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Performance

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Performance

    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 world of car design at Mercedes-Benz.

    A gullwing car with doors extended

    What goes into designing a Mercedes-Benz? We take a look at some iconic models and the creative minds behind them.

    30 April 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


    Events


    Events

    MercedesTrophy

    MercedesTrophy

    MercedesTrophy

    MercedesTrophy Australian National Final will take place at Sanctuary Cove, Queensland from 6-9th June and 2019 marks the 30th Anniversary of this prestigious event.

    Our exclusive field of qualifying competitors at the 2019 National Final will compete for the opportunity to represent Australia at the MercedesTrophy World Final, to take place at the ‘birthplace of the automobile’, Stuttgart, Germany in October.