Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG: Forget The Rest, This Is The SUV To Have

“So what’s the best car you have ever driven?” That’s a question every motoring journalist gets asked at least a couple dozen times in his career. And it’s a dreaded question too, because there is no such thing as ‘the best car’. Every car has its own special place, and it would be dreadful to […]

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The most efficient Mercedes-Benz ever built – the Vision EQXX

At one time, when mention was made of ‘EV’ or electric vehicle, a small bubble shaped car might come to mind. And though electric motors do have a lot of zip, EVs were thought to be poor performers which provided basic transportation but no driving pleasure. But as we are now seeing, the EVs set […]

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Cycle & Carriage Mercedes-Benz Tyres and Rims Boutique

First Mercedes-Benz Original Tyres & Rims Boutique in Malaysia

When it opened for business in 1895, Cycle & Carriage was a general store offering all kinds of products, from  soap to writing paper to screwdrivers and simple machine parts. Four years later, it added bicycles, motorcycles and motorcars. Quite likely, the company would also have sold wheels and tyres during the period at the […]

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S580e W223

The new Mercedes-Benz S 580 e S-Class (W223)

  As the flagship of the Mercedes-Benz range, the S-Class has typically been the centerpiece of the brand. Each generation since the W 187 of 1951 has introduced new technologies, advancing safety, performance, comfort and quality. The pioneering technologies have influenced automotive engineering of its era, eventually trickling down as they became more affordable. More […]

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Mercedes-Benz is first carmaker approved to offer Level 3 autonomy in vehicles

Some day, people will travel in cars that can operate without human control. All that will be needed is to get in, state the destination, sit back and the car will drive itself there. Whether we can then use the term ‘driving’ is debatable if a human is not involved, but it will be a […]

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Project MAYBACH 2021 - Virgil Abloh

Project MAYBACH – a tribute to the late Virgil Abloh

With Project MAYBACH, Mercedes-Benz pays tribute to the late Virgil Abloh who passed away recently. Designed as a showcar to inspire the next generation, it is being revealed at the wishes of Abloh’s family. The artist, architect, creative director, fashion designer and philanthropist, who was also artistic director of Louis Vuitton menswear, had collaborated with […]

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BAS applies maximum braking pressure for shorter stopping distances

Brake Assist (BA) is a feature which is listed among the active safety systems of many cars today but how it works and why it enhances stopping may not be known by most motorists. BA, which appeared in the second half of the 1990s, is a supplementary brake system which can also be considered a […]

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A drive to remember with Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and the new E200!

If there is one thing that this writer missed during the lockdown, it was the drives organised by automotive manufacturers. These drives are usually well planned, coordinated, offers stops at places we never heard of and at restaurants we never ate at. Media drives as we motoring scribes call it, is the highlight of this […]

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia issues recall for a large number of vehicles produced between 2004 and 2016

The Takata airbag issue started some 7 years ago, and millions of vehicles have been recalled over the years to have their airbag systems replaced. The urgency of the recall was because a dangerous condition in the system’s inflator module could cause the pressure to become too high and break up the module, sending metal […]

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Mercedes-Benz A45S AMG: The Hot Hatch History Will Never Forget!

There was a time when hot hatches were the ultimate in driving experience. They offered the purest driving experience despite being small in size and power. Then came the mid-2000s and the power craze that ensued. That’s when all car makers seemed to hurry to lay down as much power as they could as quickly […]

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