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Nico Rosberg configures his Mercedes-AMG One, hints at 2.2-second 0-62 mph time

Former Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg is enjoying his retirement. The 33-year now serves as an ambassador for Mercedes-Benz. One of the perks of this relationship is a guaranteed spot on the list for buyers itching for the upcoming Mercedes-AMG One hypercar. Rosberg is getting one, and he recently popped into Munich to configure his ultra-fast...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 spy shots

Mercedes-AMG's current crop of 45 series cars are little rockets. Their heavily breathed on 2.0-liter inline-4s makes otherwise ordinary cars quite lovable, not to mention shockingly quick. For its next generation of compact cars, AMG will offer two levels of performance, starting with the A-Class, which in the United States is available exclusively as a...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe spy shots

Hot on the heels of Wednesday's sighting of an udpated Mercedes-AMG GLC63 comes our first look at an updated version of the more rakish GLC63 Coupe. Both models are expected to arrive alongside an updated version of the regular GLC in the second half of 2019. The updated GLC range is expected for the 2020 model year, with the changes constituting a...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on a mid-cycle facelift for its GLC and that means all versions of the small SUV, including those from AMG, will be going under the knife for a bit of refinement. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for AMG's updated GLC63 which should arrive alongside the updated version of the regular GLC in the second half of 2019. The updated...

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Mercedes-AMG One hypercar delayed until 2020

The launch of Mercedes-AMG's One hypercar has been pushed back to mid-to-late 2020. That's the word of AMG boss Tobias Moers who spoke recently with Top Gear magazine. The One was previewed in prototype form as the Project One at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show and confirmed at the time for a launch in 2019. But getting the car's Formula 1 engine suitable for...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQB spy shots

Mercedes-Benz engineers have been spotted with a test mule for a compact electric car likely to be badged an EQB. The test mule features the makeshift body of the recently revealed third-generation B-Class minivan, but the EQB's actual body is expected to be that of a compact crossover. We know this because of the relatively tall ride height of this test...

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Mercedes-Benz GLE could be first plug-in hybrid with over 60 miles of EV range

Mercedes-Benz's redesigned GLE could be among the first plug-in hybrids capable of driving more than 60 miles on electric power alone. That's the word of Ola Källenius, the sales chief at Mercedes parent company Daimler, who spoke recently with Automotive News (subscription required). "The GLE will be the first car with a 100-kilometer (62-mile) range...

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Daimler and Geely could join forces to take on China’s booming ride-hail market

German auto giant Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Zhejiang Geely Holding Group could join forces to take on the booming ride-hail market in China, which is currently dominated by Didi Chuxing. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported Tuesday that Daimler and Geely are considering the formation of a 50:50 joint venture that would offer...

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Tuner proposes Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6×6 pickup

Mercedes-Benz may no longer be building 6x6 versions of its G-Class, but there's a company out there that could soon offer a similar conversion for the German automaker's X-Class pickup truck sold overseas. The company is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, and it's already offering some wild upgrades for the X-Class. A...

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Daimler starts work on US battery plant for future Mercedes EVs

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is following Tesla's lead by constructing a battery plant in the United States to supply its future fleet of locally made electric cars. The battery plant will be located seven miles from Mercedes' vehicle plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and is part of a $1 billion investment announced by Daimler a year ago during 20th...

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