To commerarate the 70th anniversary of the modern Formula 1 Grand Prix generation, the Formula 1 season spent another weekend at Silverstone in the UK. You may have expected to see the same result – Lewis Hamilton on the top step, however tyre issues again threw the proverbial cat amongst
Lewis Hamilton won his 7th British Grand Prix on Sunday, but the highlight of the day was undoubtedly the final lap failure of the LH Front Pirelli tyre on his car. Lewis wins the 2020 British Grand Prix despite last-lap puncture Lewis scored the 87th victory of his Formula One career
I’m following the year for Lewis Hamilton in 2020. This time at the Styrian Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, in Austria. If Lewis wins the championship it will take him to a record-equalling 7th World Championship with Michael Schumaker I was away for the ‘first’ race
Fancy one of these? Even the nomenclature is a mouthful – Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro. And while the price quoted by Mercedes-Benz is not on the road, in Queensland, my calculations indicate that it will be circa $491,560 depending on the amount that dealers will charge for Delivery and Handling.
MERCEDES-BENZ AUSTRALIA INTRODUCES FIVE-YEAR MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY ACROSS CARS AND VANS RANGE 6 March 2020: Mercedes-Benz cars, vans and utes sold to Australian customers from 1 April 2020, are set to be covered under the terms of a new five-year manufacturer’s warranty. Mercedes-Benz Cars The new warranty replaces the three-year warranty structure
The Formula 1 season kicks off in Melbourne next month so the teams have started showing their new livery for 2020 Here’s the first look at both Mercedes-AMG Petronas and Ferrari and I’ll continue to bring you highlights of the Formula 1 Season here.
Just two years from launch, the Grim Reaper has swung the scythe. Mercedes-Benz has announced the untimely death of the X-Class. Based on the successful Nissan Navara, Mercedes would have undoubtedly thought they had a winner with the X-Class. After all, they had a good deal price-wise with Nissan. But,
It will be interesting to see the take-up of the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class after initial interest. The X-Class, really a Nissan Navarra is priced from around $52,000 drive away in Queensland with a 2.3-litre diesel engine, manual transmission and an alloy tray body up to around $70,000 for a double cab
A revelation of luxury: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet In some cases, I’m not yet privy to an actual road test on many brands and models. I currently review Suzuki, Mazda, Nissan, Kia, Land Rover, Great Wall, Haval, and Mitsubishi. Other manufacturers are yet to come to their senses as I’m
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