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Infiniti Q50 for Europe to have ‘European power’

Infiniti Q50 for Europe to have ‘European power’

Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury division, unveiled its new Q50 in Detroit last month and at that time, the powertrain line-up consisted of a 3.7-litre petrol V6 (323 bhp) and a 3.5-litre V6 hybrid (355 bhp). The fairly large engine displacements are generally acceptable to American consumers but in Europe, motorists are […]

Speed record that remains unbroken after 75 years

Speed record that remains unbroken after 75 years

Land speed records have been set and broken as cars went faster and faster. But one world speed record set on a public road remains unbeaten even up till today. It was on this day, January 28, 1938, that Rudolf Caracciola drove a Mercedes-Benz W 125 to a maximum speed […]

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ CLS 63 AMG SHOOTING BRAKE

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ CLS 63 AMG SHOOTING BRAKE

JUDGING from all the initial press reports it would appear that Mercedes has hit the jackpot with its CLS Shooting Brake. The second-generation saloon, or four-door coupe in Mercedes-speak, that preceded the Shooting Brake also got the thumbs up, and set the stage for a long-awaited alternative to the conventional […]

Another good year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

Another good year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) had another good year in 2012 with a 9% increase in sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles (including the Fuso brand). 8,085 units were delivered, up from 7,400 units the previous year, with commercial vehicle deliveries alone registering an increase of 12%. “The 2012 performance is […]

Mercedes unveils production-ready Citan small van

Mercedes unveils production-ready Citan small van

MERCEDES-BENZ has finally released full details for the Citan compact van that was announced last year. The firm’s first small van breaks new ground in the affordability of its products, with prices staring from just over £13,000. The cheapest finance deal will cost the equivalent of around £6.95 per day. […]

New global sales record for Mercedes-Benz

New global sales record for Mercedes-Benz

Following record sales in the previous year, the Mercedes-Benz Cars group has once again posted an annual record in 2012. The total volume of Mercedes-Benz, smart and Maybach vehicles sold was 1,423,835 units worldwide, 4.5% higher than that of 2011 or 60,901 units more. Mercedes-Benz vehicles alone accounted for 92.7% […]

10 years of PRE-SAFE

10 years of PRE-SAFE

When Mercedes-Benz first introduced PRE-SAFE in 2002, it was described as a system which could ‘predict’ an impending accident and initiate measures to reduce the severity of the impact on the occupants of the vehicle. There are no statistics to show how many lives PRE-SAFE has helped to save, or […]

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia 3rd Skills Competition

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia 3rd Skills Competition

It was an intense test of both the mind and practical know-how for the 30 Mercedes-Benz Certified After-Sales personnel from across the nation, gunning for cash prizes totalling over RM110,000 at the 3rd Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Skills Competition 2012. Held at the Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) Training Centre at Glenmarie, Selangor, the bi-annual […]

Partially camouflaged prototype of the next S-Class (W222)

Even more advanced technology for next Mercedes S-Class

For over 50 years, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class (the designation only came in the late 1980s) has been the flagship of the German carmaker’s range. In that position, it has naturally been the pioneer where new automotive technologies have been concerned. ABS, for example, was first offered as standard in the […]

Latest Mercedes-Benz prices

Latest Mercedes-Benz prices

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