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Mercedes-Benz celebrating 50 years of AMG at Melbourne's Motorclassica

Mercedes-Benz will celebrate 50 years of its high performance AMG brand at this year’s Motorclassica in Melbourne this weekend, 13-15 October. Mercedes will celebrate the milestone with a special display featuring the sublime Mercedes-AMG GT R, an AMG E63 s and the popular AMG C63...

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Mercedes-AMG Old v New: 2017 AMG C63 S v 1996 C36 AMG
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Mercedes-AMG Old v New: 2017 AMG C63 S v 1996 C36 AMG

There's never a bad time to taste some old-school performance, but is anything from the 1990s old enough to be retro cool, yet? That's the question we explore here, looking back at a 1996 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG - right alongside today's hero, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S. And no doubt, the '90s was a decade to remember...


Mercedes-AMG: No AWD C63 and Black Series unlikely, E43 no harm to brand image
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Mercedes-AMG: No AWD C63 and Black Series unlikely, E43 no harm to brand image

AMG chief Tobias Moers is never shy in offering an opinion, and his response was definitive when CarAdvice asked whether the proliferation of AMG product is diluting the heritage and premium image of the performance brand...


CarAdvice podcast 47: European sport sedan comparison
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CarAdvice podcast 47: European sport sedan comparison

The podcast team this week is Mandy, Paul and James Wong, as they bring you the biggest car news of the week, which includes the reveal of the super quick 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC63, Nissan Altima and Pulsar axed, 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer revealed, and the 2018 Infiniti QX80 Monograph to be revealed in New York on April 12...


Mercedes-AMG GT C, C63, C43 limited editions revealed for 50th anniversary
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Mercedes-AMG GT C, C63, C43 limited editions revealed for 50th anniversary

At least five Mercedes-AMG limited edition models will be on display at the 2017 Geneva motor show, as AMG kicks its 50th birthday celebrations up a gear. Mercedes-AMG GT C Edition 50 Roadster The GT C Edition 50 Roadster follows on from the GT C Edition 50 coupe that was unveiled alongside the GT C coupe at this year's Detroit motor show...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Mystery AMG C63 spied at the Nurburgring - video: New 'R' or Black Series model coming?
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Mystery AMG C63 spied at the Nurburgring - video: New 'R' or Black Series model coming?

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe is already a tyre-shredding menace, but there could be an even hotter ‘R’ version on the way if this prototype doing rounds at the Nurburgring circuit is anything to go by...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S review by Chris Atkinson
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S review by Chris Atkinson

Torque. It’s the second twin of the power equation, one often overlooked in favour of the first-born, horsepower. So why do I like torque so much? Ask any top rally driver what he or she wants more of and the answer will usually be “torque”. If a driver gets this wish, then they will ask for more grip, and then more torque and the cycle continues...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe recalled for front bumper fix
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe recalled for front bumper fix

Mercedes-AMG has issued a recall for a handful of its C63 Coupes over concerns a section of the car’s front spoiler could detach. According to the luxury car maker, the lower lip section of the front spoiler may not have been attached correctly. It’s possible that this section of the spoiler may “separate from the vehicle”, posing a hazard to other road users...


BMW M3 v Lexus GS F v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison
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BMW M3 v Lexus GS F v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison

BMW M3 or Mercedes-AMG C63 S? Hell, why not throw in a Lexus for good measure!


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe on sale in Australia
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe on sale in Australia

The all-new 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe is now on sale in Australia, joining the sedan and wagon variants that landed locally in 2014. The new 2016 C-Class coupe was first revealed in August last year, with the hero Mercedes-AMG C63 model debuting a week later. The months since have also seen the new C-Class Cabriolet revealed, making its first appearance at the Geneva motor show earlier this year...


Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet revealed
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Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet revealed

The first-ever Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet has been revealed as the flagship offering in the drop-top C-Class model range. The all-new Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet will - like the sedan, wagon and coupe models - be offered with the brand's 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine in two power outputs: the entry-level version with 350kW and 650Nm, or the oomphy S model with 375kW and 700Nm...


2016 Australian Formula One Grand Prix details
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2016 Australian Formula One Grand Prix details

The first race of the 2016 Formula One season is again in Melbourne this year, and it promises to be full of surprises now with Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari and Renault all competing as full works teams with Mclaren-Honda. The race event, which takes place from March 17-20, will set the scene for what may possibly be the most competitive season since the new rule changes for V6 turbos took place in 2014...


Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Edition 1 unveiled
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Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Edition 1 unveiled

The limited production Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Edition 1 has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show. As with previous Edition 1 models, the new C63 coupe version is available with certain styling features that will be unavailable on future production cars. Both the regular C63 coupe and the more powerful C63 S are available in the limited run Edition 1 trim...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe revealed
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe revealed

Here it is, the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe, revealed in full ahead of its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show in a few weeks and slated Australian launch in mid-2016. The absolute pinnacle of the newly revealed Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe range serves as a two-doored counterpoint to the Mercedes-AMG C63 sedan and wagon models just rolling into Australia now...


No price cuts for Audi RS models
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No price cuts for Audi RS models

Audi Australia has confirmed it won't drop prices of the current-generation RS4 and RS5 models despite BMW slashing prices and adding equipment to its M3 sedan and M4 Coupe and Convertible. The price cuts from BMW have seen the 2016 M3 sedan drop to $139,900 plus on-road costs, while the M4 Coupe starts at $149,900 and the M4 Convertible is now $161,900...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 coupe teased on race track
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 coupe teased on race track

The Mercedes-AMG C63 coupe has been officially teased, for a second time ahead of its debut next month, via new photos that show a prototype undergoing testing at the Hockenheim track in Germany. If, as expected, the C63 coupe takes its drivetrain straight from the sedan, it will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe teased ahead of Frankfurt debut
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe teased ahead of Frankfurt debut

Mercedes-AMG has handed down the first official teaser images of its muscular new 2016 C 63 Coupe, set to debut at September’s Frankfurt motor show. The new coupe’s launch will follow the late 2014 unveiling of its sedan and Estate wagon siblings. (Catch our February review of the new C 63 AMG S sedan here...


Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe spied undergoing testing
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Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe spied undergoing testing

These are the first images of the all-new Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe - a model that will aim to smash the Audi RS5, BMW M4 and Lexus RC F when it hits the market in 2016. Our spy photographers spotted the prototype Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe in Germany, with plenty of smaller details giving away the fact this is the most hardcore C-Class Coupe we've seen yet...