Mercedes

Ten facts you probably didn’t know about Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes- Benz is a car-maker steeped in rich history. Their cars have been fixtures on our roads for over seventy years, as familiar to our eyes as a Royal Mail post box, or congestion on the M25. Most of us could spot the familiar characteristics of a Mercedes from just its silhouette, but how much(…)

Rosberg driving better than ever, says Mercedes boss

Nico Rosberg has moved back to the summit of the F1 driver championship table, taking the lead from teammate Lewis Hamilton following a dominant drive in Singapore. The Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff heaped praise on the German driver following his victory, ahead of Daniel Riccardo. In recent times, it’s been more common hearing Wolff(…)

Mercedes-Benz seatbelt ‘fault’ sends child into dashboard

A furious mother has claimed her son was lucky not to be killed following a failure with the car’s seatbelts in her Mercedes. Zykiah Ditchett was thrown forwards into the car’s dashboard after his seatbelt failed during a low-speed crash involving his Mother Joanne’s Mercedes-Benz GLC. Zykiah escaped physically unscathed following the shunt, but Joanne(…)

Rare Mercedes once owned by Hollywood star James Mason up for auction

A Mercedes-Benz that formerly belonged to Hollywood star James Mason is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s this month. The 300 SE Cabriolet is one of several classic cars coming under the hammer. Others include a 1956 Austin Princess hearse once owner by John Lennon and featured in the musician’s 1972 film Imagine. Mason’s former vehicle(…)

EPA request information from Mercedes over emission lawsuit

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the car… The Emissions Scandal II: The Emissions Strike Back. A spokesperson for Daimler said on Sunday the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had requested information from its luxury car brand Mercedes Benz to explain emissions levels in some of its cars. The(…)

Mercedes armours up for bulletproof civilian car

“Are you a particularly disliked individual? Do you have powerful enemies? Or do you live in a particularly rough area? Then we have the car for you!” – how we imagine Mercedes to advertise this new bulletproof car. Mercedes unveiled their Maybach S600 Guard model, which has been certified the first fitted with the highest(…)

Mercedes reduce robot presence on assembly lines

A rare victory for mankind in the eternal Man V Machine war. Mercedes Benz have switched their focus to vehicle customisation in a bid to woo modern consumers, and with this has come the realisation that the flexibility and dexterity of human workers is essential to keeping up with demand and standards. Mercedes Benz offer(…)

Mercedes teams up with Super Mario in new game

First of all, Merry Christmas! And second of all, please enjoy this fun and nostalgic Mercedes post! So, if you thought Mercedes’ advertising couldn’t stretch beyond the silver screen, you thought wrong. Not only do we see the cars in television adverts and used in films, we can now see them in familiar cartoon games.(…)

Revealed: the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster

Just in time for Easter, the new 2016 Mercedes SLC will arrive with “sharpened styling, significantly optimised technology and an exciting new model line-up”. The new two-seater compact roadster remains true to the original SLK 1996’s aspirations, even as it launches with a new name. Initially Mercedes are offering a range of four cars. The(…)

Mercedes 2016 E-Class ‘industry first’ interior revealed

Mercedes continue their drive to premium victory with an ‘industry first’. Back in October, we covered the spy video of the new Mercedes E-Class. The video showed the cars with almost no camouflage on the exterior and it was our first proper look at the future model’s new look. Now, Mercedes themselves have revealed the(…)