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Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG vs Yamaha R1 at 300 km/h on public roads

Street racing is undeniably dangerous. It's unpredictable, it's reckless, it's stupid; plain and simple. There are no benefits to it aside from bragging rights that no one in their right mind should care about. The dangers that come from two or more individuals hell-bent on proving who has the bigger nerves or "skills" on public roads are countless. Nevertheless, we here at Autoblog Canada share videos like the one down below, because we can't help but be entranced by some of them. The age-old battle of car vs bike is one that never seems to get old. This short 2 minute clip features a... Read More

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    Video: Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG vs Yamaha R1 at 300 km/h on public roads
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    Street racing is undeniably dangerous. It's unpredictable, it's reckless, it's stupid; plain and simple. There are no benefits to it aside from bragging rights that no one in their right mind should care about. The dangers that come from two or more individuals hell-bent on proving who has the bigger nerves or "skills" on public roads are ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG [w/video]
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    Affalterbach Additions Tranform Benz's Heavy-Hitting Droptop Saint-Tropez is a charming town in southeastern France nestled along the Mediterranean Sea. Internationally recognized as a summer playground for the wealthy and famous, it is also famed for its "clothing optional" beaches where more than just noses and shoulders get burned in hot weather. ...

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    Geneva: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is big and beastly, not so beautiful
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    We'll come right out and say it: The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL isn't exactly pretty. And while this new SL63 adds all of the go-fast appearance bits befitting any AMG model, it doesn't exactly help the big roadster's appearance. And by the way, when we say big, we mean big. The photos don't quite do it justice – this is one seriously large ...

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    Official: More photos and info on the Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG [w/video]
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    If you like lighter, faster, and more powerful then you have at least two things to like about the new Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG. It gets a 537-horsepower, 590-pound-foot version of the M571 twin-turbo V8 making the rounds in AMG vehicles, but that can be bumped to 564 hp and 664 lb-ft with the AMG Performance Package. All of that thrust works on a car ...

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    Official: First Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG in America to be auctioned off at Boca concours
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    Of all the car shows around the calendar year, the Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance doesn't typically fall on our radar screen. But maybe it should, because the annual event in Florida – young as it is – has a history of offering firsts. Maybe not the first time a vehicle is seen in North America, mind you, but a first just the same. Last year ...

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    Class action lawsuit to be filed against Mercedes alleged AMG V8 defects
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    Mercedes-Benz is reportedly facing a class-action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey for alleged defects in the company's M156 V8. According to the plaintiffs, premature internal wear occurs because the engine uses cast nodular iron camshafts and 9310-grade steel valves. Something about that combination causes early failure, either due to ...