Mercedes-Benz have a skunkworks inside their AMG department. It is run by engineers who went to the Jeremy Clarkson school of car design which says that “there is no such thing as too much power.” They develop a range of cars known simply as the Black series. These crazy scientists have now turned their attention to the C-Class coupe. Continue reading
The new Lexus GS was launched in South Africa recently. As a newcomer to the scene, I missed the launch. But I did have a go in a dealers test model. Here are my thoughts: Continue reading
This is the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT– a limited-edition model that ushers in upgrades to the powertrain, transmission and suspension that should justify the GT moniker. Continue reading
The C63 AMG is the most powerful C-class coupe that Mercedes-Benz has ever produced. Continue reading
Its an age old debate. Mercedes vs. BMW. Currently, I am in the BMW camp, mostly due to the 1M and the new M5. Take a look why the M5 is better than CAR magazines rival for it, the CLS 63 AMG. Continue reading
Mercedes Benz have their in house tuners, AMG, look at most of their vehicles. Inside AMG there are some rouge engineers who create monsters. The results are the Black series of cars. Here is the lastest, the C63 Coupe AMG. Continue reading
So a few weeks back I showed you Gauteng Flying Squads new cars, some brand spanking new S3 Sportbacks. Then Mercedes have their AMG SLS as the F1 safety car and Italy had their Gallardo.Now, Audi has joined the party.
Above is an R8 V10, to be used as a safety car at this weekends Le Mans race. No words on specs, but probably tuned a bit to keep those Le Mans beasts up to pace.
AMG’s new, 5.5-liter bi-turbocharged V8 impressed us in the CLS63, even if it didn’t snarl like the old 6.2-liter naturally-aspirated blaster. Today, the turbo trickled into the midfield, showing up in the E-Class. Better economy, too, for more greenness. Continue reading
This is a carbon-fiber makeover of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, called the Mansory Cormeum. It’s 90kg lighter than a regular SLS, and looks like something Boeing threw up. Continue reading