Rivals have caught up says Mercedes chief

As we head towards the F1 season opener in Australia, Mercedes Head of Motorsport, Toto Wolff, says he believes after a long period of Germanic dominance, their rivals have finally caught up. During pre-season testing, Ferrari lapped almost seven-tenths faster than Mercedes. This is proof Wolff believes, that Melbourne may not be the cake walk(…)

Mercedes-Benz E-Class wins UK Car of the Year

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has won UK Car of the Year 2017. Having already scooped the accolade of best executive car when the category winners were announced in January; the E-Class has now added the crown for best overall car in the main vote that tallies the various section winners. John Challen, director of the UK(…)

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(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your Mercedes!

Giving your Mercedes the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)

Ten things you probably didn’t know about Mercedes

Mercedes – a brand synonymous with class, luxury and darned fine engines as the current Formula One incarnation is demonstrating. There’s no doubting a Mercedes claim as something of a status symbol. Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about the heralded German car maker… 1. The first petrol Mercedes vehicle was made by Karl Benz,(…)

10 top tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency for your Mercedes

As a Mercedes driver, there may not be an awful lot you can do to influence the cost of fuel, but it is possible to drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Here are a few tips to help you save money on your weekly fuel bill. Drive smoothly. Research shows that heavy acceleration, abrupt(…)

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(…)

1939 Mercedes-Benz sells for £5.4 million

A classic Mercedes-Benz dating back from the eve of the Second World War has been sold in the US for £5.4 million. The 540 K Special Roadster – a one off – has been meticulously restored to its original glory and was the stand-out star of the auction in Phoenix, Arizona. Also on the billing(…)

Bottas set to replace Rosberg at Mercedes

The deputy principal at Williams has said Valtteri Bottas is close to leaving the team, and will replace retired world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes. Rosberg retired five days after winning the title, leaving an empty seat at the Constructor’s world champions and Lewis Hamilton without a teammate. When asked if it was just a(…)

Mercedes-AMG ‘Project One’ hypercar set for September launch

AMG is set to be 50 this year, and the company’s celebrations will peak with the reveal of the highly anticipated 1,000bhp-plus Project One hypercar at the Frankfurt motor show this September. The CEO of Daimler Dr Zetsche said of the forthcoming ‘hypercar’: “The hypercar will be the missing link legitimising the integration of AMG(…)