Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain

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 £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…]

Mercedes AMG E 63 S

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£84.000 aprox. Nudge the Dynamic Select controller into Race mode, toggle manual gears, turn stability control off, pull both paddles, confirm with the right. Congratulations, you have just discovered Drift mode and turned your 4WD Mercedes-Benz E63S into a rear-wheel-drive skid hero.

Mercedes-AMG “Project One” Preview

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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…]

Mercedes-AMG C63 R Preview

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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.

Maybach Puts Its Luxury Touch on Wild Mercedes-Benz G-Class

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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.

Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Coupé

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…]

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class & Honda WR-V

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…]