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2025 Mercedes-AMG CLE 53 Cabriolet

Summer is almost here and Mercedes-AMG has revealed a new Cabriolet edition from the current CLE-Class, the Mercedes-AMG CLE 53. It is the most powerful version of the luxurious four-seater.

The most powerful CLE Cabrio is equipped with new bumpers with larger air flow openings and widened fenders with a larger wheel track by 5.8 centimeters at the front and 7.6 centimeters at the rear. It is mounted on 19″ or 20″ wheels, and there are several optional AMG packages for accessories on the body, which contribute to the personalization of the car in addition to the several offered roof colors.

In the cabin, plenty of luxury and the finest materials. In addition to the folding roof, the interior of the car is equipped with an 11.9-inch display multimedia system with an adjustable tilt (which cancels the reflection of sunlight), a neck heater and an Aircap system to eliminate noise and air turbulence. With the optional AMG Performance package, customers can also choose better profiled seats.

The 4.85-meter-long car is powered by a 3.0-L 6-cylinder turbo gasoline engine assisted by a 48-volt mild hybrid system with 449 hp (335 kW) and 443 lb-ft (600 Nm) of torque. The same powertrain is used by the recently revealed AMG CLE 53 Coupé. The engine is paired with a 9-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT automatic transmission that sends power to all wheels (4Matic+). It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.3 seconds (only 0.1 second slower than the Coupe version) with an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).

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Mercedes-AMG GT63 S E Performance Is A Beast On The Road

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the GT63 S E Performance, its fastest production car ever. The car is built on the same technical solutions that Mercedes-AMG uses in Formula 1.

The GT63 S E Performance is powered by a 4.0-L biturbo V8 engine (612 hp/456 kW) combined with an electric motor (204 hp/152 kW) for a total output of 816 hp (608 kW) and 1,047 lb-ft (1,420 Nm) torque. This is enough for the car to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.8 seconds with a top speed of 320 km/h (199 mph).

The car is equipped with a 6.1 kWh battery that enables an electric range of up to 13 kilometers. Power is sent to all wheels via a 9-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Mercedes-AMG equipped this model with a special equipment package that includes active aerodynamics, adaptive suspension, rear axle steering, eight operating programs, carbon-ceramic brakes with 420 mm (front) and 380 mm (rear) discs, and a set of 20-inch rims wrapped in 295/35 front and 305/35 rear tires. 21-inch wheels are also available as an option.

Sales will start by the end of 2024, and the price is currently unknown.

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2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 43

A few days ago, Mercedes-AMG introduced a new version of its sports GT model, the Mercedes-AMG GT 43. It is the first four-cylinder AMG GT in history, which will provide the same driving experience as the more powerful versions of this model.

Under the bonnet is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine combined with a 48V mild hybrid system for a total output of 421 hp (314 kW) and 369 lb-ft (500 Nm) of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a nine-speed automatic transmission. It reaches 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 280 km/h (174 mph). This means that it is 0.7 seconds slower than the Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4Matic with four-wheel drive, which has the same number of horsepower.

If some think that this version is not powerful enough, it should be remembered that the GT 43 has 41 hp more than the SL 43 roadster and 54 hp less compared to the GT 53 model with a V8 engine.

The car is equipped with a redesigned front bumper without the front fascia extension but with larger interconnected intakes, the front and rear fenders are slimmer and combined with smaller side vents, the vertical vents on the rear bumper have been removed, the gloss black diffuser features four round tailpipes, and there are also composite brakes, five-link steel-spring suspension for the front and rear axles, aluminum dampers and lightweight coil springs. Optionally available is the AMG Ride Control chassis, rear-wheel steering system, AMG Dynamic Plus package with dynamic engine mounts, electronically controlled rear differential lock, additional Race driving mode, active aerodynamics for the chassis and yellow brake calipers.

It is mounted on a set of 19-inch wheels. Those who want more can optionally choose up to 21-inch wheels, a rear wing, and high-gloss chrome and black trim.

Inside, the AMG sports seats are upholstered in Nappa leather, but customers can also choose the optional AMG Performance seats. There’s also a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and an 11.9-inch touchscreen for the MBUX infotainment system. Mercedes-AMG also offers a Manufaktur personalization program.

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