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After the 2020 BMW 330e, will the Mercedes-Benz C300e plug-in hybrid return to Malaysia?

Earlier this week, BMW Malaysia launched the G20 generation 2020 BMW 330e, marking a return of the locally-assembled, plug-in hybrid BMW 3 Series. Kitted with M Sport package, the 330e is priced at RM 264,413 without SST, valid until 31-December 2020. With the resumption of SST, prices will increase to RM 268,800. Mercedes-Benz’s equivalent to the 330e is the C300e. On paper, the C300e packs more power than the 330e, with a combined system output of 320 PS (DIN hp) versus the BMW’s 292 PS. The C


Oct 23, 2020

Mercedes-Benz to cut S-Class Coupe, G-Class, AMG GT from line up - to invest in electric and hybrid tech

The future is all about electric and self-driving cars, and Mercedes-Benz wants to invest heavily in the tech. Mercedes-Benz (or Daimler), require huge finances, and to do that they need to cut cost elsewhere. According to an interview with Autonews, This could mean potential elimination of few models such as Mercedes S-Class Coupe & Cabriolet, G-Class SUV and AMG GT from the line-up, including several existing powertrains, especially the V-12 engine due to the introduction of strict Euro 7 emis

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Mar 12, 2020

Mercedes-Benz confirms production EQA to be based on a GLA-Class, plug-in hybrid variants to come

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the production version of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show’s EQA concept car will be launched by the end of this year. Rather than being an electric version of the A-Class hatchback as previously thought, the production 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA will be an electric version of the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class. This makes sense as the GLA’s taller body makes it easier to package the floor-mounted hybrid battery. Remember that the EQC is based on GLC-Class rather than the C-Cl


Apr 29, 2020

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350de diesel PHEV launched in Thailand

You might have heard of petrol-hybrid vehicles, but a diesel-hybrid? Well, since the oil-burner isn’t that popular here, we will miss out on this 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350de that was just launched in Thailand. Mercedes-Benz Thailand offers various models with diesel engines in the Kingdom, but this is the first diesel plug-in hybrid model offered by the three-pointed star over there. Available in only a single variant called, deep breath, Mercedes-Benz GLE 350de 4Matic Exclusive, the diesel hyb

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Mar 13, 2021

Next-gen 2021 W206 Mercedes-Benz C-Class rendered

Introduced at the tail end of 2013, the current generation W205 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is approaching the end of its lifecycle and its replacement, the W206, will be due soon. Russian automotive site, Kolesa, generated a rendering based on the spyshots and footages we’ve seen so far. The next-generation W206 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is expected to ride on a revised version of the Modular Rear Architecture (MRA) platform that made its debut in the current W205 generation C-Class. Improvement to the p


Apr 15, 2020

Mercedes-Benz berharga RM 458,000 jadi kereta rasmi MB Pulau Pinang!

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang telah membeli sebuah model saloon hibrid mewah Mercedes-Benz S560e baru sebagai kereta rasmi bagi Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang, Chow Kon Yeow pada 31 Disember 2020. Dalam satu kenyataan daripada pejabat Setiausaha Negari mengatakan bahawa sebuah Mercedes-Benz S560e tahun 2019 telah dibeli untuk menggantikan kereta rasmi sebelumnya, sebuah Mercedes S300L yang dibeli pada tahun 2013 dengan harga RM298,263. Kenderaan rasmi yang baru berkenaan dibeli


Jan 7, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia led the premium segment in 2019

With a total of 10,020 cars sold and a 1.8 percent market share in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) retains its lead in the premium luxury segment. Although it is a decline from the previous year at 13,079 units. Key launches that took place includes the E-Class with the debuting the E350 AMG Line, E200 Avantgarde and the E300 Exclusive Line, the A-Class sedan with models A200 and A250, the latest GLC and GLE SUV models, the Mercedes-AMG A35, the Mercedes-AMG GT R and GT C. The year also witne


