
23rd February, 2011
With the new engines for the S-Class, Mercedes-Benz once
again raises the standard for efficiency and exclusivity in the luxury saloon segment. The Mercedes-Benz
S-Class comes with highly efficient engines with direct petrol injection whose output has been increased by
as much as 12.5 per cent and petrol consumption has been reduced by as much as 24 per cent .....
Long wheelbase for new Mercedes-Benz R-Class variant
18th February, 2011
The new R-Class range is about to gain a more powerful long
wheelbase model to supplement the short wheelbase R 300 CDI. Available from March 2011, the Mercedes-Benz R
350 CDI long wheelbase (LWB) adds additional space for more gear and leg room for third row passengers .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe
14th February, 2011
The expressive C-Class Coupé sees Mercedes-Benz, now in its
125th year of corporate history, entering the prestige compact coupe market segment with a new classic coupé.
This youthful, sporty two-door car will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in early March .....
10th February, 2011
Mercedes-Benz has undertaken a comprehensive revamp of the
Vito van, which is now more economical and kinder to the environment, yet more practical and more dynamic. New
engines and new transmissions reduce emissions and fuel consumption by up to 15 per cent while enhancing
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG for 2011
3rd February, 2011
The introduction of the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports
transmission with the "Controlled Efficiency" mode as standard along with a new power steering pump helps to
reduce the combined NEDC fuel consumption by about ten per cent to 12.0 l/100 km (Estate: 12.3 l/100 km) .....
125 years of Mercedes-Benz
30th January, 2011
Yesterday marked 125 years of automotive history, as it was
on 29th January 1886 that Carl Benz received the patent for the first motor car, heralding the arrival of the
New Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster here in Q3
17th January, 2011
With the newly developed SLK, one of the most exciting and
successful sports cars ever built is entering its third generation. The new roadster uncompromisingly
takes driving pleasure and open-air enjoyment to a new level. It blends light-footed sportiness with
stylish comfort, a striking sports-car design with total suitability for everyday use, top performance
with exemplary ecology. What’s more, the SLK presents the world premiere of the panoramic vario-roof with
MAGIC SKY CONTROL, which switches to light or dark at the touch of a button .....
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Mercedes-Benz Museum: success in 2010
28th December, 2010
With 2010 drawing to a close, the Mercedes-Benz Museum has
announced 650,000 visitors came through their doors this year. Since its inauguration in May 2006, well over
3.4 million people have experienced 125 years of the automobile in the Mercedes-Benz Museum .....
27th December, 2010
Retromobile is breaking new ground. The inclusion of motorcycles and
the arrival in force of the "youngtimer" vehicles from the 1970s and 1980s, together with the diversity of items on
show and the car/motorcycle automobilia auction will generate even more interest and will secure Retromobile’s
reputation as the leading international exhibition in its field .....
Jingle Bells ring at Next Car
24th December, 2010
All I want for Christmas ..... Next Car looks at
what is popular and what matches the title of some popular Christmas Carols and songs. We pick four
inspiring automotive winners from our interpretation of our reader's feedback and from our own perception
of another great year of motoring. So what's ringing your bells? We pick a car that is a joy to the world,
one for the faithful, one for a silent night and one for what I want for Christmas. Will one of these four
cars be on your Christmas "wish list"? .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class update for 2011
23rd December, 2010
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class to be launched in the
northern spring 2011 is a comprehensive modernisation. The front and rear sections of this best selling
model have a more striking design. Together with the optional, high-resolution colour display in the
instrument cluster, the new dashboard with its elegant, grained surface and prominent decorative trim
emphasises the premium character of the interior .....
Out the door: 1,000 AMGs this year in Australia
21st December, 2010
This morning Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific sold the
1,000th AMG vehicle for 2010 when the purchaser of the SLS “Blackbird”, the unique show car from the 2010
Sydney Motor Show, signed on the dotted line at a Sydney dealership .....
Mercedes-Benz R-Class updated
2nd December, 2010
The interior of the new R-Class complements the fresh
exterior, combining as it does the good use of space found in the latest SUV models with the comfort,
high-class appeal and prestige of classic Mercedes-Benz luxury-class saloons .....
Australian Army G-Wagon production begins
28th November, 2010
Mercedes-Benz will deliver 1,200 specially-built
G-Wagons to the Australian Defence Force over the next three years .....
Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
22nd November, 2010
Exciting design, ultimate performance and groundbreaking
efficiency: this is what the new Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG is all about. The top-of-the-range version of the
four-door coupé is equipped with the newly developed AMG V8 biturbo engine, featuring a peak output of up to 410
kW and 800 Nm of torque, as well as the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission .....
Mercedes-Benz SLK for 2011
19th November, 2010
The agile sports car will feature a new, exciting design,
exceptionally high levels of comfort for a roadster, as well as plenty of open-air driving pleasure. At
the same time, it will also set new standards for open-top sports cars in terms of safety .....
Shooting Brake for Mercedes-Benz CLS
9th November, 2010
The Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake will go into series production: As
of 2012, the sporty four-door Coupé with sloping tail-end based on the CLS-Class will roll-off the assembly line .....
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class arrives this month
7th November, 2010
With a design perfected through an immaculate sense of
style, highly exclusive appointments and cutting-edge technology, the extensively updated Mercedes-Benz
CL-Class underscores its claim to supremacy as the summit of automotive refinement .....
Mercedes-Benz at London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
4th November, 2010
The first week-end in November hosts a firm fixture in the
international classic car calendar: the world-famous London to Brighton Veteran Car Run in England. At the
2010 event, to be held on 7th November, "Mercedes-Benz Classic" will be entering two vehicles – a
1902 Mercedes-Simplex racing car and a 1904 Mercedes-Simplex touring car .....
New Mercedes-Benz R-Class
20th October, 2010
The new Mercedes-Benz R-Class shows a new
self-confidence. The focus of the designers was on the completely restyled front section, with an
emphasis on width and a horizontally structured bonnet to make the vehicle appear more harmonious,
'muscular' and dynamic .....
Plus for Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG
17th October, 2010
Enhanced driving dynamics ex-factory for the Mercedes-Benz C 63
AMG: the new Performance Package Plus is an attractive optional extra that is designed to appeal to the
power-hungry sports driver .....
Mercedes-Benz G-Class here in 2011
15th October, 2010
The Mercedes-Benz classic off-roader has thrilled
customers world-wide since 1979, whether it’s the incredible off-road capability in the world’s most
remote locations or the raw performance of the G 55 AMG, the G-Class is quite simply, in a class of its
Thirty years of airbags
30th September, 2010
Mercedes-Benz is celebrating 30 years of airbags. The first
series-production car equipped with an airbag left the Mercedes-Benz assembly line in Sindelfingen: an S-Class
Saloon. This brought to an end more than 13 years of development time for the first driver airbag at
Mercedes-Benz, and a new era in vehicle safety began .....
Mercedes-Benz expands E-Class wagon line-up
2nd September, 2010
The segment leading E-Class range has been expanded with the
addition of a new diesel BlueEFFICIENCY model to the Mercedes-Benz range. The seven seat E-Class Estate 250 CDI
with an output of 150 kW and 500 Nm of torque brings a true seven seat capability to the segment .....
A new Mercedes-Benz CLS
23rd August, 2010
With the original CLS, Mercedes-Benz revived a vehicle
category in 2003 which combined the elegance and dynamism of a coupé with the comfort and functionality of
a saloon similar to what existed in the 1960s with the Rover 3-litre Coupé. Buyers were delighted with the
CLS-Class, the competition astounded when the style icon arrived. In recent years the CLS has endured as
the only four-door coupé in its class, and since October 2004 it has been the car of choice for around
170,000 buyers worldwide .....
