The 3,5000hp, six-wheeled Mercedes that could have taken the world land speed record in 1940


At last weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mercedes-Benz showcased what could have been one of the greatest ever land speed record cars:.
Man clings to bonnet of car going at 70mph

Man clings to bonnet of car going at 70mph


A man was spotted riding on the hood of a car driving down Miami, Florida’s I-95 freeway at 70mph — and appeared to be talking into a mobile.
What's Inside a Mercedes car seat? Watch as the mind-bogglingly clever seats of a Mercedes S-class are ripped open

Video: Watch as Mercedes S-class seat is cut open


Are you sitting comfortably? Probably not as comfortably as a driver of the latest Mercedes S-Class. Its seats are so sophisticated they can...
Porsche-Mission-E-Cross-Turismo-concept-front

The best new cars at the 2018 Geneva motor show


The 2018 Geneva Motor Show throws open its doors and starts its engine this week.
Emissions scandal: after VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?

After VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?


German media allege that US authorities have discovered that Daimler, parent of Mercedes, developed software for its diesel-powered vehicles that
New 2018 Mercedes A-Class: AI for family hatch but no eco hybrid versions

New 2018 Mercedes A-Class with AI


Drivers would be forgiven for assuming cars with Artificial Intelligence and self-driving technology are the preserve of one-of-a-kind concept ca
Reader Letters: The joy of bikes, electric steering, supporting UK car industry, autonomous car and broken indicators

Reader Letters: Bike joy and electric steering


My wife’s Hyundai i10 returns about 40mpg and costs £30 a year in road tax. My Triumph Tiger Sport motorcycle returns 58mpg but costs £85 a year.
2018 Infiniti Q Inspiration concept at the 2018 NAIAS Detroit Motor Show

Motown metal: Detroit motor show 2018


It was once the biggest and best motor show America had to offer, with razzmatazz to rival the Super Bowl and enough new cars making their debut
Audi e-tron SUV, September 2018

The best new cars launching in 2018


With new car registrations dipping in 2017 for the first time in six years, as consumer confidence takes a hit, car makers are having to...
California dreaming: star cars at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, featuring BMW i8 roadster

California dreaming: 2017 LA motor show


The Los Angeles motor show is not the biggest in the world – it’s dwarfed by Frankfurt and Detroit – but it’s where car makers go to impress
Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, singer and front man of Jamiroquai

Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, front man of Jamiroquai


Jason Kay loves cars. The singer and front man of Jamiroquai is rarely happier than when he’s breathing in the smell of freshly burned Castrol oi
Me and My Motor: actor Patrick Stewart

Me and My Motor: actor Patrick Stewart


As captain of the Starship Enterprise, Stewart got used to travelling at warp 9. But his knees turned to jelly the night Paul McCartney...
Mercedes airbag recall involves 400,000 British cars

Mercedes airbag recall affects 400,000 UK cars


Mercedes is asking nearly 400,000 British drivers to return their luxury cars for urgent repairs, after airbags on around 30 of its vehicles...