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2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 revealed, Australian launch next year

The facelifted Mercedes-AMG GLC43, a rival to the BMW X3 and X4 M40i, has been unveiled in both wagon and Coupe forms ahead of its Australian arrival early in 2020. Like the wider GLC range, the AMG 43 has been treated to an iterative new look, with slightly squarer headlights and revised air intakes up front, The 'splitter' element is finished in chrome, along with the rear 'diffuser' element and side skirts, while the car rides on new alloy wheels for 2019...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 Shooting Brake revealed, not for Oz

Mercedes-AMG has revealed the CLA45 Shooting Brake, joining the related CLA45 four-door coupe and A45 hatchback in the marque’s flagship compact performance line-up – but don’t expect it in Australia anytime soon. Like its siblings, the AMG CLA45 Shooting Brake is available in two versions: ‘basic’ and ‘S’...

2017-18 Mercedes-AMG GT C recalled

The 2017-18 Mercedes-AMG GT C has been recalled over concerns about the seat belt. According to the company, the seat belt could jam in the guide loop, making it loosen from the driver and not retract when moved. If the belt loosens, it may not effectively restrain the occupant, increasing their risk of injury if there's an accident...

CarAdvice podcast 160: Mike Costello's Suzuki Jimny mingles with the big boys

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. In car news, Evie Networks is planning an EV charge station expansion for Australia, Europe has mandated EV sound generators, the 2020 Land Rover Defender specs have been leaked, and the 2020 BMW X6 and Mercedes-AMG A45 and CLA45 have been revealed...

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 & CLA45 revealed, here early next year

Mercedes-AMG has officially revealed the new A45 and CLA45, ahead of an Australian launch during the first quarter of 2020. Let’s start with the powertrain. We already knew the A45 and CLA45 would be getting two versions of the company’s ‘M139’ 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, available in 285kW/480Nm and 310kW/500Nm tunes...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its new customer racing version of the road-going GT R, the GT3, before it goes on sale late in 2019. Continuing a program it started with the SLS AMG GT3 in 2010, and furthered with the original AMG GT3 in 2015, the latest GT3 is designed to deliver more performance than its predecessor with lower running costs...

Mercedes-Benz G-Class 'Stronger Than Time' Edition revealed

Mercedes-Benz has announced three limited-edition versions of the iconic G-Class off-roader, all wearing Stronger Than Time nomenclature. The first edition celebrates 40 years of the standard G-Class, available in two engine variants – G400d and G500. It's the first time the company's new 3.0-litre inline six turbo-diesel has been available in the G-Class, making 243kW and 700Nm...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB35 hits the 'Ring

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG GLB35 has been spied during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany, just days after the standard version was revealed to the public. Despite the heavy camouflage and some false body cladding, we have a pretty good idea of what the GLB35 will look like – take the boxy dimensions of the standard GLB and put an AMG bodykit and wheels on, basically...

Mercedes-AMG makes record-breaking 310kW 2.0-litre turbo

Mercedes-AMG has commenced production of the world’s highest-output turbocharged four-cylinder engine, produced on a brand-new factory line at AMG’s headquarters in Affalterbach. The new hand-made ‘M139’ 2.0-litre turbo replaces the ‘M133’ engine that was built at a different site, and while it shares the same displacement, it’s almost entirely new...

2019 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 Shooting Brake revealed

Yet another member of the Mercedes-AMG '35' family has been revealed, in the form of the AMG CLA35 Shooting Brake. Joining the A35 hatchback and sedan, along with the CLA35 four-door coupe, the Shooting Brake adds a wagon-bodied variant to the range. Under the bonnet is the familiar 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, making 225kW at 5800rpm and 400Nm between 3000 and 4000rpm...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB45 spied

It hasn't even been revealed in production form as yet, but the Mercedes-Benz GLB looks like it's going to get a hi-po AMG 45 version, if this recently spied prototype is anything to go by. First previewed in near-production concept form at the Shanghai motor show last month, the GLB will slot between the next GLA and the larger GLC in Benz's crossover line-up, and like its stablemates it will get an AMG-fettled variant boasting quite a lot of power...