Category Archives: Mercedes

All that glitters is not just an Apple smartwatch

We read today that the new Apple Smartwatch will be released here in Australia sometime next month and for those who have more money than sense, there’s an 18 karat gold version that will set you back $24,000 AUS.

Yes 24K to blow on something that talks to your iPhone. I too can do this and I’m nowhere near that expensive.

However if you do prefer to put 24K towards filling your backyard with automotive gold (as in paint color..), allow us to unearth some possible purchases a little bit bigger than something you strap to your wrist..

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E250

E250 – what does this button do?

So far in our car testing history, the highest level of technology we’ve experienced has been that lovely engine start button that really adds to the driving experience of a Toyota 86.

So when a Mercedes-Benz E250 rolled into the work car park a few weeks back chock full of the latest German engineering, we couldn’t resist the temptation to borrow the keys…and then spend the rest of the afternoon trying to work out (unsuccessfully) what every button in it did..

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