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First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

Turbo Lungs Yield An Improved Executive Express 2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG - Click above for high-res image gallery It's an interesting time for Germany's premium performers here in North America. Audi isn't offering any RS models – at least not until the long wait for its TT RS ends. BMW is still cruising along with M3 sales and its new price-leader 1 Series M Coupe while we look forward to the next M5 in May 2012. Over at Porsche, the 911, after a record 30 variations on the 997 theme, is almost ready to give way to the 991 generation – a car we expect to test this fall.... Read More

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