Tag: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Unimog Breaks the World Altitude Record for Wheeled Vehicles

A pair of Mercedes-Benz Unimogs have set a new absolute world record for altitude for wheeled vehicle. The trucks, part of an expedition to install a radio system, climbed to… Read More »

This Ford F-100 Restomod Is Vintage Americana With the Heart of a Mercedes-Benz

Car Culture 8 May 1, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is not a bad truck. However, if you’re a fan of vintage trucks it’s not really something you’d give a second glance to. This week’s Want fixes… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz X250d Road Test Review: The Premium Pickup Truck

Car Reviews Dec 7, 2018 by Andrew Evans

In the middle of last year, Mercedes-Benz announced it was going to build a pickup truck. It came as something of a surprise. Pickups tend to be something of an… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Gets in on the Electric Crossover Craze With Its New EQC

Move over Tesla and Jaguar, there’s a new all-electric SUV on the horizon with the Mercedes-Benz EQC. The sub-brand from Mercedes started nearly two years ago at the 2016 Paris… Read More »

Driving the New Mercedes A-Class Sedan Won't Be a Drag

Usually slipperiness is not a desirable quality from a car. However, when it comes to sliding through the air, it’s a good thing — and there’s a new champion in… Read More »

Travel Through Time With This Replica of the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen

Car Culture 31 Jun 27, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Where did it all begin for the motorcar? While there’s debate about it, many agree it’s the Benz Patent Motorwagen from 1886. That’s why for this week’s Want we are… Read More »

Does Donald Trump Want to Ban German Luxury Cars from America?

Donald Trump’s latest trade target may just be in your driveway. According to German outlet WirtschaftsWoche, the US President is seeking a full-on ban of the country’s luxury automobiles. WirtschaftsWoche cites… Read More »

One Evil Owner: Own Hitler's Personal Mercedes-Benz 770K

Car Culture 92 Jan 17, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

In this week’s Wednesday Want we’ve found something historically significant in the classified adverts and thought it really deserved some attention. You can check out past Wednesday Want entries right here. Bad guys always… Read More »

First Drive Review: Mercedes-Benz G350d 4MATIC

Car Reviews Oct 9, 2017 by Andrew Evans

There’s no school like the old school, and you can’t get much more old school than this. Aside from the occasional Morgan or Caterham, there’s nothing on the roads today… Read More »

1929 Mercedes-Benz Wins Coveted Gran Turismo Award at Pebble Beach

An 88-year old Mercedes roadster has won the Gran Turismo Award at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car, owned by Bruce McCaw, was still finishing up on its… Read More »

Is Mercedes About to Reveal a Convertible Maybach?

A teaser video released by Mercedes-Benz hints at a new Maybach model for the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The clip follows on from an unusual video posted on Instagram last… Read More »

Conquer the World With This Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4x2

Car Culture 5 Jul 27, 2017 by Joe Donaldson

Mercedes is no stranger to making some pretty wild and crazy off road vehicles. The six-wheel drive G63 and Unimog are just a few of its offerings. However, a man… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz to Join BMW and Audi in Formula E

Motorsports 1 Jul 26, 2017 by Joe Donaldson

Mercedes-Benz is restructuring its motorsports program for 2018/2019. It will withdraw from German touring cars (DTM) in 2018 and shift its focus to Formula E. Mercedes is incredibly successful in… Read More »

Watch This Ultra-Rare CLK-GTR Roadster Get Spanked Up a Country Road

Car Culture 59 Jul 23, 2017 by Andrew Evans

It’s rare that you get access to a one-of-six, million dollar supercar, so you have to make the most of it, right? That’s clearly what these two lads thought, when… Read More »

European Union Reportedly Opens Cartel Investigation Into German Car Industry

It’s nearly two years since the Dieselgate scandal first broke, but it shows little sign of slowing down. The latest twist sees the European Union starting an investigation into the… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Reveals X-Class Pickup, But It Won't Be Coming to the US

Mercedes-Benz has finally taken the wraps off its X-Class premium pickup truck. According to the brand, it’s the first of its kind from a premium manufacturer. Three trims are available… Read More »

All Five V8 Supercar Manufacturers Announced in Forza 6 Partnership

Australia’s popular V8 Supercar series expands its partnership with Forza as the in-game roster grows.