This week’s Wednesday wallpaper showcases Ayrton Senna’s W201 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16. The BMW M3, and now the M4, owe their existence to this car. If it weren’t for this Mercedes’ success in competition, BMW would have never developed the M3.
Mercedes-Benz wants to fill the garages of new luxury car shoppers with its 2015 C-Class. Clearly, it also wants to fill holes in the automobile market, such as the crossover “coupe” segment.
That didn’t take long. It was only April when we spotted a development mule version of the Mercedes-Benz MLC/ML Coupe. The crew at AMG quickly got its wrench-turning hands on it and created what you see in the spy shots: the MLC63/ML63 AMG Coupe.
The automotive industry is moving toward electrification like Walmart shoppers moving through the doors at 5 a.m. on Black Friday. Thanks to tightening EPA regulations, there’s a lot of pressure to get more plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles on the roads, but only so much can be done given the constraints of the time-space continuum. The W205 C-Class is not immune to this impending wave of electrification, as demonstrated by these spy shots of C-Class sedan and wagon plug-in prototypes.
This week’s AMG Monday Morning Wake-Up Call footage comes from the 2012 WannaGOFAST Georgia Half-Mile Shootout. The star of this video is an E63 AMG Wagon that starts off with a race against a heavily tuned BMW E90 3 Series. After that, it goes toe-to-toe against a wicked-quick V8 Mazda Miata. The E63 hustles down […]
On an AMG Monday Morning Wake-Up Call in October we showed you an exhaust sound battle between an E92 BMW M3 and a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. In that last battle the cars were standing still. The video below takes the action a step further by comparing the exhaust sounds when the cars are accelerating. As […]
All carmakers have been having a record year, sales and profits are up in virtually every segment and within every company. But Mercedes-Benz is poised to dethrone, recent US-luxury market king, BMW. In fact, BMW has led the US market in luxury sales for the last two years. But based on an improved/improving economy and […]
Mercedes-Benz is the most popular luxury brand in America with last month’s sales up 25 percent over the year before. The brand’s sales success can be attributed to the CLA-Class that has recently gone on sale. With a new, low-priced model in showrooms, the gap between Mercedes-Benz and sales runner-up, BMW, is widening. Last month […]
Let’s get straight to the number-junkie porn: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S 4MATIC Specs 577-hp, 590-lb-ft 5.5L twin-turbo V8 Power at the Wheels: 541 horsepower & 505 lb-ft of torque Seven-speed automatic (MCT) 0-60: 3.4 seconds 1/4 mile: 11.6 seconds @ 121.8 mph 60-0: 106 feet Lateral Acceleration: 0.95 G Curb Weight: 4,511 lbs. As-Tested […]
Here’s an AMG Monday Morning Wake-Up Call to get your adrenaline pumping. The video below puts you in the passenger seat of the new Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4MATIC. Tuned to 700 horsepower by Gorilla Racing, this Benz meets a worthy competitor: a stock F12 BMW M6 with 560 (underrated) horsepower. In the comments, post your […]