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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe review: Does it blend?
3.5 stars

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe review: Does it blend?

By Joe Simpson

Mid-sized SUVs have become hugely popular over the past few years – particularly at the premium end of the market, if they're wearing the right German badge. The Mercedes GLC Coupe is most certainly wearing a badge of desire. But yes, you read that... Read more

Mercedes-Benz announces an electric future from 2022

Mercedes-Benz announces an electric future from 2022

By Max Langridge

Mercedes-Benz Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche used the company's investor day in Sindelfingen, Germany to announce it will offer hybrid and fully-electric versions of its entire fleet by 2022. Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept preview: The future autonomous... Read more

Mercedes shows off its 1000-horsepower Project One hypercar

Mercedes shows off its 1000-horsepower Project One hypercar

By Elyse Betters

Mercedes-Benz has shown off that new hypercar it's been teasing.Dubbed the Mercedes-AMG Project One, the showcar was unveiled at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. Based on the features, like more than 1,000 horsepower, it seems like a concept,... Read more

Mercedes-AMG GT R first drive: One 'Green Hell' of a car

Mercedes-AMG GT R first drive: One 'Green Hell' of a car

By Joe Simpson

GT R. If that's a name that sounds familiar, it's because you'll normally find it attached to the boot-lid of Nissan's fastest road car. But it's also now attached to the most potent Mercedes-AMG.Mercedes-AMG already has a GT model — which we drove... Read more

Mercedes-Benz E-Class review: Better than a BMW 5 Series?
4.5 stars

Mercedes-Benz E-Class review: Better than a BMW 5 Series?

By Joe Simpson

Mercedes says everything it knows about how to build a car has gone into the new E-Class. Being that it is the oldest car brand in the world, that's probably quite a lot of stuff.The new E-Class went on sale in 2016. On our first drive in Portugal we... Read more

Mercedes-AMG E63 first drive: The luxe lunatic

Mercedes-AMG E63 first drive: The luxe lunatic

By Leon Poultney

There are only handful of car buyers in this world that require their daily drive to develop 604bhp, pack the latest semi-autonomous driving functionality and boast enough room inside for four business associates.It's a dilemma that most of us normal... Read more

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT first drive: The SLS is dead, long live the AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT first drive: The SLS is dead, long live the AMG GT

By Joe Simpson

What can you learn about a car from simply driving it on a race track? Quite a lot as it happens, particularly when it's a sports car like the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT.Mercedes introduced its AMG GT last year as a replacement for the dramatic, gullwing-door... Read more

Mercedes Benz S 500 hybrid to charge wirelessly, and quickly too

Mercedes Benz S 500 hybrid to charge wirelessly, and quickly too

By Luke Edwards

Mercedes Benz has announced that in 2017 it will be introducing wireless charging for its S 500 e hybrid electric cars.This means that anyone driving the S 500 e model will be able to align the car over a charging plate and it will begin recharging, without... Read more

Mercedes-Benz C220d AMG Line Coupe first drive: Covering all bases

Mercedes-Benz C220d AMG Line Coupe first drive: Covering all bases

By Joe Simpson

What's in a name? For their medium-sized executive coupes, both Audi and BMW have chosen to position their more sporting offerings as stand-alone to the saloon versions, with the respective A5 and 4-Series. That means a different name and different styling.Mercedes?... Read more

Mercedes GLC first drive: SUVving to consider

Mercedes GLC first drive: SUVving to consider

By Joe Simpson

This is the Mercedes GLC. It's Merc's mid-sized SUV rival to the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. It's a significant car for the brand, because this is the first time Mercedes has had a car of this size, in this class, available in the UK. The old, square-rig GLK... Read more

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet 2016 first drive: Comfortably cool

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet 2016 first drive: Comfortably cool

By Luke Edwards

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet is the convertible car for those who want the exhilaration of wind in their hair, while remaining in comfort - a difficult combination to achieve.While the S-Class already offers spa levels of comfort and enough tech... Read more

Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster first drive: New name, new engine, new limits

Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster first drive: New name, new engine, new limits

By Luke Edwards

The Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster for 2016 is the rebranding of the light, sporty convertible SLK.While the name has changed, bringing the C-Class influences to the fore, the car still remains true to its driver-focused sporting roots from the SLK birth... Read more

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars

By Luke Edwards

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class saloon is here for 2016 and it's pushing the boundaries of how luxurious and technologically advanced a car can be.The future of self-driving cars is edging closer and vehicle companies are working harder and faster to be... Read more

Tesla isn't the only car maker doing home batteries, Mercedes-Benz is too

Tesla isn't the only car maker doing home batteries, Mercedes-Benz is too

By Elyse Betters

Tesla and Mercedes-Benz are going toe-to-toe over something unrelated to cars.Tesla shook up both the electric car and smarthome industries in April by unveiling the Tesla Powerwall battery, which can be placed at homes or in businesses in order to store... Read more

Mercedes-Benz's gorgeous new concept vehicle is the self-driving car you've always wanted

