Tag "MercedesBenz"

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL500

Remember the old SL55 AMG? In hero silver with multi-spoke wheels, it was once splashed across a poster in MOTOR. In 2002 it was the quickest car in the world to 300km/h, claimed Mercedes. Its 5.5-litre blown V8 cranked out

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Mercedes-Benz IAA

The IAA is not a performance car, but this one-off vision of the future is so significant we figured the chance to drive it was justification for relaxing our hi-po stance for a moment.  So what is it? IAA stands

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Mercedes-Benz CLS 500

Just like us humans, cars age. Everything may look hunky-dory on the outside, but as the years progress some work is usually required on the oily bits. As such, a model’s mid-life update is when Mercedes-Benz tends to introduce new

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$50-100K | Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG #5

It may look more like a high-riding A-Class but technically the GLA45 AMG is the lone SUV in this year’s Bang. A couple of things make it stand tall in other ways: brash wings and body parts that make it

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Mercedes-Benz SL400

It’s difficult to call a $229,000 car the base model with a clear conscience. ‘Entry-level’ doesn’t quite sit right either. So let’s go with ‘introductory’, as in, the SL400 is the new introductory model to Mercedes-Benz’s flagship roadster range, replacing

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Mercedes-Benz S600 vs Rolls-Royce Ghost vs Bentley Flying Spur

These three 12-cylinder ultra-sedans are all vying for space in the garages of the wealthy. But while their trademark grilles seem to be sniffing the same lucrative niche, they differ dramatically in approach, ambience and appeal. The Bentley is an

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Hot Tuner 2015 | V-Sport Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG

Mercedes-AMG didn’t plan on leaving survivors after it skydived into the hot-hatch game. Check out all the Hot Tuner 2015 action here. It wanted its A45 perched at the top of its segment’s food-chain. That’s why if you flip one on

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LA Motor Show | Mercedes-Benz SL

Every Mercedes-Benz SL can now sprint to 100km/h in under five seconds while the AMG versions get reworked suspension and new steering. A mid-life upgrade to the two-year-old, sixth-generation luxury roadster reveals a new front with intelligent LED lighting across

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Audi RS7 v Mercedes-Benz CLS63 S

Let’s play a quick game of word association: muscle. If your mind doesn’t immediately conjure an image of a bellowing American (or Australian) V8s and tortured rear tyres, then maybe these German takes on a classic theme are more for

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Subaru WRX STI vs Audi S3 vs Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG

If you’re a fan of Japanese-flavoured, rally-bred, all-paw turbo fun that asks for reasonable money, the latest Subaru WRX STI is your guy. More so than the regular Subaru WRX. Why? Despite drawing heavily from older powertrain tech, the new

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