In 2006, quattro GmbH launched the Audi R8. The car was a departure for the already-famous tuning division. Not only was it a bonafide two-seat sports car, it was also mid-engined, space-framed and hand assembled at a new facility created solely for the purpose of producing it. Moreover, it was a statement of intent: quattro - and by extension, Audi - could do anything, could launch in any segment, and expect to succeed. Half a decade later, it launched a volume hot hatch to prove it. The RS3 wasn't made at Neckarsulm at all (previously a distinguishing feature of quattro's one-at-a-time build policy) and typified the tuner's seemingly effortless growth spurt from enthusiast-only sideshow to established manufacturing powerhouse. It is this transformation, not least the speed and success of it, that has created the template for its direct rivals to furiously emulate. Foremost among them is Mercedes-AMG. Lest we forget, Daimler AG - Mercedes' parent company - didn't even become the … [Read more...] about A45 vs GT R: The Mercedes-AMG Acid Test
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Por Manuel Arroyo La mayoría de los vehículos de lujo tienen más comodidades que el automóvil típico, y la mayoría también tienen mayor refinamiento interior. Los automóviles de lujo ofrecen a los propietarios la oportunidad de experimentar una experiencia de conducción exclusiva a diario. Depende de lo que busques, BMW hace autos más enfocados a la deportividad, ligeros, pero eso sí, vistosos. Y Mercedes nos ofrece autos de lujo, ejecutivos-deportivos, que dan un toque de clase y elegancia. Hemos acumulado ambas alineaciones de vehículos, promediando y comparando cada marca en características como seguridad, confiabilidad, comodidad interior y rendimiento. También comparamos las dos marcas en los segmentos en los que compiten. Tenga en cuenta que los puntajes en nuestro sitio se actualizan constantemente a medida que aparecen nuevas opiniones y datos de expertos. Actuación Ganador: BMW (Promedio 8.6 vs 8.3) … [Read more...] about BMW vs. Mercedes-Benz: Quién es el mejor en el 2018?
Back when the AMG brand wasn’t fully integrated into the automaker’s lineup, Mercedes-Benz used to have the SLS to challenge the big boys in the supercar segment. Although it was a hit with customers, the SLS was eventually retired and the smaller and less powerful AMG GT became Merc’s top sports model. Since its introduction in late 2014, the GT family has grown, and it includes the ‘R’, the range-topping member until an even faster, yet still unknown, derivative arrives. With 585PS (577hp / 430kW) and 700Nm (516lb-ft) of torque, the Mercedes-AMG GT R needs just 3.6 seconds for the 0-100km/h (0-62mph) sprint and maxes out at 316km/h (198mph). This technically places it in the same pit as the Lamborghini Huracan, although the Italian machine is a little more powerful and quicker. Also Watch: Mercedes-AMG GT R Takes On Honda NSX In ICE Vs Hybrid Fight Unlike the GT R’s modern twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, the baby Lambo uses a naturally aspirated … [Read more...] about Mercedes-AMG GT R Drag Races Lamborghini Huracan
2018 Buyers Guide / E-Class / Mercedes Benz / Specs By Andrew Nabors May 15, 2018 Share 1 Facebook LinkedIn Tweet Google+ Pin StumbleUpon Reddit Email The 2018 Mercedes Benz E63 S is the most powerful E-Class ever built. They accomplished this through the 4.0-liter V8 bi-turbo engine, capable of 603 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque in the E 63 S and 563 horsepower and 553 lb-ft in the standard E 63. As for performance, the E63 S will run 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds, while the standard E63 will complete the sprint just .1 second slower. Top speeds for both cars are electronically limited at 186 mph (E63 S) and 155 mph (E63). Directing the power to all four wheels is the AMG Performance 4MATIC drive system and Mercedes-AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed sport transmission. What’s more, the drive system in the E63 S also comes equipped with Drift Mode.Related Cars For SaleAll Mercedes-Benz for SaleAMG GTC63 … [Read more...] about 2018 Mercedes Benz E63 AMG: Price, Specs, & Review
Downsizing and electrification is a fact we all need to deal with and the V12 engine is beginning to seem more and more like a dinosaur about to go extinct. Related Posts Mercedes-AMG Spotted Testing GT R Clubsport Mar 29, 2018 2018 BMW M5 vs. Mercedes-AMG E63 S Is A Super Saloon Battle Mar 27, 2018 Mercedes has mentioned that it would gradually retire the biturbo 6.0-litre unit from its lineup, and after culling the G65, it looks like another model ending in “65” is about to be axed. MB Passion Blog spoke with sources at Merc and if they are to be believed, the SL65 will be no longer as of June this year. Production at the factory in Bremen is scheduled to come to an end late May. Although a new SL has been confirmed it is probably a safe bet to assume they will not bring the SL65 into that new lineup. … [Read more...] about AMG’s SL65 Likely Being Discontinued Very Soon