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Sportscars, electric cars, and even a luxury vehicle or two

The average American drives over 13,000 miles per year, but some cars barely ever get those miles put on them. Here are the least-driven vehicles in America.

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It makes 429 horsepower

The final piece of the inline-6-powered, midsize Mercedes-AMG lineup has been added: the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 sedan that will use the same 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six as the CLS53, and E53 coupe and cabrio. Producing the same 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, it features the same 48-volt ultra-mild hybrid assist combined with a starter-generator and a small electrically-driven compressor in the intake tract to help reduce turbo lag.

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And here's a surprise: There's a Toyota on the list

New cars lose a ton of value when you drive them off the lot. That's bad news for owners, but it means great deals on one-year-old models like these.

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Show highlights a Smart ForTwo for cops on up to an 8-wheel Acros

Daimler will take a fleet of vehicles to the General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference in Frankfurt, from a Smart ForTwo to an Arocs 8-wheeled truck.

Los Angeles

Drift Mode, guys. The E63 has a Drift Mode.

It's not as powerful as the Cadillac CTS-V, but with all-wheel drive, it's still quicker off the line.

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MB takes a page out of the Audi Allroad, Subaru Outback, and Volvo Cross Country playbooks.

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The aging platform will spawn a midsize sedan, an SUV, and an MPV.

If BAIC is half as successful at using old Mercedes-Benz parts as FCA has been, we wonder if we'll be hearing about a Chinese Hellcat in a few years.

Spy Shots

The prototype is taller, buffer, and tougher to take on the Audi Allroad idea

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Also confirmed: a Mercedes pickup coming later in 2017.

Lots of new and redesigned Mercedes and AMG models on the way for 2017.

Video

Germany makes some very quick wagons to hustle families over the Autobahn. Check out this drag race from Top Gear between and Audi RS6 and a Mercedes-AMG E63 S.

New York

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 gives buyers a notable performance advantage over the base E300, but it still leaves room for an inevitable E63 AMG to come later.

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A 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 sends 396 horses to all four wheels.

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 packs 396 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque into a stealthy performance sedan. It makes its public debut at the New York Auto Show.

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It isn't the world's first self-driving car. But it's damn close.

How does the Mercedes-Benz E-Class drive? We think it's pretty good. But we're more confident in our riding impression. The E-Class rides very well, even from the driver's seat. The 2017 E300 is the closest thing on the market today to a self-driving car.

Recalls

Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Audi announced details of their Takata inflator recalls, and the campaigns affect nearly 1.7 million vehicles in the US.

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Mercedes uploads official B-roll of the 2017 E-Class, showcasing the design details outside and in, as well as tech features like Remote Parking Pilot.

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Watch The Unveiling Of The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabrio

Watch Autoblog's coverage of the Mercedes-Benz and Smart press conference at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The automaker unveiled its 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabrio, and our hosts and editors bring you their uncut reaction.

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With the new E-Class, Mercedes-Benz has taken the best from the flagship S-Class, made a few exciting tweaks, and applied it to a smaller, more agile platform.

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the first autonomous vehicle to test in Nevada that doesn't need extra sensors or hardware for its evaluations.