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Mercedes-AMG Celebrates 50 Automotive News Featured 

Mercedes-AMG Celebrates 50 with Three New Models

Mercedes-AMG, the high-performance division of Mercedes-Benz, hosted the star-studded Geneva Motor show (open to the public from March 9th-19th), and showcased special-edition variants of the GT C roadster, C63 and C43, as Mercedes-AMG celebrated 50! The GT C Edition 50 roadster is a reboot of one of the original AMG vehicles, and like any good fine wine, only gets better with age. The GT C features a Graphite Gray Magno droptop with new interior styling that makes the convertible distinctive, including black chrome accents adorning the GT C Edition 50 coupe’s…

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2018 Dodge Durango SRT Automotive News Featured 

2018 Dodge Durango SRT: 0 to 60 MPH in 4.4 Seconds

If there’s anything the last few years have proven? It’s that we’re living in the era of the muscle car — and the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is just more evidence. Now, some enthusiasts think muscle cars are synonymous with the 1960s, but that’s sepia-toned nostalgia. The Pontiac GTO — widely regarded as the first example of the breed — was launched in 1964, but by the early 1970s, increasingly strict EPA clean air restrictions saw these beasts being phased out, and we entered the malaise era. Flash forward to 2017,…

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Ford F-250 Super Duty Earns Five-Star NHTSA Crash Rating Automotive News 

Ford F-250 Super Duty Earns Five-Star NHTSA Crash Rating

Conventional wisdom says you’ll be safer in a big, beefy vehicle. So score one for fans of old-school reasoning, as the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty recently earned a five-star NHTSA crash rating. For those playing along at home, that’s perfect. As in can’t get any better. Now, it’s worth noting modern cars have become safer thanks more to brains than to brawn. The bevy of electronic nannies — think traction control, ABS, collision avoidance systems — present make them less likely to get into an accident in the first place. And…

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2018 Ford GT Is the Fastest Ford Ever

The Ford GT is the fastest Ford ever. Quite a statement, huh? Well, believe it, because Ford says that the new 2018 Ford GT delivers the highest speed and the fastest lap times on the track of any production Ford model ever. Let’s start with the basics. The 2018 Ford GT is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo charged EcoBoost engine making 647 horsepower with a maximum torque of 550 lb-ft. Ford says that the engine’s wide powerband produces 90 percent of its peak torque starting at just 3,500 rpm. Mated…

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2018 Panamera Sport Turismo Automotive News Porsche 

The Porsche Panamera Wagon is Finally, Finally Here

OK, so maybe the Porsche Panamera wagon isn’t at your local AutoNation Porsche dealer just yet. But Stuttgart has unveiled the production model at the Geneva Motor Show, so we know it’s actually a real thing. It’s called the 2018 Panamera Sport Turismo. Hallelujah. To say Porsche fans — and enthusiasts in general — have been waiting for a long-roof version of the Panamera is a bit of an understatement. The faithful have been calling for it since before the four-door sedan’s debut nearly a decade ago, and only intensified after…

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