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2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet Tested: The Middle Child

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When you see the AMG name applied to a Mercedes model, you know it will go about its business with more zeal than the same vehicle lacking that three-letter logo. This has been going on for a long time. AMG—for Aufrecht Melcher Großapach, the names of the founders and the town where they first set up shop—is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and its 18th year as a Mercedes-Benz subsidiary. Throughout that half-century, AMG’s primary mission, and now its only mission, has been to elevate the performance of Mercedes-Benz vehicles. READ MORE ››


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2017 Honda Civic Type R First Drive: It’s Alive!

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We’ve already paid our respects to the dearly departed high-revving Honda that we once knew—that bonkers, VTEC-kicked-in-yo, skinny-legged whippersnapper of old. The fog of nostalgia tends to make you forget that, in truth, he wasn’t always easy to live with, alternately mopey and hopped up on Adderall as he was. READ MORE ››


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2017 Nissan Altima updated with more standard safety tech

2017 Nissan AltimaIf you’re shopping for a mid-size sedan like the 2017 Nissan Altima, you may want to look closely. Beginning this month, some Altimas arriving onto dealership lots will all be fitted with automatic emergency braking, an important safety feature that was previously optional. 2017 Altima SV and SL trim levels built in June will now come standard…
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