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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan spy shots

The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is a little rocket. Its heavily breathed on 2.0-liter turbo-4 makes an otherwise unlovable car quite lovable. For its next generation of subcompact cars, Mercedes-AMG plans to offer two levels of performance in a car we hope to be more appealing, the new A-Class sedan. Updated versions of the CLA and GLA are expected as well. These...

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Mercedes-Benz wants you to know the future of motoring is silent

No matter how hard automakers and engineers may try, it's impossible to turn an internal-combustion engine into a silent operator. However, as the auto industry shifts to battery packs and electric motors, silence ultimately wins out. Mercedes-Benz has created a cheeky reminder in the form of a video advertisement to show consumers the future bids goodbye...

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Apollo calls on Mercedes motorsport partner HWA to hone IE supercar

Apollo is a Chinese-backed supercar startup born out of the ashes of Gumpert, which ran into financial troubles in 2012. The company's first product is the Intensa Emozione, a track-focused supercar with a screaming V-12 and a hyper-aggressive design that makes a Lamborghini look mild in comparison. Apollo is now in the final stages of development of the IE...

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Unrestored Mercedes-Benz 300SL gulling and roadster head to auction

It's 1960s Sweden and you're a successful dental surgeon. You need a set of wheels so you pop over to the local Mercedes-Benz dealership and drive away in a 1963 300SL Roadster because it's basically a car straight out of the future. Fast forward a few years and you're still successful and you still have that 300SL. Now it's time to add a 300SL gullwing...

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Mercedes-Benz Collection subscription starts at $1,095 per month

Mercedes-Benz is the latest to jump on the car subscription bandwagon with the new program Mercedes-Benz Collection starting in Nashville, Tennessee and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday. The program is still in a trial phase and depending on the success could be expanded to more cities. It follows Mercedes' announcement in March of the Mercedes me...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation S-Class have been spotted. The car is expected in showrooms in 2020, as a 2021 model, and we can see that Mercedes' engineers are using models like the current S-Class as well as BMW's 7-Series as benchmarks. From earlier test mules, we know the general size and proportions will match up with the current...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 spy shots

Mercedes-Benz in February unveiled a new A-Class hatchback and followed it up with an A-Class sedan April. They're the first of eight members planned for the automaker's new generation of compact cars. Some of those eight members will have high-performance variants developed by Mercedes-AMG. And this time around there will be direct replacements for the...

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Mercedes GLB shown to dealers, will likely come from Mexico

Mercedes-Benz is developing a new crossover SUV to sit between the GLA and GLC, the so-called GLB. The vehicle has been spotted in the wild, with prototypes suggesting a boxy shape similar to the original GLK will feature on the GLB. This should provide a strong level of differentiation between the GLB and the sportier, more hatchback-like GLA. Automotive...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class adds 362-horsepower E450 model

Buyers of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have a couple of new options for the 2019 model year. On Tuesday, we detailed AMG's new E53 that replaces the E43, with the car's mild-hybrid powertrain bringing 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, versus the 396 hp and 384 lb-ft of the non-electrified E43. Now we have details on a new E450 model that replaces...

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