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AMG Driving Academy Bathurst: The chance to conquer Mount Panorama in AMG’s street-legal hot rods

Pushing the pedal to the metal in a spanking new Mercedes-AMG E63 S down Mount Panorama’s Conrod Straight with the speedo counter nudging 250km/h might seem like a silly thing to do on a Monday morning, but to any car enthusiast worth their salt, it’s quite literally the Holy Grail...

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 4Matic Review

Updated for 2016, the Mercedes-AMG A45 currently holds the title of the world's fastest hatch, edging out even Audi's similarly potent RS3...

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Review

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 has as much Hyde as ever, but now a welcome hint of Jekyll...

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 4Matic Review: Track test

The updated Mercedes-AMG A45 is the most powerful four-cylinder on Earth. Matt drove it at a racetrack.

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BMW M2 v Audi RS3 v Mercedes-AMG A45: Track battle

We have received countless emails about three of the hottest sub-$100k performance cars on the market. So, we're going to finally settle it. Which is quicker around the track? We pit the BMW M2 against the Audi RS3 and Mercedes-AMG A45. We get former World Rally Car driver Chris Atkinson behind the wheel to set lap times and figure out which is quickest...

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Audi RS3 v BMW M2 v Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison: Track Test

What’s the fastest performance car you can buy for under $100,000? That’s the question we keep getting asked over and over again. The number of contenders is rather varied and the argument remains that you can certainly buy a $50,000 car and spend another $50k to make it supercar fast, but ultimately, there are only three cars that have the credibility to make it to this test...

Audi RS3 vs Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison: Dynamic Test

This is a continuation of our two-part comparison between the Audi RS3 and Mercedes-AMG A45. For the road test component and finer details of the cars and this comparison’s setup, click here. Less than a decade ago it would have been hard to imagine that a 2.0-litre engine would come from the factory with 280kW of power and offer a 0-100km/h time of 4...

Audi RS3 v Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison: Road Test

The Audi RS3 is going to win. It just is, there’s no doubt about it. That was the mental block and extreme bias this reviewer faced internally, one early morning before this comparison had even begun. You see, when the Audi RS3 came out in late 2015 and yours truly got behind the wheel around some historic Targa Tasmania roads, it was a great feeling of supreme serenity...

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CarAdvice podcast 160: Mike Costello's Suzuki Jimny mingles with the big boys

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. In car news, Evie Networks is planning an EV charge station expansion for Australia, Europe has mandated EV sound generators, the 2020 Land Rover Defender specs have been leaked, and the 2020 BMW X6 and Mercedes-AMG A45 and CLA45 have been revealed...

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 & CLA45 revealed, here early next year

Mercedes-AMG has officially revealed the new A45 and CLA45, ahead of an Australian launch during the first quarter of 2020. Let’s start with the powertrain. We already knew the A45 and CLA45 would be getting two versions of the company’s ‘M139’ 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, available in 285kW/480Nm and 310kW/500Nm tunes...

Mercedes-AMG makes record-breaking 310kW 2.0-litre turbo

Mercedes-AMG has commenced production of the world’s highest-output turbocharged four-cylinder engine, produced on a brand-new factory line at AMG’s headquarters in Affalterbach. The new hand-made ‘M139’ 2.0-litre turbo replaces the ‘M133’ engine that was built at a different site, and while it shares the same displacement, it’s almost entirely new...

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied at the 'Ring

Photographers have snapped the new Mercedes-AMG A45 in and around the Nurburgring this week, wearing a thinner disguise than we've seen previously. It appears Benz's new hyper hatch is very close to being revealed, given all the bumpers and light units look to be the final production units...

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Mercedes-AMG A45 Owner Reviews

2017 Mercedes-AMG A45 review

It's 5pm on a Sunday evening in the Victorian alpine region. The golden sunlight is glistening in through the snow gums, falling softly on to the black road. Rounding the bend, the 381hp, 475Nm A45 AMG engine begins to snarl and growl as the right foot is eased into the carpet. 'What a sound!' I begin to think as the revs build...

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