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If you’re the kind of person who likes truly unique fast cars and procreation, your options can be limited when it comes to combining your two passions. Yes, you can get M cars, RS cars, and AMGs, but they’re all faster versions of already existing cars. Maybe you want something that was designed from the off as a fast car and adapted to suit your needs, not a slow car turned fast. You’re in luck with the new #Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe then. I’m a fan, and evidently I’m not alone.
The 2019 #Mercedes -AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Is How You Haul The Kids To School With 630 HP
Around these parts, we are big fans of the Mercedes-AMG GT, because we have eyes and ears and utter
Here at Geneva, the shiny Merc is drawing quite a crowd. So much of one, in fact, that even getting near the damn thing is difficult. The 63 and 63S were swarmed with people, so much so that getting any semblance of clean picture or even a look at them was never going to happen. Cameras, cameraphones, videographers, people just gawping all surrounded them and never seemed to leave a gap for new spectators to join in.
The smaller engined inline-six hybrid 53 was tucked a little further away and wasn’t quite as busy, but as the pictures should show, getting a clean shot wasn’t going to happen.
This dude didn’t enjoy having his picture taken, but if he was going to hog the hot seat...
If you can’t beat them, join them, and all that. So I decided to stand in the way and have a good look around.
The rear of the car, in white, is a bit awkward — it absorbs the show’s light and it can look flat form some angles. The front is hugely imposing and will be something you’ll get out of the way of on the motorway, that’s for sure.
Inside it’s standard Mercedes. Lots of screens, lots of tech, lots of pretty. But also full of people who were selectively deaf to the phrase “excuse me.” The #AMG #GT-Four-Door is now high on my list of things to drive.
What I did learn, other than the fact that pretty much everyone wants to stare at every small detail of the thing, is that the doors are amazingly light. A good thing.
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It’s not always possible to live your life by the sentiments in song lyrics, but choosing the right car can help…
Whenever I find myself driving a #Mercedes SL, the chorus to Joe Walsh’s Life’s Been Good lows around inside my head. Ignoring the fact that the song is a satirical play on the challenges of being a rock star, my brain hijacks that lyric and easy-going vibe because it crystalises the overwhelming sense of wellbeing that I absorb from the well-hewn cabin, confident surge of power and predictable dynamics. What’s remarkable is that for each generation of #SL from the Seventies R107 onwards, life doesn’t have to have been exceptionally good for you to afford one now. #SLK aside, these were all mightily expensive cars when new, and even the baby SL was no one’s idea of a bargain. Fortunately for us, their prioritisation of civilised and swift touring over hardcore sporting pretensions has allowed them to be gently overlooked by the market, and that includes the ‘ #Mercedes-Benz-Pagoda ’ #Mercedes-Benz-230SL-W113 . I won’t make the case for it actually being cheap, but compare it to a Jaguar E-type Series 1 and you’ll see what I mean.
So, curiosity got the better of us – just how much Mercedes SL wellbeing can you buy for how little, and which variants of the numerous generations are looking better value than the rest? Our student of the market, Russ Smith, went after the answers with his usual terrier-like zeal, and came back with more than he expected. This is a man who lives under the spell of zesty Italian sports cars, but he returned enthusing about how much he’d enjoyed pushing the SLs through some testing sequences of corners, dips and crests.
I expected the younger guys in the office to be less excited, but reined dynamics and the power of the three-pointed star resonate strongly with new generations of enthusiasts whose expectations of painless car ownership are rather higher than ours. We can’t expect SLs to remain such good value for ever.
In the meantime we can rewind Life’s Been Good and play it out once more.
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Across several generations, the Mercedes SL has always offered luxury, reliability and panache. These variants are the best value
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- Post is under moderationSTARRY LORRY / #Mercedes-Benz / #Mercedes-Benz-X-Class / #2016 / #X-Class / #Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz will enter the “farmer/ contractor” segment next year when it launches its X-Class line of premium pickups. The X-Class will have two versions: Stylish Explorer and Powerful Adventurer. As their monikers indicate, the former is aimed at buyers who want a vehicle that makes them stand out, while the latter caters to customers who require greater off-roading ability.
Although the X-Class is a luxury vehicle, it will have body-on-frame construction, which is less comfortable than a monocoque. All-wheel-drive is standard, and the range-topping model will be powered by a #turbo-diesel #V6 motor.
Mercedes says that the X-Class will have a payload of at least 1.1 tonnes and a towing capacity of 3.5 tonnes. That’s the equivalent of carrying a Volkswagen Polo while hauling two E-Class W213 saloons.Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
- Post is under moderationMercedes enters hypercar game / #Formula-1-engined road car gets green light for #2018 / #Mercedes-AMG / #Mercedes-Benz / #Mercedes / #Mercedes-Benz-Hypercar /
Mercedes-AMG is to enter the hypercar sector with an F1-engined, carbonfibre road car scheduled to arrive in time for AMG’s 50th anniversary in 2018. the ambitious plan was confirmed at the Belgian Grand Prix by a Mercedes-AMG-Petronas team member, who also explained that the project is close to starting its first road tests but that neither Lewis Hamilton nor Nico Rosberg are expected to be involved.
Powered by the 1.6-litre turbo V6 engine that’s fitted to this season’s F1 W07 hybrid, the #AMG hypercar is expected to have in the region of 900hp, with an additional 500hp produced by four 160hp electric motors – one fitted to each wheel. The responsibility of developing the F1 World championship-winning engine into a power unit that can be used by a road car is expected to be handed to Mercedes AMG high Performance Powertrains in Brixworth, Northamptonshire, and with no FIA technical regulations to adhere to, the engine’s capacity could increase. those responsible for the project will also need to develop a cooling system more complex than that used by an F1 car, a startup system that doesn’t require a man with an air gun to start it externally, and a more conventional gearbox than an #F1 car’s hydraulic unit.
You’ve probably already started to draw parallels with the Aston Martin-Red Bull 001 hypercar, and like the British effort, AMG’s contender will rely on motorsport-derived aero. To this end, expect a design similar to that of today’s lMP1 endurance racers, with active aero and systems such as drs to manage the downforce required to keep the 1000-1300kg car on the ground when it leaves showrooms in 2018.Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
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