Footballer gives Mercedes-Benz to driver

You don’t always associate footballers with generosity so it’s nice when you hear a story that bucks the trend. Brazilian international Paulinho, best known on these shores due to his failed spell at Tottenham, has been plying his trade over in the fledgling Chinese Super League. In a transfer that bucks the trend of Chinese(…)

Hamilton explains thinking behind Hungary tactics

Lewis Hamilton has said respect for both Valtteri Bottas and his team; Mercedes was the reason behind his decision to let his teammate retake the lead on the final lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix. During the race, Mercedes were experiencing glitches with their pit wall data systems. Hamilton put in a request to be(…)

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(…)

Mick Schumacher on the radar of Mercedes

Mercedes are carefully monitoring Mick Schumacher, after a string of impressive performances in the junior levels of racing. The son of former World Champion Michael – who won seven titles between 1994 and 2004 – finished second in Formula 4 last season, and will make his debut in Formula 3 next season, driving for the(…)

A look back at the Mercedes-Benz W123 (1975 – 1985)

The iconic Mercedes-Benz W123 generation of saloons was a big breakthrough for its manufacturer, firmly establishing it into a whole new realm of previously untapped markets. Its success was mainly down to its unrivalled build quality, conservative style, plus a wide range of engines. The W123 was also the first time a Mercedes-Benz was available(…)

6 tips when buying a used Mercedes

The back catalogue of Mercedes-Benz is a procession of beautiful and luxurious cars, meaning the price tags attached to the sides of most of them is usually fairly hefty. Buying a brand new Merc is often not an option, but it is possible to get your hands on quality, well maintained, used editions that aren’t(…)

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(…)

A look back at the Mercedes-Benz W124 (1985 – 1995)

When it came to coming up with a replacement for the W123, the mentality at Mercedes-Benz was ‘more of the same’. Despite the style being much in keeping with the 1980s – similar in that respect to the 190E which had recently been launched – the range of engines and running gear had been taken(…)

Mercedes and Hamilton land knockout blow in Canada

Lewis Hamilton compared the damage he and his Mercedes team dealt out to Ferrari during the Canadian Grand Prix to that of a knockout punch by former boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather. Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas came in first and second respectively, their first one-two of the season. Hamilton’s main title rival, Sebastian Vettel(…)