Andrew Frankel Senior contributing writer

Talents are limited to "driving cars and writing English." In 19th century France he would, therefore, have been stuffed; as it is, Andrew is the perfect Autocar road test writer.
The Mercedes-AMG GT3 is powered by a 6.3-litre V8 engine

Mercedes-AMG GT3 revealed ahead of Geneva debut

New GT-based race car will be at Geneva - and AMG is already hard at work on a harder, faster version of the road car ahead of a 2016 launch

26 February 2015
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The new 911 GT3 RS's launch date has been delayed - this Autocar image shows how it could look

Porsche 911 GT3 RS to get 494bhp

Leaked official documents reveal that the 911 GT3 RS will produce 494bhp from its 4.0-litre, flat-six engine, plus more turbocharged 911s planned as well as a new 918 hypercar

23 February 2015
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Printed car pioneer Local Motors printed a car on its stand at the Detroit Motor Show

How 3D printing could revolutionise the car industry

Cutting-edge 3D printing can be used to create a car from scratch in 44 hours - as seen at last month’s Detroit show

15 February 2015
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The first Porsche 911 GT3 came in 1999

Six new GT3 cars planned for 2015

The 911 GT3 is set to be joined by a raft of new, hardcore models from other sports car makers - and Porsche itself. We look at what’s coming in the next year

14 February 2015
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This hot version of the Porsche Boxster could resurrect the ClubSport badge

Hardcore Porsche Boxster in development for 2016 launch

Lightweight Boxster could be badged 'Club Sport' when it goes on sale in 2016

26 January 2015
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The 5.5-litre twin-turbo V8 won't be used in any new Mercedes after next year
The 5.5-litre twin-turbo V8 won't be used in any new Mercedes after next year

Mercedes' 5.5-litre AMG V8 to be phased out in 2016

The twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 will be replaced by the new twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 from the Mercedes-AMG GT after next year

19 January 2015
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The current A45 AMG gets 355bhp from its turbocharged engine

Mercedes-Benz plans more power for facelifted A45 AMG

Mid-life revisions for Mercedes' A45 AMG performance hatchback could boost its total power output to 375bhp - enough to topple Audi's latest RS3

15 January 2015
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Merecedes have said that an AMG GT Black Series is a car they 'must do'
Merecedes has said that an AMG GT Black Series is a car it 'must do'

Mercedes-AMG plans hot GT Black Series

AMG boss confirms that a GT Black Series is coming, along with a convertible version

14 January 2015
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There will be a quiz on this later, Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche told journalists

Navigating the minefield of Mercedes' new car naming system

Do you know your GLE Coupés from your GLCs? And your SLCs from your CLAs? Mercedes' new car naming system has many confused

12 January 2015
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Best cars of 2014 – Range Rover Sport SDV6
The Range Rover Sport is a consummate all-rounder, and features on many a fantasy garage list

Best cars of 2014 – Range Rover Sport SDV6

The Sport is all the performance SUV you'd ever need – and frankly, all you'd ever want as well

30 December 2014
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