Jan 23, 2020

Mercedes-Benz CLE rumoured to arrive in 2023, slots in between CLA and CLS

According to Autoblog.it, Mercedes-Benz is planning to debut an unprecedented, the Mercedes-Benz CLE, in 2023. It will be positioned in between the Mercedes-Benz CLA and CLS in terms of size. Like the two models, the CLE will sport the four-door coupe styling. For reference, here are the dimensions of the CLA and CLS: Exterior dimensions CLA CLS Length (mm) 4,688 4,988 Width (mm) 1,830 1,890 Height (mm) 1,439 1,435 Wheelbase (mm) 2,729 2,939 The Mercedes-Benz CLE will reportedly measure 4,850 mm


Jul 27, 2020

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 73e hybrid 4-door coupe revealed – 800 PS, 4.0L V8

Alongside the unveiling of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team’s eventual winner latest competitor for the 2021 Formula 1 season, Mercedes-Benz has also unveiled the latest images of its upcoming 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 73e 4-door coupe and the Mercedes-AMG One hypercar. Though the hypercar is well, looking ludicrously hyper, and the Formula 1 car will surely rack up some wins this season, the real star of the show is the 4-door hybrid monster. Also read: Coming to Malaysia - Mercedes-AMG Project One

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Mar 4, 2021

Mercedes-Benz tweeted a tease for the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz is counting down the minutes to the world premier of the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA with a teaser video on the brand’s official Twitter account. A teaser sketch of the facelift GLA, released a few days ago shows that the compact SUV will feature even more rounded edges than the pre-facelift. The rounded edges prove that the all-new GLA is staying true to Mercedes’s wish to create a greater point of difference from the larger cars and the compact car range. The teaser video on Twitte


Dec 11, 2019

Mercedes-Benz E-Class W213 2021 – tiada lagi lambang kemegahan di bonet

Mercedes-Benz E-Class W213 2021 telah menggugurkan hiasan lambang yang berdiri di bonet yang ikonik. Perkara ini telah disahkan oleh MotorTrend dimana pilihan tersebut tidak lagi hadir di dalam konfigurasi maya buat Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift. Untuk maklumat anda, Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2021 dijangka membuat pelancaran di Malaysia pada awal tahun depan. Hiasan yang berdiri ini sebenarnya bermula sebagai penyukat suhu tetapi selepas ia beralih ke bahagian papan pemuka, hiasan bonet ini hanya b


Dec 22, 2020

Ringkasan: Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line 2020 – enjin baru 2.0L turbo, 204 PS & 300 Nm!

Baru-baru ini Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) baru sahaja melancarkan Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line 2020 pemasangan tempatan (CKD) dengan enjin 2.0 liter 4-silinder pengecas turbo. Ia menggantikan enjin 1.5 liter EQ Boost pengecas turbo dengan mild hybrid yang hadir pada C200 facelift dua tahun yang lepas. Dengan pengenalan varian baharu ini, model C200 Avantgarde tidak lagi dijual oleh Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. Berapakah harga W205 Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line? Harganya ialah RM 251,587.39 termasuk cut

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Jul 21, 2020

Frankfurt 2019: Mercedes-Benz to premier GLE 350 de 4MATIC and GLC 300 e 4MATIC

On the road to zero-emissions driving, Mercedes‑Benz promised to extend its offering to more than 20 model plug-in variants by 2020. That’s why at the Frankfurt Auto Show this year, Mercedes will introduce not one, but two members to the EQ Power family: the Mercedes‑Benz GLE 350 de 4MATIC and GLC 300 e 4MATIC. In the C- and E- Class, Mercedes-Benz is the only manufacturer to combine the diesel engine with plug-in technology, offering this set-up in the Saloon and Estate versions of these two mo


Sep 11, 2019

No more V6/V8 engines in 2021 (W206) Mercedes-Benz C-Class, including AMG models

It is all but confirmed – the all-new 2021 (W206) Mercedes-Benz C-Class will solely feature a 4-cylinder engine in all variants, even the AMG models, reports Car and Driver. There will be different levels of electrification to boost outputs, such as 48-volt mid-hybrid variants as well as plug-in hybrids. The engine will be paired exclusively to Mercedes’ own 9-speed automatic transmission. Why no more 6- or 8-cylinder engines? The biggest factor contributing to this would be the ever-increasing


Feb 15, 2021

Penang Chief Minister’s official car is this RM 458k Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The Penang Chief Minister has a brand-new ride for his official use and it’s not a Honda Accord or a Toyota Camry but a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The model in question is a 2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e in Selenite Grey and it cost the Penang government RM 458,000. In a statement, the state secretary’s office has said that this flagship German luxobarge was purchased to replace the previous official car, a Mercedes-Benz S300L bought in 2013 for RM 298,263. In spite of a price that is 1.5 times higher th

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Jan 7, 2021

2021 (W213) Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift launching in February in Thailand, Malaysia next?

