Mercedes Benz

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(…)

Mercedes-Benz and Matternet show off vans that launch delivery drones

The way small packages are delivered across short distances is set to change forever – at least that’s what Mercedes-Benz Vans and drone tech start-up Matternet would like you to believe. The collaboration between the two companies has come up with something exciting: The Vision Van. The rooftop of the concept vehicle acts as a(…)

A look ahead to the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

Halfway through May; our look ahead to this year’s most hotly anticipated releases gathers pace as we cast our eyes to Deutschland, and more specifically Stuttgart. Slated to be released in Autumn, it’s the… Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster So, what have we here? The best way to explain it is: Take an AMG GT. Remove the(…)

Five reasons to buy a Mercedes C-Class

When it comes to the junior executive market, the winner of the WhatCar 2016 Car of the Year – the Audi A4 is pretty much unbeatable. But if you do fancy something slightly different, the Mercedes C-Class is definitely worth a look. It’s a high performance cruiser, with a top quality interior, plenty of equipment(…)

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(…)

A look back at the Mercedes-Benz 600 (1964 – 1981)

Today we look at one of the more solid entries in automotive history. Revolutionary for its time, technically and in terms of quality, the Mercedes-Benz 600 was about as top of the range as you could go without getting a nosebleed. It was also the go-to car of choice for third-world dictators, but the less(…)

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(…)

Ensure your Mercedes-Benz is Autumn ready!

Apart from a few late flourishes, summer has faded away to a pleasant memory. This means over the next few weeks, autumn is going to start getting serious. Okay, we know you’ve driven at this time of year, like a million times before, but it’s always worth that little extra consideration and preparation for what(…)

Extremely rare Mercedes-Benz put up for sale

A hugely rare Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet has been put up for sale by one of London’s leading car dealerships. Only 68 right-handed versions of the classic were believed to have been manufactured, and this model, which has been completely restored by Sleeping Beauties of Brisbane, Australia, is in pristine condition. The model has(…)