Motorsport

Motorsport is at the heart of Mercedes-Benz and we are proud to be involved in the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour and the 2020 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix offering first class hospitality.

Stories


Performance

Stories


Performance

    Driving the all-electric EQA 250.

    EQA 250 parked in a garage

    The most affordable Mercedes-EQ vehicle to hit our roads is already driving a strong case for an all-electric compact SUV.

    22 July 2021

    Your buying guide to the Mercedes-Benz SUV range.

    Mercedes-Benz GLA

    From stylish, sporty models for hip city dwellers to tough and versatile off-road warriors, find the SUV that’s right for you.

    29 June 2021

    Taking the rough with the smooth off-road in the GLS.

    The Mercedes-Benz GLS off road.

    A marriage of luxury and innovation makes the “S-Class of SUVs” a dream to handleon the road, and plenty of fun once you’re off it.

    28 June 2021

    Lifting the lid on the Mercedes-Benz cabriolet.

    The Mercedes-Benz GLS off road.

    Enticed by the idea of driving with the top down? Learn the lingo with your guide to the Mercedes-Benz cabriolet range.

    28 June 2021

    Mercedes-Benz GLS wins Drive’s ‘Best Upper Large Luxury SUV’.

    Mercedes-Benz GLS 400 d 4MATIC

    The “S-Class of SUVs” has emerged top of its class in the 2021 Drive Car of the Year Awards.

    29 April 2021

    Mercedes-AMG A 45 S named best sports car under $100K.

    Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+ on the road

    Find out why our “hot hatch” is in a category all of its own according to judges for the 2021 Drive Car of the Year Awards.

    27 April 2021

    First drive: Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2021.

    Mercedes-Benz 2021 S-Class interior

    In pursuit of perfection? Steve Colquhoun found it in the seventh generation of the world’s favourite luxury saloon.

    27 April 2021

    Coupé vs sedan: what’s the difference?

    Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupé of the 205 model series.

    Automotive design has blurred the lines between these traditional body types. Here’s how to tell them apart.

    26 April 2021

    The eco-driving habits that will help your EV go the distance.

    Mercedes-Benz EQC on the road

    Go the extra mile emission free with these eco-driving habits that will help you get the most out of your electric vehicle.

    23 April 2021

    The Mercedes-AMG W12 revealed.

    The Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance

    Why the AMG team’s latest F1 challenger remains the car to beat on the circuit in 2021.

    29 March 2021

    Gemma McCaw on levelling the playing field.

    Gemma McCaw speaking at an event.

    The New Zealand hockey great reflects on progress in women’s sport over the past decade and the work that still needs to be done.

    29 March 2021

    Sean Fitzpatrick on the power of sport to drive diversity.

    Laureus Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick hugs Laureus Academy Member Tegla Louroupe after finishing in the 1000m Sport for Good Run.

    Through his work with the Laureus World Sport Academy, the New Zealand rugby legend is breaking down barriers to inclusion.

    29 March 2021

    Driving the new Mercedes-AMG GLS 63.

    Mercedes-AMG GLS 6

    The latest seven-seater SUV from AMG is proof that performance, space and luxury really can co-exist in one exceptional package.

    12 February 2021

    The science of winning.

    Artificial intelligence in sport

    How emerging technologies are helping elite athletes to break new ground (and world records).

    12 February 2021

    Meet Stephanie Travers, the first black woman on the Formula 1 podium.

    Stephanie Travers holds up trophy atop the F1 podium

    The PETRONAS trackside fluid engineer reflects on the moment she made motorsport history.

    27 January 2021

    Behind the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO.

    The Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO on the racetrack at Phillip Island

    With grand touring poise and racetrack-worthy muscle, this road-going sports car delivers the ultimate driving experience.

    27 January 2021

    Driving the new Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4MATIC.

    The Mercedes-AMG GLB 35

    Don't let the sensible layout or the boxy dimensions fool you, this compact seven-seater is a genuine AMG performance vehicle.

    17 December 2020

    New E-Class: the sweet spot for mid-size luxury and innovation.

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2020 sedan

    A sleek cosmetic makeover and all the intuitive gadgets you never knew you needed. Our best-selling model just got even better.

    17 December 2020

    An exclusive first look at the new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series.

    An orange race car

    Direct from its world premiere in Germany, we reveal what you can expect from this automotive rarity. 

