The 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S is an exquisite machine – powerful, graceful, and luxurious. But it's also a reminder of what makes the art of driving so special. We take one out for a test on the Angeles Crest Highway in California.
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 is recalling over 33,000 examples of the C-Class and CLS-Class for separate issues in the two luxury models. The CLS has a problem with its LED taillights, and there are two possible faults with the fuel delivery module in the C-Class.
No, it's not a full-blown, fire-breathing AMG like the C63, and it doesn't get the newfangled "Mercedes-AMG" nomenclature. But after spending some seat time in the C450 AMG Sport, there's a decent chance you'll be quite alright with that.
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.
The Ford Mustang, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volkswagen Passat have made the short-list for the World Car of the Year award, joined by the top three finalists for five additional categories, with the winners to be announced next month in New York.