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Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Will Get a Drift Mode

Good news Mercedes-Benz fans and potential customers! After getting teased with spy photos of the Mercedes-AMG GLC63 and Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe, AMG boss Tobias Moers officially confirmed that the mentioned units are already under development. He added that the vehicles will be equipped with “Drift Mode.” What is the Drift Mode For? Details about the new Drift Mode function is scarce. However, Moers explained in his interview featured in Motor Authority that it would make it easier and safer to do sideways action when hitting the track. It pretty much works like the one found in the 2016 Ford Focus RS. Some may find the upcoming mode a bit impractical and dangerous. But we will… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG Aims to Expand Portfolio to 48 Models This Year

Mercedes-AMG targets to expand its portfolio to 48 models. The performance brand aims to achieve that by the end of 2016. Tobias Moers, chairman of Mercedes-AMG, also expects further growth in sales this year. Currently, Mercedes-AMG has 38 models under its portfolio according to the interview of Moers with Autonews. So that means adding at least 10 to the existing models to achieve the goal. However, the AMG boss hinted that there might be more to that number. Last year, Mercedes-AMG raised its global sales by 40 percent. That’s 68,875 vehicles sold in 2015 bearing the badge of the Mercedes performance division. Last March, the brand carried on the momentum by increasing its… Continue Reading »


GT Black Series May Come Out

Mercedes-AMG head Tobias Moers told Top Gear magazine that while the GTR is set to be unveiled this year at Goodwood, it may be replaced soon as the flagship model, as shown through a report from This is mainly to an upcoming Black Series. But, it appears top Mercedes-AMG executives are not talking about it for the moment. This may be sensible since the Mercedes AMG GTR has yet to make its official appearance in the market. The Mercedes-AMG GT3 will serve as its inspiration and will come with an aggressive body featuring a large-size rear wing. The 4.0-liter V8 engine will be enhance to offer nearly 600 HP… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG GT R Will Come With 600 bhp

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 »


Mercedes-AMG Will Not Make Diesel-Powered Models

Mercedes-Benz is a brand synonymous with luxury, style, decent performance, and innovation. But when that’s not enough, especially when it comes to power, customers can turn to the Mercedes-AMG models. In the 2016 New York Auto Show, among the AMG variants launched were the GLC43 crossover SUV and the C63 Cabriolet, which received a very warm welcome from the audience and critics. With the ever-growing products of Mercedes-AMG, there have been speculations that the company might be working on high-performance diesel variants. Business Insider recently sat down with Tobias Moers, the Mercedes-AMG chief executive, during the New York Auto Show to confirm if they are really going into that direction. Based on the AMG boss, that… Continue Reading »


Nine-Speed Gearbox May Be Featured On Upcoming Mercedes-AMG E63

CEO Tobias Moers of Mercedes-AMG announced that the AMG Speedshift 9 is currently being developed and will be featured on the upcoming Mercedes-AMG E63, as shown on a report from The performance version of the 9-speed automatic transmission system is set to be offered in a number of regular models of Mercedes-Benz. Tobias made the revelation in a recent Car & Driver interview. He said the AMG version of the gearbox is currently being developed by his team and may reach the market around two years from now. An electronically-controlled rear differential found on the Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe will also be installed on the next E63. Combining the… Continue Reading »


Will There Be a Mercedes-AMG Hypercar?

“Not right now,” that’s the answer given by Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers to the question of whether the three-pointed star brand will be producing a hypercar to compete with the likes of the Porsche 918 or the Ferrari LaFerrari. In his interview featured in AutoBlog, Moers admitted that they have no capacity to produce a Mercedes-AMG hypercar in the near future. He revealed their engineering is currently limited to the cars they have now. Instead of building up a hypercar, the AMG boss said they are focusing on more pressing matters. He stated they are concentrating on making a more extreme version of their current lineup. Moers hinted that there may… Continue Reading »


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