Devon County Show

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Visit us at Devon County Show

In only a few weeks time the Mercedes-Benz South West team and a host of our favourite cars will be ready to greet visitors at Devon County Show. Taking place on the 17th, 18th and 19th of May at Exeter’s Westpoint Arena, the show will bring together over 90,000 people looking to sample the best […]

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Mercedes-Benz G-Class

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The New G-Class: Stronger than time.

As released by Mercedes-Benz UK, 02/18. Discover a legend reborn. An off-road icon since 1979, the G-Class has undergone the most significant overhaul in its illustrious history — and the results are sensational. Almost every component of this remarkable vehicle has been updated and improved. In fact, its door handles are one of the few […]

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Spring Clean Series: Vehicle Exterior.

Making sure your Mercedes-Benz is kept clean will not only keep it looking great, but it will lessen the degradation to components caused by mud, dirt and other foreign bodies, maintaining performance. A regular, thorough cleaning routine is therefore important to maximise your own driving experience and is best practice to help maintain the value […]

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Mercedes-Benz Interior

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Spring Clean Series: Vehicle Interior.

Making sure your Mercedes-Benz is kept clean will not only keep it looking great, but it will lessen the degradation to components caused by mud, dirt and other foreign bodies. A regular, thorough cleaning routine is therefore important to maximise your own driving experience and is best practice to help maintain the value of your […]

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Bank Holiday Traffic

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Are Britain’s roads in crisis this Easter?

  Broken motorways, urban parking wars, spiralling congestion… and now here comes Easter half term. As the nation heads for the first big getaway of 2018, experts predict more than 20 million drivers will hit the roads. But Britain’s highways are at crisis point and the Easter rush could end up being a ‘perfect storm’ […]

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Mercedes-Benz South West Workshop

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New driving laws coming into effect in 2018

Driving laws change regularly in order to reflect the evolution of the road network and the advancement of vehicular technologies. In 2017 local authorities reassessed how speeding fines were calculated, raising fines to as much as 175% of the offender’s weekly wage. The penalty for using a mobile phone whilst driving was also doubled to […]

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Lewis Hamilton

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Mercedes-Benz race victories throughout time

The history of Mercedes-Benz in racing sports is fascinating, having achieved some incredible highs along the way. These days, Mercedes-Benz is known as one of the dominant forces on the Formula One scene, and with the new season about to get underway, we wanted to highlight some of the most notable victories for the team, […]

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Chocolate

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The best chocolate attractions to visit this Easter

Brits love their chocolate and at certain times of the year, such as Easter, many of us enjoy indulging in a delicious compendium of chocolatey treats. Those with children will especially understand the allure, and the good news is that there are a number of wonderful chocolate-themed attractions that can easily be visited at numerous […]

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Mercedes-Benz all-wheel-drive

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Why does rear-wheel-drive struggle in snow?

It is well known that vehicles perform very differently when faced with winter driving conditions depending on their drivetrain orientation – namely whether they are front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive (AWD). Largely a product of weight distribution and the ability to utilise all available traction, it goes without saying that all-wheel-drive is resoundingly the best of […]

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VED Increases

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All you need to know about the 2018 vehicle tax changes.

Philip Hammond delivered his second Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer in November last year. It confirmed, amongst other things, that fuel duty would remain frozen for the eighth year in a row and that new regulations would be put in place to support the testing of self-driving cars without a safety operator. However, it […]

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Mercedes-Benz South West map

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Update: new LCV developments.

We are pleased to confirm that both of our new LCV aftersales facilities are on schedule to open in the next few weeks. While an exact date for the grand opening at Taunton is yet to be confirmed, the team in Exeter will be up and running at their new premises from March 26th. LCV […]

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