Mercedes-AMG big boss Tobias Moers confirmed with Top Gear that a more track-focused version of the Mercedes-AMG GT supercar will arrive later this summer. It promised to be fast and pointy, and will be above the Mercedes-AMG GT S. Currently, the GT S has 510 bhp, 4.0-liter biturbo engine, but Moers indicated that the coming Mercedes-AMG GT R would have the “next performance level” of that same engine. He promised it would be faster on a racetrack than the SLS Black Series. But aside from having a 600 bhp, the new GT R would come packed with the standard specifications on the current version. It will, however, include a suspension fine-tuning… Continue Reading »
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Jeremy Clarkson, the former host of BBC’s Top Gear, broke a sad news to Twitter a couple days ago. In his tweet, he stated that he just sold his Mercedes CLK63 AMG Black Series. The tweet of the former car show host was met with mixed reactions. A number of people expressed their dismay and sympathized with him. Others gave him some heat related to his dismissal from the show and for being unemployed. However, the best response came from his colleague Richard Hammond. No matter what the reason of Clarkson is about selling his CLK63 AMG Black, it sure is such a loss to see a magnificent car go. The car personifies elegance, power… Continue Reading »
Not so long ago, Richard Hammond of Top Gear brought the Mercedes G63 AMG 6×6 for a spin in the luxurious city of Dubai in Abu Dhabi. It looked like he was in for the ride of his life as he tested the behemoth into the different parts of the city. Check out the video below to see the Mercedes G63 AMG 6×6 in action: Spoiler Alert! Hammond was really into one hell of a ride in the Mercedes G63 AMG 6×6. One of the memorable parts of the video was when he was flagged down by a cop. As it turned out, the police officer was only curious about the… Continue Reading »
Tobias Moers confirmed plans for a Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series at the 2014 Paris Motor Show during an interview with Evo. However, don’t get your hopes up too much for now because the AMG chief hinted the car is a part of a long-term plan. Thus, it would take a couple of years from the present before it will be unveiled. The source predicted the launching of the super car might not happen before 2018. Just after the revelation, Top Gear produced a render of the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, which you can see above. This possible image of the extreme performance version of the GT was the handy work of a photoshopper known as rc82 workchop…. Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz just quietly released a new addition to its SL roadster variant in its official website, which is called the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL 400. The revitalized line features new engine specs as well as a more accessible price for buyers. The new version ditched its predecessor’s V8 engine and replaced it with an all-new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with a displacement of 2996 cc. The engine’s listed output is 329 hp with 354 lb-ft of torque. The power of the car is distributed through its seven-speed automatic gearbox. In addition, the vehicle provides a fuel-efficiency rate of 20 miles per gallon on a city drive, and 27 mpg on the highway. Compared to the Mercedes-Benz SL 550, the SL 400… Continue Reading »
Petersen Automotive Museum, an LA-based non-profit organization housing the world’s largest automotive museum, launched an event showcasing “The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes” last week on April 10. The event sponsored by Jaguar featured a dozen of sports coupes handpicked by twelve celebrity guest curators. It also included a collection of artistic sports coupe photos from renowned automotive photographer Scott Williamson. Of course, when we talk about the best sports coupes of all time, the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is something that can never be omitted. Bruce Meyer, a famous car collector and designer curated this classical car during the event. The Gullwing possesses a very impressive classical design that… Continue Reading »
In the second episode of the newest Top Gear season, Jeremy Clarkson takes the Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series for a spin. If you watch enough Top Gear, you are probably aware of Jeremy’s sarcastic and sometimes even hurtful [towards the cars] comments, but in this review, he was as serious as he probably will ever be. One reason might have been how awestruck Jeremy was while reviewing the Black Series beast. Enjoy!