Mercedes Benz

Pair of rare Mercedes found hidden away in garage

Two exceptionally rare Mercedes-Benz 300s from the 1950s have been found hidden away in an old garage in Yorkshire. After decades rusting away, the cars have now been placed up for auction. One of the cars is a 1954 Mercedes 300 B “Adenauer” Cabriolet, believed to be one of only seven right-handed editions built. It’s(…)

The history of the Mercedes-Benz star

The Mercedes-Benz star was first trademarked in 1925, just ahead of the merger between DMG (Daimler) and Benz & Cie, which took place the following year creating the brand we know today. The three points of the star were meant to symbolise the use of Daimler engines on land, sea and in the air. The(…)

400,000 Mercedes recalled due to airbag issue

Daimler have recalled around 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK over potential safety issue with the airbags. The recall is part of a larger global effort that affects over a million cars worldwide, including 495,000 in the US. The problem affects certain A, B, C, and E-Class models, together with CLA, GLA and GLC vehicles,(…)

Stuntman rides a mile on bonnet of Mercedes attempting to stop thieves

A film stuntman rode almost a mile on the bonnet of his Mercedes-Benz, after thieves tried to make off with the E250 CDI following a test drive. Matt Spooner had been accompanying the prospective ‘buyer’ as he took the Merc for a spin round High Wycombe, Bucks, but was then “assaulted from behind” after the(…)

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(…)