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Performance

Stories


Performance

    Driving the new Mercedes-AMG GLS 63.

    Mercedes-AMG GLS 6

    The latest seven-seater SUV from AMG is proof that performance, space and luxury really can co-exist in one exceptional package.

    12 February 2021

    The science of winning.

    Artificial intelligence in sport

    How emerging technologies are helping elite athletes to break new ground (and world records).

    12 February 2021

    Meet Stephanie Travers, the first black woman on the Formula 1 podium.

    Stephanie Travers holds up trophy atop the F1 podium

    The PETRONAS trackside fluid engineer reflects on the moment she made motorsport history.

    27 January 2021

    Behind the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO.

    The Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO on the racetrack at Phillip Island

    With grand touring poise and racetrack-worthy muscle, this road-going sports car delivers the ultimate driving experience.

    27 January 2021

    Five healthy habits to start the New Year right.

    Gemma McCaw training in her garage in Christchurch, New Zealand

    Olympian turned wellbeing coach Gemma McCaw reveals five healthy habits that will help optimise your performance in 2021.     

    22 January 2021

    Driving the new Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4MATIC.

    The Mercedes-AMG GLB 35

    Don't let the sensible layout or the boxy dimensions fool you, this compact seven-seater is a genuine AMG performance vehicle.

    17 December 2020

    New E-Class: the sweet spot for mid-size luxury and innovation.

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2020 sedan

    A sleek cosmetic makeover and all the intuitive gadgets you never knew you needed. Our best-selling model just got even better.

    17 December 2020

    An exclusive first look at the new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series.

    An orange race car

    Direct from its world premiere in Germany, we reveal what you can expect from this automotive rarity. 

    26 November 2020

    The ABCs of Mercedes-Benz.

    Mercedes A-Class A 250

    Do you know your A, B and C-Class? We break down the differences between our vehicle families.

    26 November 2020

    Lewis Hamilton: How the Formula 1 champion wants to change the world.

    A man and a car

    We spoke to the six-time Formula 1 champion about his personal and professional efforts to change the world for the better.

    2 November 2020

    How to keep your car in peak condition (even when you’re not driving it).

    A blue car parked in a garage

    Has your car spent more time off the road this year than on? Make sure you’re storing it in the best way possible.

    2 November 2020

    The Show must go on.

    A black car

    After 68 years, the Frankfurt Motor Show has been cancelled. We look back on the Mercedes-Benz vehicles that have debuted there.

    15 September 2020

    Driving the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

    A white SUV

    We get behind the wheel of the all-new GLA 250, the latest in urban SUVs.

    15 September 2020

    Introducing the Formula 1 Safety Car.

    A man sitting in a car

    Learn why Mercedes-Benz has supplied the official F1 Safety Car since 1996 and what it takes to drive it.

    25 August 2020

    Facing setbacks with New Zealand Olympian Gemma McCaw.

    Gemma McCaw on the hockey field

    We chat to Olympic hockey player Gemma McCaw about gaining a new perspective after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed.

    13 August 2020

    Where to find the world’s best classic cars.

    Mercedes-Benz Museum

    While some precious Mercedes-Benz vehicles are hidden away in private collections, there are many you can see in person. Here’s where to look.

    5 May 2020

    The world of car design at Mercedes-Benz.

    A gullwing car with doors extended

    What goes into designing a Mercedes-Benz? We take a look at some iconic models and the creative minds behind them.

    30 April 2020

    The astonishing feats of Mr Motor Racing.

    A black Mercedes-Benz GLS in the Utah desert

    Sir Stirling Moss’s victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia is still regarded as one of the single greatest drives in motorsport history.

    17 April 2020

    The autonomous driving features that already exist.

    A steering wheel with a screen behind it

    What self-driving technology do you already use in your Mercedes-Benz? You might be surprised by the answer.

    8 April 2020

    Up close with Lewis, Valtteri and the VISION EQS.

    Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas driving the VISION EQS

    The VISION EQS made a memorable debut at Mercedes me Store Melbourne recently, with the help of F1 stars Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

    8 April 2020

    Behind the Baby-Benz: 30 Years of the Evo II

    Mercedes-Benz 190 Evolution II

    It’s been 30 years since the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show. To celebrate, we look back through the history of this iconic racing car.

    5 March 2020

    The smartest Formula 1 innovations in recent history.

    A race car driver crouching on top of a race car.

    Ahead of the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020, we consider the thrilling new tech innovations that have taken motorsport to the next level. 

    5 March 2020

    How autonomous cars could change our lives.

    How autonomous cars could change our lives

    Will we only drive ourselves in the future if we really want to? In the first part of our series on autonomous driving, we explain why this technology is one of the most important innovations of our time. And what Mercedes-Benz is doing to help shape it.

    5 March 2020

    Mercedes-AMG gets a podium finish at the Bathurst 12 Hour.

    Jamie Whincup, Shane van Gisbergen and Maximilian Goetz holding their Bathurst 12 Hour trophies

    After a nail-biting race in scorching weather, Mercedes-AMG managed to take third place at the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour. Read on for our recap of the race and its highlights.  

    21 February 2020

    On the road in Utah with the new Mercedes-Benz GLS.

    A black Mercedes-Benz GLS in the Utah desert.

    Exploring Utah’s fascinating desert landscape in the Mercedes-Benz GLS is like travelling back in time to the Wild West.

    18 February 2020