2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: The Jalopnik Review

I have to hand it to the folks at Benz. Perhaps anticipating that some would dismiss their new front-wheel drive, entry-level 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 sedan as being "not a real Mercedes," they decided to send it off to the automotive equivalent of Ranger School that is tuning by AMG when it launched. » 2/18/14 2:00pm 2/18/14 2:00pm

AMG Made A Boat To Go With Its Gran Turismo 6 Concept

To recognize the 15th anniversary of the Gran Turismo franchise, Mercedes' AMG division crafted a "virtual" car in the form of the AMG Vision Gran Turismo. It makes perfect sense, because it's a car you're only ever going to be able to drive in Gran Turismo 6. So naturally, they've made a boat to go along with it. Enter… » 2/13/14 4:20pm 2/13/14 4:20pm

Porsche 991 GT3 vs Mercedes SLS AMG Black

As you might imagine, the arrival into the office of a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series and the new Porsche 911 GT3 generated quite a bit of excitement. Especially among the luminaries that head up the company. Which is how it came to pass that we're on our way for an epic day of driving with these two behemoths of… » 1/29/14 11:15am 1/29/14 11:15am

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG: This Is It

If you find the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG too small, the Porsche Macan too expensive and always wished for a Subaru Forester STI, here comes the right car for you: A crossover with what's still the most powerful series-production four-cylinder engine in the world. » 1/07/14 9:00am 1/07/14 9:00am

This Is How Mercedes-AMG Hand-Builds Every Single Engine

It's well-known that Mercedes-Benz's Aufrecht, Melcher and Großaspach division, also known as AMG, is the one that makes all the cars with the racy bits in them. It's also well-known that each engine is painstakingly handcrafted by one person. It's fascinating, though, to watch the process from start to finish. » 12/21/13 4:08pm 12/21/13 4:08pm

AMG And Aston Martin Will Build V8 Engines Together

Remember some months back when Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz announced a technical partnership to build engines together? The contract has officially been signed this week and now we know what they're going to build: V8s. » 12/19/13 9:45am 12/19/13 9:45am

CCC Manhattan 2013 Round-Up

It's been a good year at Classic Car Club Manhattan. A healthy dose of racing, in many different flavors, kept us on our toes during the summer months. While off-track we were busy driving the GT40 through tunnels, exploring the countryside in search of the ever-elusive 'perfect road', and destroying jbh's GoPros. » 12/08/13 5:26pm 12/08/13 5:26pm

2014 Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG: Everything Plus More Of Everything

When we had to sum up the V8-powered S 63 AMG, we famously went 'GHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!' So what could I possibly say about the S 65 AMG, the V12 version with 630 horsepower and 738 pound feet of torque? It's the most luxurious missile you've ever seen. » 11/08/13 7:00am 11/08/13 7:00am


Being 220 pounds lighter than the previous S 63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz's newest beefed up S-Class will reach 60 mph in 4 seconds thanks to the 577 horsepower and 664 ft·lb coming from the 5.5-liter AMG V8 biturbo up front. » 7/17/13 8:53am 7/17/13 8:53am

AMG Seat. Sofa King Cool. Automotive Furniture

Simon Kirschke lives in Dubai and works in the automotive industry. As Head of Upholstery for a high quality marque, Simon is a skilled craftsman and decided to utilize his talent and make some furniture in his spare time. Judging by the outcome, Simon has difficulty separating his hobby from his day job. » 6/24/13 10:24am 6/24/13 10:24am