There’s an AMG Hammer wagon, and it’s as awesome as you think

Back in the day, if you were a wealthy enough individual with a penchant for cushy Autobahn crushers, you'd give the folks at AMG a ring on the phone. They started life as a Mercedes-Benz tuning company before being fully absorbed by the mothership in 2005. In the late 1980', you could buy a powerful Mercedes and then have AMG kit it out with a massive V-8...

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Mercedes investing $1B in Tuscaloosa plant to build electric SUVs

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Mercedes-Benz will spend $1 billion in its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly plant to build batteries and electric SUVs. The electric SUV is scheduled for early next decade. The plans call for a new facility nearby to produce the batteries for use in the SUV and other vehicles. Construction of the battery plant...

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Experience Mercedes’ ice driving school by playing "Project CARS 2"

Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with Slightly Mad Studios and Bandai Namco Entertainment Group, the programmers and publishers behind "Project CARS 2," to bring you a unique interactive gaming experience. It's also a learning experience for drivers because it lets gamers pilot Mercedes cars virtually on the brand's winter driving school course...near the Arctic...

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Ken Block says twin-turbo 1,400-hp Hoonicorn is frightening

Horsepower is a dangerous thing. Fast may be fun, but it can also be pretty darn scary. 1,400 horsepower? That's "frightening," according to Ken Block. The star rally driver used the adjective to describe his Hoonicorn, which is based on a vintage Ford Mustang body. In conjunction with his upcoming Climbkhana at Colorado's Pikes Peak, the team installed a...

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Mercedes-AMG GT C first drive review: AMG’s celebratory gift is a delight

Mercedes-Benz and Porsche have not always been adversaries. The two German automotive icons, hailing from east and north of Stuttgart, Germany, respectively, were once occasional collaborators. Not that you'd know that from behind the wheel of the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C coupe. This squat, wide, coupe is the range-topper in the AMG GT lineup, at least...

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Mull and crossbones: Infiniti QX50 on hiatus; QX60 Hybrid killed

Infiniti is pausing two of its crossovers for 2018, the automaker confirmed Tuesday. Nissan's luxury brand said it won't offer a 2018 QX50 ahead of a completely overhauled model that's expected to hit dealers early next year. This new 2019 Infiniti QX50 will closely resemble the QX50 concept shown at the Detroit auto show this year, according to a...

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