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Mercedes-benz Archives - Page 2 of 8 - RPM TV Website

New badge celebrates 20 years of Merc’s compact roadster

April 7, 2016 |

The renaming of much of the Mercedes-Benz passenger car range continues. The latest model to receive a new nameplate is the SLK, which becomes the SLC, almost exactly two decades after its first appearance.

Now badged SLC to indicate its … Read More

Is a bakkie the new crossover?

March 31, 2016 |

While we all considered the crossover segment as the latest and greatest category all vehicle manufacturers were hustling to access, it now seems that the demand for pick-ups (better described as bakkies in South Africa) is sparking growing … Read More

Quick sprints for AMG powered GLC43 4Matic

March 17, 2016 |

Mercedes-Benz has revealed their 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4Matic, giving them a contender in the performance SUV segment.

But while it might wear the AMG name it is only half a real AMG car. The engine is one of the new … Read More

Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard protects against RPG

February 23, 2016 |

Mercedes-Benz says the latest addition to its Guard range of armoured cars, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard, will feature the highest possible protection ratings, allowing occupants to survive a rocket-propelled grenade strike.

The VR10 protection level and ERV 2010 rating (Explosive … Read More

New E-Class stakes luxury claim

February 16, 2016 |

Mercedes-Benz has released photos of the upcoming E-Class, sending a clear message that the German luxury cruiser is ready to take on the competition.

The current E-Class has been disappointing, not offering the same degree of technology, styling or comfort … Read More

Mercedes-Benz SLC replaces SLK

January 28, 2016 |

Smaller turbocharged engines but no SLC AMG in sight.

Mercedes-Benz has debuted the replacement of its SLK baby convertible, and keeping with the brand’s new naming scheme; it now wears the SLC badge.

The new naming system uses the fist … Read More

Mercedes-Benz: Nine’s the limit

December 8, 2015 |

Mercedes-Benz says it won’t go beyond nine forward gears on its gearboxes, citing efficiencies as the reason for the decision. This is in contrast to other vehicle manufacturers who have already started exploring the viability of 10-speed gearboxes.

Ford and … Read More

GLC to also undergo fuel cell treatment

November 23, 2015 |

After last week’s slew of hydrogen cell-related news, we thought that Toyota, Honda, Kia and BMW were on the forefront of replacing internal combustion engines with a chassis packing hydrogen fuel cells. But it turns out that Mercedes-Benz has the … Read More

Mercedes-Benz GLS replaces GL-Class

November 5, 2015 |

Mercedes-Benz has completed its SUV renaming project with the release of the GLS, the long-awaited replacement of the GL-Class. But it is not just a seven-seater GL anymore.

Over the last few years, Mercedes-Benz has started to move its SUV … Read More

One-day test: Mercedes-AMG GT S

October 23, 2015 |

Brute Re-(de)-fined

In many ways, the Mercedes-AMG GT is the third generation of dedicated sports car that Mercedes-Benz has made but in many other ways it is also a unique vehicle.

It has clearly borrowed styling cues from the Mercedes … Read More