Tag Archives: Mercedes
Jaguar XKR

Fast, luxurious, and classy used car bargains

PORSCHE has recently launched a new version of the iconic 911 and the specs are pretty amazing. If fitted, as most are with the PDK semi-automatic transmission, the ‘basic’ Carrera 2 will do 180mph yet it can return 34.5mpg and it emits only 192g/km of CO2. A few years ago those figures would have seemed […]

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Ross Brawn Mercedes

F1 driver rivalry whips up storm of controversy

ROUND TWO: F1 MALAYSIAN GP Race Report The tropical weather in Malaysia was nothing compared to the fireworks on track. DAVID HOOPER reports on a grand prix that whipped up a storm of controversy. AS the cars lined up on the grid for the start of the Malaysian Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen was even grumpier […]

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Mercedes F1 2013 Hamilton

Malaysian GP preview: Will tropics cause a storm?

ROUND TWO: F1 Malaysian GP Preview After plenty of rain in Australia, will Malaysia give us more of the same? DAVID HOOPER previews the Malaysian GP in Sepang. HOT on the heels of Australia, the Formula 1 circus has pitched up in Malaysia for Round 2 of the 2013 championship, ready for another fast, flowing […]

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McLaren F1 Australian GP

Kimi wins in Australia, but three champs on podium

Australian GP race report: Following a rain-affected qualifying session, DAVID HOOPER reports on all the action from the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne’s Albert Park. AFTER rain stopped play in the first qualifying session of the 2013 Formula 1 season in Melbourne’s Albert Park, qualifying on the street circuit had to be completed on race […]

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New Mazda6 road test

New Mazda6 review: Classy styling, exciting tech

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Mazda6 range first drive Packed with new technology and a different approach to the future of engine design, DAVID HOOPER has a look at the new Mazda6 range. YOU’RE looking at the most important new car Mazda has ever made – and that’s by the company’s own admission – […]

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Mercedes-Benz A250 Engineered by AMG 013

Winter tyres on Mercedes A250 make big difference

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mercedes A250 BlueEfficiency Engineered by AMG When the new A-Class arrived for its road test, so did the wintry weather, but wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER relished the chance to review the car on a set of winter tyres. MY review of this very smart looking Mercedes-Benz A250 coincided with some […]

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This week's road test car, a Mercedes-Benz A-Class A250 BlueEfficiency Engineered by AMG on Continental ContiWinterContact tyres.

Conti winter tyres A-Class above when the snow falls

Having driven a car on winter tyres for the first time on UK roads, DAVID HOOPER says the difference in grip levels on packed snow and ice is dramatic! AS freezing snowy conditions cripple the country, for once I’ve got the right car at the right time – because this week’s test car arrived sporting […]

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Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS

Driving a Mercedes Actros truck is ‘a piece of cake’

DRIVING a truck used to be a tough job, but these days, it’s a piece of cake at the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS! A chance to drive Mercedes-Benz flagship Actros 2545 LS truck during the “Big Stuff” day with Mercedes was an opportunity not to be missed, especially when it was loaded with […]

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