E-Class Goes Allroad Chasing

Following swiftly after the debut of the E-Class Estate, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled an interesting new model called E-Class All-Terrain at the Paris motor show. Similar in concept to Audi’s A6 Allroad, the newcomer boasts rugged body styling, a 29 millimetres raised ride height for better ground clearance, and standard fitment of the company’s 4Matic all-wheel-drive … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG E43 Estate 2016

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To the consternation of absolutely no-one, you cannot buy a slow petrol e-class in the uk. The range-topping E63 arrives next year, so for now the Mercedes- AMG E43 is the petrol E-class; it’ll plug the same gap as Audi S6 below RS6. We’re testing it in the just-launched estate body style, which means 1820 … [Read more…]

Fast Q&A For VW Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 and Mercedes-AMG A 45 4Matic

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Time to trade in the family wagon? VW Golf GTI Clubsport: Middle class sportswagen celebrates 40th birthday with more power, real downforce and tasteful GTI nods. Only 1000 coming to the UK too, so think of a good hiding place. Mercedes-AMG A 45: Elder if not elderly statesman of the group inserts four-wheel drive, DCT … [Read more…]

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 2017

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Until now, the premium off-road estate market has been largely dominated by Audi and Volvo. But now Mercedes has weighed in with yet another version of its E-Class. The new E-Class All-Terrain benefits from some adventure clothing in the form of the usual black plastic wheelarch protectors and bumper inserts, pseudo skid plates on the … [Read more…]

Deep space – Mercedes-Benz E220d Estate

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We say: smooth diesel and huge boot make for a real contender The old Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate’s bigness was almost unrivalled, which is sort of the point of these kind of cars. Capacity was 1,855 litres with the rear seats folded flat, which put it squarely in commercial vehicle territory. The new one loses 35 … [Read more…]

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe – Technically Not a Gap

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But Mercedes fills it anyway, just in case there’s someone out there wanting a sleeker GLC Mercedes’ New GLC Coupe is proof that cohesively-styled models can exist in the fledgling Sport Coupility Vehicle segment, although that coupe moniker remains a misnomer – think of this GLC as a slinkier, but still high-rise, fastback iteration of … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG C43 Estate

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We’re not along for the ride …. Because the ride is awful. Shame, as everything else is ace Let’s do the maths on this. A C43 sounds like, ooh, about two-thirds of a C63. And on paper, that sums up perfectly the positioning of the latest AMG. With 362bhp and 384lb ft from its bi-turbocharged … [Read more…]

Merc C-Class Cabriolet

To celebrate the winter 2016, Merc has launched two new cars. Both are convertibles with a fabric roof and both look hot. While the S Cabriolet costs a whopping 2.25 crore, there’s this, the C Gab, that’s far more affordable and offers every bit of the convertible experience. Is it any good? To begin with, … [Read more…]