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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA revealed, here next year

Alex Misoyannis • The second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA has been revealed ahead of its Australian launch in the third quarter of 2020. It's yet another member of the three-pointed star brand’s family of MFA II-based, front- and all-wheel drive compact cars, joining the A-Class hatch and sedan, B-Class MPV, CLA four-door coupe and shooting brake, and GLB SUV...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS, GLE63 S revealed with mild-hybrid V8

Darcy Foster • Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the GLE63 S and GLS63 S at the 2019 Los Angeles motor show, complete with hybrid power for the first time in an AMG V8. The performance versions of Mercedes-Benz’s two largest SUVs are both powered by Mercedes-AMG’s familiar 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, backed for the first time by mild-hybrid power...

2015-16 Mercedes-AMG GT S recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2015-16 model-year GT S supercar over concerns of a potential transmission failure. "The adhesive connection of the drive shaft to the engine/transmission flange may not meet specifications," the company reports. "This may lead to the development of unusual noise, transmission malfunctions or, in certain cases, to loss of connection between the engine and transmission...

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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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...