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A look back at the Mercedes-Benz W124 (1985 – 1995)

When it came to coming up with a replacement for the W123, the mentality at Mercedes-Benz was ‘more of the same’. Despite the style being much in keeping with the 1980s – similar in that respect to the 190E which had recently been launched – the range of engines and running gear had been taken(…)

Mercedes and Hamilton land knockout blow in Canada

Lewis Hamilton compared the damage he and his Mercedes team dealt out to Ferrari during the Canadian Grand Prix to that of a knockout punch by former boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather. Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas came in first and second respectively, their first one-two of the season. Hamilton’s main title rival, Sebastian Vettel(…)

A look back at the Mercedes-Benz 190 (1983 – 1993)

When not much in the way of exciting car news out and about, we thought we’d take this opportunity to revisit another true classic of yesteryear. You never know what you’ve got till it’s gone, and never has that rang truer than the… Mercedes-Benz 190 It was as the 1970s began to draw to a(…)

Mercedes-Benz and Matternet show off vans that launch delivery drones

The way small packages are delivered across short distances is set to change forever – at least that’s what Mercedes-Benz Vans and drone tech start-up Matternet would like you to believe. The collaboration between the two companies has come up with something exciting: The Vision Van. The rooftop of the concept vehicle acts as a(…)

Toto Wolff: Mercedes battle with Ferrari has revived love for F1

The team boss of Mercedes Formula One team, Toto Wolff, has said that his outfit’s current, intense duel with a reinvigorated Ferrari team has revived his love for F1. Mercedes have been the dominant player in the sport since 2014, but the Ferrari driver and four times World Champion, Sebastian Vettel, currently leads Lewis Hamilton(…)

Jilted wife crashes Mercedes into husband and mistress

A Mercedes driver had the shock of his life in Bangkok, after his furious wife got wind of his extra-marital activities and deliberately crashed her car into the lovers so she could confront them. In scenes that could have been lifted from a daytime romantic soap opera, the wife-on-the-warpath managed to tag four other vehicles(…)

A look ahead to the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

Halfway through May; our look ahead to this year’s most hotly anticipated releases gathers pace as we cast our eyes to Deutschland, and more specifically Stuttgart. Slated to be released in Autumn, it’s the… Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster So, what have we here? The best way to explain it is: Take an AMG GT. Remove the(…)

Five reasons to buy a Mercedes C-Class

When it comes to the junior executive market, the winner of the WhatCar 2016 Car of the Year – the Audi A4 is pretty much unbeatable. But if you do fancy something slightly different, the Mercedes C-Class is definitely worth a look. It’s a high performance cruiser, with a top quality interior, plenty of equipment(…)

Mercedes v Ferrari fight good for Formula 1 says Toto Wolff

Despite admitting that it feels *word too naughty to print* losing to Ferrari, the Mercedes team boss, Toto Wolff has admitted that the new duel between his team and the Italians is “good” for the sport. Already three races into the new season, it’s become obvious that Mercedes are not going to have it all(…)

Changing your air filter

Your Mercedes air filter is what keeps your engine breathing clearly, so ensure you take the time to check it for damage and if necessary replace it. It’s easy to forget about your air filter, but it plays an incredibly important role with regards to your car’s health, fuel economy, and overall performance. It separates(…)