Autoblog recaps its adventures during ten days in Germany, including the 2015 Nürburgring 24-Hour race, a few more details on the AMG GT3, 1,500 miles in a Mercedes-AMG G65, and life in a Grimm Brothers fairy tale.
A Day At The Algarve International Circuit In A C63S sedan
Portugal is a beautiful country. What brought us to Mainland Europe's westernmost country, though, was the high-speed promise of the Algarve International Circuit in Portimão. Watch this video to find out why.
The Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe is now testing in Europe. With large intakes at the front, a big set of brakes and four exhaust tips at the back, the two-door definitely signals its intentions as a high-performance machine.
Mercedes-Benz might be a little early with its April Fools' Day joke, but the Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S is still a ridiculously cool idea. With 503 horsepower from a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, it should drastically cut the wait time for deliveries.
Affalterbach may or may not call it a Black Series model, but it's been spotted testing a more hardcore version of the Mercedes-AMG GT around the Nürburgring – so the Porsche 911 GT3 had better watch out.
There's some concern among a portion of drivers that the move from big displacement, naturally aspirated performance engines towards smaller, turbocharged units is somehow diluting the experience behind the wheel. Xcar Films tries to suss out whether that's actually the case during its drive of the Mercedes-AMG C63 S.
Mercedes drops the details on the C450 AMG 4Matic, the second model in the AMG Sport Line after the GLE450 AMG Coupe. Power comes from a twin-turbo V6 with 367 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, 38 hp more than the C400 4Matic but well down on the 503 hp of the AMG C63.
Mercedes-AMG is showing off the first picture of the AMG GT3 race car that will enter competition next year. If its angry face and the track-day excellence of the street-legal AMG GT S are anything to judge by, the 2016 FIA GT3 class is about to get an unruly new entry.
The Cigarette Racing stand at the Miami Boat Show this morning hosted the latest in the eight-year collaboration between Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing: the AMG GT S parked next to the fast-boat it inspired, the Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept.