Concept Cars

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

Seeing as it’s one of those early January days when not much in the way of exciting car news is 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(…)

Ten things you probably didn’t know about Mercedes

Mercedes – a brand synonymous with class, luxury and darned fine engines as the current Formula One incarnation is demonstrating. There’s no doubting a Mercedes claim as something of a status symbol. Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about the heralded German car maker… 1. The first petrol Mercedes vehicle was made by Karl Benz,(…)

Mercedes-AMG ‘Project One’ hypercar set for September launch

AMG is set to be 50 this year, and the company’s celebrations will peak with the reveal of the highly anticipated 1,000bhp-plus Project One hypercar at the Frankfurt motor show this September. The CEO of Daimler Dr Zetsche said of the forthcoming ‘hypercar’: “The hypercar will be the missing link legitimising the integration of AMG(…)

Mercedes-Benz traverse the UK entirely off road

Mercedes-Benz has given a pretty impressive demonstration of their ability to off-road. A fleet of the company’s best 4×4’s has traversed the Scottish highlands, from the east coast to the west, not once setting tyre treads on a public road. In what the German car maker believes is a first, the mixture of GLE, GLS,(…)

Mercedes-Maybach S650 to appear at LA motor show

The eagerly anticipated Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet is to be revealed at the LA motor show, next week. A limited production run is expected to follow soon afterwards. The company has released a short video on its social media channels, showing off the cars highlights, both interior and exterior. The S650 will sit alongside the existing(…)

Mercedes joins Formula E

Mercedes, the dominant force currently ruling Formula 1, has taken up the option of joining the rapidly growing electric racing series, Formula E. The German car maker will make its debut in the classification for the start of the 2018-19 season. Mercedes will join twelve other teams competing against each other in the fledgling series,(…)

Mercedes concept coupe fully revealed

We were teased with some darkly lit sneak previews a month or so ago, but the latest concept coupe offering from Mercedes-Benz – the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 has been properly revealed at Pebble Beach, California. Described as the “ultimate in luxury”, Mercedes says the 2+2 “pays homage to the glorious age of the aero coupes(…)

The Return of the Smart Car

The Smart car company as owned by Daimler was once very popular, especially during the early noughties. We then saw it basically fade from existence until this year, when it suddenly made a huge come back. In fact, the Smart car has probably been the automotive world’s surprise of the year. So, it looks as(…)

Mercedes’ Batteries

Increasing the power and size of a battery is the biggest challenge faced by automotive companies today. Many consumers have range fear which means that EV’s will not be bought until that battery range is much better. Mercedes, with their new battery, may be one step closer to fitting bigger batteries in their vehicles. The(…)

Mercedes Fuel Cell Vehicle

The electric vehicle is the hottest part of the market right now as automotive companies battle each other for electric vehicle supremacy. Mercedes have promised that they will bring out four new all electric vehicles by 2020. Recently we mentioned that one of these vehicles will be ready in the foreseeable future but, it is(…)