Mercedes-Benz's gorgeous new concept vehicle is the self-driving car you've always wanted

By Elyse Betters

Mercedes-Benz is at CES 2015 in Las Vegas and has unveiled a self-driving concept car that'll make you forget all about Google's golf cart-like autonomous prototype.The car is aptly named F 015 Luxury in Motion, likely because it is the epitome of luxury.... Read more

Mercedes-Benz C-Class first drive: Striking a balance between sporty and refined

Mercedes-Benz C-Class first drive: Striking a balance between sporty and refined

By Joe Simpson

Comfort or sporting prowess? It's quandary that every car maker faces when launching a new car, and it seems particularly pertinent when considering the new Mercedes C-Class. It used to be said that stepping into a Mercedes-Benz should lower the driver's... Read more

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT: No gulwing doors, can V8 powerhouse fill SLS's boots? (hands-on)

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT: No gulwing doors, can V8 powerhouse fill SLS's boots? (hands-on)

By Joe Simpson

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT was originally shown at a private event in Stuttgart, but the first public chance to see the car is at the Paris Motor Show 2014. The GT is significant because it effectively replaces the gulwing-door SLS and becomes Mercedes-Benz's... Read more

Hands-on: Mercedes GLA review

Hands-on: Mercedes GLA review

By Joe Simpson

When is off-road not really off-road? When you're 550 feet down a salt mine, that's when. We didn't arrive here by accident, mind, for this is the location of the Mercedes GLA launch. And it's perhaps the most unusual place we've ever been in a car.Mercedes-Benz... Read more

Mercedes-Benz may let you install Apple's CarPlay in older models

Mercedes-Benz may let you install Apple's CarPlay in older models

By Jake Smith

If you have a Mercedes-Benz and are wanting Apple's new CarPlay, go ahead and put down your checkbook as you may not have to buy a 2015 model.A Mercedes-Benz spokesperson speaking to 9to5mac said the company is looking into “an after-market solution... Read more

Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show 2014, the new Mercedes C-Class looks as though it's about to shake up the small executive car segment. Or is it now know as the upper-medium segment? Either way, to cut to the chase, this Merc's glorious interior knocks... Read more

Formula One driver Nico Rosberg to use BBM Channels for Q&A with fans (update)

Formula One driver Nico Rosberg to use BBM Channels for Q&A with fans (update)

By Elyse Betters

Update: Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, BlackBerry has had to postpone the Q&A with Nico Rosberg until the new year. There will be a new confirmed date in due time.Read the original story below...Formula One driver Nico Rosberg is to hold... Read more

Hands-on: Mercedes G63 AMG review

Hands-on: Mercedes G63 AMG review

By Joe Simpson

Rappers aren't known to frequent the picturesque town of Buckingham. And we're not well known for spittin' bars. Which is perhaps why, as we roll through the picturesque middle England town in a Mercedes G63 AMG, we get so many stares.Rendered in a spectacular... Read more

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupe pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupe pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Last year, when Mercedes asked us if we'd like to drive its SLS AMG GT Coupe supercar, we were down at the company's Brooklands Centre in Buckinghamshire before you could utter the letters AMG.The SLS represents a bloodline for Mercedes, which stems back... Read more

Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

When we reviewed the BMW M135i, it's fair to say that we were blown away by its spectrum of all round talents. Its turn of speed had us suggesting that, should you really feel the need to go faster, you'd need to jump into a supercar.Yet here we are,... Read more

Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG pictures and first drive

Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG pictures and first drive

By Joe Simpson

There is a certain brutality to the current range of AMG Mercedes products that we find ourselves giggling about like school children, every time we get behind the wheel.It’s no different in this, the newly updated E63 AMG. Along with the rest of the... Read more

Mercedes-Benz CLA 220 CDi Sport pictures and first drive

Mercedes-Benz CLA 220 CDi Sport pictures and first drive

By Joe Simpson

On paper, some ideas seem great. For instance, you can see how the following would seem like a good idea if you were Mercedes-Benz: take one, front-wheel drive, A-Class platform. Give it a footprint and space inside that’s roughly the same as a C-Class... Read more

Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Shooting Brake
4.5 stars

Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Shooting Brake

By Joe Simpson

"Wow, how much did this cost then?" That was most people's opening gambit when they saw us in this new, Shooting Brake body-style CLS. For what it's worth, the answer is that it starts at around 50 grand. But our car, with options, came out at more like... Read more

Mercedes A Class 250 BlueEFFICIENCY engineered by AMG pictures and hands-on

Mercedes A Class 250 BlueEFFICIENCY engineered by AMG pictures and hands-on

By Ian Morris

There is very little that would have persuaded us to buy the old A-Class. It might not have been a bad car, but it wasn't the sort of vehicle we could get excited about. We've encountered it in Europe in hire-car form, and the basic model didn't exactly ooze the... Read more

Mercedes-Benz G-Class G350 BlueTEC pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz G-Class G350 BlueTEC pictures and hands-on

By Ian Morris

The G-Class, or as it's more commonly known, the G-Wagen, is a car for rappers. Of course, you don't have to be a rapper to buy one, but you need to have their money and desire to move quite a large entourage around in absolute luxury and comfort. It... Read more

