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Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series Confirmed by Tobias Moers

The Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro was just revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The car is a more powerful version of the AMG GT R with a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine beneath its hood. It’s capable of delivering 577 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque between 1,900 rpm and 5,500 rpm. The car is so fast that it finished a lap on the Nurburgring track in just 7:04.662. There were rumors earlier that a Black Series version of the AMG GT R is in the works. These were further fueled by spy shots showing a more powerful-looking variant of the AMG GT R. Fast-forward to the LA Auto Show, it… Continue Reading »

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No Point in Setting a New Nurburgring Record with the Project One

Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers is confident that the Project One can set a record of its own at the Nurburgring track. However, he currently doesn’t see a reason why they have to do it. Last July, Porsche completed a record-breaking lap with the heavily-modified 919 Evo Le Mans race car. Driven by Timo Bernhard, a works Porsche driver, the vehicle covered a lap in five minutes and 19.55 seconds. The time was almost a minute faster than Stefan Bellof’s record lap run in 1983 with his Porsche 956. Moers told Motoring that he saw the lap record run of the modded 919 Evo and he was impressed by it. When… Continue Reading »

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Is There a Mercedes-AMG SUV Black Series in the Works?

Who’s excited about a Mercedes-AMG SUV Black Series? Well, it appears Mercedes is not one of them because AMG CEO Tobias Moers just laughed at the idea. “No, no, no, no… Never,” was the resounding response of Moers to Auto Guide when he was asked about it during the 2018 New York Auto Show. He emphasized that the Black Series treatment is only given to cars that are worthy of the racetrack. It should be noted that the AMG brand has expanded drastically in the past few years. They now offer the 43 series models in addition to their 45, 63, 63 S and 65 series vehicles. The present SUVs of Mercedes… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Will Be Unveiled At The Geneva Motor Show

It won’t be long until we get to finally see the production version of the Mercedes-AMG GT four-door. AMG CEO Tobias Moers confirmed it last week. According to sources, the market-ready version of the four-door Mercedes-AMG GT will shed off its camouflage in March at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Official teaser photos of the car have already started surfacing the Internet. However, it is still hard to make out many of its key exterior elements because the unit is still clad in a zebra camouflage. Images from Mercedes show the Mercedes-AMG GT four-door undergoing wind tunnel testing and having its test run on tracks. The spy shots hint that… Continue Reading »

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“Meet the Experts” Discusses What the Future Holds for Mercedes

The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show gives us a glimpse of what the near future holds for the Mercedes-Benz group. With the introduction of the concept vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz EQ A, Mercedes-AMG Project One, and the smart vision EQ fortwo, the three-pointed star marque looks to shine brighter in the coming years. During the “Meet the Experts” segment of the event, four key personalities linked with Mercedes presented what their respective divisions will have in store for customers soon. Dr. Annette Winkler The head of smart cars said they are en route to electrifying their brand in line with the “Daimler Mobility Vision 2030+”. The introduction of the smart… Continue Reading »

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Examining the Engine of the Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar

New details regarding the engine of the Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar was just released by its maker. As reported earlier, the auto will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. According to Motor, the Project One will take on the likes of the Aston Martin Valkyrie. AMG CEO Tobias Moers claimed that the auto will be the first street-legal car to carry a Formula One engine. The AMG hypercar will be equipped with a 1.6-liter turbocharged V6 engine matched with electric motors. Each front wheel has an electric motor with 120 kW output. There is also a 100 kW electric motor on the crankshaft and 80 kW electric motor for faster turbocharger… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG A-Class and CLA to Get Cheaper Versions

The Mercedes-AMG A-Class and CLA range will get cheaper versions that will sit below their respective AMG 45 models. AMG CEO Tobias Moers said in an interview with Autocar, “We will complement our successful 45 models with two versions like we do with our larger cars.” No additional details about the matter were revealed to the public yet, but the affected cars will reportedly bear the “AMG 25” model names. If this comes into fruition, we will soon see the AMG A25 and the CLA25 models on the road. The cars are expected to have lower engine configurations compared to the current AMG A45 and AMG CLA45. The aerodynamic upgrades in the AMG… Continue Reading »

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