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NWAPA Run to the Sun: Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Wins Most Fun Sports Sedan

Honestly, I’m not one of those people who thinks a car needs crazy horsepower to be fun to drive. In fact, I’m a huge proponent of cars — think Mazda Miata, Subaru BRZ, FIAT 124 Spyder — which marry more modest output with great driving dynamics. To paraphrase Top Gun, you really don’t need to be going Mach 2 with your hair on fire to have a good time. But you know what’s also fun? Going Mach 2 with your hair on fire, in a car with crazy horsepower. And…

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NWAPA Run to the Sun: Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Wins Most Fun SUV

Sport utility vehicles have come a long way. No longer are they warmed-rigs work rigs that bounce over bumps and steer like a battleship. In fact, there are loads of good offerings if you’re looking for a SUV that’ll haul more than cargo. But in my experience, nothing does it with quite the gusto and style of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. And that’s why it won the Performance SUV category at Northwest Automotive Press Association’s 13th annual Run to the Sun. Whenever I’m behind the wheel of this Italian…

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Mercedes-Benz is the King of Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Sales

There are plenty of compelling reasons buyers choose to go with a certified pre-owned vehicle as opposed to a new one. After all, the cost savings can be significant, and the warranties often offer the same peace of mind a new vehicle provides. But while COP sales are up overall, strong grown means that Mercedes-Benz is outpacing its competitors in the red-hot luxury segment. According to our friends at Automotive News, in the first half of 2019, the ionic German brand saw its CPO sales jump by 3.6 percent, meaning…

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The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS is a Glimpse of the Future

While there was plenty of new about traditional vehicles — see the Land Rover Defender — during the Frankfurt Motor Show, the biggest news was all about electric vehicles. And of all the green machines on display, none of them came close to garnering the attention that the striking Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS did. And for good reason — just look at this baby! Unfortunately, it’s just a concept right now, but the folks at Mercedes did provide some info on what makes it tick, or since this is an electric…

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Watch the Mercedes G550 Tackle a 100% Grade: Video

At the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards back in May, we got to drive a bunch of SUVs and crossovers, back to back, on both a road course, and a rugged off-road section. During the testing, we got a chance to drive the Mercedes G550, and to say we were impressed with its off-road chops would be a massive understatement. Here’s what we had to say about our time in the beefy Benz: Simply put, this baby is an absolute unit off road. Sure, when you’re behind the wheel of the…

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