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Mercedes written off after 85 year old mixes up accelerator and brake

An 85-year old woman completely destroyed her Mercedes after accidently hitting the accelerator instead of the brake. The saloon was stacked into a tree at the pensioner’s golf club, crushing the bonnet completely. An off duty nurse put a tourniquet on the elderly woman’s leg before fire-fighters arrived at the golf club in Stourbridge, West(…)

The story of the Mercedes-Benz star

The Mercedes star that sits atop its vehicles throughout the world is a true brand icon. Instantly recognisable, steeped in history and a true marker to the quality, reliability and comfort associated with this innovative company over the years. All of us are familiar with the logo, but what’s the story behind the design. How(…)

Mum gives Mercedes C Class raffle prize to daughter

What do you do when you win a Mercedes as a prize? If you’re Claire Dunning of Thornaby the answer is, you give it away. When Clare scooped the winning ticket in a fundraising raffle in aid of the Norton-based autism charity Daisy Chain, she was shocked to find she had won a Mercedes C(…)

Mercedes unveil new Formula 1 car

Mercedes finally revealed their newest race car, the W07 hybrid, which they hope will run laps around competitors. Teased only in spy shots until now, Mercedes unveiled their newest car that they hope will see Lewis Hamilton race to victory. With the W07 hybrid Mercedes are hoping for a third consecutive title double and Lewis(…)

Mercedes creating new platform for electric vehicles ready for 2018

It’s been reported that Mercedes-Benz are planning four new electric vehicles to rival Tesla, Audi and Porsche. The first of the four planned cars will launch in 2018, a full year earlier than was originally expected, so the German brand can keep up with the likes of Porsche (Mission E) and Audi (Q6 e-tron). The(…)

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-Benz to power GLC by hydrogen fuel in 2017

Mercedes-Benz has revealed they’re planning to add a hydrogen fuel cell-powered model to their lineup. The company’s popular GLC SUV will extend its range in 2017 to include the GLC F-Cell. It’ll be Mercedes’ first hydrogen fuel cell-powered model, joining the likes of BMW, Toyota and Honda in investing in the technology. The GLC F-Cell(…)

Pricing revealed for the new Mercedes GLS SUV

The Mercedes GLS range has been given a stylised upgrade ready for the new year. With a new name and badge, the largest SUVs in the Mercedes catalogue are ready to order in the UK now. The new range is available in the UK in three trim levels: the GLS AMG Line, the designo Line,(…)

Mercedes are now selling classic cars direct through museum

Mercedes-Benz has just made the dreams of classic car collectors and restoration hobbyists come true (although your dreams will require large pockets). The new program named All Time Stars allows people to purchase classic cars from Mercedes-Benz’s Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. Buying through the official company program, buyers can rest easy knowing they are getting(…)