Mercedes-Benz Joins The Army
30th July, 2010
The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon is currently being put through
its paces by the Australian Defence Force at a number of Defence sites, and is performing well .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS arrives
29th July, 2010
Automotive fascination and high-tech at the highest level:
the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is now making its Australian debut. This "Gullwing" model captivates with a
purist design, intelligent lightweight construction and superior handling dynamics, and is bound to cause a
sensation in the super sports car segment .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-CELL
11th July, 2010
Boasting a power output of 392 kW and 880 Nm of torque, the
technology vehicle from AMG is able to offer exceptional performance. The gullwing with electric drive is
part of the company strategy entitled "AMG Performance 2015" which aims to continually reduce fuel
consumption and emissions .....
The new Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
4th July, 2010
With a design perfected through an immaculate sense of
style, highly exclusive appointments and cutting-edge technology, the extensively updated Mercedes-Benz
CL-Class underscores its claim to supremacy as the summit of automotive refinement .....
New Mercedes-Benz Viano
2nd July, 2010
The new Mercedes-Benz Viano raises the benchmark for
comfort, material quality and efficiency in large-capacity vehicles to a whole new level .....
New look for Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG
21st June, 2010
A best-seller unveils its updated exterior: the ML 63 AMG,
featuring a powerful 375 kW AMG 6.3 litre V8 engine, takes on a more attractive appearance thanks to some
subtle but effective changes .....
Gone in 60 Vitos: Limited Edition Mercedes van
1st June, 2010
The award winning Mercedes-Benz Vito is being offered in a
limited run of sixty vehicles with an additional $2,500 of value for the customer at no additional cost .....
Black to the Future: SL 350 Night Edition
27th May, 2010
Twelve of the twenty five Night Edition SL 350’s that are
coming to Australia will be finished in designo magno Night black paint .....
Autopilots at Mercedes-Benz
25th May, 2010
Safety-critical driving manoeuvres that cannot be precisely
reproduced by human drivers are now being handled by autopilot on closed test tracks .....
Mercedes-Benz sales continue upwards
11th May, 2010
Mercedes-Benz is continuing its growth path. As in previous
months, sales increased at a double-digit rate in April. Customer deliveries totaled 93,100 units .....
New V6 and V8 engines for Mercedes-Benz
9th May, 2010
With its new-generation V-engines, Mercedes-Benz is clearly
demonstrating that with concerted further development, internal combustion engines still have a great deal of
potential, and that V6 and V8 engines with their high level of refinement are fit for the future .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Turbo-charged and Direct-injected
2nd May, 2010
The most popular model in the Australian Mercedes-Benz
passenger car catalogue, the C-Class, has now received a number of significant technical and standard
equipment enhancements .....
Mercedes-Benz release SLK 300 Roadster
30th April, 2010
Following an extensive facelift in 2008 which incorporated
some 650 newly developed components, Mercedes-Benz is now adding a fourth model to this exciting roadster
'family': the SLK 300 .....
C 63 AMG – 0 to 1,000 in Two Years
30th April, 2010
With 1,006 sedans and 32 Estates now sold, the C 63 AMG sedan
and wagon have helped to move Mercedes-Benz Australia Pacific into fourth place worldwide (by volume) for
global AMG sales .....
Gullwing Takes Off as SLS AMG Pricing Announced
28th April, 2010
Following its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show last
year, series production of the SLS AMG is now well underway in Sindelfingen, Germany - the largest
Mercedes-Benz passenger car production plant .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate Becomes the Blitz Wagen
28th April, 2010
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific has announced that twenty four
months after its launch, the C-Class Estate (S204 series) has sold in excess of 750 units .....
LWB for Mercedes-Benz E-Class in China
26th April, 2010
Specially tailored for the growing market for luxury
saloons in China, the long-version of the new Mercedes E-Class will be celebrating its world premiere at
the 2010 Beijing Motor Show (opening to the public 27th April). With its inclined radiator surround,
'muscular'-shaped rear guard and well-defined boot lid, the design of the new E-Class L embodies status and
effortless superiority in a number of its details .....
Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts heading to Perth
22nd April, 2010
Perth will be star-struck this week-end as the 2010 National
Rally of Mercedes-Benz Clubs gets underway .....
Mercedes-Benz Concept Shooting Break
21st April, 2010
The Concept Shooting Break features some astonishing proportions which at the
same time are clearly reminiscent of another design icon - the Mercedes-Benz CLS .....
Customer First Strategy Puts Mercedes-Benz First
9th April, 2010
As the ongoing "Customer First" strategy of Mercedes–Benz
passenger cars approaches its third year, the brand has celebrated a 'bumper' March with some segment crushing
Mercedes-Benz and Renault/Nissan Link-up
7th April, 2010
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG today announced, in
Brussels, a broad strategic cooperation that will enable both groups to realise benefits quickly from a range of
concrete projects as well as sharing of best practices. The two groups also announced an equity exchange that will
give the Renault-Nissan Alliance a 3.1% stake in Daimler and Daimler a 3.1% in Renault and a 3.1% stake in Nissan .....
Mercedes-Benz announce E-Class cabriolet prices
4th April, 2010
The first units have been delivered to new owners in Germany
and the new model is about to arrive on Australian roads .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 revealed
2nd April, 2010
Coinciding with the overseas market launch of the exciting SLS
AMG, Mercedes-AMG is presenting a GT3 variant. This racing version of the gullwing model stands out with its
spectacular design and thoroughbred motor sports technology .....
1st April, 2010
In addition to the fresh exterior, the new R-Class also
impresses with a number of distinctive interior features. These include the economy of space found in
the latest MPV's, as well as the comfort, high-class appeal and prestige associated with classic
Mercedes-Benz saloons .....
Mercedes-Benz returns to Carrera Panamericana Mexico
24th March, 2010
The original winning car from the 3rd Carrera Panamericana Mexico in November
1952 is to return to the scene of its great triumph .....
Mercedes-Benz updates the C-Class
16th March, 2010
In outselling its nearest rival by more than 17 per
cent since launch and maintaining that sales scorecard during 2009’s challenging market is a fine
Mercedes-Benz E-Class cabriolet
8th March, 2010
The highly appealing and emotionally charged Cabriolet is the
latest addition to the successful Mercedes-Benz E-Class line-up .....
Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style Research Vehicle
24th February, 2010
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 .....
Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon joins the defence force
2nd February, 2010
Ahead of the retail launch due later this year, the Australian Defence Force has
taken delivery of its first G-Wagons in Australia .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
28th January, 2010
The much aniticipated SLS AMG has commenced production in Europe ahead of its
March 2010 launch. Australian deliveries expected mid-year .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate
26th January, 2010
Additional images .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate arrives
21st January, 2010
Mercedes-Benz has announced the arrival of the E350 estate, confirming pricing
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Mercedes' hot E-Class arrives next month
13th October, 2009
The new Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG distinguishes itself from
the regular E-Class models with the powerful AMG 6.2 litre V8 engine, the completely newly developed AMG
RIDE CONTROL sports suspension with electronically controlled damping and a new front axle, and with its
autonomous exterior and interior design .....
Mercedes-Benz reveal new E-Class wagon
5th October, 2009
Just like the saloon and coupe, the new estate combines unique
design with leadership in safety, comfort, quality and practicality .....
New Gullwing from Mercedes-Benz
28th September, 2009
The implications of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG are confronting
for all other super sports car manufacturers. With the introduction of the new SLS AMG they, once again, have
been forced to follow Mercedes-Benz .....
