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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 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Diesel 4×4 Tested! It’s HOW Quick?

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The 48 contiguous United States sprawl across approximately 3.12 million square miles of land, or more than 33 times the surface area of the entire United Kingdom. Over there, they invented tiny roadsters that slip tidily down narrow lanes lined with hedgerows. Here, well, it’s different. READ MORE ››


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2017 Ford Transit 350 Passenger Wagon EcoBoost V-6 Tested: Big Van Moves Out

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Ford owned the U.S. full-size van business for decades with its E-series offerings, and as a consequence was a bit behind some other manufacturers in offering Euro-style full-size boxes. Mercedes, Ram, and Nissan all were established players with the new type by the time Ford’s big Transits rolled onto the scene for the 2015 model year. But being a little late to the starting gate doesn’t seem to have diminished Ford’s robust van business—the company still leads the commercial-van sales race by a healthy margin—and the Transit seems to have been well worth the wait. READ MORE ››


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