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Mercedes GLC sacrifices room and practicality in the name of style

It seems Mercedes has forgotten about the middle letter in SUV. Certainly, the designers of the three-pointed star's latest four-wheel drive didn't seem overly concerned with utility when they cut into rear-seat headroom, bootspace and visibility to create the GLC Coupe, which takes a sensible family soft-roader and turns it into a high-riding, BMW X4-style couple for buyers apparently more concerned with form than function.Read More

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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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In pictures: Trucks, SUVs and vans of the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Whether we're talking supercars or concept cars, "cars" is the operative word at this year's Geneva Motor Show, with larger vehicles like trucks and vans playing more of a supporting role at the show. But that doesn't mean they aren't making their presence known. There's a new six-wheeled version of the recently retired Land Rover Defender, a hybridized Volkswagen T6, a cool, little beach buggy called "Bee-Bee," and more.
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Audi turns the shrink ray on its SUVs, creates Q2

Audi has revealed yet another compact SUV, aimed at winning the hearts and wallets of style-savvy urbanites. The Q2 will slot in below the Q3 in the Audi lineup, and goes into battle armed with a high tech virtual dashboard, a raft of Mini-style personalization options and the latest range of economical engines from the Volkswagen Group.Read More

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Jeep celebrates 75 years with new and limited edition models

Jeep, arguably the company that pioneered the sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment, will use the upcoming Geneva International Auto Show to showcase its 75-year history. The company will debut the new Cherokee Overland and the Grand Cherokee SRT Night, and limited edition anniversary models of its entire lineup as part its diamond anniversary celebrations.Read More

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