Out the door: One million Mercedes-Benz M-Class
23rd September, 2009
The only Mercedes-Benz plant in North America celebrated a
significant milestone – the production of the plant’s 1 millionth M-Class .....
Mercedes-Benz at the IAA 2009: Mercedes-Benz Design
22nd September, 2009
Right on the spot, Mercedes-Benz designers show how cars like
the SLS AMG or the E-Class Coupé are formed – from the first design sketch to the finished model .....
New Mercedes-Benz E-Class diesel released
8th September, 2009
Released locally in July with V6 and V8 power, the E-Class now
offers Australian customers turbocharged petrol and diesel four-cylinder engines as well as turbo-diesel V6
Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL: First Fuel Cell-Powered Car to
Enter Series Production
7th September, 2009
The vehicle’s technological 'heart' is the new generation of
the compact, high-performance fuel cell system, in which gaseous hydrogen reacts with atmospheric oxygen at
700 bar to generate a current for the electric motor .....
The Latest Voice-operated Control System of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class
1st September, 2009
Voice-operated control has come on in leaps and bounds since
then: the times when town and street names had to be spelled out are long gone .....
Five Stars for Mercedes-Benz Vito
19th August, 2009
The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has
announced the first Australian 5-star rating for a light commercial van. The vehicle: the Mercedes-Benz
Limited edition Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG – Edition 63 coming
9th August, 2009
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 .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class wagon for 2010
6th August, 2009
Like the Saloon and Coupé, the Estate combines unique design
with leadership in safety, comfort, quality and practicality .....
New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan Here Now
26th July, 2009
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 .....
All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé Arrives in Australia
26th July, 2009
The powerful and striking exterior design of the new E-Class
coupé features classic coupé proportions (long bonnet, sleek side flanks, flat roof line with downward
sweeping curves, crisp ear styling). It naturally has hallmark Mercedes-Benz design characteristics:
centrally positioned star in the radiator grille (not on top of the bonnet), no B-pillars, and fully lowering
side windows .....
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: a new electric sports car
17th July, 2009
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 .....
15 Years Ago Mercedes-Benz Presented ESP to the World
13th July, 2009
The German car maker presented its dynamic handling control
FDR, a system jointly developed with Bosch in Arjeplog in Sweden in mid-March 1994. It had its market launch a
year later under the name Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) and represented a further milestone in the
field of active safety .....
European launch for new Mercedes-Benz S-Class AMG next week
24th June, 2009
In addition, both of the top-of-the-line AMG models set new
standards when it comes to active and passive safety through an unrivalled combination of innovative camera
and radar-based driver assistance systems .....
Mercedes-Benz Pioneers New Safety Technologies: The 2009 ESF
17th June, 2009
In this anniversary year, Mercedes-Benz is using the ESF 2009
research vehicle to reveal what its safety specialists are currently working on .....
All-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Awarded Environmental Certificate by TÜV Süd
10th June, 2009
The environmental compatibility of the all-new Mercedes-Benz
E-Class has now been confirmed by the independent examiners at the German organisation TÜV Süd .....
Daimler Acquires Stake in Tesla
21st May, 2009
This investment deepens the relationship between the inventor of the
automobile and one of the newest members of the global car making industry .....
Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Best-Looking Car in the World
19th May, 2009
Some 100,000 readers of motoring magazine AUTO
BILD have voted the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class the best-looking car in the world .....
First Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Delivered To Customer
12th May, 2009
The new E-Class Coupé offers a very special combination of
two attributes for which the Mercedes brand is known: fascination and efficiency .....
Retracing the Steps of a Legend: Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster
on the Historic Route Taken by Bertha Benz
6th May, 2009
The symbolic passing of the finish line was at the chemist’s shop
in Wiesloch, where Bertha Benz stopped to refuel during the first long-distance journey taken in automobile
history in 1888 .....
Mercedes-Benz Enhances the S 63 AMG and S 65 AMG Saloons
28th April, 2009
The updated technology in these cars is aimed at ensuring a
more dynamic driving experience as well as optimum active and passive safety .....
New Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Continuing to set the standard in the luxury class
16th April, 2009
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' .....
Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG With 386 kW
7th April, 2009
This dynamic sports saloon with day-to-day suitability
impresses with outstanding performance, thrilling handling characteristics and a technology transfer from
the SL 63 AMG high-performance roadster .....
Mercedes-Benz at Techno Classica 2009
5th April, 2009
The E-Class took centre stage for Mercedes-Benz at this week-end's Techno
Classica, the world's biggest classic car show, held in Essen, Germany .....
Mercedes-Benz at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009
30th March, 2009
At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed Mercedes-Benz celebrates the
75th anniversary of the Silver Arrows .....
Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster
29th March, 2009
The F-CELL Roadster is controlled with drive-by-wire technology, and a joystick
takes the place of a conventional steering wheel. The vehicle is powered by the emission-free fuel cell system .....
Daimler Starts Young Classics Pilot Project
20th March, 2009
With “Mercedes-Benz Young Classics,” Daimler AG is setting its
sights on a new, promising business segment: the growing community of enthusiasts for classic cars .....
Road takes on Rail at Mercedes-Benz World
18th March, 2009
England's Mercedes-Benz World is to host the launch of The
Flying Scotsman, a unique and special trial from London to Edinburgh by vintage motor car .....
New ‘Gullwing’ from Mercedes-Benz - the SLS AMG
16th March, 2009
super sports car serves up an exciting proposition with its unique technology package: aluminium spaceframe
body with gullwing doors, AMG 6.3-litre V8 front-mid engine developing 420 kW .....
Thirty Years of Mercedes-Benz G-Class
20th February, 2009
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, and since then it has delivered a total of some 200,000 units of the G-Class to
customers around the world .....
Stunning New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé
17th February, 2009
The new E-Class Coupé offers a very special combination of
two attributes for which the Mercedes brand is well known: fascination and efficiency. With its classic coupé
side aspect – no B-pillars and fully retractable side windows – this new two-door car is a particularly
sporty interpretation of the E-Class's dynamic design .....
Mercedes-Benz Presents its Latest Armoured Suit: the New E-Guard
12th February, 2009
Shortly after the European market launch of the new
Mercedes-Benz E-Class next month, the German brand will offer the world's most successful business saloon as
a specially protected E-Guard model .....
AMG Sets a New Sales Record in 2008
9th February, 2009
AMG, the performance brand within Mercedes-Benz Cars, succeeded in
increasing unit sales worldwide by 19 per cent, selling 24,200 vehicles last year (20,300 in 2007), bucking the market
trend in extremely difficult conditions during the second half of the year .....
Mercedes-Benz delivers 1.5 million current generation E-Series
21st January, 2009
Mercedes-Benz has delivered 1.5 million units of the current
E-Class series to customers since the model’s market launch six years ago .....
The New Mercedes-Benz E-Class
20th January, 2009
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 all new saloon further consolidates the leading position
of Mercedes-Benz in the luxury class .....
Mercedes-Benz Presents a Modular Drive Concept for Electric Vehicles
19th January, 2009
The three BlueZERO variants are based on the unique sandwich-floor
architecture which Mercedes-Benz introduced some ten years ago, initially for the A-Class and then for the B-Class .....
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Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition
16th January, 2009
Mercedes-Benz have announced the introduction of a special edition of the CLS to
be called the CLS Grand Edition. The model will be in Mercedes-Benz showrooms in Australia from May this year .....
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Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss
22nd December, 2008
The SLR Roadster will cease to be manufactured at
the end of May 2009 as planned, and production of the SLR Stirling Moss will commence in June 2009 .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Gains Top Marks in US Safety Test
10th December, 2008
The highly respected Insurance
Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the United States has named the
Mercedes-Benz C-Class one of its Top Safety Picks for 2009 .....
