Cover date December 2017

Published/on sale Friday 17th November 2017


SPOTLIGHT: The new CLS launches soon, and we’ve experienced it in the UK from the passenger seat! TAKE TWO: Equipped with M116 and M117 V8s respectively, this 280SE 3.5 and 450SLC make fantastic stablemates.
STAR CAR: The AMG GT C Coupe features technology from the hard core GT R and could be all the sports car you need. MOTORSPORT INTERVIEW: AMG ambassador Bernd Schneider talks us through his exceptional racing career.
OWNERSHIP: Why the 190E 2.5-16 Evolution makes most sense for the mechanically minded hot saloon lover. EVENT: The 2017 Tour Auto Optic 2000 involved 250 classic cars and a breathtaking drive from Paris to Biarritz.
YOUNGTIMER: Featuring the extended wheelarches of a W124 E500, this E320 Cabriolet is one good looking droptop. PROFILE: Born in Liechtenstein, Harry Schikora trained as a Mercedes engineer before moving to Hollywood in the 60s.
TUNER CAR: We take to the road in Brabus’ ginormously powerful G500 4x42 complete with dazzling cabin features. TECHNICAL: Mercedes Enthusiast’s C55 AMG Estate pays a visit to suspension tuning specialist Wheels in Motion.


News: The latest Mercedes news, launches and motorsport.
Market Watch: Our trade spy considers the C36 AMG.
Buyer's Guide: A45 AMG.
Wandering Star: Taking a G350d off-road.