PeterH on September 15th, 2017

Ingeniously compact: 20 years of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

    

Who dares wins: looking back, that could have been the guiding principle for the development and market launch of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. In March 1997, the brand unveiled its new pioneering model to a global public at the Geneva Motor Show.

Bearing the internal designation of the W 168 model series, the newcomer attracted a great deal of attention – and, a short time later, a certain amount of criticism too after an A-Class tipped over in the so-called “moose test” conducted by motoring journalists from Sweden.

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PeterH on September 8th, 2017

More Driving Performance for individualists

Affalterbach. The 50 Years of Driving Performance anniversary is being used by Mercedes-AMG as the ideal occasion on which to add the new AMG GT C Roadster* Edition 50 as a further exclusive choice in the offering from the AMG GT family.

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PeterH on September 3rd, 2017

Strictly limited: open-air luxury both on- and off-road

  

Stuttgart. A G-Class like never before: With the G 650 Landaulet*, MercedesMaybach presents a new masterpiece of automotive engineering. After the Mercedes-Maybach SClass and the S 650 Cabriolet, the open-top GClass is the first off-roader from the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand.

The exceptional G 650 Landaulet follows the equally spectacular variants AMG G 63 6×6 and G 500 4×42. With its superlative V12 engine, portal axles, electric fabric top and exclusive equipment specification in the rear compartment, this very special all-terrain vehicle, which is limited to 99 units, meets the expectations of customers who demand the very highest standards of their vehicle.

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PeterH on September 2nd, 2017

Twice the exclusive open-air driving fun

Stuttgart – Exactly six weeks before the start of spring in Europe, Mercedes-Benz is launching its automotive springtime with attractive editions of its SL and SLC Roadsters. Customers can choose from the SLC RedArt Edition as well as the SL designo Edition. While the compact SLC special model emphasises sporty dynamics, the SL is tailored towards exclusivity and fine interior design.

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PeterH on September 2nd, 2017

Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to the road

The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt: the twoseater supersports showcar for the first time brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology to the road.

This high-performance hybrid has an output of over 1000 hp and a top speed exceeding 350 km/h. The showcar combines outstanding racetrack performance with day-to-day suitable Formula 1 hybrid technology and exemplary efficiency.

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PeterH on September 1st, 2017

Fitness programme for compact SUV

Stuttgart. The new GLA is starting the coming model year with an extended range of engines, targeted visual accentuation in the interior and exterior design plus updated equipment lines.

This sees the look of the compact SUV gaining considerably in presence, and the body impresses with a significantly more powerful design idiom.

At the helm of the model series is the MercedesAMG GLA 45 4MATIC*, with an especially sporty host of equipment being offered by the Yellow Night Edition. The world premiere is on 8 January 2017 at the North American International Auto Show NAIAS in Detroit.

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