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2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 review

Fresh name, new designation, the debut of a twin-turbo V6 heartbeat – is the Mercedes-AMG SLC43 the finest small roadster of the long 'SLK' lineage yet?

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2017 Mercedes-AMG E43, Mercedes-Benz E350e pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E43, Mercedes-Benz E350e pricing and specs

Performance-focused petrol and extra-green plug-in hybrid sedans to touch down in February Australian pricing has been revealed for the new Mercedes-AMG E43 and Mercedes-Benz E350e plug-in hybrid models, ahead of their February arrival. Launching at both ends of the motoring spectrum, the two new E-Class variants should prove appealing to green-minded and sports-focused buyers alike...


2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe Review

We've universally loved every iteration of the new C63 AMG and the Coupe is no different. In fact, we reckon it might even be the pick of the range.

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$162,400

2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...


Mercedes-AMG GT: Australia to get three variants, New 'Black Series' also rumoured
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Mercedes-AMG GT: Australia to get three variants, New 'Black Series' also rumoured

Local AMG GT range to expand to three models Black Series name to return with new R-topping GT variant AMG GT Roadster in the works Mercedes-Benz Australia will expand its range of flagship Mercedes-AMG GT range from one variant to three in the coming 12 months, with its current GT S to be joined by the 'regular' GT and just-debuted GT R variants...


Mercedes-AMG GT R revealed ahead of Australian debut
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Mercedes-AMG GT R revealed ahead of Australian debut

The wraps have come off the new 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R, revealed early this morning ahead of an Australian debut that will occur in July next year. Spied numerous times in recent months, the GT R's coming was long known, as was its name and the fact that it would enter as a successor to the hero Black Series model that ruled the roost in the now retired SLS AMG line...


2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Review: S500 and AMG S63
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Review: S500 and AMG S63

Mercedes-Benz has added a new variant to the exclusive S-Class range, the cabriolet. At launch in Europe, we test the S500 and S63 AMG variants.

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$319,000

Aston Martin says engine sound remains a key part of ownership
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Aston Martin says engine sound remains a key part of ownership

Aston Martin says that despite its decision to go down the route of using turbocharged engines for its new generation of vehicles, engine and exhaust sounds remain a top priority to maintain the brand’s core values...


Mercedes-AMG GT: Hardcore 'GT R' spotted winter testing
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Mercedes-AMG GT: Hardcore 'GT R' spotted winter testing

A sharper and even more aggressive version of the Mercedes-AMG GT has been spotted while undergoing winter testing. Spied in light camouflage while undergoing winter testing, the wilder Mercedes-AMG GT - already dubbed the AMG GT R (until Nissan finds out anyway) - is expected to be a lighter, more track-focussed variant, to sit above the current 375kW/650Nm 4...


2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been refreshed for the 2016 model year. We jump behind the wheel to see how it drives.

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$37,200 - $77,900

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 v 2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG: What has changed?
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2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 v 2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG: What has changed?

Above: 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 (left) versus 2015 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG (right) The 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 AMG officially launches this week, bringing with it a range of relatively small but important updates to keep it vital against new rivals such as the Audi RS3 and even the forthcoming Ford Focus RS...


Mercedes-AMG Australia managed a remarkable 2015 sales result
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Mercedes-AMG Australia managed a remarkable 2015 sales result

Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia sold a shade over 4000 AMG models in 2015, a proportionally higher figure than any other market. The remarkable statistic means about 13 per cent of all of Mercedes-Benz’s passenger car and SUV sales were hardcore AMG derivatives, or around one-in-eight. Benz Australia did about 31,700 passenger cars and SUVs in 2015...


2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Review

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 has as much Hyde as ever, but now a welcome hint of Jekyll...

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$77,900

Mercedes-AMG Performance Drive Day at Phillip Island
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Mercedes-AMG Performance Drive Day at Phillip Island

Read the article here. Mercedes-AMG customers get exclusive access to invite only track events as part of the Festival of AMG. I was lucky enough to be invited to tag along on an AMG Performance drive day at Phillip Island and get behind the wheel of a lot of the AMG range...


2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Review : Track Test
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2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Review : Track Test

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 is the world’s most powerful four-cylinder production vehicle – a five-door hatchback powered by a 2.0-litre turbo engine with an astonishing 280kW of power and 475Nm of torque. To give it some context, 280kW is more power than a series one VF Holden Commodore SS, and it’s all from an engine that’s a third of the capacity...


2015 Mercedes-AMG S63 recalled for software fix
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2015 Mercedes-AMG S63 recalled for software fix

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for its new AMG S63 models, over a software fault that could affect the vehicle's operation. The company reports that a potential fault in the software of the engine and transmission control units may cause the vehicle to stall, specifically when coasting to a stop...


2016 Mercedes-Benz SL revealed
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SL revealed

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class cabriolet has made its world premiere in the sun-drenched surrounds of the LA motor show this week. The mid-life update to Mercedes’ flagship sports tourer brings a range of upgrades such as more power — as if it was missing — a new nine-speed automatic transmission in place of the current seven-speeder, a curve tilting suspension function and revised roof design...


Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG coupe recalled for seatbelt fix
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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG coupe recalled for seatbelt fix

A number of new Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG models have been recalled in Australia this week to address a defective seatbelt issue. Affecting 53 examples of the 2015 S63, specifically in the two-door coupe range, the recall centres on a potentially incorrect fitment of seatbelts in the front row...


Mercedes-AMG Performance Drive Day at Phillip Island

Mercedes-AMG Performance Drive Day at Phillip Island

Want to get behind the wheel of more than $1.2 million worth of cars in one day AND punt them around Phillip Island? If the thrill of owning your own Mercedes-AMG wasn't enough, AMG customers also get exclusive, invite-only access to a series of drive days as part of the Festival of AMG. The Festival involved three AMG Challenge events held throughout the year; at Bathurst, Albert Park and Phillip Island...


Mercedes-Maybach S600 debuts at 2015 Motorclassica exhibition
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Mercedes-Maybach S600 debuts at 2015 Motorclassica exhibition

For the third year in a row, Mercedes-Benz has used the Motorclassica Exhibition in Melbourne to unveil a new car. In 2013 it was the S-Class saloon, and the S-Class coupe debuted in 2014. This year, Mercedes will not only reveal a new model, but a new nameplate for Australia...