Mercedes-Benz Delivers Half-Million C-Class Models
4th December, 2008
delivered 500,000 new C-Class models from the current 204 series to
customers around the world since the vehicle’s global market launch in
March 2007 .....
Mercedes-Benz Releases the New B-Class
30th November, 2008
The restyled front end
injects the B-Class with more poise and assurance than before. This is
primarily down to the radiator grille with its three chromed cross fins
painted in metallic grey and the Mercedes star integrated into its centre .....
New AMG Performance Centres in 15 Countries
25th November, 2008
AMG, the performance brand
within Mercedes-Benz Cars, is establishing 175 new AMG Performance Centres
worldwide by the end of next year .....
Mercedes-Benz Releases the New A-Class in Australia
9th November, 2008
Now the latest version of
this small car is showing itself to be more youthful, attractive and
environmentally compatible than ever before .....
Mercedes-Benz at SEMA
5th November, 2008
Mercedes-Benz has come up
an unconventional presentation idea under the heading “Tuner Challenge” .....
G-Class For Army
30th October, 2008
The Australian Defence Force
(ADF) yesterday signed a contract with Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific (MBAuP)
for the supply of 1,200 G-Class cross-country vehicles .....
Mercedes-Benz Releases New M-Class
17th October, 2008
Mercedes-Benz has revamped the
M-Class. The new model of the dynamic, stylish SUV has even more distinctive
characteristics, and looks even sportier and more powerful .....
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S:
Thrilling High-Performance Roadster
14th October, 2008
The new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
Roadster 722 S opens up new dimensions when it comes to open-top driving. Delivering 478
kW of power, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds .....
Mercedes-Benz S 600 Pullman Guard State Limousine
1st October, 2008
In the 1960s, the legendary Mercedes-Benz
600 took on the mantle of state limousine for a period of almost thirty years which saw it
serve as an official vehicle not only for the German government, but also for many other
nations' leaders and ruling houses .....
Mercedes-Benz Concept Fascination For Paris Debut
12th September, 2008
In developing this design study, Mercedes-Benz has given
fresh impetus to the long-established (although now rarely seen) “shooting brake”, a vehicle category
with its own distinctive charisma .....
Mercedes-Benz M-Class Revision Announced
4th September, 2008
This revised and enhanced version of
the dynamic, stylish luxury SUV has been revamped and now has even more
distinctive characteristics .....
Mercedes-Benz to Introduce Advanced Driver Fatigue Safety Technology
19th August, 2008
In the view of these specialists, long holiday
journeys without intermediate breaks involve a high risk of overtiredness, which drivers
often fail to notice .....
Mercedes-Benz CLC-Class Sports Coupé Released
11th August, 2008
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a stand-alone
model series in the guise of the new CLC, the entry-level model in the
Mercedes-Benz coupé line-up .....
Mercedes-Benz Celebrates 50 Years in Australia
8th August, 2008
Since its July 1958 founding, Mercedes-Benz
Australia has grown from a tiny antipodean outpost to the world's 10th largest Mercedes
Mercedes-Benz “Road to the Future”
31st July, 2008
Fuel-efficient and environmentally-sustainable
premium automobiles from Mercedes-Benz, without the need to forego the characteristic
brand features - safety, comfort and refined driving pleasure. This is the strategy of
the Stuttgart based vehicle manufacturer .....
Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series
14th July, 2008
Sensational appearance, unique performance data,
with light-weight design throughout and total exclusivity - that's the new Mercedes-Benz SL 65
AMG Black Series .....
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Sportier than Ever
10th July, 2008
Mercedes-Benz continues its
long tradition of producing legendary sports cars with the launch of the new
SL-Class roadster, now available in Australia .....
New Mercedes-Benz SLK Released
30th June, 2008
SLK-Class Roadsters have long captured the hearts of mid-range 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 .....
Mercedes-Benz Delivers 300,000 New C-Class Models
20th June, 2008
Globally, more than 300,000 customers
have purchased either a sedan or estate variant of the new C-Class since its
international introduction on 31st March, 2007 .....
Mercedes-Benz Opens New Advanced Design Studio in California
13th June, 2008
Mercedes-Benz is moving its Southern Californian
advanced design studio from Irvine to a newly-acquired, spacious facility near Carlsbad, in
order to strengthen its creative base in the U.S. .....
Pricing for the new Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster
2nd June, 2008
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadsters have
long captured the hearts of sports car enthusiasts. Incorporating around 650 newly
developed parts, the new SLK models are even more dynamic and now offer an even more
exciting driving experience .....
Precise Performance: The Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Edition IWC
1st June, 2008
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 .....
Special Anniversary Series of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class: The Edition 10
26th May, 2008
Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the tenth 'birthday'
of its successful M-Class, the top-selling premium SUV with 850,000 units to its name .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate: Touring in First Class
21st May, 2008
Three models of the new C-Class Estate will
be available for Australian customers: the supercharged four-cylinder C 200 Kompressor
Estate (available in May 2008), the turbo-diesel C 220 CDI Estate and the exciting high
performance C 63 AMG Estate (both available from September 2008) .....
Mercedes-Benz S 320 CDI Released Locally
19th May, 2008
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 torque, remarkable fuel
economy and exceptional emission levels in other Mercedes-Benz passenger car models .....
New Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class About To Arrive
4th May, 2008
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
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG: Safety Car In The DTM
1st May, 2008
The new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG commenced duties
as the official Safety Car at the second DTM race of the season held in Oschersleben,
Germany on 19th-20th April, 2008 .....
Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing and Specifications for the Stunning New-Generation SL-Class Roadster
28th April, 2008
Mercedes-Benz has a long and rich tradition of
producing legendary sports cars, which continues with the Australian launch of the new
generation SL-Class in June. Featuring a new design with a strong emphasis on sportiness and
effortless superiority, the SL is the world's most successful premium roadster in its class .....
Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing for the All-New CLC-Class Sports Coupé
24th April, 2008
The CLC-Class Sports Coupé is priced
from $49,900*, with customers able to select from the CLC 200 Kompressor, the CLC
200 Kompressor EVOLUTION and the luxury sports CLC 200 Kompressor EVOLUTION + .....
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Close To Release
21st April, 2008
At this year’s Beijing Motor Show in
communist China (22nd-28th April, 2008), the new Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will be
shown. Previously, the new model had been seen in the USA as a support vehicle for
a number of events .....
A Double Win for Mercedes-Benz: M-Class and GL-Class Voted "Car of the Year 2008"
15th April, 2008
Following Next Car's New Year's Eve announcement that
the Mercedes-Benz ML 350 was our "Top Drive of 2007", comes the news that the M-Class, together with
the GL-Class are named as winners in Germany .....
Mercedes-Benz at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
11th April, 2008
At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mercedes-Benz
will be out on the track outside Goodwood House with Grand Prix cars from 1906 and 1908. The brand
will also exhibit outstanding supercharged cars from the 1930s .....
New Mercedes-Benz M-Class: More Dynamic, More Powerful
27th March, 2008
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 grille .....
Mercedes-Benz at the 2008 New York Motor Show
24th March, 2008
Mercedes-Benz is presenting three new SUVs equipped with
the world’s latest and cleanest diesel engine at the 2008 New York Motor Show. The new R 320
BlueTEC, ML 320 BlueTEC and GL 320 BlueTEC use the highly efficient AdBlue exhaust after treatment
system and are able to undercut the stringent Bin 5 limits applicable in the USA, with the
potential to meet the coming EU6 standards .....
Breakthrough in Battery Technology by Daimler
14th March, 2008
Daimler AG has achieved a crucial breakthrough in battery
technology. The Stuttgart based car maker is the world’s first manufacturer to have succeeded in
adapting lithium-ion technology to the demanding requirements of automotive applications .....
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster Recognised as Europe's Best Convertible
13th March, 2008
The Mercedes-Benz SLR Roadster has won the cabriolet and
roadster category of the prestigious "Auto 1 von Europa" ("Europe's No. 1 Car") awards organised by
European car magazine AUTO BILD .....
Hamilton and Moss confirmed for the Brooklands Motoring festival: The Double Twelve
11th March, 2008
Motor racing drivers Lewis Hamilton and Sir Stirling Moss are
making driving appearances at this year’s Brooklands Motoring Festival: ‘The Double Twelve’ in England .....
Mercedes-Benz: Official Vehicle Supplier for World Youth Day Sydney 2008
6th March, 2008
There will be two Mercedes-Benz M-Class based
Popemobiles used during WYD08 .....
Mercedes-Benz to Supply Australia Post with Mail Delivery Vans
26th February, 2008
Australia Post has signed a five year contract with
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific for the supply of Mercedes-Benz vans .....
New Mercedes-Benz SLK For Mid-Year Release
19th February, 2008
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadsters have long
captured the hearts of sports car enthusiasts. Incorporating around 650 newly developed parts,
the SLK models for 2008 are even more dynamic and now offer an even more emotionally charged
driving experience .....
New-Generation Mercedes-Benz CLS: Fine-Tuning for the Design Trendsetter
11th February, 2008
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 .....
Amazing Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Arriving Next Month
5th February, 2008
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 .....
New Generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Sportier Than Ever Before
3rd February, 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, which now delivers even more
performance thanks to the new direct-steer system as well as offering enhanced comfort and
safety. The SL 350 is powered by a newly developed, extremely high-revving sports engine
boasting an impressive output of 232 kW .....
New Mercedes-Benz CLC Class Coming Soon
1st February, 2008
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
Mercedes-Benz announces the CLS 350 designo Edition
22nd January, 2008
Now available in Mercedes-Benz showrooms, these
beautifully appointed CLS-Class coupés come equipped with superbly crafted and unique features from
Mercedes-Benz’s designo customisation facility in Germany, taking the stunning coupé design
of the CLS to a new level .....
Smart Road Trip from Los Angeles to Detroit
22nd January, 2008
The two Smart Fortwo CDIs were very impressive
with only 3.9 l/100 km and even the luxurious turbo-diesel E 320 CDI BLUETEC consumed an
average of only 5.8 l/100 km .....
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New Mercedes-Benz C-Class: five stars in the Euro NCAP test
24th December, 2007
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 .....
More powerful, more economical, more intense Mercedes-Benz SLK
21st December, 2007
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 .....
Innovative Mercedes-Benz DIESOTTO Engine Wins Safety and Technology Award
21st December, 2007
The DIESOTTO drive system combined with a hybrid module, as
featured in the Mercedes-Benz F 700, demonstrates that a large and comfortable touring saloon is
capable of returning a fuel-consumption figure of just 5.3 litres per 100 kilometres, enabling a
drastic reduction in CO2 emissions .....
New Mercedes-Benz for the Pope
11th December, 2007
In future, Pope Benedict XVI will present himself to the
40,000 or so pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square in a shining white, open-top Mercedes-Benz G-Class during
his public audiences on Wednesdays .....
One Millionth Alabama-Built Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Rolls Off the Production Line
2nd December, 2007
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) has celebrated the
manufacture of its one millionth vehicle. This milestone comes 10 years and nine months after the first
M-Class rolled off the production line back in 1997 .....
Los Angeles Design Challenge: The Mercedes-Benz SilverFlow Can
Take on a Wide Variety of Forms
19th November, 2007
A car with extended, elegant lines which can change its form at the
touch of a button and adapt to the requirements of its owners at any time – this is the automotive vision that
Mercedes-Benz is presenting at the Los Angeles Design Challenge .....
Current M-Class Delivered to 250,000 Customers Worldwide
12th November, 2007
Since the European market launch of the second
generation M-Class in April 2005, Mercedes-Benz has delivered 250,000 models of the SUV to
customers around the world. Featuring the most advanced technology - such as the 7G-TRONIC
seven-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, AIRMATIC air suspension, and the
PRE-SAFE® anticipatory occupant protection system - this trendsetter among today's offroaders
continues to be a great success in this growing market segment .....
£3.967 million .... SOLD!
5th November, 2007
The highlight of a recent auction in London was
undoubtedly a 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Spezial Roadster .....
Mercedes-Benz C 320 CDI: New Range Leader For New C-Class
31st October, 2007
Now arriving in Mercedes-Benz showrooms, the C 320 CDI
sees the German car maker’s superlative 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 join the list of impressive
engine options available for customers of the all-new C-Class .....
World Record at the Mercedes-Benz Museum
24th October, 2007
The Mercedes-Benz Museum is now officially home to the "strongest
artificially generated tornado in the world" .....
Increased GVM announced for Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
19th October, 2007
Mercedes-Benz has announced that two models from the popular Sprinter
range will soon be available with even greater carrying capacity .....
DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific Named Preferred Supplier for Major
Australian Defence Force Contract
16th October, 2007
The contract in the Lightweight/Light category would see DCAuP supply
the ADF with 1,100 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagons and provide the logistic support for these vehicles for 15 years with
an option for a further 15 .....
More For The Mercedes-Benz R-Class
14th October, 2007
The versatile and spacious R-Class SUV tourer will be joined by
a new model powered by the marque’s celebrated 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6. Additionally, a host of
revisions are included, designed to further enhance the flexibility and driving enjoyment this unique
luxury sports tourer offers .....
Mercedes-Benz Confirms the Turbo-Diesel S 320 CDI for Australian Showrooms
12th October, 2007
Mercedes-Benz yesterday confirmed the inclusion of the luxurious S
320 CDI turbo-diesel into its Australian passenger car range .....
More Power, Further Refined: The 285 kW Mercedes-Benz ML 500
30th September, 2007
The powerful and smooth Mercedes-Benz ML 500 has undergone a
power injection and is now making its way to Mercedes-Benz showrooms across the country .....
Mercedes-Benz C 320 CDI confirmed for Australia
25th September, 2007
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the inclusion of the luxurious and
powerful C 320 CDI for its Australian passenger car range, announcing it will arrive in showrooms next month
The new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Estate
20th September, 2007
Following in the Saloon’s footsteps, the C 63 AMG Estate is now also due to
be launched. Under the bonnet with its distinctive power domes, the AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine delivers effortless
Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 designo Edition: the Ultimate in Exclusivity and Personalisation
19th September, 2007
Definitive style and individuality personify the limited SLK 350 'designo'
Edition. This even more exclusive version of the iconic car that redefined the term ‘roadster’ is now available to
secure - although numbers are strictly limited .....
Mercedes-Benz Shows the Future of the Superior Touring Sedan
13th September, 2007
In the words of Professor Dr. Herbert Kohler, responsible for Group Research &
Advanced Engineering Vehicle and Powertrain at DaimlerChrysler AG, “With the F 700, Mercedes-Benz shows what the big touring
sedan of the future will look like. It offers environmentally compatible mobility combined with utmost comfort and an
effortlessly superior drive.” .....
New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate
10th September, 2007
Just a few months after the global market debut of the saloon,
Mercedes-Benz is now unveiling the estate version of the new C-Class. The estate takes the trademark strengths of
the saloon, such as safety, agility and comfort, and combines them with a significant increase in spaciousness and
Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series – an exclusive, lightweight sports car
30th August, 2007
The new Black Series from Mercedes-Benz is an even more driver-focused variant of
the V8-powered SLK 55 AMG Roadster, using motor sport inspired technology to deliver scintillating performance and enhanced
driving dynamics .....
