Unveiling the Mercedes-Benz SUV Range

The compact car Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) family from Mercedes-Benz now consists of eight models globally that cover all bases: three wheelbase lengths, front and all-wheel drive, as well as petrol and diesel models.
I attended the Mercedes-Benz South Africa SUV range media launch at the AMG Driving Academy, Zwartkops Raceway on Wednesday 04 November. The vehicle lineup included the; GLA, GLB, AMG GLC63 Coupé, GLE 400d Coupé, G 400d, and GLS.
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Road-tripping the New Mercedes-Benz 400d SUV

Driving two routes from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and back to Cape Town in comfort and style. What a pleasure! After five months of forced Covid-19 lock-down isolation, being afforded the opportunity to test drive the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400d 4MATIC for a week in August was made all the more pleasurable by my new-found freedom. Well, almost new-found freedom. At the time, South Africas’ government had just confirmed that domestic travel for leisure purposes would be allowed as from 18 August. …

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Mercedes-Benz G-Class Celebrates 41 Years

Following my previous article ‘Unveiling the Mercedes-Benz SUV Range’, the G-Class deserves special mention.

To mark its 40th anniversary in 2019, Mercedes-Benz had unveiled a range of highlights for G-Class fans, starting with the special STRONGER THAN TIME model — including the exclusive G 400 d, J40 Edition offering the most powerful expansion stage of the efficient inline six-cylinder diesel engine yet. …

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