Mercedes-Benz Car News:

  • McLaren supercars

    29 July 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Conceived as Ron Dennis and his closest allies were held up in an airport lounge, the F1 remains for many the definitive supercar. Woking-based McLaren Automotive is part of the F1-focused McLaren...

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  • Mercedes at the London motor show 2008

    23 July 2008 by By Gavin Green and CAR reader reporter Sandy T

    Little in the way of new metal on the Merc stand – but you can let your kids have a crack at driving if they're taller than 4ft 11in in a special Merc contest

    Mercedes were one of the few premium brands to bother making an appearance at the 2008 London motor show and, although there were no whizz-bang world debuts, there was a reminder of just how busy the...

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  • Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series first photos

    11 July 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Mercedes isn't just a car company; it now offers a conveyor belt to satisfy the most farflung consumer mores. Why else launch the SL65 AMG Black Series? It's not as if the current SL63 and SL65 aren't...

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  • 2008 British Grand Prix car guide

    25 June 2008 by Tom Clarkson

    CAR Online's Grand Prix reporter Tom Clarkson presents his guide to how each of the cars will perform at the British Grand Prix. First up, the Ferrari F2008... FERRARI F2008 The class of the...

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  • Mercedes GLK unveiled in Beijing

    21 April 2008 by Guy Bird

    Feedback on the forthcoming Mercedes GLK has been mixed to say the least. The final production version at the Beijing motor show is – as predicted – little changed and still ugly, especially in the...

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  • Mercedes GLK 'will come in right hand drive'

    15 April 2008 by Georg Kacher

    It´s still top secret, but there is a 99 percent chance that the new Mercedes GLK will be available in right-hand drive form by mid-2010. CAR Online has spoken to a senior engineer on the programme...

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  • Mercedes' new four-cylinder diesels

    11 April 2008 by Stephen Dobie

    Mercedes has announced a new diesel engine, and it’s a win win situation – power is up, emissions are down. The environment can breathe a (small) sigh of relief while you have a bigger smile on your...

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  • Mercedes' production Bluetec diesel SUVs

    13 March 2008 by Ben Pulman

    Europe loves diesel, America doesn’t, so welcome to the US-only Mercedes Bluetec SUVs. The R, ML and GL 320 Bluetec diesels will be launched in America in autumn 2008, but won’t be coming to...

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  • Mercedes Vision GLK Bluetec hybrid

    04 March 2008 by Ben Barry

    What’s new on the Mercedes stand? Quite a confusingly long list when you include facelifts and revised engines. But the big story is the Vision GLK Bluetec hybrid, a concept SUV with a four-cylinder...

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  • Mercedes GLK at Detroit

    15 January 2008 by Guy Bird

    When the pictures of Mercedes’ new small SUV concept were shown prior to Christmas, there were plenty of pained expressions in the CAR office. To be honest, the cars look little better in the metal.

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  • Mercedes CLC tease

    09 January 2008 by

    Looking squat, mean and aggressive (the car, not the model), this is the new Mercedes CLC. And although the CLC is based on the current C-class-derived Sports Coupe, Merc hopes that the 1100 new or...

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  • Mercworld's first birthday

    03 December 2007 by

    Join Mercedes at Brooklands this weekend for cake, Stirling Moss, and the chance to ride in a Mercedes SLR McLaren

    Mercedes-Benz World will be celebrating its first birthday this weekend, and you’re invited.  Although officially the anniversary was last week, it’ll be this Saturday and Sunday (3-4 November)...

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  • Mercedes' new E-class scooped

    09 October 2007 by Ben Pulman

    Merc's new E-class arrives in 2009, and should be very, very clean. Merc's Bluetec technology, which squirts urea (basically the toxins found in your pee) into the exhaust to cut NOx emissions...

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  • Mercedes-Benz F700

    11 September 2007 by Ben Pulman

    So, another big lumbering Mercedes saloon then? Not a bit of it. Although the F700 might be 5.17m long – somewhere between the S-class and long-wheelbase S-class – the F700 is supposedly cleaner and...

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  • Brooklands Centenary

    12 June 2007 by Jack Rix

    Brooklands Centenary Festival: the lowdown The world’s first purpose-built race track will celebrate 100 years of motorsport this weekend - 100 years to the day after opening its banked turns in 1907.

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  • Mercedes C-class shown

    09 March 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Mercedes Vision C220 Bluetec: the lowdown Mercedes' bigger, better and cleaner new C-class hogged centre stage at the DaimlerChrysler stand. The C is the bedrock of Merc's range and the company rolled...

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  • Mercedes design boss speaks out

    22 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    We spoke to Mercedes design boss Peter Pfeiffer at the recent Detroit Motor Show – and asked him about the future strategy at the Stuttgart company. What’s the point of the Ocean Drive concept? We...

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  • Mercedes plots McLaren buyout

    04 October 2006 by Georg Kacher

    DaimlerChrysler is planning a bid for the McLaren Group, to gain full control of its F1 operation and production of the SLR supercar. CAR Online asked DC boss Dieter Zetsche if he was considering...

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  • Super-Mercs storm in

    29 September 2006 by Ben Whitworth

    Mercedes pulled the wraps off not one but two muscle-bound AMG monsters at the Paris show – the CL63 and S63. Powered by AMG’s formidable 6.3-litre V8 that pumps out 525bhp at a screaming 6800rpm and...

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