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Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR remembered - Video

With V12s on their way out of the Mercedes-AMG range, it's worth celebrating some of the cool and wild vehicles to be created by the tuner-turned-manufacturer over its four decades of operation. The CLK GTR of the late 1990s was developed in racing guise in just 128 days for the 1997 FIA GT championship, entered in the GT1 class to take on the McLaren F1 GTR...

Mercedes-AMG G65, SL65 to be axed - report

The Mercedes-AMG G65 and SL65 could be no more in a matter of months, according to a new report out of Germany. MB Passion Blog reports production of the G65 will end once the outgoing car is phased out, while the SL65 roadster will be axed in June – though no Mercedes-AMG representative has officially confirmed these claims...

CarAdvice podcast 97: LIVE from the hot hatch mega test at Winton! 

This week, we're broadcasting from our hot hatch mega test at Winton Motor Raceway with Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez, and Kez Casey. In car news, the 2019 Ford Focus has been teased ahead of its April 10 reveal, a manual is on the cards for the Genesis G70 in right-hand drive markets, and the Toyota 86 Racing Series gets extended until 2020...

Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know

The Takata airbag recall has become the largest automotive recall in history, affecting more than 100 million vehicles and nearly 20 automotive brands around the world. Among those are some four million vehicles in Australia. Globally, there have been 20 deaths linked to the scandal, and 230 serious injuries...

Mercedes-AMG C63 successor to be hybrid – Tobias Moers

While rival German carmakers have ditched sonorous V8 engines for blown six-cylinder options, at least in the small performance segment, Mercedes-AMG has stayed the course with the rear-drive C63 – at least for now. With stringent emissions requirements needing to be met by all manufacturers, as well as the fast-track to electrification, the days of AMG twin-turbo V8s seem numbered...

2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its facelifted C63 range in New York, with a mildly overhauled exterior and a tech-heavy interior but, in shocking news, no more power. What's going on in Affalterbach? Power comes from the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 as before, making the same 350kW and 650Nm in 'base trim', or 375kW and 700Nm in range-topping C63 S guise...

Configurator Challenge: Mercedes-AMG GT

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing the perfect Mercedes-AMG GT...

2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 pricing and specs

Mercedes-AMG has announced local pricing for the new G63 will kick off at $247,000 before on-road costs when it touches down in August. Power comes from 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 making 430kW and 850Nm – up 10kW and 90Nm over the previous model respectively...

2018 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe and Cabriolet revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its facelifted 'warm' C43 Coupe and Convertible with more technology, mildly tweaked looks and more power. The two-door semi-skim AMG models have been given the same exterior updates as the regular C-Class range, which means minor changes to the front and rear bumpers, a revised grille and more aerodynamic wheels...

2019 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 spied

A prototype believed to be the next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLS63 has been spied this week on the snowy roads of Europe, ahead of an anticipated market introduction sometime in 2019. The burly SUV test vehicle is the first time we've seen pictures of the AMG-fettled version of Mercedes-Benz's upcoming full-size SUV, complete with pumped guards, larger alloy wheels, and an early version of the company's new Panamericana front grille...

Mercedes-AMG: No standalone SUV coming

The Mercedes-AMG performance sub-brand has no plans to develop its own mega-power crossover, arguing such a car would cannibalise existing Mercedes-Benz products. The ever-growing performance division this week launched the new GT 4-Door super-limo, expanding its line-up into the ‘family’ space for the first time...