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UK Drive: The Mercedes-Benz E 300 de electrifies diesel power

14/05/2019

What is it? There are two strong trends in the motoring world at the moment — a decline in diesel, and a surge in electrified vehicles. The former has been lambasted for its impact on the environment, while the latter options are quickly becoming feasible daily drivers rather than just the niche machines they once were.

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Long-term report: The Mercedes X350d shows how capable it can be

03/05/2019

“It’s just a Nissan with Mercedes badges on, right?” is a phrase I’ve heard countless times when speaking to people about the X350d. Time and time again I’ve fielded questions about the big Merc’s humbler underpinnings, and just why a truck with relations to the Nissan Navara should cost the best part of £55,000. I’ll admit that’s a lot – particularly for a pick-up truck – but I’d argue that the pair differ enough to stop the comparisons being thrown around quite so liberally.

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Updated Mercedes-Benz V-Class now on sale

25/04/2019

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing and specification details for the new V-Class and its Marco Polo campervan sibling. The upgraded model will start from £48,285, which nets an entry-level V 220 d in Sport trim.

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First drive: The Jaguar F-Pace SVR was worth the wait

23/04/2019

What is it? When it comes to SUVs, Jaguar doesn’t exactly have much heritage – it’s built three, all in the last three years. The F-Pace, though (the largest of the bunch) has proven to be a hit, and it seems sister company Land Rover’s expertise in building high-riding 4x4s has rubbed off.

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First drive: The Mercedes-Benz CLA is a sleek and sexy compact coupe

17/04/2019

What is it? The Mercedes-Benz A-Class line-up is a bit of a confusing one, but the fact it offers two different saloons is particularly difficult to fathom from a layman’s perspective. The difference – in Mercedes’ eyes – is that while the ‘regular’ A-Class saloon is more practical and classy, the CLA is more slinky, more sexy, and more sporting.

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