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Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer officially unveiled with 6.2-litre V8

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car has been officially revealed by Daimler after a leak overnight by a French weekly magazine. Based on the road-going Mercedes-AMG GT coupe, the GT3 racer has been built to comply with the FIA's GT3 racing regulations..

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Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal

Images, which are claimed to be, of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car have been published online ahead of the car's official debut. The photos were first published on the website of French weekly news magazine Le Point and follow on from the official teaser image, which was released earlier this week by Mercedes-AMG...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible caught testing again
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible caught testing again

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible has again been spotted cold weather testing, this time almost sans-camouflage, ahead of its public reveal at September’s Frankfurt motor show. This topless cruiser is to be the sixth and final member of the burgeoning S-Class range, joining the short- and long-wheelbase sedans, the Coupe, the Mercedes-Maybach and the Pullman...


2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Review
Rating: 9.810 /10
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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Review

The best iteration of the Mercedes-AMG C63 yet despite the downsized engine. It's almost faultless. Almost...

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$154,900

Mercedes-Benz looks to AMG Sport models to capture bigger slice of the luxury pie
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Mercedes-Benz looks to AMG Sport models to capture bigger slice of the luxury pie

Mercedes-Benz has launched its second AMG Sport variant as it looks to fill the gap between the regular C-Class models and the full-blown Mercedes-AMG models. This week’s international launch of the Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic comes several months after the release of the GLE 450 AMG Coupe introduced the new sub-brand to the global market...


Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car teased ahead of Geneva
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car teased ahead of Geneva

The new Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car will make its debut at the Geneva motor show at the beginning of March. Very little is known about Mercedes-Benz and AMG's upcoming entry into the world of GT3 racing, with the company simply stating that the new car "complies with FIA GT3 race regulations"...


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet spied
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet spied

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet has been spotted undergoing cold weather testing in Sweden. The first-ever drop-top version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is likely to debut at one of Europe's major motor shows in 2016, before its potential arrival in Australia towards the end of next year...


2015 Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² revealed ahead of Geneva motor show
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2015 Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² revealed ahead of Geneva motor show

The first image of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² has been unveiled before the hardcore four-wheel-drive's debut at the Geneva motor show in March. The new show model - which we've seen before in spy photos, where our covert snappers referred to the car as the Hulk or the Green Monster - has been built under the credo: "Only a G-Class can better a G-Class"...


2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 Edition 1 priced from $162,800
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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 Edition 1 priced from $162,800

Mercedes-Benz used this week’s international launch of the 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 to unveil a limited model variant called the C63 Edition 1...


2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 set to become the most successful AMG model ever
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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 set to become the most successful AMG model ever

The incoming Mercedes-AMG C63 S is set to become the best selling model ever, with pricing that mirrors that of the first AMG C-Class model that launched in Australia in 1995. The Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG arrived wearing a price tag of $154,900. It was driven by 3.6-litre straight-six engine that developed 206kW and 385Nm...


2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 pricing and specifications

Following its international unveiling at last year’s Paris motor show, pricing and specifications have been announced for the much-anticipated 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63. Mercedes-Benz Australia has made the decision to forgo the standard AMG 63 model, instead, deciding to launch exclusively with the AMG C63 S sedan priced from $154,900 (plus on-road costs) and the Estate version from $157,400...


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman revealed
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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman revealed

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman has been revealed, half a century after the German car maker launched its original ultra-luxury limousine, the Mercedes-Benz 600. The new S-Class Pullman flagship measures an intimidating 6.5 metres from nose to tail, making it more than a metre longer than the ‘regular’ Mercedes-Maybach S-Class...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S600L Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S600L Review

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class continues to represent the pinnacle of technological inclusions and motoring design. The V12 S600L sits at the top of the pile.

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$417,500

Mercedes-Benz GLC:: GLK replacement spied and rendered
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Mercedes-Benz GLC: GLK replacement spied and rendered

The first Mercedes-Benz GLC has been spied testing under moderate disguise ahead of its likely global premiere in Frankfurt this September — and for the first time we can show you a rendering of what to expect when the covers come off. Mercedes’ newly-named replacement for the GLK — which, vitally, will be made in right-hand-drive form this time and come to Australia — will be a rival to the Audi Q5 and BMW X3...


2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class pricing and specifications

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class has arrived in Australia with fresh styling, an expanded equipment list, and standard all-wheel drive for the flagship B250 variant. Prices of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class have increased between $500 and $3800 across the range, which now starts at $41,400 in B180 specification, though Mercedes-Benz public relations senior manager David McCarthy says the addition of new features to each variant means overall value is up by $800 to $2500 depending on the variant...


2015 Bathurst 12 Hour: swan song for Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

2015 Bathurst 12 Hour: swan song for Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

Last weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour was the 13th since the endurance race began in 1991. And while it will forever go down as one of the best finishes on record for Mercedes-Benz, it marked the end of an era… This year’s gruelling Mount Panorama event comprised 269 laps of the 6.213km circuit, for over 1670km and a record 20 safety car disruptions...

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$467,965

German cars outsell Australian ones locally in January
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German cars outsell Australian ones locally in January

For the first time, Australians have purchased more German-made vehicles over the course of a month than locally made ones from Ford, Holden and Toyota. January VFACTS figures report that 6798 of the vehicles registered for the month came from Germany (up 4.2 per cent) compared with 6574 Australian-made cars, down 2.8 per cent...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe Review

The S-Class is now available in coupe form and replaces the old CL-Class. At launch, CarAdvice gets behind the wheel of the S63 AMG variant.

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$387,300

2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe pricing and specifications

The Mercedes Benz S-Class Coupe goes on sale in Australia today, replacing the old CL-Class model line with a simplified, three-variant line-up. In Mercedes-Benz dealerships now is the mid-level S63 AMG Coupe, priced from $409,000 plus on-road costs. It will be joined in May by the entry-spec $319,000 S500 Coupe and the flagship twin-turbo V12-powered $499,000 S65 AMG Coupe...


Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA outsell Civic, Lancer and Pulsar
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Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA outsell Civic, Lancer and Pulsar

The Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA twins beat out traditional volume players in the small car segment including the Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lancer and Nissan Pulsar in January.  We have written before about the way premium brands such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are increasingly ‘cutting the lunch’ of traditional mainstream brands with entry vehicles priced from about $35K plus on-roads, but January’s figures provide a stark reminder...