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2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series breaks Nurburgring production lap record

Mercedes-AMG's most powerful series-production model, the GT Black Series, has broken the overall lap record for production cars around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Recording a time of 6 minutes, 43.616 seconds around the 20.6km layout of the iconic German circuit, the GT Black Series beats the 6-minute 44...

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63, GLE 63 S price and specs

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4MATIC+ and GLE 63 S 4MATIC+ officially launched for Australian market 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 producing 450kW/850Nm 48-volt hybrid system capable of delivering 16kW/250Nm boost when needed Electronically limited top speed of 280km/h on both models The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4MATIC+ and GLE 63 S 4MATIC+ have officially launched in the Australian market, with customer deliveries slated to begin later this month...

Video: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door reclaims Nurburgring lap record

Mercedes-AMG’s GT 63 S 4-Door has once again reclaimed its place at the top of the Nurburgring Nordschleife timesheet. The Affalterbach brand has today announced that a model-year-2021 version of its flagship performance liftback has once again snatched the lap record for ‘executive cars’ around the Nordschleife layout of the iconic German circuit, with a time of 7 minutes, 27...

Gallery: the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 is the latest, fast SUV from Germany

Mercedes-AMG has widened its product range, introducing a lower-powered, more affordable tier of performance vehicle. This move has brought changes the trio of new A-Class, CLA-Class and GLA-Class products, with the introduction of new '35' AMG versions. These lower-powered performance models have become the new entry point, sitting beneath the more-powerful 45, and 45 S variants...

$400,000 Mercedes-AMG burned to the ground in apparent online protest

A disgruntled Russian YouTube star has used the video streaming platform to stage a dramatic protest against Mercedes-Benz. Mikhail Litvin doused his luxury Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S four-door in petrol before setting it alight and watching it go up in flames, totally destroying the car which, in Australia, starts from $358,735 plus on-road costs...

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series price and specs: Most powerful AMG is here

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series priced from $796,900 plus on-road costs Only 28 to allocated to Australia 537kW/800Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 Titanium roll cage comes as standard The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series has been announced for the Australian market, and just 28 local buyers will have the chance to claim one...

2018-2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 S, GT63 S, and GLC63 recalled for stability fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall of 1140 AMG vehicles with Model Years from 2018 to 2020 (MY18-MY20). The problem occurs in Mercedes-AMG C36 S, GT63 S, and GLC63 models. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the vehicle's stability control system may not function as intended, due to incorrect calibrations...

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class price and specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets a mid-life facelift Streamlined range means a cheaper AMG E 53 No more diesel E-Class models New tech and styling package as standard Pricing ranges from $96,900 to $250,400 before on-road costs Mercedes-Benz has announced the new 2021 E-Class line-up for Australia, offering a fresh design and new standard features for the model's mid-life update...

Mercedes-AMG recalls C63, G Wagon, and GT S for emissions fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall of 956 AMG vehicles with Model Years from 2015 to 2018 (MY15-MY18). The problem occurs in Mercedes-AMG C63, G Wagon, and GT S models. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the computer may not function as intended if left sitting for a period of time, resulting in emissions which do not meet regulations...

Mercedes-Benz collaborates to create G-Class art piece for charity

Mercedes-Benz has joined forces with American designer Virgil Abloh to create Project Geländewagen, a contemporary design piece to help raise money for a charity that supports international creative communities. The result, something of a cross between a Hot Wheels car and a sneaker, seeks to showcase the iconic shape of the G-Class, while offering a stripped and simplified representation of luxury...

Mercedes-AMG G63 high-performance SUV recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall of 337 Mercedes-AMG G63 vehicles with model years 2018 and 2019 (MY18-19), citing a potential fault with the differential locking system. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “sulphur fumes from axle oil may impair an electrical component in the differential locking module, affecting the normal functioning of the differential lock”...