Winter is here! Tips on looking after your Merc

The first of the properly cold snaps has now hit us. What some were describing as an Indian summer a few weeks ago is now anything but. This means, on the roads, things are going to start getting about ten times more challenging as conditions deteriorate. Whilst there’s not too much you can do to(…)

Pair of rare Mercedes found hidden away in garage

Two exceptionally rare Mercedes-Benz 300s from the 1950s have been found hidden away in an old garage in Yorkshire. After decades rusting away, the cars have now been placed up for auction. One of the cars is a 1954 Mercedes 300 B “Adenauer” Cabriolet, believed to be one of only seven right-handed editions built. It’s(…)

Formula 1: Mercedes laugh off claims it helped Ferrari with engine

Mercedes and Renault have denied claims by Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone that they helped Ferrari develop its successful 2017 engine. Speaking to an Italian newspaper, Ecclestone suggested that Mercedes had helped Ferrari with its engine to ultimately make itself look better when it beat the Maranello team to Championship title glory. Toto Wolff, Mercedes(…)

Formula 1: Mercedes nail Constructor Championship for fourth year in a row

Lewis Hamilton’s impressive victory at last weekend’s US Grand Prix saw Mercedes pick up their fourth Constructors’ Championship in a row. The British driver, odds on for the Driver’s Championship, finished victorious with teammate Valtteri Bottas coming home in fifth place. The combined points total were enough to secure Mercedes the crown for the 2017(…)

The history of the Mercedes-Benz star

The Mercedes-Benz star was first trademarked in 1925, just ahead of the merger between DMG (Daimler) and Benz & Cie, which took place the following year creating the brand we know today. The three points of the star were meant to symbolise the use of Daimler engines on land, sea and in the air. The(…)

400,000 Mercedes recalled due to airbag issue

Daimler have recalled around 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK over potential safety issue with the airbags. The recall is part of a larger global effort that affects over a million cars worldwide, including 495,000 in the US. The problem affects certain A, B, C, and E-Class models, together with CLA, GLA and GLC vehicles,(…)

Mercedes reveals Formula 1 technology ‘for the road’ in new Project One Hypercar

At the recent Frankfurt Motor Show, Mercedes pulled out all the stops with a extravagant stage show to showcase the company’s ‘green’ intentions for the future. The show featured a jazz-funk band, Broadway singers and Lewis Hamilton himself, who drove the Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar onto the stage, where he chatted with Dieter Zetsche, the(…)

The coolest wedding car ever?

(Sings) ‘Here comes the bride…’ And in this case, she’s got quite a ride. When AMG racing driver Maro Engel tied the knot with his wife Steffi, he decided to ensure his new bride’s wedding day transport was not lacking. And what better way to achieve this then driving her from the church in a(…)

Mercedes begins drone delivery pilot in Zurich

The future is here! Well, sort of… Mercedes-Benz have started trialling a drone delivery concept. The German car-maker’s van division has teamed up with drone logistics provider Matternet for the pilot, being conducted on the streets of Zurich. The project was unveiled to the media late September, coffee being delivered as a demonstration. The technology(…)

Stuntman rides a mile on bonnet of Mercedes attempting to stop thieves

A film stuntman rode almost a mile on the bonnet of his Mercedes-Benz, after thieves tried to make off with the E250 CDI following a test drive. Matt Spooner had been accompanying the prospective ‘buyer’ as he took the Merc for a spin round High Wycombe, Bucks, but was then “assaulted from behind” after the(…)