Frequent readers of the blog and Mercedes-Benz fans alike will know that the A-Klasse are Mercedes-Benz’ hatchback series. Launched in 1997, the A-Klasse were to be a compact, four-cylinder series. Due to their size, the A-Klass have become known as “baby Benzes”. Less expensive than their larger cousins, though with no less prestige, the A-Klasse were set to introduce drivers to the Mercedes-Benz fleet.
Compact Mercedes-Benz vehicles have proven to be popular. With over 2 million models sold around the world since 2012, there’s no wonder Mercedes-Benz are adding to their compact fleet. (more…)
The V in V-Klasse stands, essentially, for Van. The V-Class is Mercedes-Benz’ people movers and courier vans, or MPVs (multi-purpose vehicles). The smaller, panel vans are called Vito, and the larger models, V-Class or Viano.
Mercedes-Benz first started producing V-Klasse (MPV) vehicles in the mid to late 1990s. Second-generation models have been used as London black cabs, people movers and courier vans. The third-generation V-Klasse went into production in 2014. (more…)
In June 2004, Mercedes-Benz launched Mixed Tape, a free compilation of “the latest artists and new talents” handpicked for the Mercedes-Benz driving experience. For eleven years, the Mixed Tapes would be released every eight weeks for free on Soundcloud, iTunes and eventually Spotify. Then, on 11 August 2015, Mercedes-Benz announced that day’s hour of music would be the company’s last. (more…)
Over the past two months, we’ve told you about Audi’s electric model, BMW’s i-series and Volkswagen’s electric camper. To finish off our series on the electric cars of the very near future, this week we’re talking about Mercedes-Benz’s EQ C.
From early 2018, Mercedes-Benz’s first ute will be available in Australia and New Zealand. The X-class is a twin-cab ( four-door), midsize ute that promises the ruggedness typical of the model with the prestige of the brand. This week, Volks Affair talk you through the new Mercedes-Benz model, the X-class ute.