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Watch the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG with 800 HP in a Drag Race

We just saw the official photos and key features of the new Mercedes-AMG GLE53 4MATIC+ sport utility vehicle, and everything about it looks pretty impressive. Before the GLE though was the M-Class showcasing the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG as one of its range-topping trims. A new video surfaced in YouTube featuring a tuned Mercedes ML63 AMG racing several high-performance vehicles including its fellow Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG as well as the Volkswagen Golf, Porsche Macan and Corvette C7. If you think that the Merc SUV is too massive to be competing against the smaller cars, its 800 hp output within its 5.5-liter V8 tells a different story altogether. According to the Gumbal… Continue Reading »

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RENNtech Mercedes-AMG GT R Smoked by the Chiron and 911.2 Turbo

What happens if you pit a Mercedes-AMG GT R against the Bugatti Chiron and the Porsche 911.2 Turbo. We already have a picture of what will happen to the car bearing the three-pointed star here, but what if it has undergone the forges of RENNtech? The AMG GT R carries a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine capable of producing up to 577 hp. However, the one in the video here had its output boosted at 760 hp by RENNtech. While the numbers of the Mercedes may sound very impressive, it is still dwarfed by the 911.2 Turbo’s tuned engine that produces 800 hp. On the other hand, its power is nearly half only… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe Vs Alfa Romeo Giulia QV in a Drag Race

Which one wins if you pit the Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe against the Alfa Romeo Giulia QV in a drag race? The guys at Motor1 Turkey recently took both high-performance cars on the race track to find out the answer to this question. The cars featured in the video include a gray AMG C63 S Coupe and a sky blue Giulia QV. The cars were fitted with Pirelli P Zero tires but the Mercedes had wider tires, measuring 0.4-inches more than the Alfa Romeo car. On the other hand, the Giulia QV benefits from carbon-ceramic brakes that are light and offer better performance during braking. Beneath the hood of the AMG C63 S… Continue Reading »

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See the Mercedes-AMG A45 in Action Against Other High-Performance Cars

Don’t let its size fool you, because beneath the compact body of the Mercedes-AMG A45 is a raging engine worthy of going against other supercars in a drag race. Recently, the high-performance A-Class in various guises was captured going head-to-head against other cars on the race track. Under the hood of the Mercedes-AMG A45 is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four engine. It is capable of delivering up to 376 hp and 351 lb-ft of torque. Paired to a seven-speed sports transmission, the hatchback can go from 0-62 in just 4.2 seconds. One of the AMG A45’s in the video has Brabus badges in it. That means its engine has been tuned… Continue Reading »

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Place Your Bets, It’s the Mercedes-AMG GT R Vs the Acura NSX

Which one wins if you pit German car engineering versus a Japanese sports car. It’s brute engine against a hybrid in this drag race between the Mercedes-AMG GT R and the Acura NSX. Tale of the Tape First, let’s take a quick look at the power units of the two performance cars. The Mercedes-AMG GT R carries a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine. It produces 577 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. All that power goes to the rear wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The car is 3,594 pounds heavy, giving it a 6.22 pounds per horsepower. On the other hand, the Acura NSX has a hybrid powertrain. It is… Continue Reading »

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2018 Mercedes-AMG SL63 Cabriolet Overwhelms the Competition

Don’t let its sexy and elegant looks fool you. The Mercedes-AMG SL63 Cabriolet is packing a lot of power. In last month’s Petrolhead Spring Events, it displayed its capabilities against its fellow Mercedes vehicles and a supercar. The first challenger to the SL63 was a Mercedes GLE SUV. As expected, the lighter and more agile SL showed its dominance against the bigger vehicle from the get-go. Next was a Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe. Again, the SL63 left its Mercedes sibling because of its quick acceleration. However, the high-performance S-Class appeared to catch up at the end of the line. Last in the video was a Liberty Walk Nissan GTR R35. This… Continue Reading »

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Modified Mercedes C63 AMG 507 Edition Cruises Through a Drag Race with Ease

Once in a while, we are reminded of the power that coursed through the older generations of the AMG line. These days, with so much buzz going around the breed of new AMG cars, it’s nice to see one of the old ones giving the new ones a run for their money. The AMG 507 Edition we’re seeing in the video is one of the most powerful versions of the previous C63. Packing an M156 V8 engine, it has no fussy turbos to get in the way of the gritty sound the V8 has been known for. The modified Mercedes C63 AMG 507 Edition, tuned up for the runway, makes… Continue Reading »

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