Less than a year since its global debut, the 2021 (W213) Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift is set to arrive in Thailand come February 2021, reports HeadLight Magazine. Like the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift that was recently launched in Thailand, two powertrains are expected – a diesel and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). More specifically, the Mercedes-Benz E220d and E300e. The Mercedes-Benz E220d is powered by a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine that makes 194 PS and 400 Nm of torque. A 9-speed automatic


Jan 29, 2021

Geely bakal membuat enjin baru untuk Mercedes-Benz A-Class akan datang!

Reuters hari ini melaporkan bahawa Geely bakal membina enjin pembakaran generasi akan datang untuk kenderaan hibrid Mercedes-Benz. Tahukah anda Geely memiliki jenama Daimler sebanyak 9.69 peratus? Reuter berkata berita ini dilaporkan oleh Handelsblatt (berita harian perniagaan Jerman) pada hari Selasa, memetik sumber syarikat dan industri. Sebilangan besar enjin akan dibina di China, dan selebihnya di Eropah. Handelsblatt juga berkata kerjasama baru antara Geely bermakna Daimler akan mengurangka

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Nov 18, 2020

Mercedes-Benz showcases updated MBUX for 2021 W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

With its launch slated for September, Mercedes-Benz will be releasing more videos surrounding its all-new 2021 W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, with the first being a deep dive into its My Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system. In essence, My MBUX is the customisable aspect of the whole system. In a video featuring a talking Mercedes (an MBUX feature), the features highlighted include biometric authentication, multi-seat connectivity user experience, personalised media for passengers and augmen


Jul 9, 2020

See the interior of the 2021 W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class in action

Here we go again, it’s the 2021 W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. We now have a pretty good idea on what the upcoming flagship Mercedes-Benz looks like since the spy shots, but the interior shots were with the car shut off. Now let’s take a brief look at the interior with the car running. From the start, there is the seat adjustment controls, which is typically located on the door panels in Mercedes-Benz cars. Then you get to the instrument display that displays ‘EQ’, suggesting that a mild-hybrid mod


May 13, 2020

Owner Review: The King of S-Class by Mercedes-Benz - My W140 Mercedes-Benz S600

** This article is the personal experience of a 1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Jeff Ooi The W140 S-Class is often known as the last Mercedes to be "over-engineered", a Mercedes trait that was costing the company in product delays and over budgeting. According to Motor Trend, this action reportedly caused project cost overruns and resulted in the departure of Wolfgang Peter, Daimler-Benz's chief engineer. The vehicle is believed to ha

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Sep 3, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gets connected with Mercedes me services

Along with the launch of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLC Coupe, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia also launched the Mercedes me services. The full suite of connected services will be available from 2020 onwards. Mercedes me allows car owners to remain connected to their cars via their mobile devices. Whether it is starting the engine, getting customer support or simply just checking the fuel level in their cars, owners can easily control the car from an app. All owners need to do is install the app on their


Dec 11, 2019

Electric AMG anybody? Mercedes-Benz trademarks EQE 63, EQE 53, and EQE 63

As the automotive world embraces electrification, it is inevitable for brands to evolve according to the times. One of those icons is AMG-Mercedes and they could be debuting their very own EV model line-up soon. According to Mercedes Blog, Mercedes-Benz has trademarked several AMG EQ designations, thus confirming that there will be electric AMGs. This over the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S? The German luxury carmaker has trademarked the EQE 43, EQE 53, and EQE 63 names with the European Union

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Nov 30, 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4Matic launched, 7-seater luxury SUV, RM 899k

Dubbed as the “S-Class of SUVs”, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4Matic is launched in Malaysia. It sits on top of the Mercedes-Benz SUV tree, priced at RM 899,888 (OTR without insurance, with SST incentive) and its direct rival would be the BMW X7. The Mercedes-Benz GLS comes in only one variant – GLS 450 4Matic. A 3.0-litre in-line 6 turbocharged engine, supplemented by a 48V mild hybrid system, propels the car with 367 PS and 500 Nm of torque. Transmission duty is handled by a 9-speed automatic tra


Sep 11, 2020

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift vs 2016 E-Class – What’s new?

