Tag: Mercedes-Benz

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS SALOON

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS SALOON

Reading Time: 4 minutes WHEN a manufacturer opts to revise a car midway through its lifecycle the results are often more predictable than earth shattering. With a mild tweak here and there, the car is sent packing for a few more years until something better comes along. Not so Mercedes and its E-Class, which […]

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS SALOON

FIRST DRIVE: MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS SALOON

Reading Time: 4 minutes WHEN a manufacturer opts to revise a car midway through its lifecycle the results are often more predictable than earth shattering. With a mild tweak here and there, the car is sent packing for a few more years until something better comes along. Not so Mercedes and its E-Class, which […]

Apps for Mercedes-Benz customers

Apps for Mercedes-Benz customers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the launch of Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia (MBSM) in November 2012, providing automotive finance and insurance solutions, MBSM has now introduced iPhone and iPad apps for the convenience of customers. With the free app, called ‘myMBFS’, installed on their devices, the public (even those who are not Mercedes-Benz customers) can […]

Mercedes fined over market rigging

Mercedes fined over market rigging

Reading Time: 2 minutes MERCEDES-BENZ and three commercial vehicle dealers are to pay fines totalling £2.6 million following an inquiry into market rigging. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) identified three separate breaches of competition law in relation to market sharing, price co-ordination and the exchange of commercially sensitive information. The case, which centres […]

Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG

Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG

Reading Time: 6 minutes A very powerful variant of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class will make its appearance at the Geneva Motorshow in March, this being the first compact high-performance model from the German carmaker in over 45 years. Designated the A 45 AMG, it is representative of the “AMG Performance 50” strategy for the […]

Mercedes-Benz CLA ‘Edition 1’

Mercedes-Benz CLA ‘Edition 1’

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the CLA-Class, Mercedes-Benz continues its series of ‘Edition 1’ special models. Limited to 12 months after its launch, the Edition 1 combines special equipment which highlights the sportiness and exclusivity of the 4-door coupe. The exclusive version, which can be combined with any engine, has exclusive equipment which includes […]

Infiniti Q50 for Europe to have ‘European power’

Infiniti Q50 for Europe to have ‘European power’

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]