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2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet and S63 AMG Cabriolet First Drive

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet and S63 AMG Cabriolet First Drive

Low-speed cruising down the Promenade des Anglais in the Mercedes-Benz S550 Cabriolet we’re a spectacle, as well we should be — top-down, sun ricocheting off 14-spoke 20-inch AMG wheels, two figures lounging back in white Nappa leather Designo seats with pillow-top headrests. I’d look at us, too.

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Mercedes’ New York showing is anything but subtle

Mercedes’ New York showing is anything but subtle

Most automakers bring one new model to the New York International Auto Show; Mercedes-Benz brought three. Whether indecision or simply being blessed with a surfeit of choice, the trio of three-pointed stars runs a range from potent convertible, through unusual crossover, to a luxury sedan that promises to be anything but restrained.

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Mercedes-AMG brings the 2017 C63 Cabriolet to New York

Mercedes-AMG brings the 2017 C63 Cabriolet to New York

Auto shows are prime opportunities for car makers to put their best foot forward, whether be it in terms of technology, which seems to be the trend these days, or in raw power. At the 2016 New York Auto Show, Mercedes-AMG is banking heavily on the latter, revealing the C-Class 2017 C63 Cabriolet and its sportier C63 S sibling to US customers. Combining an AMG V8 Biturbo engine with an open-air design, the 2017 C63 Cabriolet is promised to deliver an exhilarating driving experience matching its performance.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe blends designs ‘from two different worlds’

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe blends designs ‘from two different worlds’

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe will be making an appearance at the New York International Auto Show, and ahead of that comes all the details. The GLC Coupe is “both ‘hot and cool’,” according to Daimler AG’s design head Gorden Wagener. He says the new model “reflects our iconic Mercedes-Benz coupe design while symbolizing the diversity of our brand.” The model fuses together design elements of both the SUV and coupe variety.

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Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 gives midsize SUV a V6 biturbo boost

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 gives midsize SUV a V6 biturbo boost

Mercedes-AMG, the Germany automaker's purveyor of roasting hot, amped-up Autobahn destroyers, has been on a roll of late, and like the cars that sport its badge it's showing no signs of slowing. Latest is the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43, the first midsize SUV to get the AMG tuning treatment, and promising blistering performance while still delivering legitimate off-road abilities.

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Mercedes CLA gets facelift ahead of NY Auto Show

Mercedes CLA gets facelift ahead of NY Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz is giving its four-door coupe a revamp, with the 2017 CLA and Mercedes-AMG CLA45 both receiving a facelift in time for the New York International Auto Show 2016 next week. The CLA250 now has a tweaked front and rear bumper, described by the German automaker as more aggressive than the older car, though keeps the 4-cylinder, 2.0 liter engine good for 208 HP and 258 lb-ft. of torque.

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The curios & priceless classics of Amelia Concourse 2016

The curios & priceless classics of Amelia Concourse 2016

Lamborghinis, Ferraris, BMWs, and Fiats, with every slice of exotica in-between. Amelia Island Concourse d'Elegance might feature some of the rarest, most expensive autos in the world, but Cars & Coffee opens the weekend with a far broader slice of four-wheeled entertainment. You can never quite predict what will be rubbing shoulders with bonafide supercars.

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The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 4MATIC makes luxe sedan a monster

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 4MATIC makes luxe sedan a monster

With Mercedes-Benz so proud of its new E-Class, it was only a matter of time before arch tuners Mercedes-AMG pushed out a high-performance version of the luxe sedan. Witness, therefore, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC, a 401 horsepower super-sedan capable of taking five from 0-62 mph in just 4.6 seconds.

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Mercedes shows off a day in the life of a GLS in stunning VR

Mercedes shows off a day in the life of a GLS in stunning VR

A car is a tool used as part of something greater, a means to travel to new places and experience new adventures. We get glimpses of those could-be adventures from dramatic commercials, but they don't offer much -- at least, not as much as stepping into someone else's world could. Enter Mercedes-Benz and its new partnership with Loki the Wolf Dog, a dog through which we can live vicariously on Instagram, and a new story Mercedes-Benz is telling through virtual reality.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet & Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet First Look in Geneva

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet & Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet First Look in Geneva

Mercedes-Benz’s most important car line just swelled with two new models tonight, with the reveal of the 2017 C-Class Cabriolet, and Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet here ahead of the first day of the Geneva International Motor Show. We were early fans of the class-leading interior of the new C300, and now the bread and butter line is adding topless and performance models that will arrive in the U.S. later this year.

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Mercedes Sprinter Worker van aims at working folks

Mercedes Sprinter Worker van aims at working folks

Mercedes has announced a new model of its Sprinter van that is aimed directly at the working folks out there who want a Mercedes van for business use, but want that van on a budget. The new van is called the Sprinter Worker and is the simplest and most basically equipped version of the Van that Mercedes offers.

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Daimler CEO surprised at Apple, Google car progress

Daimler CEO surprised at Apple, Google car progress

The US and Europe, especially Germany, have been in a rat race over the automobile industry for decades. The rise of self-driving cars have swung the pendulum in the US' favor, with European car makers now striving to put themselves on that map as well. However, they might have a bit of catching up to do if statements from Dieter Zetsche, Daimler's chief exec, is to be weighed. In the company's visit to Silicon Valley, he discovered that Apple and Google have made more progress in that industry than they had previously assumed.

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