CLS Will Be AMG’s First Hybrid

Mercedes-AMG will introduce a new petrol-electric line-up, starting with the CLS this year, AMG’s first new hybrid is due to be revealed as part of the third-generation CLS range at the Los Angeles motor show in November before hitting the road in the middle of next year. The hybrid will sit at the top of … [Read more…]

Mercedes-Benz AMG: Fun And Luxury

The Mercedes-AMG brand needs little introduction. To mark the 50th anniversary since its founding as a racing engine forge in 1967, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia recently introduced six new performance models to entice driving enthusiasts. With AMG-enhanced 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engines under the hoods — boasting base performance figures of 367hp and 520Nm — and 9G-Tronie transmissions … [Read more…]

Mercedes GLA 220d 4Matic Gets More Power

FACELIFTS CAN’T GET much milder than this. The GLA-Class is the latest model in the Mercedes stable to receive amid-life update and other than the all-new exterior colour as pictured (called Canyon Beige) you’d have to sit new and outgoing cars side by side to notice the differences. To help you out, here are the … [Read more…]

1950s: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL was launched in 1954. A roadgoing version of the carmaker’s W194 racecar, the Gullwing, as it’s more popularly known, was ahead of its time. Beneath its bonnet lurked a direct-injection three-litre inline-six engine lifted almost wholesale from the W194.

Mercedes-Benz E400 4Matic Coupe At Its Best

LOOKS GOOD, DOESN’T IT? Mercedes went to great lengths trying to explain why its latest E-class is particularly easy on the eye (in brief: soft shoulder-lines, good proportions, a pillarless greenhouse) but, as with any art form, car design either works or it doesn’t. The E-class Coupe just might have the most attractive combination of … [Read more…]

Revised S-Class Will Include Self-Driving Functions Too

The updated S-Class will spearhead Mercedes-Benz’s use of next-level autonomous technology by offering an extended range of driver assistance systems that will eventually feature on all of the company’s models. The new features include Active Distance, which can provide fully autonomous acceleration and braking within legal speed limits on a route programmed into the car’s … [Read more…]