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Mercedes-AMG halfway house grows to include GLC 43 mid-size SUV

Mercedes has been taking full advantage of AMG's tuning capabilities since it took a controlling interest in the brand in 1990, but it's taken until 2016 for the German giant to fully harvest the marketing potential of Affalterbach's work. The release of the GLC 43 4MATIC continues the rollout of less powerful AMG cars that trade on the tuning house's performance credibility, but don't offer the full-fat V8 experience it's famous for.Read More

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Mercedes' new E-Class gets the AMG treatment

It's traditional that once Mercedes-Benz unveils a new vehicle, its factory tuning shop, AMG, will step in and create a beefed up, speed-centric version of the new offering. Such is the case with the Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC, which boosts the horsepower of the new E-Class by 34 points and gives the luxury sedan a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).Read More

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Mercedes Benz upgrades SLK to C-Class

When Mercedes Benz introduced the SLK in 1996, it met with positive reaction and went on to sell over 670,000 units. Twenty years is a long time to go between major updates in any business, but the wait appears to be worth it given all of the changes to the German company's signature roadster that will now be called the SLC.

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Mercedes A45 AMG gets powerful refresh

At what point does a hot hatch become a pint-sized sports car? The Mercedes A45 AMG was already blurring the line, but the engineers over at AMG's Affalterbach headquarters decided that the pint-sized turbo terrier needed more power. Thanks to an extra 15 kW (20 hp) from its 2.0-liter motor, the updated A45 AMG will now hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.2 seconds.Read More

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Mercedes-AMG draws on its GT sports car to create the Rotwild GT S mountain bike

Usually when we hear about high-end automakers dabbling in bicycle design, the result is a road bike – recent examples have included bikes made in collaboration with companies such as McLaren, Jaguar, Aston Martin and Lamborghini. Joining the likes of Porsche, however, Mercedes‑AMG has decided to go with a mountain bike. The sports car and performance brand within Mercedes-Benz recently joined forces with German bicycle manufacturer Rotwild, to create the limited-edition Rotwild GT S. Read More

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