R for Rough: Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe

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Mercedes-AMG is working on a hardcore version of the C63 Coupe to rival the BMW M4GTS. The C63 R, spied undergoing tests at the Nurburgring in Germany in near-production form, wears a large rear wing and a prominent front spoiler, suggesting it will produce enough downforce to enhance track performance and hinting at a more … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG E 43

THE new Mercedes E-Class has impressed us a lot since it launched earlier this year, and the recently released Estate version adds a dose of practicality to the range. Apart from the Mercedes-AMG E 63, which arrives next year, the E-Class line-up hasn’t really had a sporty top-spec rival to the Audi S6 or Jaguar … [Read more…]

Access All Areas For Chunkier E-Class

MERCEDES is expanding the new E-Class range at this week’s Paris Motor Show with this Audi A6 Allroad-rivalling All-Terrain model. It’s due on sale in the spring, and like the Audi, the E-Class All-Terrain is designed to offer the practicality, style and efficiency of a large family estate, while adding some off-road ability thanks to … [Read more…]

Mercedes-Benz C350E

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Plug-in-petrol-electric C-Class becomes an option even for the diesel’s cars drivers The C350e is another reason to weigh up the advantages of plug-in hybrid power over a conventional diesel engine in your next compact executive saloon. With the Volkswagen Passat GTE, Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine, Audi A3 Sportback e-tron and BMW ‘iPerformance’ 330e, there … [Read more…]

Mercedes-AMG C43 4Matic Cabriolet

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Living in inner city Sydney I’ve become somewhat of a sad expert on exhaust notes. AMG C63s and A45s, BMW M3s and M4s, V8 and VI2 Ferraris and naturally aspirated Maserati, (the latter of which are always making more noise than the combined sum of all previously mentioned). I can pick them without even looking … [Read more…]

5.7-Metre Full of Luxury – Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

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Daimler has unveiled Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 – a 5.7-metre, electric- powered behemoth it says represents the ultimate in luxury. With nods to both the future and past, the latest Maybach concept has been designed to combine classic proportions with the latest technology in the form of ‘hot’ emotional design and ‘cool’ intelligent details. The former … [Read more…]