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Configurator Challenge: Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model...

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2018 BMW M5 v Mercedes-AMG E63 S comparison
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2018 BMW M5 v Mercedes-AMG E63 S comparison

It’s a great Did You Know factoid that AMG wasn’t involved in the first express-spec E-Class. When Mercedes decided five years was long enough for the original (1985) M5 to have had its own way in the mid-range sports sedan arena – longer if you count the M535i – the Stuttgart brand sought the help of close-neighbour Porsche to create a muscled-up, V8-powered version of the W124 sedan...


2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 S review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 S review

The mid-cycle update mightn't bring extra power or performance to the Mercedes-AMG C63 S range, but the much-loved biturbo V8-powered range does have some new and clever tricks up its sleeves...

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$165,000

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review

If you like your SUVs to have supercar-like performance, then the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S could be the school-run wagon for you.

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$164,529

2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 review
Rating: 8.710 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 review

Familiar looks, wholesale changes underneath, the Mercedes-AMG G63 comes kicking and screaming into 2018, building on its military-bred roots with newfound comfort, space and driving enjoyment.

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$247,700

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 review
Rating: 8.910 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 review

The Mercedes-AMG S63 is not only one of the world's most powerful production cars, but also one of the most luxurious – and it's brilliant at both.

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$375,000

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan snapped
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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan snapped

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan has been spied in Europe, providing a peek at what the warm (but not quite hot) A-Class will look like when it lands later this year. Compared to the standard sedan, this test mule rides lower, and has a more prominent spoiler package...


Editor's Pick: Cruising Arizona's Highway 89 A

Editor's Pick: Cruising Arizona's Highway 89 A

First published May 27, 2017. As we all work hard at celebrating the end of a big year and the start of a new one, we’re looking back on some favourites of 2017!  I've just discovered that I love desert. No, not double-cream-topped, Belgian-choc-filled, Heston Blumenthal-frozen Masterchef-style dessert, but the sun-scorched, dusty, cactus-smattered, don't-go-wandering-off-or-you'll-die environment of America's Wild West...


2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S v Mercedes-AMG E43 comparison
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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S v Mercedes-AMG E43 comparison

See the full article here. So you've got $160k in your hip pocket and fancy a four-door wearing an AMG badge. Fortunately for you, Affalterbach offers two distinctly different choices, if separated in price by only a couple of grand. In one corner sits the perennial favourite nameplate, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review

The fastest SUV in its segment sounds as good as it looks.

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$164,900 - $171,900

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R track review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R track review

The most hardcore road-going GT in the AMG range, the R is a snarling, bellowing beast. Test driving it on-track is a proper test of both machine and driver.

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$349,000

AMG Project One and Smart Vision EQ ForTwo both show the future for Mercedes-Benz
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AMG Project One and Smart Vision EQ ForTwo both show the future for Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar might have stolen all the limelight at the Mercedes-Benz unveiling before the official opening of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, but the diminutive Smart Vision EQ ForTwo is just as important to the future DNA of Daimler globally according to the man who should know...


Mercedes-AMG Project One shows its caboose to the competition
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Mercedes-AMG Project One shows its caboose to the competition

Days before its global unveiling, and less than a week since its last appearance, a new view of the Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar has been handed down from on high. This latest shot offers a suitably grainy, reconnaissance-like glimpse of the car that will enter as AMG's response to the LaFerrari, Mclaren P1, Porsche 918… and the upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie...


Mercedes-AMG to launch 53 range with hybrid inline six-cylinder - report
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Mercedes-AMG to launch 53 range with hybrid inline six-cylinder - report

Mercedes-AMG is reportedly prepping a new model line based on the new Mercedes-Benz 'M256' straight-six petrol engine. As with most models in the AMG and Mercedes-Benz ranges, the numerical suffix bears no relation to the engine's displacement, instead it serves to indicate where within the power and prestige hierarchy the car fits...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GT pricing: Roadster joins local line-up
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT pricing: Roadster joins local line-up

Australian pricing for the new 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster, unveiled in September last year and driven by CarAdvice in March just gone, has now been revealed. The newest soft-top AMG, which Mercedes reckons will attract "a very different" type of buyer to those drawn by the legendary SL badge, had initially been expected to land with a price tag below $350,000...


Mercedes-Benz X-Class could gain AMG styling pack, but won’t get a V8
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class could gain AMG styling pack, but won’t get a V8

The all-new Mercedes-Benz X-Class may have set chins wagging with its not-like-the-concept styling, but the German company could soon introduce a more heavily stylised version of the dual-cab ute. The head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, Volker Mornhinweg, told Australian media at the launch of the new X-Class ute there is no definite decision on whether there’ll be any involvement from the company’s performance side-arm, Mercedes-AMG...


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...


New Mercedes-AMG A45 is a while away yet, but expect more than 300kW
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New Mercedes-AMG A45 is a while away yet, but expect more than 300kW

Following the unveiling of the new GLC63 models at the New York Motor Show, we sat down with AMG boss Tobias Moers to discuss what comes next for the wildly successful performance arm of Mercedes-Benz. First question, the incredibly powerful A45 - specifically when we’d be likely to see the next generation...


Mercedes-AMG: Say goodbye to atmo engines, and you can forget about diesel
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Mercedes-AMG: Say goodbye to atmo engines, and you can forget about diesel

At this year's New York motor show, Australian media spent time with Tobias Moers, the head of Mercedes-AMG - and chief among the topics discussed was performance, specifically how best to achieve it. In recent times, petrol engines have become so efficient, so technologically adept and so clean-running, that there is hope we may one day return to the glory days of naturally-aspirated petrol engines, even if they do run an electric motor of some sort to help things along...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster review

This is the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster. The big question: Has lopping the roof off AMG's GT halo car robbed it of its monster performance credentials and visceral pleasures? Curt heads to Arizona to find out.

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$284,000 - $339,000