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Mercedes-AMG is the new spin-off brand for all Mercedes-Benz models enhanced by the company's famed tuning arm, AMG. The division was founded as an independent business in the 1960s, but eventually joined the Mercedes-Benz family when parent Daimler took a controlling interest in the tuning house in 1990. Later, in 2005, AMG became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG. Now, as Mercedes-AMG, the division is more clearly set apart as the BMW M rival that its fans have long counted it as.

Mercedes-AMG Reviews

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA45 S review

Meet the Mercedes-AMG GLA45 S, the high-performance SUV for those who like to fly under the radar.

Your driving skills under the microscope

Mercedes-AMG makes some of the fastest road cars available, but if you really want to experience what these cars are capable of you need a racetrack. So I joined an AMG Driving Academy day at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit to put AMG’s fastest cars through their paces. What I didn’t realise was that I would be under the microscope as well, and with nowhere to hide...

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 review

How's the German hot-rod treatment go on a big, seven-seat family bus?

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB35 review

Nothing says niche quite like a prestige, seven-seat, medium SUV with a dedicated performance skew. Does the Mercedes-AMG GLB35 rise above pigeonholing?

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Mercedes-AMG Videos

Video: AMG Driving Academy day at the Phillip Island

Mercedes-AMG makes some of the fastest road cars available, but if you really want to experience what these cars are capable of you need a racetrack. So I joined an AMG Driving Academy day at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit to put AMG’s fastest cars through their paces.

Video: 2021 Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ Coupe first drive review

The E53 Coupe might be seen as a lesser AMG, but that would be a mistake. It's potent, fast and effortless – everything an AMG should be.

Video: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S 4Matic+ review

The saying ‘you can have your cake and eat it too’ has never made any sense to me to be honest, but in the case of the GLE63 it seems to be bang on the money.

Video: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe review

The current flagship in the GLE range, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe is a redesigned take on an already popular model within the range. Coupe styling aside, Mercedes-Benz’s big, luxury SUV might look similar to the old model, but it promises to be significantly better.

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Mercedes-AMG Comparisons

Hot 'hatch' review: 2020 Audi RS Q3 Sportback v Mercedes-AMG A45 S comparison

Audi’s high-performance crossover takes on Mercedes-AMG’s hyper-hatch in a battle of racy compacts.

2020 BMW X5 M50i v Mercedes-AMG GLE53 comparison

A family SUV doesn't make a great sports car, and vice-versa. These two bulked-up family freighters buck the trend, with one in particular doing a very convincing job of being both things.

2020 BMW M235i Gran Coupe v Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan comparison review

German four-door luxury performance cars have never been more attainable. But should buyers head for the car wearing an M badge or the letters AMG?

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Mercedes-AMG News

Mercedes-Benz EQE, hybrid and electric AMGs confirmed for Munich motor show in September

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it will showcase as many as five new all-electric production or concept vehicles at the 2021 Munich motor show in September, alongside a slew of plug-in hybrids. Leading Mercedes-Benz’s Munich line-up will be the new EQE electric sedan, the smaller companion to the flagship EQS, and the Mercedes-EQ sub-brand’s equivalent of the large E-Class...

Mercedes-AMG to go electric with dedicated 'skateboard' architecture

V8-hungry high-performance brand Mercedes-AMG will mirror its master brand in going all-electric over the next decade – and a dedicated electric-vehicle (EV) architecture is going to allow the brand to do it. Announced overnight, the new 'AMG.EA' architecture will debut in 2025 as a "dedicated performance electric vehicle platform addressing technology- and performance-oriented Mercedes-AMG customers," according to Mercedes-Benz...

Mercedes-Benz to offer electric version of every model from 2025, will be "ready to go all-electric" in 2030

Mercedes-Benz has detailed its plans for an electric future, which will see the iconic German brand be "ready to go all-electric" in 2030 "where market conditions allow". Announced overnight, the new strategy sees an acceleration of Mercedes-Benz's electric vehicle (EV) plans, with plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles now set to account for 50 per cent of global sales, up from the 25 per cent target previously announced...

The Drive Five: Aston Martin Vantage and DB11 to go electric, and the other stories you might've missed – 21 July 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you're a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique content we're publishing over on Drive. Here are our favourite stories published on Drive today – but there are plenty more over on the website to enjoy...

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Mercedes-AMG Owner Reviews

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S 4matic+ review

I will begin this review of the C118 CLA45S by saying that I have been lucky to have owned two of the previous model (the C117 in both the first generation and the facelifted 2016 versions), so a lot of comparisons will be made. When the C118 model was announced in the middle of last year, I was not completely convinced about giving the CLA a third try...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S 4matic+ review

I am not a good car reviewer. I'll admit it from the outset. When I got my CLA45S in May I sent a terribly written review to CarAdvice and I think it almost immediately made its way into the trash can. But a bit of time with the car has given me the opportunity to appreciate it far better and hopefully now I can produce a review that is “worthy” of the readership (note: my writing skills have not improved)...

2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 S review

Trundling through the CBD at 40km/h, with the sound of the exhaust reverberating through the concrete canyons, the C63S coupe is reminiscent of a Panzer tank rumbling into battle. The exhaust note telegraphs the fury that can be unleashed by the 375kW 4.0-litre, twin-turbo V8 that powers this German muscle car...

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC Review

3 years ago we bought this car. I hated it. I hated it on the test drive and I hated it on the drive home. After 39000kms, I will now fight anyone who tries to take it off me. I love it. It is utterly brilliant, entertaining, noisy and monstrously fast. Plus the baby fits in it. The issue at first was me being familiar with big capacity V8s and having no experience with little turbo engines...

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