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Off Track

2017 LEGO Speed Champions sets revealed, with 1966 Ford GT40, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team and more

LEGO has announced that their complete line-up of its 2017 Speed Champions series includes  Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 and Scuderia Ferrari. They are also releasing the iconic 1966 Ford GT40. Here, LEGO Speed Champions Head of Design, Craig Callum, talks you through the Ford GT40 design process – In Lego. Continue Reading

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Photography

Nico Rosberg cruises around Monaco in Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

With only 2 races remaining, leading the Formula 1 World Championship by 19 points would scare the life out of most people. Nico Rosberg seems to be taking it all in his stride by just chilling in the beautiful Mercedes 280 SL around the streets of Monte Carlo. Maybe it is going to be his year. Continue Reading

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Products

Mercedes release the AMG-GT Bobby car for kids

These ‘single seater’ Mercedes-AMG GT bobby cars are available in a classic silver and yellow. Let’s hope they’re more reliable than Hamilton’s F1-W07-hybrid… Continue Reading

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Art + Design

The tech inside Lewis Hamilton’s F1 steering wheel

Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team have rethought the steering wheel. It’s designed like this for a reason: all the critical controls need to be within reach of Hamilton’s thumbs so he doesn’t have to move his hand from the custom grips while taking a corner. Those at the bottom are for when he’s on a straight. Continue Reading

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Photography

A rare look inside McLaren’s Technology Centre

We look back at Greg White’s amazing pictures from inside the MTC. Continue Reading

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Products

Mercedes-Benz release a $1.7 million USD ‘Silver arrow of the seas’

Originally designed as a concept back in 2012, Mercedes-Benz’s new Arrow 460 Granturismo Edition Yacht is now ready for the public. Nicknamed the ‘Silver Arrow of the Seas,’ the motor yacht follows strict design principles from their sports car range. Continue Reading

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Art

The Mercedes W07 hand drawn in time-lapse video

Italian artist Marcello Barenghi is responsible for this fantastic hyperrealistic drawing of the 2016 Mercedes AMG W07. The attention to detail is incredible – Honda take note… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing partnership present the SD GT3 boat

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing have collaborated on a racing boat for the sixth consecutive year. Even at 41 foot long, the 2 mercury racing 1100 horsepower engines can power the boat to an estimated 100 mph. Continue Reading

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Architecture

I/O architects design home inspired by classic Mercedes

Bulgarian practice I/O architects, headed by Viara Jeliazkova and Georgi Katov, was first born as a long distance collaboration, with Katov living in Japan at the time, and Jeliazkova back in their homeland. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The special edition Mercedes A45 AMG celebrates F1 2015 Championship

To celebrate their 2015 Formula 1 World Championships, Mercedes will launch an F1-inspired version of the A45 AMG at this weekends Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.  Continue Reading

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