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    Quick Spin: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

    Make way for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG, the most wonderfully preposterous car I have ever driven. There is absolutely no reason why any two-seat roadster should be fitted with a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 developing 621 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque, but I sure am glad that ...

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    Musikalische Stühlen: Mercedes shifts AMG boss to van division, Tuscaloosa manager to AMG

    Mercedes-Benz is shifting some of their management, resulting in an intriguing game of musical chairs. The principal appointment has Volker Mornhinweg (pictured above left) leaving his position as head of the AMG performance arm to take control of Mercedes-Benz' van division. While seemingly a ...

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    Mercedes reportedly considering V8 Supercar entry Down Under

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    While American racing fans remain enamored with stock car racing, road course-bound touring car series continue to draw big crowds overseas. In Europe there's the World Touring Car Championship. DTM is one of the most popular ...

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    Mercedes-AMG presses on with alternative energy powertrains

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    It could be argued that Mercedes-Benz' AMG division -- more than any other brand -- is culpable for perpetuating the horsepower wars. Not that we're complaining, mind you, but sooner or later, consumer demands for ...

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    Drop the Hammer: Getting schooled with AMG Driving Academy at Lime Rock

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    The world's sickly economy not withstanding, selling luxury vehicles is easy. From the suppleness of a swatch of leather to the exquisite graining on a piece of rare wood veneer to having every electronic gewgaw ...

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    Officially Official: Mercedes-Benz unveils S63 and S65 AMG at Shanghai show

    2010 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG - Click above for high-res gallery
    After accidentally leaking a preview on its home-market configuration website last week, Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled its revised flagship luxo-muscle sedans, the S63 AMG and S65 AMG, at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show today. Both ...

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    BAPE designer Nigo orders custom Mercedes 300SL Gullwing from AMG

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    Of all the fashion/automotive collaborations we've seen, few are as bonkers as those of A Bathing Ape fashion house designer Nigo. The Japanese icon has given the BAPE treatment to some of the most expensive automobiles on the market, including camo'd Rolls-Royce Phantoms ...

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    AMG Boss: "The horsepower wars are over."

    Click above for a high-res image gallery of the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series
    That's the way it goes with fashion: it's on the runway in Paris in March and in a bucket at Big Lots by September. Mercedes-Benz' in-house tuning arm, AMG, has decided to turn with the popular tide and call time ...

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    Mercedes to open 175 AMG Performance Centers worldwide

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    In case there was any doubt that demand for big-displacement, high-output machines continues unabated in the face of calls for environmentally-conscious hybrids and a faltering global economy, Mercedes has announced an ambitious ...

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    B&O put the Bang in Mercedes AMG

    Typically when "music" is mentioned in the same sentence as AMG, it's in relation to the deep burble emanating from the exhaust pipes. But with all that Teutonic, sound-deadened cabin comfort, customers of the Mercedes tuning division have come to expect an equally impressive performance from ...

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    Details emerge on Gullwing SLC, but no Mercedes badge?

    Fans of the classic Gullwing Mercedes 300 SL have been eagerly awaiting the new Gullwing SLC supercar, which Mercedes' tuning house AMG has been spied working on over the last year. But if emerging reports are to be believed, the SLC won't wear a Mercedes badge at all. The true successor to SLR ...

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    Review: 2008 Mercedes SLK55 AMG

    2008 Mercedes SLK55 AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It sits there, all tension and sinew, ready to pounce on lesser cars. Start it up and it barks with a clear V8 voice that thumps off the neighbor's house, setting them discreetly peeking from behind their lace curtains. This ...

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    PWNED: Kid tries to pass off CLS 55 AMG as his own, gets caught

    Some people are just pathological. At first, it was amusing that Fresh C280, a member of the MDStreetScene forums, would claim to own a Mercedes CLS55 AMG. How a 19-year-old affords a car that normally retails for around $100,000 is the first thing that made everyone on the forum suspicious. A ...

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    Pagani and Mercedes AMG ink new engine deal

    The world's major sportscar-makers all have major parent companies behind them: Ferrari and Maserati have the Fiat Group while Lamborghini (and Bugatti) are under the VW/Audi umbrella. Pagani Automobili SpA, however, remains independent, but hooked up with Mercedes to provide the motivation in the ...

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    Geneva 2008: Mercedes SL63 is white hot

    Click the image above for more hi-res shots of the SL63Two doors, no top, red leather interior, ceramic brakes, and 538 horses is a combination you once expected to be named for an Italian city or racing personage. No more. And while the alpha-numeric SL63 might not be all that Germanic in itself, ...

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    Mercedes launching AMG awareness campaign

    Stand anywhere near where an AMG Mercedes is driving and you'd have to be deaf not to hear it. But Mercedes-Benz is convinced that too few potential customers have heard of its performance range, so it's launching an awareness campaign around the United States that seeks to raise the profile of its ...

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    Audi has fun at speed camera's expense

    Audi's advertising agency, Ogilvy, decided to have a little fun with a speed camera in South Africa by placing in front of it an ad for the Audi RS6 with the line, "say cheese!" One might find need for such a warning/laugh in an RS6, which at the time of this pic boasted 450 hp from a twin-turbo ...


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