Mercedes-Benz Launches BLUETEC Initiative in Europe: E 300 BLUETEC with
Exceptionally Clean Diesel Technology
23rd August, 2007
The inventor of BLUETEC technology is entering a new era with the new
E 300 BLUETEC. On the back of positive experiences gained in the American market since October 2006, the
environmentally-compatible BLUETEC diesel engine system is now also available in a passenger car model in the
European market .....
Mercedes-Benz Confirms the Stunning S 63 AMG for Australia
19th August, 2007
This high-performance luxury sedan continues the time-honoured
Mercedes-AMG tradition of bringing motor sport-derived engineering and driving dynamics to the most luxurious
cars in the Mercedes-Benz stable. It partners the superlative 6.2-litre Mercedes-AMG V8 to the award-winning
S-Class, the highest selling model in its prestigious segment so far this year .....
Mercedes-Benz CL 65 AMG: A New Way To Define Power
14th August, 2007
Australia’s most powerful coupé, the Mercedes-Benz CL 65 AMG will be
in Australian showrooms from October. The range-topping two door coupé completes the highly successful CL-Class
model range, which was released in March this year .....
Mercedes-Benz A-Class F-Cell:
the First Fuel-Cell-Powered Passenger Car in Iceland
17th July, 2007
With over 100 vehicles, DaimlerChrysler operates the largest fuel-cell
fleet in the world: concept vehicles, passenger cars, vans and Citaro city buses. With more than three million
zero-emissions kilometres behind it, the company has more data, know-how and experience at its disposal than any
other vehicle manufacturer ....
Mercedes-Benz G-Class Driver on 17-Year Round-The-World Trip
10th July, 2007
One of the world’s great travellers is currently visiting Singapore,
having chalked up more than half a million kilometres around the globe (and still counting) in a Mercedes-Benz
G-Class, a journey that started in 1990 ....
Mercedes-Benz to Organise the World’s Largest Safety Conference in
Stuttgart in 2009
29th June, 2007
The world’s largest and most important conference on automotive
safety will take place in Stuttgart in (northern) spring 2009. During this "Technical Conference on the
Enhanced Safety of Vehicles" (ESV), engineers, representatives from official bodies and politicians will
discuss measures and technologies for the further improvement of vehicle safety ....
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster stars at Goodwood
26th June, 2007
The new car was star of the UK show as it took the famous hill climb circuit six times
over the course of the weekend. Despite the traditional British summer weather – a mixture of glorious sunshine and torrential rain
– the SLR Roadster always drew huge crowds – and gave them a chance to see the new super car months before it goes on sale .....
That Final Drive ..... CLS Style Now Available in UK
26th June, 2007
Its not enough these days to operate the best engineered cars
in the world. They have to look good too. Nowhere is this truer than in the exalted world of the top
class European coachbuilders .....
Mercedes-Benz Announces Prices for the New C-Class
21st June, 2007
Mercedes-Benz has announced Australian recommended retail prices for
the all new C-Class sedan range which arrives on the market in 5-6 weeks, as the much anticipated replacement
for a highly successful model series which has become the best selling model to grace the three pointed star in
Milestone for Mercedes-Benz Convertibles
18th June, 2007
Global sales for convertibles and roadster models from Mercedes-Benz are
posting impressive results: A total of 400,000 units of the current Mercedes-Benz SL and SLK roadster models and the
CLK convertible have been sold to date .....
Last 203 Series C-Class Wagon Rolls off Assembly Line
4th June, 2007
The final C-Class station wagon of the 203 series rolled off the assembly
line at the DaimlerChrysler plant in Bremen on Thursday, 31st May, 2007, marking a major milestone in the success
story of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class .....
Mercedes-Benz Delivers 250,000th B-Class
1st June, 2007
More than 250,000 units of the Mercedes-Benz B Class have already
been sold worldwide since the model’s market launch in June 2005 .....
Mercedes-Benz Citaro Bus with Diesel-Electric Hybrid Drive
28th May, 2007
DaimlerChrysler will unveil the first prototype of the diesel-electric
hybrid Mercedes-Benz Citaro bus to the general public in the course of this year, the company announced at the
occasion of the UITP world congress for public transportation in Helsinki, Finland .....
The Mercedes-Benz of Mini-Buses: the Sprinter Transfer
22nd May, 2007
Since its debut last October the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter range has delivered a
new set of standards in the Australian van segment. The Sprinter cleverly combines payload and volume capacity needed by
van customers in a class-leading package that offers all of the safety and comfort for which the three-pointed star is
McLaren Roadster Tops The Mercedes-Benz Range
8th May, 2007
Mercedes-Benz is to add a McLaren SLR roadster to its expansive
model range .....
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Success
24th April, 2007
Mercedes-Benz is reporting very positive results for its
CLS-Class: More than 100,000 units of the innovative four-door coupe have been delivered to customers
around the world since the vehicle was launched in Europe in October 2004 .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé and Estate with Super Sport Package
19th April, 2007
In the wake of the sales success of the Super Sport Edition C 180
Kompressor sedan (announced earlier this year) comes two matching stable mates. The C 180 Kompressor Sports Coupé
and the C 200 Kompressor Estate are now available with the value-rich Super Sport Edition package .....
Mercedes-Benz at the New York Motor Show
11th April, 2007
With the CL 65 AMG 40th Anniversary Edition and the CLK 63 AMG Black
Series, Mercedes-Benz presented two very special high-performance automobiles at the New York Motor Show .....
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class: Luxury Coupé Masterpiece
29th March, 2007
The stunning two-door CL-Class is available from $308,000 for the CL
500, with the powerful CL 63 AMG at $383,000. The CL 600 which is powered by the marque’s famous V12 biturbo
engine is priced at $389,000 .....
Mercedes-Benz builds new Pullman State Limousine
25th February, 2007
Mercedes-Benz engineers are currently developing a new, prestigious luxury
limousine with integrated protection for governments, businesses, monarchs and heads of state .....
Facelift for Mercedes-Benz G-Class
19th February, 2007
Mercedes-Benz has refined its European cross-country classic, the
G-Class, yet again .....
Mercedes-Benz Vito Van Range
16th February, 2007
With the present model entering its fourth year,
the Vito embodies all of the characteristic engineering, safety and comfort the
three-pointed star is famous for. This popular one-tonne van range starts 2007 with a host
of enhancements and revisions .....
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition
1st February, 2007
The new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition displays
thoroughbred motor-racing credentials. Featuring more than 300 modified components, the super
sports car serves up a boost in output, more dynamic chassis tuning, improved aerodynamics and
distinctly sporty interior appointments to thrill even the most demanding of sports-car
New Mercedes-Benz C-Class:
First in Class with an Environmental Certificate
25th January, 2007
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the first car
in this market segment to have an Environmental Certificate. The certification body of TÜV Süd
Management Service GmbH has confirmed the saloon’s environmentally focused development .....
Two “Yellow Angel 2007” Awards for Mercedes-Benz
24th January, 2007
The German automobile club ADAC presented Mercedes-Benz
with its "Yellow Engle" awards for being Germany’s best-performing automotive brand and for being
the most innovative in the field of mobility .....
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class
19th January, 2007
The design of the new C-Class is based on the
modern Mercedes idiom, which reflects the technical superiority of automobiles bearing the
star with taut lines and large, tranquil surfaces .....
