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Mercedes-AMG C63: Next-gen to get 4cyl PHEV power - report

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG C63 could ditch V8 power all together, in favour of an emissions-friendly plug-in hybrid four-cylinder powertrain – according to a new report. Britain's Autocar claims the new C63 will be the first of a number of upcoming AMG models to use an electrified version of the brand's new 'M139' 2...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT pricing and specs

Mercedes-AMG has released pricing and specs for its updated two-door flagship, the GT. As with the pre-facelift GT, the updated model is powered by a 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 making 384kW and 670Nm in 'base' GT S guise. All that grunt is sent to the rear wheels through a Mercedes-AMG seven-speed '7G-DCT' transmission...

Mercedes-AMG rules out B-Class, EQC, vans - report

Mercedes-AMG has tuned everything from sedans to roadsters and big, boxy SUVs, but there are a few Mercedes-Benz models the performance arm won’t be fettling. Mercedes-AMG chief Tobias Moers told Motor Trend the vehicles which won’t be getting the AMG treatment – and it’s a short list. Firstly, there’ll be no AMG variants of Mercedes-Benz’s commercial vans...

Mercedes-AMG’s turbo four could power larger models

Could there eventually be a Mercedes-AMG C45 AMG? Don’t rule it out. Paultan reports the power-rich M139 turbocharged four-cylinder, as seen in the new Mercedes-AMG A45, has been engineered for longitudinal applications. It’s currently used only in cars on the MFA2 front/all-wheel-drive platform, where it’s mounted transversely...

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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spied

The Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series has been spied during testing on public roads in Germany. Like earlier Black Series models, the range-topping GT variant is no shrinking violet. At the front there are splitters and spoilers large enough to slice through a leg of ham. The bonnet looks to be a completely new unit with a large central air intake, a massive scallop on one side and external latches...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing and specs for its refreshed mid-sized rival to the BMW X3 and Volvo XC60, the GLC, now without diesel power. The new line-up will start with the GLC200, priced at $66,100 before on-roads. Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine making 145kW and 320Nm, up 10kW and 20Nm on its predecessor, sent to the rear wheels through a nine-speed automatic transmission...

Mercedes-AMG boss talks electric vehicles

Mercedes-AMG is known for its rumbling V8s, but like every brand it'll soon need to make at least some electric cars to meet emissions targets. CEO Tobias Moers is confident not only can the performance meet expectations, but so can the artificially created interior and exterior noise...

Mercedes-AMG PHEVs are coming, and coming very soon

Mercedes-AMG will launch an EQ-branded battery-electric GT 4-Door by the end of 2020 with supercar performance, delivering on the promise implied by the concept version in March 2017. If you recall, the Mercedes-AMG GT concept that previewed the current six- and eight-cylinder production 4-Door models paired the familiar 4...

Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now

Mercedes-Benz Australia has bolstered the C-Class line-up with a new plug-in hybrid sedan model, a limited-run Sport Edition, and a more powerful engine for the entry-level C200. Kicking off proceedings is the C300e PHEV, which arrives Down Under priced from $79,200 before on-road costs. Available solely with the sedan body style, the plug-in hybrid C-Class teams a 155kW/350Nm 2...