Mercedes

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(…)

Mercedes release X-Class pickup truck

Last Tuesday, we were given our first glimpse of Mercedes forthcoming X-Class Concept – a vehicle that will apparently be the world’s first “premium” pickup truck. Unveiled at a ceremony in Stockholm, the X-Class is Mercedes first foray into the most competitive, territorial, and lucrative section of the automotive market. “With the Mercedes-Benz pickup, we(…)

Mercedes set to oust BMW as world’s leading luxury car brand

Mercedes looks set to top BMW, by taking the crown for the leading seller of luxury cars, from its German compatriot. For years, the two Teutonic car makers have battled it out for the top spot, with BMW just having the edge. This year however, has seen Mercedes on top in every sales quarter so(…)

Hamilton pulls out of Mercedes tyre test ahead of US Grand Prix

A sore foot was the reason Lewis Hamilton pulled out of a tyre test ahead of next week’s US Grand Prix. The Mercedes World Champion was scheduled to test the 2017 Pirelli tyres with a modified ‘mule’ car on Wednesday in Barcelona, but teammate and current leader of the driver’s leader board Nico Rosberg instead(…)

Watch out pedestrians! Mercedes autonomous cars put occupants first

When it comes to priorities in terms of safety, Mercedes future autonomous vehicles will know what theirs are. Protect the occupants at all costs in a crash situation, even if that should mean putting the passengers lives above those of any pedestrians involved. This difficult moral question is one that developers of all autonomous cars(…)