Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz News

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC: 200-mile luxury electric SUV debuts

The luxury brands have been late to the electric revolution but that's about to change as a flood of new models arrive in the coming years, particularly from the German brands. Mercedes-Benz alone will launch 10 electric cars by 2025, one of which is the EQC small SUV that made its debut last month at a private event in Sweden and was revealed to the public...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch revealed with 302 horsepower

Mercedes-AMG has revealed its first take on Mercedes-Benz's new generation of compact cars. The car is the new A35 based on the A-Class hatchback, and it was revealed on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. The A35 isn't a direct replacement for the outgoing A45. That model is due out later. That's right. AMG will now offer two levels of performance for its...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class revealed: Practicality in a luxury wrapper

Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday unveiled a sportier, more high-tech B-Class minivan at the 2018 Paris auto show. The redesigned model is the nameplate's third iteration. It is also the third body style from Mercedes' new generation of compact cars, following the A-Class hatchback unveiled in February and A-Class sedan unveiled in April. So far only the A-Class...

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Bottas cedes Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix win to Hamilton on team orders

It was a sad day for motorsport fans on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas ceded his leading position to teammate Lewis Hamilton on team orders, thus denying the Finn a second win in the race where he made his maiden victory one year ago. Bottas ended the race 2.545 seconds behind Hamilton, with Ferrari's...

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Mercedes-AMG One confirmed as name of F1-powered hypercar

Mercedes-AMG One is confirmed as the official name of the new hypercar being developed by AMG under the code name Project One. Future owners were recently invited to Munich, Germany, where they learned of the car's name and specced out their own examples. The name stands for the highest automotive ambition: to bring undiluted Formula 1 technology to the...

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Mercedes-Benz cars will soon suggest safest areas to park

In the near future, Mercedes-Benz cars will tell drivers the safest place to park to avoid crime-filled and unsafe areas. New technology from the brand is under development to reference police statistics and highlight the best parking areas. According to Drive, which reported on the technology Tuesday, Mercedes' future nav system would look at areas where...

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Someone stuck a Mercedes-Benz 190E on a modern AMG C63

This is easily one of the greatest project car builds we've come across. Piper Motorsport out of Virginia has completed a build dubbed the Frankenstein Benz. The finished product is a Mercedes-Benz 190E body set atop the chassis and powertrain of a previous-generation C63 from AMG. In other words, modern power meets '80s style in the raddest way possible...

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AMG hypercar tipped to be called the One

Mercedes-AMG One is tipped to be the official name of the new hypercar being developed by AMG under the code name Project One. Future owners were recently invited to Munich, Germany, where they learned of the car's name and specced out their own examples, and thanks to the Internet it's been leaked that the name is One. Motor1 has also confirmed via its own...

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Dieter Zetsche to pass Daimler leadership role to Ola Källenius in 2019

A high-level executive shuffle is underway at German auto giant Daimler, parent of the Mercedes-Benz and Smart brands. Daimler confirmed Wednesday that longtime CEO Dieter Zetsche will pass the reins to current sales chief Ola Källenius in 2019. Källenius will also be responsible for the leadership role at Mercedes. Zetsche won't be leaving the...

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