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2004 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG Transformed Into DTM-Inspired Racecar

DTM cars like the late Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 and the current Mercedes-AMG GT3 are only reserved for customer racing teams. With that, it is not for everyone. However, one customer just would not take “No” for an answer. So, he transformed his 2004 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG into a DTM-inspired car. According to Carbuzz, Thouca Mechanicos thought about building a 550-hp Mercedes-Benz with DTM specs, but people took it as ridiculous. That did not hold him back though. The guy chose his Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG to embody his vision. The major challenge was giving a boost to the car’s engine that can only produce a maximum of 360 hp. He turned to Kleemann for… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT3 Gets New Livery Commemorating Fourth of July

One Mercedes-AMG GT3 stood out during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance race last weekend at Watkins Glen International due to its amazing livery inspired by the United States of America flag. The number 33 Mercedes-AMG GT3 in Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen was decorated with the stars and stripes to commemorate the US Independence Day held on July 4th. According to Mercedes-Benz USA, the car was driven by Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemolen for Riley Motorsports. Although the patriotic design was not as extensive as the number 33 car, the number 50 WeatherTech Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 also featured the American flag in its roofing. The vehicle was driven by Cooper… Continue Reading »

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Top Speed Test: 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Vs. 2017 BMW M6

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S and the 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe are powerful cars. Each vehicle is equipped with a powerful V8 engine. The video you are about to see pits the two in a head-to-head battle to determine their real top speeds. 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe The M6 Gran Coupe shown here is equipped with a 4.4-liter biturbo V8 engine. The unit produces 600 hp and 700 Nm of torque. The zero to 100 km/h acceleration of the car is at 3.9 seconds and it has an electronically-limited top speed of 300 km/h. Combined with the Competition Package of its maker, the maximum speed is raised by… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG A45 with Electric Motor Coming Up

The second-generation Mercedes-AMG A45 is getting an electric motor. The unit is expected to significantly boost the power of the hatchback. According to Motoring, citing reliable anonymous sources within the automotive industry, the electric motor will be used to provide the AMG A45 with a hybrid powertrain. The model bearing the unit is expected to arrive sometime in 2019. Currently, the AMG A45 has a gasoline-fed 2.0-liter inline-four turbo engine. The power unit offers 280 kW that launches the car from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. The source said a reconfigured M133 engine will be used for the AMG A45. It is will be paired with a traditional exhaust… Continue Reading »

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Check Out This Video Showcasing The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R certainly befits its “Beast of Green Hell” moniker. It features a striking sports car design based on the Mercedes-AMG GT complemented by its high-performance engine. Recently, one follower of our Mercedes-Benz Fans Facebook page, Martin Micuda, shared to us an amazing video previewing the Mercedes-AMG GT R. The four-minute clip gives us a close look at the key features of the vehicle and it lets us experience how it actually performs. Popping up the hood of the car reveals AMG’s handcrafted 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine complete with a badge that indicates the name of the guy who assembled the unit. The power unit provides the auto with 430 kW… Continue Reading »

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Check Out the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 Clone Based on the Suzuki Jimny

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is definitely a sight to behold. It brings the G-Class to the extreme with its massive six wheels, larger body and high performance. However, the vehicle is no longer produced by Mercedes, which makes it very rare nowadays. Originally, the G63 AMG 6×6 cost around half a million dollars. Due to its rarity at present, owners of the auto have jacked up the pricing of the six-wheeler to almost double its price. One was sold in Florida raking around $975,000, which was up from its old $515,000 sticker price. One G63 AMG 6×6 was seen in Japan with a ridiculously low price of 1 million yen or $8,900. The… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series Caught in a Spy Video

A meaner version of the Mercedes-AMG GT was recently caught in a spy video while it was ongoing testing at the Nurburgring, Nordschleife. The car is believed to be the Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series. It is barely three years since the Mercedes-AMG GT came out. Due to the fact that the sports car is the predecessor of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG which received a Black Series version, auto enthusiasts have been expecting the AMG GT to get the same treatment. The AMG GT has spawned a lot of variants, including the upcoming four-door model. Therefore, most people are led to believe that what’s left is just the Black Series of the… Continue Reading »

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