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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 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz E 220 CDI

16th December, 2015

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 ..... more

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." ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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) ..... more

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* ..... more

Mercedes-Benz ute
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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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. ..... more

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 mid-2015 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 CDI

7th August, 2014

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’ ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz C 250 Edition C

3rd April, 2014

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz A 250 Sport

22nd November, 2013

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Aston Martin and Mercedes-AMG collaboration
26th July, 2013
AMG V8 to power future Aston Martin sports car ..... more

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 ..... more

SOLD: Juan Manuel Fangio's old car
15th July, 2013
Record price paid for an unregistered used car - about $10 million (AUD) ..... more

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 ..... more

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) ..... more

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) ..... more

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 ..... more

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" ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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! ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz C 250 Sport Coupe

31st March, 2013

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz E200 BlueEFFICIENCY

4th October, 2012

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 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz B200 BlueEFFICIENCY

16th July, 2012

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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* ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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) ..... more

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 ..... more

Two recalls for Mercedes-Benz CLS
24th October, 2011
The new Mercedes-Benz CLS is subject to two separate recall notices ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

"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 ..... more

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 ..... more (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz E 350

22nd April, 2011

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz Vito
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 performance ..... more

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) ..... more

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 automobile ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

Retromobile 2011
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 ..... more

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"? ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 own ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 results ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz R-Class
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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 achievement ..... more

Mercedes-Benz CLK 350 road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz CLK 350

14th March, 2010

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate
26th January, 2010
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate arrives
21st January, 2010
Mercedes-Benz has announced the arrival of the E350 estate, confirming pricing ..... more

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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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 power ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 Vito ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz SL 600 road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz SL 600

24th May, 2009

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz A 180 CDI road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz A 180 CDI

22nd April, 2009

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' ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

New ‘Gullwing’ from Mercedes-Benz - the SLS AMG
16th March, 2009
This 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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz CLK 280

29th January, 2009

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more


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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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz Delivers Half-Million C-Class Models
4th December, 2008
Mercedes-Benz has 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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz at SEMA
5th November, 2008
Mercedes-Benz has come up an unconventional presentation idea under the heading “Tuner Challenge” ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz B 200 road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz B 200

14th October, 2008

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 ..... more

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Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG

12th September, 2008

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 market ..... more

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Mercedes-Benz ML 280 CDI

3rd August, 2008

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

New Mercedes-Benz SLK Released
30th June, 2008
The Mercedes-Benz 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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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. ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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) ..... more

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 ..... more

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Mercedes-Benz C280 'Avantgarde'

8th May, 2008

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 equipment ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 + ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz C-Class review (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

7th April, 2008

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

19th February, 2008

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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The Top Drive Of 2007 - Mercedes-Benz ML 350 (copyright image)

The Top Drive of 2007
Mercedes-Benz ML 350

31st December, 2007

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

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz ML 350 road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz ML 350

13th December, 2007

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

£3.967 million .... SOLD!
5th November, 2007
The highlight of a recent auction in London was undoubtedly a 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Spezial Roadster ..... more

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 ..... more

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" ..... more

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 ..... more

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

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 ..... more

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

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 acceleration ..... more

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 ..... more

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.” ..... more

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 versatility ..... more

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series – an exclusive, lightweight sports car for Europe
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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 .... more

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 .... more

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 .... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 Australia ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Mercedes-Benz Citaro Bus with Diesel-Electric Hybrid Drive Technology Announced
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 ..... more

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 famous ..... more

McLaren Roadster Tops The Mercedes-Benz Range
8th May, 2007
Mercedes-Benz is to add a McLaren SLR roadster to its expansive model range ..... more

Mercedes-Benz E200 KOMPRESSOR road test (copyright image)

Mercedes-Benz E200 KOMPRESSOR

7th May, 2007

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Facelift for Mercedes-Benz G-Class
19th February, 2007
Mercedes-Benz has refined its European cross-country classic, the G-Class, yet again ..... more

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 ..... more

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 enthusiasts ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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) ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 torque ..... more

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 safety ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 2007 ..... more

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 V8 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

CLK-Class Revisions
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, ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

Growing Line-up Extends Mercedes Appeal
10th July, 2006
Mercedes-Benz has recorded sales growth for the first half of this year ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 dynamics ..... more

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 ..... more

The Opening of Mercedes-Benz World
28th May, 2006
Günther H. Oettinger and Dieter Zetsche opened Mercedes-Benz World on Friday 19th May, 2006 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 Stuttgart ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 M-Class ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

DaimlerChrsyler Selling Mitsubishi Shares
14th November, 2005
DaimlerChrysler AG has agreed to sell its remaining equity interest in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 saloon ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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 ..... more

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