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We take the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG out for a spin along some of our favorite backroads for another Autoblog Unplugged video.

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After growing up riding in the back of his grandparents' Mercedes-Benz 280 SE, Bernard Bedehorn found one of the classic German sedans of his own and brought this 1972 280 back to the road.

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We've tabulated the votes and found the winners and losers in the advertising battle royale that is the 2015 Super Bowl.

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Way More Interesting Than Deflategate

The editors of Autoblog compile some of their very favorite car commercials from the last half decade of Super Bowls.

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Mercedes-Benz is taking a whimsical approach for its Super Bowl ad this year. The German luxury brand is updating Aesop's classic fable of the race between the tortoise and the hare with help from the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S.

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Jay Leno revisits his 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3, and explains why it's just fine the way it is. Who are we to disagree?

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Mercedes-Benz and Toyota begin the rollout of their 2015 Super Bowl commercial campaigns. Mercedes has ex-wide receiver Jerry Rice trying to debate an eight-year-old about the relative speeds of tortoises and hares, while Toyota has some other ex-pros showing off their dad skills.

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A Fistful of Wolves is a spoof of fashion advertising, commissioned by Mercedes-Benz to spread a cheeky word about Berlin Fashion Week. Even though it's making fun of fashion, plenty of automotive advertising gets caught up in the satire as well. And it stars the Mercedes C111 concept.

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Even if you hate the Mercedes GLE-Class Coupe, a boost in power is never a bad thing. The company is now teasing the GLE63 AMG Coupe with some styling tweaks and extra ponies sure to be under the hood.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is releasing its annual list tallying of the scores for the latest model year vehicles to see how they compare to last year. Judging by the agency's evaluations, the numbers look quite positive. Seventy-one vehicles earned either the Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ rating so far in its evaluations, compared to 39 at this point last year. Among the latest winners, there have been 33 TSP+ awards and 38 TSP medalists.

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If you're thinking about Porsche and Mercedes-Benz when it comes to motorsports, your first thought is probably on the two German brands battling on the track. However, for decades, whenever Porsche's factory team went to compete, a custom Mercedes was right along with them hauling the racecars.

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It's not every day that an automaker goes down a market segment and still comes off as even more ambitious, but that's exactly what Mercedes has done with the new AMG GT. While the SLS was bigger and more expensive, with the new GT, Mercedes has set its sights on one of the most iconic sports cars of all time.

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There are ways to test armor plating. You test the components under laboratory conditions, install them on a vehicle, test them some more, maybe put in some dummies to make sure occupants would be safe from harm under real-world conditions. But the Texas Armoring Corporation and its CEO take a different approach.

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Iconic Racers Came Back To Live With Drawings, Photos And 3D Graphics

The image above might look like a fairly interesting painting of some old Mercedes-Benz grand prix cars getting, but in reality, it showcases far more than just paint on canvas. To celebrate this year's 80th anniversary of its Silver Arrows racecars, Mercedes commissioned some very talented digital artists to craft a series of 12 depictions of important moments in the company's racing history to display at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Former Evo editor Harry Metcalfe lives a pretty fantastic life when it comes to automobiles. When he's not in England driving around in a 1954 Land Rover Series 1 or a recently purchased 1987 Ferrari Testarossa, he's in the south of France with his 1993 Mercedes-Benz SL600, which is the focus of his latest Harry's Garage video.

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We'll admit it, we're really looking forward to more time with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe. Compared to other high-dollar luxury coupes – we're looking at you Bentley Continental GT – it's more stylish, easily more affordable, and since it's a Mercedes, lacks the sense of fragility that comes with a more exotic name plate.

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Rapping and bragging about cars goes back practically to the very beginning of the genre. After all, a lot of hip-hop is about presenting a tough swagger and having a cool ride is a huge part of that. The group The Mighty 190 certainly isn't the first to rap about rolling in a Mercedes-Benz, but it might be the only one to rhyme about cursing in a vegetable-fueled Mercedes 190D.

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