Tag: Mercedes-Benz

Conventional Rules

Conventional Rules

Our cover car this week proves the adage of ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’. Yet, while Mercedes were criticised for trying to reinvent the wheel, they’ve similarly been praised for designing the type of car every other manufacturer has been making for decades. Sure, the rest don’t have […]

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class production underway

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class production underway

The first units of the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class (W222), the sixth generation of the flagship model, have left the Mercedes-Benz factory in Sindelfingen, Germany. As with the new model, the factory and manufacturing processes have also seen numerous advancements, for which the carmaker invested around 1 billion euros (about RM4.2 […]

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG

TRADITIONAL AMG models have been big, brash and brutish in their performance delivery. However, in the case of the A 45 AMG model Mercedes has created a very hot hatch, thanks in the main to the class-busting 360 horsepower produced by its 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine. And in reality it’s […]

All-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class arrives in style

All-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class arrives in style

The latest generation of the Mercedes-Benz flagship – the S-Class (W222) – made its world premiere in a truly appropriate manner by arriving at Hamburg (the launch venue in Germany) on board an Airbus A300. The car was flown from its birthplace in Stuttgart to the Airbus facility and presented […]

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS COUPE

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS COUPE

THERE’S a supremely vague description that manufacturers sometimes use to describe the upgrades given to a model in the middle of its life cycle, and unfortunately it applies here. The E-Class Coupe has undergone something of a ‘major minor refresh’, and just like the old idiom of whether the glass […]

Clear pic of new Mercedes-Benz S-Class on the Net!

Clear pic of new Mercedes-Benz S-Class on the Net!

Spy photos of prototypes and models about to be launched have been published for years. It’s been almost a ‘sport’ for the spy photographers as they go to remote places like Namibia in Africa to get a shot of a camouflaged prototype being tested. Good money too since magazine editors […]

New Mercedes Sprinter unveiled

New Mercedes Sprinter unveiled

THE NEW Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van will have clever safety technology, a more efficient drivetrain and a lower chassis for easier loading. Mercedes has confirmed some of the specifications for the new model, detailing the improvements that aim to make it better to work with and a sounder financial proposition. In […]

Long-wheelbase variants of Panamera and E-Class for China

Long-wheelbase variants of Panamera and E-Class for China

China has the world’s largest new vehicle market – 19.3 million units (of which 15.5 million were passenger vehicles) in 2012 – and just about every global player has to be there. The big numbers are so enticing; even a small percentage of that annual volume is still plenty of […]

Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA

Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA

Mercedes-Benz will be showing a compact premium-class SUV at Auto Shanghai this month in the form of the Concept GLA. The Concept GLA is said to be ‘a new vehicle concept’ and intended for recreational use. Under the bonnet of this vehicle which measures 4383 mm in length is a […]