Mercedes SLC 250d

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The wind in your hair, the sun beating down, your favourite stretch of road and the sound of a tuneful petrol engine to accompany you – that’s the romantic ideal most people will picture when in the market for a roadster. But the practicalities and costs of modern life often get in the way, which … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4Matic

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Mercedes’ mid-sized SUV gets the go-faster treatment with twin-turbo V6 power AMG’s new ‘43’ performance series has, thus far, been something of a disappointment. The SLC43 offered plenty of punch but lacked the raucous AMG magic of old, and the C43 4Matic Estate – a semi-skimmed alternative to the full-fat C63 – was denounced for … [Read more…]

E-Class Coupe Ushers In New Look

The new E-Class Coupe will be the first Mercedes-Benz model to reflect a more conservative design style when it arrives next year. The new two-door is due to make its debut at the Detroit motor show in January and reach the UK in April. The more restrained styling approach is being introduced under the watch … [Read more…]

R for Rough: Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe

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Mercedes-AMG is working on a hardcore version of the C63 Coupe to rival the BMW M4GTS. The C63 R, spied undergoing tests at the Nurburgring in Germany in near-production form, wears a large rear wing and a prominent front spoiler, suggesting it will produce enough downforce to enhance track performance and hinting at a more … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG E 43

THE new Mercedes E-Class has impressed us a lot since it launched earlier this year, and the recently released Estate version adds a dose of practicality to the range. Apart from the Mercedes-AMG E 63, which arrives next year, the E-Class line-up hasn’t really had a sporty top-spec rival to the Audi S6 or Jaguar … [Read more…]

Access All Areas For Chunkier E-Class

MERCEDES is expanding the new E-Class range at this week’s Paris Motor Show with this Audi A6 Allroad-rivalling All-Terrain model. It’s due on sale in the spring, and like the Audi, the E-Class All-Terrain is designed to offer the practicality, style and efficiency of a large family estate, while adding some off-road ability thanks to … [Read more…]

Mercedes-Benz C350E

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Plug-in-petrol-electric C-Class becomes an option even for the diesel’s cars drivers The C350e is another reason to weigh up the advantages of plug-in hybrid power over a conventional diesel engine in your next compact executive saloon. With the Volkswagen Passat GTE, Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine, Audi A3 Sportback e-tron and BMW ‘iPerformance’ 330e, there … [Read more…]