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG roadster

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG roadster

By Ian Morris

"It's not a hairdressers car is it?" the man from Mercedes said as we got out of the SLK 55 AMG roadster. His question probably came from two things, the first being the reputation that the original SLK garnered back when it launched. A reputation we've... Read more

Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2013) pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2013) pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

The new A-class is a new type of car. That might be stating the obvious, but what we mean is that while it’s kept the name of the model, Mercedes has fundamentally changed the concept of its smallest car.The A-class used to be a packaging marvel –... Read more

Mercedes-Benz C220 CDi BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Coupe pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz C220 CDi BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Coupe pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Let’s say you’ve read our hands-on pieces of the Mercedes SLS and SL AMGs and now fancy something sporty with the three-pointed star on the bonnet, but your budget’s a little more five figures than six. Then perhaps a new, 2013 Model Year C-Class... Read more

Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

You’d think two cars sharing what is fundamentally the same engine would feel very similar, right? Not in the case of the Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG and its supercar brother, the SLS AMG: these are two different beasts as you can see from our hands-on... Read more

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster pictures and hands-on

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

There are some things you just can't refuse, so when Mercedes-Benz invited us to get friendly with its AMG cars, what were we to do? We don’t like to do things by halves, so we were straight into the SLS AMG Roadster and racing off along the leafy byways... Read more

Mercedes Concept Style Coupe pictures and hands-on

Mercedes Concept Style Coupe pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

China is now the biggest market in the world for most luxury and premium car brands. Once you know that, it comes as less of a surprise that Mercedes chose to show this new concept car at the motor show in Beijing this week, rather than New York two weeks... Read more

Was video tech from Autonomy behind Nico Rosberg's China Grand Prix win?

Was video tech from Autonomy behind Nico Rosberg's China Grand Prix win?

By Rik Henderson

Formula One driver Nico Rosberg won his first Grand Prix in China on Sunday, after converting his pole position earned during qualifying into top spot on the podium after the race itself. It was a great day for him and the Mercedes GP Petronas team.It... Read more

Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

By Joe Simpson

The F125 (so named because Mercedes is 125 years old this year) is a riotous celebration of the latest display technologies. Not content with connecting the car to the cloud, meaning that you can either send or grab your personal content on the move,... Read more

Brabus Mercedes S600 iBusiness: Excessively teched-up car

Brabus Mercedes S600 iBusiness: Excessively teched-up car

By Paul Lamkin

Brabus, the world-renowned car pimper, has revealed its latest creation - the Mercedes S600 iBusiness.Fitted inside of this Mercedes-Benz S600 you'll find a duo of iPads, complete with Bluetooth keyboards and mouses (yes, mouses look it up) that sit nicely... Read more

Mercedes-Benz brings cleaner C Class to UK

Mercedes-Benz brings cleaner C Class to UK

By Adam Vaughan

Big cars are rarely green, but a new model by Mercedes-Benz shows where carbon savings can be made. The firm's new C 180 is one of the first in the UK equipped with "BlueEFFICIENCY" measures which boost the car's fuel economy by 11% on the previous model.... Read more

Mercedes show off Ocean Drive concept car

Mercedes show off Ocean Drive concept car

By Jonathan Goddard

Merc has weighed in at the pre-North American Auto Show Detroit concept title rumble with a large luxury convertible that looks suspiciously as though it might eventually see the light of day (translation: it’s dull). The Ocean Drive four-door drop-top... Read more

Mercedes R-Class 320 CDI Sport
4.0 stars

Mercedes R-Class 320 CDI Sport

By William Perceval

Boarding pass? Check. Passport? Check. Travel insurance documents? Che… wait a minute. Note to self… this is a car not a first-class airliner cabin. To be fair, it’s an easy sort of mistake to make (sort of) because the interior of the new Mercedes... Read more

Mercedes CL Gets Pre-Safe as Standard

Mercedes CL Gets Pre-Safe as Standard

By Jonathan Goddard

Mercedes is renowned for pioneering bleeding-edge tecno wizardry in its flagship models that eventually finds its way to the innards of most production cars. Now, the German manufacturer is adopting its Pre-Safe anticipatory safety system as standard... Read more

Mercedes CLK 500 gets new engine and sports pack for winter

Mercedes CLK 500 gets new engine and sports pack for winter

By Stuart Miles

Mercedes has announced that its Mercedes CLK 500 is to get a new engine and Sports Pack for the winter. The car will now feature a new 388 brake horse power 5.5 litre V8 engine in its coupe and cabriolet models. The new engine means the car now offers... Read more

Mercedes Benz offers the Telephone Module to sync your mobile with your car

Mercedes Benz offers the Telephone Module to sync your mobile with your car

By Amber Maitland

Mercedes Benz's in-car mobile phone system now downloads text messages from a handset and displays them on the dashboard disply. The Telephone Modul works via a Bluetooth connection to the mobile phone, and features just one button that syncs it to your... Read more