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Cool new Mercedes-AMG SL hot-tests on ice

The new Mercedes-Benz “300 SL” (super-light) sport car model will undergo public road trials for the first time this week. We are therefore delighted to enclose the technical data for this vehicle, together with a photo.” THE ABOVE was sent to the world’s motoring media on March 12, 1952, by the company then known as… Continue reading Cool new Mercedes-AMG SL hot-tests on ice

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Mercedes GLA: Six years on come new mighty ‘minis’

PRETORIA, South Africa – Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off its biggest and most luxurious GLA model yet to ensure the ”entry-level” model in the Mercedes SUV’s rounds off its current compact-car generation in style. The 2020 GLA joining the compact Mercedes takes the family to eight – globally – that covers all bases: three… Continue reading Mercedes GLA: Six years on come new mighty ‘minis’

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Testing, testing… Mercedes’ luxury battery cars assault global roads

EQS all-electric Mercedes S-Class range for 2021 More models based on new architecture to follow soon EQS first to use new Mercedes electric architecture STUTTGART, Germany – The new generation of Mercedes electric vehicles in the luxury and executive segment is based on a custom-developed architecture, scalable in every aspect, and expected to be used… Continue reading Testing, testing… Mercedes’ luxury battery cars assault global roads

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Mercedes A-Class: ‘Our most dynamic compact sport car’

PRETORIA, South Africa – The latest compact super-sportscars from Mercedes-AMG have landed in South Africa with a promise of ”outstanding performance, driving dynamics and design”. At the heart of each vehicle is what Merc says is ”the world’s most powerful series-production, turbocharged, four-cylinder, two-litre, engine”. The new two- litre engine can make 310kW/500Nm, reach 100km/h… Continue reading Mercedes A-Class: ‘Our most dynamic compact sport car’

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Mercedes G-Class: Next generation on the way

STUTTGART, Germany – Mercedes’ G-Class 4×4 wagon has been around and improving continuously for more than 40 years and the story will continue from September 1 2020 when, the automaker says, their standard equipment will become even more comprehensive. There will also, Mercedes says, be more ”personalisation” options, fresh body colours, extra equipment packages, and… Continue reading Mercedes G-Class: Next generation on the way

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‘Merican muscle from Mercedes Black – new GT on way

ATLANTA, Georgia – For those who desire – and are wealthy enough! – the best in AMG performance. Few competitors, their builders say, can match the exclusivity, rarity, and track-optimised performance of the AMG Black Series. Mercedes says one can think of the Black Series as AMG’s most extrovert, most track-focused, most exclusive, limited-production models.… Continue reading ‘Merican muscle from Mercedes Black – new GT on way

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Coming in 2020: Meet the new Mercedes AMG GLB 35 SUV

THE NEW seven-seat Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 has joined the compact SUV segment, motivated by a turbocharged two-litre, four-cylinder, engine capable of 225kW and driving through an AMG SpeedShift DCT8 transmission and equipped with an AMG Performance 4Matic all-wheel drive. All of which co-operated to produced a 5.1sec launch to 100km/h takes only 5.1 sec. Up… Continue reading Coming in 2020: Meet the new Mercedes AMG GLB 35 SUV

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Hamilton honours his hero with Monaco pole for Mercedes

MONACO – Lewis Hamilton, Reuters reports, celebrated an emotional pole position for Mercedes ahead of the 2019 Monaco F1 GP with team-mate Valtteri Bottas rear-gunning for him in second. Ferrari, the agency said, got its maths wrong… The record-extending 85th pole for the Briton’s, his second this year, was overshadowed by the death earlier in… Continue reading Hamilton honours his hero with Monaco pole for Mercedes

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Heartbreak for Leclerc as Mercedes 1-2 takes Bahrain GP

MANAMA, Bahrain – Mercedes five-times World Drivers’ champion Lewis Hamilton won the 2019 Bahrain F1 GP on Sunday (March 31) after engine trouble denied Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc what could have been his first F1 victory. the youngster third but the win would have  made him Ferrari’s youngest race winner, at 21, after starting from pole… Continue reading Heartbreak for Leclerc as Mercedes 1-2 takes Bahrain GP