£49.000 approx. Several years ago, Merc built a car called the R63 AMG. It was lunacy – a hefty, bargey people carrier with a 6.2-litre 118 in it. I mention it for no other reason than I hope they’ll have a similar lapse this time around and put the twin-turbo V8 from the E63 into … [Read more…]
What it is: Internally called Project One, this top-level hypercar (think Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder) is being designed to mark the pinnacle of race-car engineering with extensive technology transfer from Formula 1. Coincidentally, it will also mark AMG’s 50th anniversary. It’s not intended to crack top-speed records like the Bugatti Veyron and Chiron, … [Read more…]
What it is: The ultimate performance C-class, wide-bodied and carbon- fiberized. In the past, AMG might’ve called it the Black Series, but AMG has begun badging its track-focused models with the letter R. Like the AMG GT R, the C63 R gets more power, loses weight, and benefits from increased downforce due to aerodynamic enhancements.
Ultra-luxury Merc-Maybach G650 Landaulet will act as this G-Class’s last hurrah Mercedes-Benz is sending the original military grade G-Class off in style with the unveiling of a four-seat G650 Landaulet range-topping model badged as a Mercedes-Maybach. It is the latest in a growing number of high-priced models from the Maybach sub-brand.
ALTHOUGH ITS MAKER calls it a coupe, there’s no denying that the Mercedes-Benz is one of the brand’s best-selling four-door models. Tellingly, this car also serves as proof that not only do customers not care about the differentiation between a coupe and a sedan, as long as it has four doors and a boot, they … [Read more…]
GOING UP AGAINST the Hyundai i20 Active and the Fiat Urban Cross, Honda will soon launch a Jazz- based crossover called the WR-V. Unlike its competitors, the WR-V looks totally different from tire Jazz, especially at the front. As with all such ‘cress hatches’, it sports rugged body cladding, skid plate, and roof rails to … [Read more…]