    26 November 2020

    The ABCs of Mercedes-Benz.

    Mercedes A-Class A 250

    Do you know your A, B and C-Class? We break down the differences between our vehicle families.

    26 November 2020

    Lewis Hamilton: How the Formula 1 champion wants to change the world.

    A man and a car

    We spoke to the six-time Formula 1 champion about his personal and professional efforts to change the world for the better.

    2 November 2020

    How to keep your car in peak condition (even when you’re not driving it).

    A blue car parked in a garage

    Has your car spent more time off the road this year than on? Make sure you’re storing it in the best way possible.

    2 November 2020

    The Show must go on.

    A black car

    After 68 years, the Frankfurt Motor Show has been cancelled. We look back on the Mercedes-Benz vehicles that have debuted there.

    15 September 2020

    Driving the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

    A white SUV

    We get behind the wheel of the all-new GLA 250, the latest in urban SUVs.

    15 September 2020

    Introducing the Formula 1 Safety Car.

    A man sitting in a car

    Learn why Mercedes-Benz has supplied the official F1 Safety Car since 1996 and what it takes to drive it.

    25 August 2020

    Shane Delia: My car is my office.

    A man in front of the Mercedes-Benz logo

    COVID-19 has forced chef Shane Delia to reconsider how – and where – he operates his business.

    25 August 2020

    Myth-busting the Mercedes-Benz Certified program.

    A red car

    In the market for a new car? Here are five reasons why buying through Mercedes-Benz Certified program is a smart way to do it.

    25 August 2020

    Facing setbacks with New Zealand Olympian Gemma McCaw.

    Gemma McCaw on the hockey field

    We chat to Olympic hockey player Gemma McCaw about gaining a new perspective after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed.

    13 August 2020

    We review the first-ever Mercedes-Benz GLB.  

    A family walking towards a Mercedes-Benz GLB

    Get to know the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB, a compact SUV that is the first of its kind in our range.

    17 June 2020

    The motorsport superstars turning to sim racing.

    A virtual Mercedes-AMG GT3

    Until motor racing is back in earnest, drivers have been keeping their skills sharp through simulated racing.

    17 June 2020

    Where to find the world’s best classic cars.

    Mercedes-Benz Museum

    While some precious Mercedes-Benz vehicles are hidden away in private collections, there are many you can see in person. Here’s where to look.

    5 May 2020

    The astonishing feats of Mr Motor Racing.

    A black Mercedes-Benz GLS in the Utah desert

    Sir Stirling Moss’s victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia is still regarded as one of the single greatest drives in motorsport history.

    17 April 2020

    The autonomous driving features that already exist.

    A steering wheel with a screen behind it

    What self-driving technology do you already use in your Mercedes-Benz? You might be surprised by the answer.

    8 April 2020

    Up close with Lewis, Valtteri and the VISION EQS.

    Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas driving the VISION EQS

    The VISION EQS made a memorable debut at Mercedes me Store Melbourne recently, with the help of F1 stars Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

    8 April 2020

    Behind the Baby-Benz: 30 Years of the Evo II.

    Mercedes-Benz 190 Evolution II

    It’s been 30 years since the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show. To celebrate, we look back through the history of this iconic racing car.

    5 March 2020

    The smartest Formula 1 innovations in recent history.

    A race car driver crouching on top of a race car.

    Ahead of the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020, we consider the thrilling new tech innovations that have taken motorsport to the next level. 

    5 March 2020

    How autonomous cars could change our lives.

    How autonomous cars could change our lives

    Will we only drive ourselves in the future if we really want to? In the first part of our series on autonomous driving, we explain why this technology is one of the most important innovations of our time. And what Mercedes-Benz is doing to help shape it.

    5 March 2020

    Mercedes-AMG gets a podium finish at the Bathurst 12 Hour.

    Jamie Whincup, Shane van Gisbergen and Maximilian Goetz holding their Bathurst 12 Hour trophies

    After a nail-biting race in scorching weather, Mercedes-AMG managed to take third place at the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour. Read on for our recap of the race and its highlights.  

    21 February 2020

    On the road in Utah with the new Mercedes-Benz GLS.

    A black Mercedes-Benz GLS in the Utah desert.

    Exploring Utah’s fascinating desert landscape in the Mercedes-Benz GLS is like travelling back in time to the Wild West.

    18 February 2020