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Any time a conversation moves to the Sprinter van, my ears perk up. If that conversation moves to a Sprinter van track battle, a lot more than my ears perk up.


Audi RS 5 vs Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507

If you compare the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 coupe with the Audi RS 5 solely on the basis of name length, the Mercedes wins by a mile. If you compare both cars in their totality, things become more complicated. You may like the C63 more than the RS 5, but does it beat the […]


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Automotive magazines are like casinos.  They’re skilled at making sure they win more often than they lose.  Motor Trend recently hedged its bets by testing a 2014 Audi RS 5 against a 2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507 Edition coupe.  Ron Kiino, Jonny Lieberman and Randy Pobst were going to have a great time, no matter […]


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For as long as the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Land Rover Range Rover have been staples in the high-end luxury SUV segment, you would think they have a lot in common.  True, the G63 AMG and the Range Rover Supercharged in this test are both V8-powered, leather-lined rigs that kick ass off road.  After that, […]


Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG vs Porsche Panamera GTS Featured

There is a 120-horsepower chasm between the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG and the 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS that you are about to see in the Fifth Gear track battle below. Which car will be victorious? The Mercedes with its 550-horsepower biturbo V8, or the Porsche with a relatively puny 430 horsepower V8? This may seem like […]


Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG vs. G63 AMG 6X6 Featured

Are six wheels better than four? Is a threesome better than missionary? Some things are obviously better than others, and the comparison test you are about to see is so obvious, it really isn’t a comparison between the four-wheeled Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG and the six-wheeled G63 AMG — it’s more like a double-dose of a […]


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Featured

A typical comparison test would have pitted the Mercedes-Benz S-Class against direct rivals like the BMW 7 Series and Jaguar XJ. This Auto Express comparison is a bit different. It compares the S-Class only to one direct rival (the Audi A8) and one cross-shop rival (the Land Rover Range Rover). The Audi A8 represents the S-Class’ […]


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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 […]


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  We are living in the future. Don’t tell the government you know this, but you have the ability to launch a nuclear attack from the driver’s seat of a current-generation Mercedes-Benz. Unfortunately for your inner despot, common metal-based window tints can interfere with data signals, which could compromise your intent to take over the […]


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Let’s say I throw $100,000+ at you, and you have to make the choice between the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S 4MATIC Wagon or the Icon Derelict. Which one do you buy? Here’s some data for you: First off, Icon is a company in the business of rejuvenating classic cars. They make 40 vehicles per […]