Figure released by VFACTS on May 5th show that the Australian new car market has taken a hammering from the Covid-19 lockdown. Compared to April 2019, sales are down by a massive 48.5% in new vehicle numbers, with just 38,926 units sold. in context however, it’s still a tick under 1,300 units per day. The […]Read More VFACTS Says The Cliff Is Here.
It’d be fair to say that Tesla has been seen as an innovator when it comes to the fully battery powered car. Their Model X is a beautiful example of practicality, being a large and roomy people mover, with no challengers. Until now. Mercedes-Benz, an originator of the electric car, first put forward a concept […]Read More Mercedes-Benz EQC and Mitsubishi ASX Updates.
Merecedes-Benz have released details of the updated for 2018 Sprinter van range. There’s a fresh new front end, a more ergonomically inclined interior, and a refreshed infotainment package to help in the business sphere.M-B say that there can be up to 1,734 different Sprinter variants just using the basic parameters such as body type, powertrain […]Read More Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Update Revealed In Germany.
It’s a huge thanks to Blake at Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia as A Wheel Thing goes back to its roots. The first vehicle to be reviewed is the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 Transfer Minibus. In a past life, A Wheel Thing’s first vehicle sales role was with a Mercedes-Benz dealership and in a newly established position […]Read More Van Review: 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 Transfer Minibus.
Mercedes-Benz makes some damned good cars and they make some pretty damned good vans too.Their V-Class vans have been given some extra ammunition in their battle against makers such as Iveco, Hyundai, Ford, and Renault. The current V model, the V 250 AVANTGARDE, is now backed up by the V 220. Both will be powered […]Read More Mercedes-Benz Vans Gives The “V For Victory Sign For The V-Class.
Mercedes-Benz has put to rest rumours of the company releasing a pick-up by confirming, in the last week of October 2016, that they will sell a four door utility vehicle. The X Class vehicle was unveiled in Sweden and will become the fourth commercial vehicle line the German based company will market.It will stand as […]Read More Mercedes-Benz Joins The Ute Club.
Haval is a new entry to the Aussie car market and is certainly, judging by the Haval H9, poised to make an impact on the sales figures. It hails from China but that doesn’t make it a non worthwhile consideration. Here’s why…Haval have loaded the H9 (the premium model from Haval) with more fruit than […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Haval H9
It’s the battle of German SUV’s that’s been taken to a new level, with the launch of the mid sized 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC. With the Audi Q5 and BMW X3 firmly in its sights and a starting price of $64500 plus ORC’s the GLC comes with a choice of a single petrol engine and two […]Read More Mercedes-Benz Strikes At Audi and BMW In SUV Civil War.
Around the world, for motorsport fans, are places that are held in awe, in reverence, Germany’s Nurburgring, the Monaco Grand Prix circuit and in Australia, it’s Mount Panorama. Just a couple of kilometres from the centre of Bathurst, Australia’s first inland town and home to one of the gold rushes in the 1800s, the mountain […]Read More Bathurst: A Holy Place for motorsport