Mercedes-Benz AMG unveiled a redesigned S 63 this week. The car is now called the S 63 E Performance, with the additional designation indicating that the gas engine is complemented by a sophisticated plug-in hybrid system that uses similar technology to that found in the Formula 1 used.
2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT2 race car
Another AMG that made the headlines this week was a new race car based on the GT sports car and designed for GT2 competition. The car, due to hit the track in 2023, will primarily compete in the SRO-sanctioned GT2 European Series, culminating in the 24 Hours of Spa.
2023 Ford GT IV
Ford unveiled a new version of its GT supercar, which the automaker promises will be the last. It’s a track-only model similar to the previous GT Mk II and is claimed to produce in excess of 800bhp.
2024 Acura Integra Type S
Acura has promised to add a sporty Type S variant to all models in its lineup, and the next recipient will be the new Integra hatchback. The Integra Type S will offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 with more than 300 hp, and this week we tested a prototype.
2022 Ferrari Roma – Photo by Tyler Clemmensen
Another vehicle we tested was the stunning Ferrari Roma. The car is much more than just a Portofino with a roof, as Ferrari engineers have managed to give it a character all of its own.
2025 Mercedes-Benz EQA spy footage – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
Mercedes-Benz has been spotted testing what will likely be the automaker’s first next-generation compact car. It was a compact coupe-like sedan similar to the CLA-Class but featured an electric powertrain, suggesting it might end up being called the EQA. The current EQA crossover sold overseas will most likely become an EQA SUV once it goes through its mid-cycle update.
2025 Porsche 718 Boxster EV spy footage – Image rights: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
Another vehicle we spotted during testing was a Porsche 718 electric sports car. The most recent prototype was for a 718 Boxster Roadster, but an electric 718 Cayman coupe is also said to be in the works.
Travis Pastrana drives a Subaru at Gymkhana 2022
And finally, rally driver Travis Pastrana delivered his wildest video yet with Gymkhana 2022. It shows a Subaru tuned to 865 hp, a Chevrolet El Camino with 3,000 hp, several monster trucks, a helicopter and a fighter jet.