Tag: Mercedes-Benz

Latest CLA-Class model with BlueEfficiency package has the most aerodynamic shape in the world (for a production model)

New Mercedes-Benz wind tunnel officially opened

Aerodynamics matter in car design, more so today because an aerodynamically-efficient shape slips through the air with less resistance, making the engine work less hard and thus saving fuel. Before the carmakers started to build their own wind tunnels, they relied on facilities at research establishments or aircraft companies to […]

The Power of Youth

The Power of Youth

Welcome back to Motor Trader. I trust you’ve had a good break for Hari Raya and the school holidays and are back at work and raring to go. Things have barely started rolling again and already we’ve had two new car launches to cover. Ironically they’re aimed at the same […]

The new Mercedes-Benz E200/E250 Avantgarde

The new Mercedes-Benz E200/E250 Avantgarde

There was once a time when a generation of a German model lasted a long time – even up to 10 years – as the engineering was deemed so advanced and sound. Customers didn’t seem to mind and after all, model changes often meant additional depreciation in their car as […]

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class launched in Malaysia

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class launched in Malaysia

QUICK FACTS Revised styling with a new front-end design that shows a new interpretation of the ‘4 eyes’ that have characterised the E-Class, as well as new proportions through intelligent changes. Available in two versions – E200 Avantgarde and E250 Avantgarde, priced (without insurance) at RM366,888 and RM405,888, respectively. 1991 […]

The creation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The creation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

16 years have passed since the smallest Mercedes-Benz – the A-Class – was first introduced and it has now entered the third generation. Yet, the idea for making a model smaller than any Mercedes ever made goes back as far as the early 1980s. At that time, the smallest model […]

Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart

Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart

For over a century, Mercedes-Benz has been at the forefront of automobile design and technology so its designers should be able to come up with innovations for anything on four (or more) wheels. This was the challenge the company gave its designers when it invited golf and automobile fans from […]

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 13/2013

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 13/2013

We welcome suggestions on how we can improve this newsletter and provide you with information you would like to see so please do send us feedback at [email protected] Conventional Rules Our cover car this week proves the adage of ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’. The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class […]

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 11/2013

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 11/2013

We welcome suggestions on how we can improve this newsletter and provide you with information you would like to see so please do send us feedback at [email protected] Reinventing Luxury Time And Time Again In the modern world we live in, the latest technology and inventions are just some of […]

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

THERE are four or five seats in the new Mercedes S-Class, depending on how you specify it, but really there might as well just be two: the driver’s and the main rear seat, where many a wealthy owner is destined to sit over the next few years. I write ‘main’ […]

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

THERE are four or five seats in the new Mercedes S-Class, depending on how you specify it, but really there might as well just be two: the driver’s and the main rear seat, where many a wealthy owner is destined to sit over the next few years. I write ‘main’ […]