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Mercedes-AMG confirms ‘green monster’ for production

If you remember the manic Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6, you probably thought to yourself: ‘I wonder if they’ll make a more hardcore four-wheel version of the standard G63 AMG G-Wagen?’...

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Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG
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Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG

SUV sales may have boomed over the years, but high-performance variants remain a relatively rare breed. Mainstream brands have largely ignored such spin-offs using their known sports badges. Volkswagen had its Touareg R but has resisted a Tiguan GTI, Ford hasn’t done a Kuga ST, and Renault has restricted its hallowed RS badge to its hot-hatches...


Mercedes-AMG confirms GT racer with or without turbocharging
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Mercedes-AMG confirms GT racer with or without turbocharging

Hot on the heels of the international launch of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT sports car, AMG chairman Tobias Moers has officially confirmed a GT3 racing version, though it may not be turbocharged. In an exclusive interview at the Laguna Seca Raceway in California, AMG engine designer, Thomas Ramsteiner, told CarAdvice that new FIA regulations for 2016 might force the car company to further develop its existing 6...


Mercedes-AMG GT designer says similarities with Porsche 911 unavoidable
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Mercedes-AMG GT designer says similarities with Porsche 911 unavoidable

In an exclusive interview with CarAdvice at the global launch of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT, Mark Fetherston, exterior designer for Mercedes-Benz, said he makes no apologies for any similarities that some might see between the GT and Porsche 911. “There are classic sports car proportions that you kind of want in your car and you end up having similarities with other brands – you can’t help that," said Fetherston...


Mercedes-AMG C63 all-wheel drive ruled out
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Mercedes-AMG C63 all-wheel drive ruled out

There will be no all-wheel drive version of the 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63. Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers told CarAdvice at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show that all-wheel drive has been definitively ruled out for the performance version of the new-generation C-Class. “No,” he said of the potential for an all-wheel drive version of the high-performance model...


Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review

With the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class just around the corner, is the E300 Bluetec Hybrid still a compelling purchase against its BMW and Lexus rivals?


Mercedes-AMG chief looks to hybrid petrol models for future performance, rules out diesel
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Mercedes-AMG chief looks to hybrid petrol models for future performance, rules out diesel

Mercedes-AMG won’t offer any diesel performance models – instead, the German performance brand will focus on petrol and hybridised models for its future go-fast cars. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show, Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers said electrification is a way of the future that hardcore brands can’t ignore...


Mercedes Maybach S600 First Look : Los Angeles Auto Show
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Mercedes Maybach S600 First Look : Los Angeles Auto Show

http://www.caradvice.com.au/320125/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Tony Crawford and Sally Dominguez experience the new Mercedes-Maybach S600 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The ultra-long-wheelbase Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been unveiled simultaneously on the opening days of the Los Angeles and Guangzhou motor shows...


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled in LA: Stretched sedan due in Australia from late 2015
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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled in LA: Stretched sedan due in Australia from late 2015

The ultra-long-wheelbase Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been unveiled simultaneously on the opening days of the Los Angeles and Guangzhou motor shows. The Maybach version of the popular S-Class features a 3365mm wheelbase and an overall length of 5453mm — that's up 200mm and 207mm, respectively, on than the regular long-wheelbase S-Class...


Mercedes-Benz GLA45: Week with review
Rating: 910 /10
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Mercedes-Benz GLA45: Week with review

Sing, dance and act? Is the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 a real triple-treat for the road?

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Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Review
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Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Review

Performance. Practicality. Versatility. Can one car do it all? James takes on the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG compact SUV crossover to see if it is a legitimate triple threat...


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V8 Supercars and the real world

The end of the 2014 V8 Supercars season is almost upon us, following a cracking (and controversial) Bathurst 1000 that saw Ford win for the second year in a row and Nissan claim its first podium finish in the great race since the Skyline GT-R’s infamous 1992 victory...

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Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard Review : Driving the armoured G-20 cars
Rating: 910 /10
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Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard Review : Driving the armoured G-20 cars

Designed to protect global leaders in the back, we get up front with the most protected S-Class in the world...


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class set for LA reveal with V12 drivetrain
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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class set for LA reveal with V12 drivetrain

Mercedes-Benz will expand the S-Class range, both literally and figuratively, with the new ultra-long-wheelbase Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which will be unveiled at next week's LA auto show. The new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class will feature a longer wheelbase than the current LWB S-Class, which measures 3165mm between the front and rear wheels...


What's in a name? : Mercedes-Benz revises range nomenclature from 2015
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What's in a name? : Mercedes-Benz revises range nomenclature from 2015

Many of us grew up in a time when knowing what a Mercedes-Benz was, was as easy as reading the badge on the back. The 560SEL was a 5.6-litre S-Class with electronic injection and a long wheelbase. The 300TD was a 3.0-litre Touring with a diesel engine. Simple! These days, Mercedes-Benz has a much more comprehensive line-up, and the names could be construed as having become a bit confusing...


Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review

The Mercedes-Benz SLK convertible has been on sale for a few years now, so we spent a weekend away in the German drop-top to see if it still stacks up.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class outsells Honda Jazz and Mitsubishi Lancer
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class outsells Honda Jazz and Mitsubishi Lancer

The newly launched Mercedes-Benz C-Class luxury sedan last month sold in greater numbers than traditional ‘volume’ staples such as the Honda Jazz, Mitsubishi Lancer and Nissan Qashqai. The result topped a mammoth month for the Stuttgart-based brand overall, in which it sold more passenger cars than Ford, Mitsubishi and Honda, and finished overall as the tenth top-selling brand with commercial vehicles included...


Mercedes-Benz R&D chief confirms 12 all-new models by 2020 - report
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Mercedes-Benz R&D chief confirms 12 all-new models by 2020 - report

Mercedes-Benz will introduce a dozen brand-new models to its line-up by 2020, the company’s research and development boss has revealed. Speaking at the opening of the German car maker’s new R&D centre in Beijing, Mercedes-Benz R&D chief Thomas Weber confirmed the company was at the cusp of “the most intensive development cycle Mercedes-Benz has ever undertaken”...


Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code points to the looks of a possible sub-GLA SUV
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Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code points to the looks of a possible sub-GLA SUV

To celebrate the opening of a new product engineering centre in Beijing, China, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new concept car, the Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code. Measuring just 4.1 metres from front to back, 1.9m wide and 1.5 tall, the G-Code concept is petite — it's some 30 centimetres shorter end-to-end than the GLA-Class SUV...


2015 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class : plug-in hybrid to debut before next generation
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2015 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class : plug-in hybrid to debut before next generation

Mercedes-Benz is continuing to roll out its plug-in hybrid strategy at an increasing rate, with the facelifted Mercedes-Benz ML-Class set for electric power even before the next generation model debuts...