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Volker Morningweg, the head of Mercedes' in-house tuning division AMG has confirmed that it will introduce its first diesel model within three years. Morningweg told AutoCar that the first diesel will likely be a smaller, more efficient model rather than the large S or CL class. The smaller C-class sedan (pictured above in current C63 AMG form) will probably be the first AMG diesel model. AMG briefly built a high performance version of the previous-generation C-class sport coupe in 2002. That ca

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The terms "performance" and "diesel" used to be mutually exclusive, but times, they are a-changin'. Audi's dominance of LeMans with its R10 TDI and the recent unveiling of the R8 V12 TDI concept might be giving Mercedes a reason to turn towards oilburners for some of its high-po offerings. AMG has made a name for itself by providing, among other things, torque-rich engines that sometimes have to be electronically limited due to their tire (and differential) decimating potential. AutoExpress supp