Mercedes-Benz E-Class With the unveiling of the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it’s time to take a closer look at the changes compared to its predecessor. For a start, the W213 generation model features Mercedes’s new “Sensual Purity” design language, with the biggest change to the front and rear end. Up front, there are new LED headlights, a new bumper, and a new wider grille, which gives it a slightly sporty outlook compared to the sedate front end of the old one. Typical of Mercedes-Benz, th

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Mar 9, 2020

Geely to make engines for the next generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Geely, which owns 9.69 percent of Daimler, will build the next generation combustion engines for hybrid Mercedes-Benz vehicles, reports Reuters. Reuters say the news was first reported by German business daily Handelsblatt on Tuesday, citing company and industry sources. Most of the engines will be built in China, with the rest in Europe. Handelsblatt also said that the new cooperation with Geely also means that Daimler will dial back (but not terminate) its existing cooperation with Renault, wh


Nov 18, 2020

All-new W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class teased, better than a BMW 7 Series?

Earlier this month, we saw spyshots of the all-new W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class with almost zero disguise and we had a brief look at its interior in action. Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser image, which appears to corroborate the design we saw from the leaks. It sports a familiar design, resembling the 2020 E-Class facelift from the front and the CLS from the rear. The grille has grown in size but personally, I think it fits the S-Class. Inside, there is a large vertical screen that serves more


May 27, 2020

BMW X3 vs Volvo XC60 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC - Which is best?

If you’re looking for an SUV within the range of RM 350k, the BMW X3, Volvo XC60 and Mercedes-Benz GLC will likely appear in your radar. To help with your decision between these three mid-size luxury SUVs, here’s a quick specs comparison. Performance In terms of performance output, the Volvo XC60 T8 eclipses the rest with its hybrid powertrain. It makes 407 PS and a tarmac-ripping 640 Nm of torque. We’ve tested its 0-100 km/h time to be 5.6 seconds, which is ludicrous for a comfort-biased SUV. I


Aug 22, 2020

Gallery: Diving deep into the all-new 2021 W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class' design

The all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class was launched yesterday and further solidifies its position as the marque's top banana, being chock-full of new tech and neat design touches. Let's take a deeper look at this luxobarge and see what's new - don't forget to tell us what you think of it too! Exterior ‘Sensual Purity’ sounds a lot like a high-end perfume brand but that’s the name of Mercedes-Benz's design philosophy. The recipe is recognisable - short front and rear overhangs, characterised with


Sep 3, 2020

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W213) facelift launched in Thailand, Malaysia soon?

Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited has just launched the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W123) facelift in the Kingdom. There are 3 variants available which are the E300e Avantgarde, E220d AMG Sport, and E300e AMG Dynamic. Prices for the updated E-Class start at THB 3.19 million. The E-Class facelift made its global debut in March 2020 and apart from a redesigned exterior, the updated E-Class also received a brand-new engine and some improved technology. Apart from the Avantgarde variant, the Thai-spe

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Feb 19, 2021

It’s March but there are still no 2020 Mercedes-Benz models for Malaysia

If you have visited any Mercedes-Benz dealers recently, you would know that there are hardly any 2020 models on sale. Perplexing because we are already well into the third month of the year. It doesn’t matter if you are buying a locally-assembled Mercedes-Benz C-Class/E-Class/GLC-Class or an imported A-Class. Dealers don’t have any 2020 manufacturing year cars to sell you. Buyers are advised to take one of two options - buy a unit manufactured in 2019 with minimal discounts, or wait until Merced


Mar 11, 2020