Video: Did Porsche Macan fail 'Elk Test'?

A Porsche Macan has allegedly failed Sweden's so-called 'Elk Test', designed to simulate what might happen when a car swerves suddenly to avoid a moose or other road obstacle. Watch the video and decide for yourself!

Next-gen CLS coupe: 9-speed auto in SA

Mercedes-Benz SA has revised its four-door CLS Coupe with new exterior and interior style changes, upgraded tech and a nine-speed auto. We have gallery images, prices and full specifications!

New-car blitz for Mercedes-Benz

2013-02-21 14:48

FIRST UP: The new CLA Coupe will be the first of the new models Mercedes-Benz plans to launch later in 2013 to target younger customers.

  Video

Merc's A 45 AMG

2013-02-18 14:36

Mercedes-Benz is marking 2013 with a bang with the upcoming reveal of its new AMG model at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show on March 5.

HAMBURG, Germany - Mercedes-Benz has announced vast plans to expand its model range.

Mercedes-Benz development chief, Thomas Weber told AutoBild: "We are planning to introduce 13 all-new models by 2020."

YOUNGER CROWDS

The company says the strategy was designed to boost the appeal of these premium cars among younger buyers.

“The use of modular platforms shared between different models would enable a large number of new cars to be developed. The first of this new generation is the four-door CLA coupe which derives from the new A-Class platform and running gear."

Next there’ll be an off-road-styled sports activity vehicle (SAV) with a GLA tag and it will either be based on the A or B-Class platform.

According to Weber, all future models from the C-Class up will be offered in hybrid petrol-electric or diesel-electric versions.


NEXT ON WHEELS24X

Rolls Wraith to haunt Geneva

2013-01-21 11:52
Read more on:    mercedes-benz

Read Wheels24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Style upgrade for rugged Pajero in SA

Mitsubishi SA has launched a spruced-up version of its Pajero 4x4 diesel range with a exterior and cabin enhancements, including a tech upgrade. We have a gallery, prices and specs.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.