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Mercedes-AMG GT R to debut at 2016 Goodwood Festival

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in June will mark the debut of a more harder-edged version of the new Mercedes-AMG GT, Mercedes-AMG chief Tobias Moers told CarAdvice at this week's Geneva motor show. “The next performance level of the GT will be called GT R," Moers said, and it is likely the wider and winged variant of the AMG GT recently spied testing...

Mercedes-AMG GT: Hardcore 'GT R' spotted winter testing

A sharper and even more aggressive version of the Mercedes-AMG GT has been spotted while undergoing winter testing. Spied in light camouflage while undergoing winter testing, the wilder Mercedes-AMG GT - already dubbed the AMG GT R (until Nissan finds out anyway) - is expected to be a lighter, more track-focussed variant, to sit above the current 375kW/650Nm 4...

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 GT: Hardcore, possible Black Series prototype spied testing

An aggressive looking Mercedes-AMG GT prototype has been spotted testing at the Nurburgring, hinting at a possible Black Series edition of the sports coupe. This supports comments made by Mercedes-Benz at the Detroit Motor show in January this year, that the new AMG-GT range will spawn multiple models...

2015 Mercedes-AMG GT pricing and specifications

Orders have commenced for the Mercedes-AMG GT that in Australia will be available only in GT S specification from July, priced from $295,000 plus on-road costs, but a word of warning to potential customers: be quick, as the German brand reckons demand will outstrip supply two-to-one...

Mercedes-AMG GT S to be safety car for 2015 Formula One season

The 2015 Formula One season brings with it a new safety car and medical car in the form of a Mercedes-AMG GT S and Mercedes-AMG C63 S. Replacing the current gullwing Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT, the Mercedes-AMG GT S is powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that produces 375kW of power and 650Nm of torque. It's also capable of a 0-100km/h sprint of just 3...

Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer officially unveiled with 6.2-litre V8

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car has been officially revealed by Daimler after a leak overnight by a French weekly magazine. Based on the road-going Mercedes-AMG GT coupe, the GT3 racer has been built to comply with the FIA's GT3 racing regulations...

Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal

Images, which are claimed to be, of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car have been published online ahead of the car's official debut. The photos were first published on the website of French weekly news magazine Le Point and follow on from the official teaser image, which was released earlier this week by Mercedes-AMG...

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series confirmed

The Mercedes-AMG GT coupe hasn't even hit Australian soil, but that hasn't stopped Mercedes-Benz confirming that a hardcore Black Series variant will join the lineup. A tuned version of the tuned version, AMG Black Series cars are specially designed by AMG Performance Studio to provide more power with less weight than their 'standard' AMG stablemates...

Mercedes-AMG GT designer says similarities with Porsche 911 unavoidable

In an exclusive interview with CarAdvice at the global launch of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT, Mark Fetherston, exterior designer for Mercedes-Benz, said he makes no apologies for any similarities that some might see between the GT and Porsche 911. “There are classic sports car proportions that you kind of want in your car and you end up having similarities with other brands – you can’t help that," said Fetherston...

Mercedes-AMG GT : "more to come out of the GT portfolio" says head of AMG, but no more hypercars

The boss of Mercedes-AMG has defended suggestions that the performance arm of Mercedes-Benz is heading the wrong way by first replacing its SLR hypercar with the cheaper SLS and now the cheaper-again GT, with no replacements for the higher models planned...