Mercedes

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(…)

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 gets buried under hay bales

A woman in Northamptonshire had a lucky escape after her Mercedes was buried in hay bales after a road accident, police said. The incident occurred in Whittlebury, Northamptonshire after a tractor overturned, shedding its load on top of the Mercedes. Northamptonshire police tweeted photos of the accident saying it was a “lucky escape for the(…)

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(…)

Mercedes have a fight on with Ferrari this year says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes will duel it out with Ferrari for the title this season after Sebastian Vettal was victorious at the season opener in Melbourne, Australia. The British driver said he and the German team have “a race on our hands” after a revitalised Ferrari impressed at the weekend. The race saw the introduction(…)

Five memorable Mercedes-Benz models

Since they ‘invented’ the automobile back in 1886 – a claim heavily disputed by everyone else, from pretty much that year onwards – Mercedes have made some truly spectacular cars. Pushing boundaries of performance, comfort, reliability, and sheer style, the German car-maker has long been a pioneer of car innovation and design. There have been(…)

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda restored fully to its former glory

Car restoration can be a difficult task at the best of times; the older the vehicle in question, the more delicate the job becomes. Getting your hands on the correct materials required for the process can be difficult, and the mechanics doing the work need to be familiar about the car they’re working on. The(…)

Mercedes and AmDTuning to team up in 2017

Plans have been announced by AmDTuning to run a Mercedes-AMG GT3 for the British GT Championship next season, taking the place of the current BMW Z4 GT3. This will bring the numbers of the model competing in 2017 to two, Team ABBA Rollcentre Racing also fielding the same model. “We enjoyed our first season in(…)

Mercedes to debut new efficient gas engines in 2017

Mercedes are promising big things from their new range of gas engines slated to be debuted in 2017. In contrast to petrol and diesel, gas engines should be with us for the foreseeable future, so car makers are working hard to find ways to maximise efficiency as opposed to completely focusing entirely on electric vehicle(…)