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This Automated Valet Parking garage shows how Level 4 may go mainstream

This Automated Valet Parking garage shows how Level 4 may go mainstream

The road to robo-parking isn't an easy one, but Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are about ready to open up their fully automated parking garage to drivers in Germany. The Level 4 valet parking system is the first of its sort in the world to be approved by authorities, and while the initial number of drivers able to actually take advantage of it may be relatively small, the way the two companies have implemented autonomous technology could have a bigger impact in the long run.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 SUV and Coupe get power and tech upgrade

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 SUV and Coupe get power and tech upgrade

Mercedes-AMG is giving its GLC 43 family of SUV and Coupe models a revamp for the new model year, massaging the V6 biturbo engine for more power, upgrading the cabin tech, and promising better driving dynamics. Both the 2020 GLC 43 SUV and the 2020 GLC 43 Coupe will get the automaker's latest AMG-enhanced 3.0-liter V6 biturbo, here good for 385 horsepower.

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Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and CLA 45 S 4Matic+ Shooting Brakes debut

Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and CLA 45 S 4Matic+ Shooting Brakes debut

Mercedes has pulled the covers of a pair of new shooting brake cars that we will never see Stateside. The cars are the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4Matic+ and the CLA 45 S 4Matic+. Both of the cars use the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engines, but the power output is different between the two.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO priced up to take on Porsche’s 911

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO priced up to take on Porsche’s 911

Mercedes-AMG has confirmed pricing for its most fearsome AMG GT car yet, with the limited-edition 2020 GT R PRO set to command a hefty tag if you want to get your hands on the keys. Only 750 of the 577 horsepower cars will be produced worldwide, the automaker has confirmed.

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How Mercedes-AMG made the most powerful turbo four-cylinder engine in the world

How Mercedes-AMG made the most powerful turbo four-cylinder engine in the world

Mercedes-AMG recently unveiled the all-new M139 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. It’s a complete redesign of the previous-gen M133 four-cylinder motor in the outgoing Mercedes-AMG A45, CLA45, and GLA45. And, with up to 415 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque available, the M139 earns the title of the most powerful four-cylinder engine in the world.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 debuts AMG’s most powerful turbo-four

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 debuts AMG’s most powerful turbo-four

Just how far can you squeeze a turbo-four? If you're Mercedes-AMG, then the answer is to record-setting levels, with the new M139 hailed as the world’s most powerful series-production turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four. That's found a home under the shapely hood of the new AMG CLA 45, where it's good for 382 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque. For those keeping track, that’s 7 hp more than the the first-generation CLA 45.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS First Drive Review: The SUV that thinks it’s an S-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS First Drive Review: The SUV that thinks it’s an S-Class

Mercedes-Benz is on an SUV rampage. After unveiling the sleek GLC crossover and GLB compact SUV, we now have the all-new iteration of the full-size GLS-Class SUV. However, this is not my first encounter with Mercedes’ new SUV. The Mercedes-Benz GLS made a splashing debut at the 2019 New York International Auto Show and impressed me with its S-Class levels of refinement, build quality, and premium technology.

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All-new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB: 7-seat compact crossover

All-new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB: 7-seat compact crossover

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the concept GLB at the Shanghai International Auto Show, and at the time, it appeared to ticked all the right boxes for a small and capable SUV. It’s built on a compact platform while offering to seat seven passengers with all-wheel-drive, and a modern cabin.

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Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4Matic Shooting Brake has 306hp

Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4Matic Shooting Brake has 306hp

Feast your eyes on the Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4Matic Shooting Brake, a car that won't come to the U.S. Not that Mercedes specifically said no for the U.S., but we never get the slick Shooting Brakes stateside. The car has an AMG-spec radiator grille and AMG Line front apron with flics around the front air inlet grilles and front splitter.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe First Drive: A hybrid for the heart

2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe First Drive: A hybrid for the heart

Sometimes it's the little changes which make the biggest difference, something that definitely holds true for the EQ Boost system in the 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe. The newest CLS keeps the four-door-coupe styling but injects a dash of electrification, for a mild hybrid that's all about performance rather than green credentials.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV First Drive: Luxury EV in motion

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV First Drive: Luxury EV in motion

Whenever a carmaker unveils a new electric car, I tend to get excited. With the seismic changes in today’s automotive industry, the introduction of a new EV is more than just the usual fanfare of presenting a new model to the public. It signifies the current direction of a particular carmaker. In the case of Mercedes-Benz, it took some time in coming up with their first all-electric vehicle. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC is the first of many to come from Stuttgart, and so naturally it has to be special. I got to drive it in rainy Norway.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 4MATIC review: Small sedan, huge surprise

2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 4MATIC review: Small sedan, huge surprise

Entry-level luxury cars like the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 4MATIC have a fine line to walk. On the one hand, they're the gateway to an aspirational brand. At the same time, though, Mercedes' margins get healthier the further up the range you shop: it's in Stuttgart's best interest to get you hooked on the three-pointed star and then rapidly coax you into larger, more expensive models.

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