Mercedes A-Class Sedan: First Undisguised Pictures

The Germans over at Der Spiegel have found the upcoming A-class sedan in Iceland. If there's going to be one small Mercedes to sell well in the US, it will be this one. » 9/12/12 2:00pm 9/12/12 2:00pm

Why Is Mercedes' Europe-Only AMG Hatchback Testing In America?

Some cars, no matter how appealing, will always remain forbidden fruit to those of us on the Western side of the Atlantic. » 7/13/12 1:20pm 7/13/12 1:20pm

Mercedes A-Class: 'A' is for 'Attack'

The Mercedes-Benz presence at the Geneva Motor Show will be spearheaded by the new A-Class. The Golf-sized hatch may be an unlikely standard-bearer for the three-pointed star, but it is a crucial part of a new Mercedes marketing direction. » 3/05/12 6:00pm 3/05/12 6:00pm

Mercedes-Benz A-Class suggests someone's a Mazda fan

The Mazda3 did such wonders for the hot hatchback market that there's now a luxury version in the works. No, wait, sorry, this is just a patent image from AutoScoops for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Obviously, right? » 5/11/11 1:30pm 5/11/11 1:30pm

Mercedes-Benz A-Class coming to U.S.

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is coming to our shores in hopes that the trend of Americans embracing awesome little weirdo Germans started by Christoph Waltz continues. More details from the show floor as we get them. » 4/20/11 11:25am 4/20/11 11:25am

Mercedes concept car breaks down on stage

Mercedes had everything they needed today for the debut of the Concept A-Class in Shanghai: Dr. Z, a crappy American rapper, a Chinese movie star, and a working car. Oh, wait, they were missing that last thing. » 4/19/11 12:30pm 4/19/11 12:30pm

350-hp AMG A-Class in the works

AMG's already planning their own version of the new A-Class concept, which we've hereby dubbed the "fetal bulldog" because that's what it looks like. And with a speculated 350 hp and AWD it'll have some bite, too. » 4/19/11 9:45am 4/19/11 9:45am

If It Doesn't Say Micro Maybach, It's Not The Real Thing

Daimler may follow the Aston Martin Cygnet's lead and build a kid-sized Maybach to offset the brand's atrocious CAFE rating based on the next-generation Mercedes A-Class. Either that or people don't know April 1st is tomorrow. (Thanks Neil!) [DriveMagazine] » 3/31/10 2:30pm 3/31/10 2:30pm

2001 Mercedes Wants You to Egg Your Driveway for $12,000!

They say that, to make an omelet, you're going to have to break some eggs. Well, today Nice Price or Crack Pipe has an egg-shaped Mercedes, and if you want to make it, you'll need to break out twelve grand. » 3/05/10 7:30am 3/05/10 7:30am

Mercedes-Benz A-Class And B-Class Could Be Bound For America, According…

A new Mercedes compact could be in your future, according to mustache aficionado, part-time bartender and Daimler Chief Dieter Zetsche. Despite previous reports that the A-Class was too expensive and the US dollar too weak, the sudden shift in American tastes has made the Mercedes A-Class not so much of a reach. Dr. Z… » 7/28/08 2:40pm 7/28/08 2:40pm

2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Gets Facelift, Still Not For America

Want a premium brand city car? How about a Mercedes A-Class? Of course, you'll have to be in one of the markets that actually gets the car (not the US). But we're not too disappointed. This here is the new 2009 version that will be released later year, but even with freshened styling and a cleaner engine lineup, we're… » 3/27/08 1:45pm 3/27/08 1:45pm

Fiat and Daimler In Talks to Swap Bodies

Looks as though Dr. Z has something else up his sleeve, with the announcement from Fiat that the companies are in talks to do a little body swapping. While we think a Monica Belluci for Heidi Klum exchange might provide fruitful for all involved, we're fairly sure they're talking about something else. Though details… » 12/10/07 3:30pm 12/10/07 3:30pm

Even If BMW Wants A Piece, In Australia At Least, Daimler And Chrysler…

Well we're glad to hear down under the soon-to-be former couple of DaimlerChrysler will at least try to remain BFF even after the split's finalized. The folks at the Aussie car siteGoAuto claim that the two automakers will remain "joined at the hip" in Australia. Of course that word's coming from the jilted lover » 7/05/07 11:00am 7/05/07 11:00am

Mercedes To Kill The A-Class?

We've heard conflicting reports over the past year about the future of the Mercedes "Baby Benz" — some quoting a "weak Euro" while others providing "the falling dollar" as reasoning for abandonment of the A-class. This latest report claims the A-class will get the ax after what we're told is a planned change in both… » 7/03/07 9:15am 7/03/07 9:15am

Oh, No, Vaneo!: Mercedes Recalls 50,000 A-Class Cars

Run, DmC and tell Mercedes customers some of their windshield wipers be wack (yikes, the NyQuil hangover is raging full on). The company announced today it was recalling 50,000 Vaneo and A-Class cars — mainly in the German market — built between 2002 and 2003 because of a possible windshield-wiper problem. (Both cars… » 9/30/05 3:00pm 9/30/05 3:00pm