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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series spied

A Mercedes-AMG GT R prototype believed to be the upcoming Black Series version has been spotted again doing rounds at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. Compared to the GT R and GT R Pro, the Black Series gets a revised front bumper design incorporating a more aggressive splitter, along with large flics that extend from the grille through to the front wheel arch...

Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series coming to Australia in 2020

The AMG Black Series models have for long been the ultimate series in any AMG range, with the likes of the C 63 Black, SLS AMG Black and other models only available in extremely limited quantities. As such, these highly desirable models have enjoyed continued appreciation in value. As an example, the SLS Black series is now fetching around $1...

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster revealed

Mercedes-AMG has revealed the limited-edition GT R Roadster, blending the track-focused nature of the GT R coupe with the thrills of open-top motoring. Just 750 examples will be produced, with power coming from the same 430kW/700Nm 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 as the GT R coupe. The company claims the drop-top GT R can hit 100km/h from a standstill in just 3...

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro, GT update unveiled

The updated Mercedes-AMG GT and a new GT R Pro variant have been unveiled at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show. The new Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro is a limited edition model said to incorporate learnings from AMG's GT3 and GT4 race cars, adapted for life on the road. As such, the driver is able to mechanically set (without tools) the suspension's spring pre-load length, and adjust the compression and rebound rate of the dampers...

Mercedes-AMG GT R previewed on the track - video

Mercedes-AMG has published a new preview video of the upcoming GT R Pro, which will be unveiled in full at the Los Angeles motor show in the coming days. The 18-second clip doesn't give away much, but it does give brief glimpses of the GT R Pro's additional aero bits, along with confirming fuel consumption and emissions figures...

GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video

In a new video clip posted on YouTube, Mat Watson from the UK's carwow pits four of Europe's fastest convertibles against each other in a drag race – the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, BMW i8 Roadster, and the McLaren 570S Spider...

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro confirmed for LA debut

The Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro will debut at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show, alongside a revised mainstream range. The new GT R Pro will be a limited-edition model. The company says it will feature modifications designed to "deliver even more racetrack performance", and builds on the experience gained from its AMG GT3 and AMG GT4 race cars...

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spied at the 'Ring

A prototype believed to be a more extreme 'Black Series' version of the Mercedes-AMG GT has been spied again, this time during performance testing at the Nurburgring race track in Germany. Compared to the prototype snapped in September, this vehicle is sporting a more aggressive aerodynamic setup, including a more pronounced front bumper and splitter with incorporated flics, and a larger rear wing...

Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for numerous model lines over concerns the airbags could release metal parts in the event of deployment – though the company says it's unrelated to the ongoing Takata recall campaign. The marque reports 78 units across the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA, GLC and AMG GT ranges could be affected by the issue, which could see the airbag gas generator housing eject metal parts if the inflator is deployed...

Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4-door revealed

Mercedes-AMG has kicked off sales of the new GT 4-door in Europe, quietly revealing a new variant in the process – the AMG GT 43 4-door 4Matic+. Sitting below the 53 and 63 models in the line-up, the GT 43 4-door draws from a 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six with 270kW of power and 500Nm of torque, the latter on tap from 1800 to 4500rpm...

Mercedes-AMG GT, GT S recalled

Mercedes-AMG has recalled the GT and GT S, over concerns about the front passenger seat classification system. According to the company, the software responsible for classifying the passenger mightn't function correctly. That means a child seat could be classified as a person, or a small person could be marked as a child seat...