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class: Luxury Coupé Masterpiece
18th January, 2007
From March, the stunning two-door CL-Class will be available from
$308,000 (RRP) for the CL 500, with the powerful CL 63 AMG at $383,000 (RRP). The peerless CL 600 which is
powered by the marque’s famous V12 biturbo engine is priced at $389,000 (RRP) .....
Testing the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class
17th January, 2007
When the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is launched in mid-2007 in
Europe, later in Australia, the Saloon will have completed the most comprehensive test programme in the
Stuttgart manufacturer's history .....
Mercedes-Benz C 180 Kompressor "Limited Volume" Edition
14th January, 2007
With a new Mercedes-Benz C-Class just around the corner (so to speak) a
limited number of the C 180 Kompressor Super Sport Edition are available in Australia .....
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Diesel Sales Soar at Mercedes-Benz
28th December, 2006
Sales of diesel engine powered cars from the Mercedes-Benz
range have more than doubled in 2006 with demand showing no signs of slowing .....
Mercedes-Benz Concept Ocean Drive
21st December, 2006
Mercedes-Benz is adding to its reputation as a pioneer and design
trendsetter among premium car makers with the presentation of its Concept Ocean Drive four-door convertible .....
Last 203 Series C-Class Sedan Rolls off Assembly Line
19th December, 2006
With only a few weeks left to go until the world premiere of
the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the last 203 series sedan has rolled off the assembly line at the
Sindelfingen plant .....
Mercedes-Benz S 420 CDI: the flagship diesel
12th December, 2006
Mercedes-Benz is extending its European S-Class range
with another diesel variant, the S 420 CDI. The new eight-cylinder model is powered by a
state-of-the-art V8 CDI engine developing 235 kW and (wait for it) 730 newton metres of peak
Mercedes-Benz M-Class Comes Out on Top in US Safety Testing
11th December, 2006
The US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
has named the Mercedes-Benz M-Class its Top Safety Pick 2007 – the best buy when it comes to
Car-2-X Communication From DaimlerChrysler
7th December, 2006
In future, motorists will be able to detect danger even if
the danger spot lies around the next bend or over the horizon .....
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Top-Scores in Latest ANCAP Testing
4th December, 2006
The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme has
rated the Mercedes-Benz B-class with its highest five star rating for occupant protection in its
latest round of crash tests .....
Mercedes-Benz Developing Systems to Counter Driver Fatigue
23rd November, 2006
Safety experts at Mercedes-Benz are turning their attention
to one of the principal causes of serious traffic accidents: driver fatigue. The objective of their
work is to develop a system that is capable of recognising fatigue in time to warn the driver .....
Mercedes-Benz: 25 million passenger cars
17th November, 2006
The brand has delivered 25 million passenger cars to
customers worldwide since 1945. The milestone vehicle – a new generation E-Class – was handed over to
the owner of a Munich taxi company at the Mercedes-Benz Customer Centre in Sindelfingen .....
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class voted “SUV of the year 2007”
14th November, 2006
A leading U.S. motoring magazine, MOTOR TREND, has
named the Mercedes-Benz GL 450 the best SUV of the year 2007 .....
Mercedes-Benz SLK Special "Edition 10"
12th November, 2006
The "Edition 10" show car with which Mercedes-Benz marked ten
years of the SLK-Class at the 2006 Paris Motor Show is available to European customers from January
Mercedes-Benz Releases the new GL-Class
30th October, 2006
The all-new premium off-roader is available with both
V6 diesel power in the GL 320 CDI and the GL 500 comes equipped the new-generation 285 kW petrol
Five Stars for the Mercedes-Benz B-Class
25th October, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class has passed crash tests
performed in accordance with the European NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) rating system .....
Milestone for Mercedes-Benz Light Commercial Vehicles
23rd October, 2006
There are now more than 30,000 light commercials from
Mercedes-Benz on Australian roads .....
Mercedes-AMG 6.3-litre V8 range hits the road
19th October, 2006
Mercedes has launched four models powered by the AMG 6.3
litre V8 engine - the E 63 AMG saloon, the CLS 63 AMG 4-door coupé, the ML 63 AMG SUV and the CLK
63 AMG .....
New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
10th October, 2006
Eleven years and approximately 1.3 million units after
making its debut, the European market leader in the 3.5 t GVW van sector, the Mercedes-Benz
Sprinter, now has a successor .....
Mercedes-Benz Sales in Australia Increase by 7 per cent
5th October, 2006
The luxury car manufacturer saw sales of its passenger car
and SUV range in Australia reach a year-to-date total of 10,577 units at the end of September, up from
9,815 units the same time last year .....
Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG Now Available in Australia
4th October, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG, is now on sale in Australia.
Based upon the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which was released in Australia in February this year, the
new top-of-the-line S 65 AMG is priced from $450,000 RRP .....
The New Generation E-Class
19th September, 2006
After four years in production and with around a million
vehicles sold worldwide, Mercedes-Benz has announced the new generation of its E-Class has arrived
in Australia .....
Ten years of the SLK-Class
15th September, 2006
It was ten years ago that the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
made its debut in European showrooms .....
28th August, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class model range will soon
serve up more sports car driving pleasure with the introduction of the new V8 CLK 500 and
range topping CLK 63 AMG, .....
C-Class: In a Class of its Own for Value
17th August, 2006
Mercedes-Benz have announced with immediate
effect the addition of $6,480 worth of equipment for $1,500 .....
C-Class: The Most Successful Benz
1st August, 2006
Since production began in spring 2000, worldwide over
two million C-Class vehicles have been produced .....
Open-Air Vehicles on the Rise
28th July, 2006
Mercedes-Benz is reinforcing its position as the world's
leading supplier of convertibles and roadsters in the premium and luxury segment .....
Two New Models for Mercedes M-Class
24th July, 2006
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the M-Class, will be joined by
the entry level V6 diesel ML 280 CDI and the range-topping ML 63 AMG in October .....
AMG styling for the new Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
16th July, 2006
For the new CL-Class, Mercedes-AMG has developed two AMG
optional extras: an AMG bodystyling package and expressive 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels with
mixed-width tyres .....
Growing Line-up Extends Mercedes Appeal
10th July, 2006
Mercedes-Benz has recorded sales growth for the first half of
this year .....
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class For November Release
6th July, 2006
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the GL-Class will
arrive in Australia in November. The V6 diesel GL 320 CDI and petrol GL 500 will be available at
market launch with the GL 450 following in 2007 .....
The 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
27th June, 2006
The launch of the new CL-Class in the northern autumn
of 2006 will be the culmination of a Mercedes-Benz coupé tradition going back over 50 years .....
Special Series of the Mercedes SLK 55 AMG
13th June, 2006
The two-seater is now even sportier: Mercedes AMG has
developed an exclusive and distinctly puristic special series which sets new standards in driving
B 180 CDI Joins The B-Class Line-Up
8th June, 2006
Mercedes-Benz’ first compact diesel, the new B 180 CDI,
has now arrived in dealerships across Australia to help increase demand for the B-Class .....
The Opening of Mercedes-Benz World
28th May, 2006
Günther H. Oettinger and Dieter Zetsche opened Mercedes-Benz World
on Friday 19th May, 2006 .....
New Mercedes-Benz SL Ready
19th May, 2006
Four years on from its launch in Australia, the Mercedes-Benz
SL-Class, has undergone a number of enhancements .....
Specification Upgrade for Viano
18th May, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz Viano, which was first released in
Australia mid last year, is now equipped with additional standard features .....
The New Mercedes-Benz Museum
14th May, 2006
The only museum in the world able to present the 120-year
history of the automotive industry from day one will open its doors on Thursday 18th May, 2006 in
The new generation E-Class
7th May, 2006
After four years in production and around a million
vehicles sold, Mercedes-Benz presented the new generation of its E-Class at last month's New
York Motor Show .....
New features for the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
3rd May, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class will kick off model year
2007 with three newly developed engines, even better safety and a more extensive range of
standard equipment .....
Record Demand for Mercedes-Benz Cars
11th April, 2006
Australians bought more Mercedes-Benz cars in the first three
months of this year than ever before, the company reported last week .....
Mercedes-Benz R-Series Arrives Next Month
10th April, 2006
The R-Class range, which starts from $82,900
builds on the strengths of established vehicle categories such as the E-Class Estate and
Mercedes-Benz At Techno Classica 2006
5th April, 2006
About a month before its official inauguration, the new
Mercedes-Benz Museum will be the central theme at the Techno Classica in Essen .....
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Scores High On Safety
22nd March, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been rated “safest
small family car” in a recent car safety report carried out by UK based
Which? magazine .....
Current Mercedes-Benz Museum Bids Farewell
19th March, 2006
The current Mercedes-Benz Museum has closed, two months
before the new museum opens. The old museum opened its doors one last time last night .....
SLK 55 AMG Demonstrates Technology Transfer
16th March, 2006
Mercedes-AMG has developed an SLK 55 AMG. The two-seater
includes suspension, brakes and a cooling system that have been specifically tuned for the “AMG Ultimate
Experience Asia” lifestyle event .....
DaimlerChrysler Brands Join Diesel Revolution
13th March, 2006
DaimlerChrysler will launch up to seven diesel-powered
passenger cars into the Australian market in the next 12 months .....
AMG Presents The New Formula 1 Safety Car
9th March, 2006
Australian motorsport enthusiasts will be first to experience
the brand-new CLK 63 AMG, as the official safety car during the Australian Grand Prix .....
Record February Sales for Mercedes in Australia
6th March, 2006
Mercedes-Benz has reported its highest February on record
with sales of 1,080 new vehicles .....
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Diesel Coming
28th February, 2006
The new B 180 CDI, which arrives in Australia from May, is
the first of five new diesel models the company plans to launch in the next twelve months .....
DTM: Merecedes Signs Lauda and Stoddart
27th February, 2006
In the 2006 season, 23-year-old Susie Stoddart from Scotland and
Austrian Mathias Lauda, 25, will debut in the DTM in AMG Mercedes-Benz C-Class touring cars .....
Mercedes-Benz At The Geneva Motor Show
16th February, 2006
A few new models from Mercedes-Benz will be making their
debut at the Geneva Motor Show. They include the CLS 63 AMG and CLK 63 AMG .....
New Mercedes-Benz S-Class
14th February, 2006
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has made its Australian
debut at the Melbourne Motor Show and will be arriving in Mercedes-Benz dealers this month .....
New from Mercedes-AMG: SL 55 AMG and SL 65 AMG
6th February, 2006
The SL 55 AMG and SL 65 AMG are now even more sporty
and exclusive. Both high-performance AMG Roadsters have made further gains in terms of technology,
design and appointments .....
Mercedes Confirms May Arrival For R-Class
23rd January, 2006
Mercedes-Benz today confirmed the new R-Class
Grand Sports Tourer will be available in Australia from May this year. Starting from
approximately $85,000 .....
New Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
19th January, 2006
Four years on from its launch, the successful
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has undergone a number of enhancements .....
The new Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
17th January, 2006
Mercedes-Benz has shown its new entrant in the
luxury Sports Utility Vehicle market segment at the 2006 Detroit Motor Show: the GL-Class .....
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sport Edition + Expands
16th January, 2006
Following the success of the limited edition C 200 KOMPRESSOR
Sport Edition, Mercedes-Benz announced today an enhanced version of the limited edition package can now
be ordered across the entire C-Class Saloon and Estate model range .....
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Good Demand For Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
22nd December, 2005
The Mercedes-Benz CLS Class is performing well a little
over one year after its market debut. More than 50,000 units of the four-door coupe have been
delivered worldwide .....
The Big, New Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
9th December, 2005
Mercedes-Benz is to unveil a new Sport Utility
Vehicle: the GL-Class. The big seven-seater off-roader pampers occupants .....
Mercedes-Benz Confirms Diesel Expansion Plans
24th November, 2005
Mercedes-Benz, the brand that seven decades ago introduced
the world’s first diesel passenger car, has announced its intention of doubling the availability of
diesel models in Australia over the next twelve months .....
Bionic Car Laps Mercedes-Benz World
21st November, 2005
Mercedes-Benz 'Bionic Car' completed the first lap of one of the
tracks at the 'Mercedes-Benz World' site at Brooklands .....
Mika Häkkinen Continues in The 2006 DTM
17th November, 2005
Mika Häkkinen has extended his contract and will race again in the 2006 DTM,
Mercedes-Benz Motorsport announced this week .....
Grand Sports Tourer Gets AMG Makeover
15th November, 2005
The new Mercedes-Benz Grand Sports Tourer (the R-Class), due to
arrive in Australia next year, has been given an AMG makeover .....
Mercedes-Benz G-Class To Continue
14th November, 2005
DaimlerChrysler will continue to produce the G-Class in the
coming years and the hot version, the G 55 AMG may come to Australia .....
DaimlerChrsyler Selling Mitsubishi Shares
14th November, 2005
DaimlerChrysler AG has agreed to sell its remaining equity interest
in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) .....
Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadsters
9th November, 2005
Australian customers snapped up more than 1,000 second-generation
Mercedes-Benz SLK roadsters in the car’s first year on sale .....
Mercedes ML 320 CDI Arrives
8th November, 2005
The all new V6 diesel-powered ML 320 CDI is now available in
Mercedes-Benz showrooms across the country, priced from $82,900 .....
Extra Spice for Benz A-Class
27th October, 2005
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is sporting a little extra spice with the
introduction of a new sports package .....
New Diesel and Petrol Engines for E-Class
20th September, 2005
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will now be offered with two exciting new
V6 engines, the E 280 available in both saloon and estate and the E 280CDI (diesel variant), available for the
Improved Design and Technology for CLK-Class
19th September, 2005
The CLK-Class coupe and cabriolet models from Mercedes-Benz are set
to become even more irresistible for customers with an extensive model update and two new V6 engines .....
The New Mercedes-Benz M-Class
7th September, 2005
The new M-Class is now ready for its introduction to the
Australian market this month .....
Mercedes-Benz Classic Days 2005
7th September, 2005
One of the major classic car events is currently being staged in Salzburg:
the sixth Mercedes-Benz Classic Days .....
More Power For The Mercedes-Benz C-Class
22nd August, 2005
Mercedes-Benz has added extra punch to its C-Class family
with the arrival this month of the C 350 Saloon and the all new 2.5-litre V6-powered C 230 Saloon,
Estate and Sports Coupé .....
Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG
18th August, 2005
The ML 63 AMG will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show and will be launched
in Q2 2006 .....
Mercedes-Benz SLK 280 Kicks-Off V6 Engine Offensive
15th August, 2005
The arrival this month of the new SLK 280 heralds the start of a V6
engine offensive by Mercedes-Benz which will see 11 new six-cylinder models released in Australia over the
coming months .....
Sportier Edge for Mercedes-Benz E-Class
12th August, 2005
The E-Class has had a sporty edge added to its character with the
arrival of two new Sports Packages, now available around the country .....
Full Integration of iPod® in Mercedes-Benz
25th July, 2005
Mercedes-Benz is taking automobile entertainment to a new level with
the introduction of the new iPod® Interface Kit in Australia .....
Mercedes-Benz Citaro Fuel Cell bus
14th September, 2004
Three Mercedes-Benz fuel cell buses will operate in Perth during a 2-year
field trial .....
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