Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Black Series revealed early with aggressive aero kit

The Black Series will return to the Mercedes-AMG lineup in July, but someone in Affalterbach couldn’t wait.

On Thursday, the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series made an early debut via a YouTube video featuring Tim Burton, known as Shmee150.

The AMG GT Black Series appears to have a widebody kit with flared front and rear fenders to house a wider track or wider tire and wheel setup. The front fenders have ducts that appear to let hot air out similar to those found on the Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

The Black Series’ aero and overall look is well, aggressive. Up front, there’s a large splitter and dive planes to push air in efficient—and intimidating—way. In back there’s a massive, tiered wing to stick the muscular tail to the tarmac. A quad exhaust setup peeks out from an excpetional rear diffuser.

If all of this sounds familiar, it’s because a lot of

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The Chevrolet Equinox offers fairly good handling for a compact SUV, as well as a variety of engines to choose from, including an economical diesel. The Equinox got a mild styling refresh in 2018, and certified pre-owned inventory will likely include an equal mix of post- and pre-face-lifted versions. Interior quality is fairly disappointing, as is the base 1.5-liter engine, but the touchscreen infotainment system is easy to use.

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The Mercedes-Benz Funmog Is the AMG G63 Alternative of Dreams

In the U.S., anyway, you don’t drive a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen to keep a low profile. If you own one of those U.S.-spec, chrome-clad metallic-painted boxes, it’s likely in the pursuit of looking either like a warlord or a rock star. Usually, though, you just come off as nouveau riche, and not really all that tough, considering the throngs of G-Wagens that clog the carpool lane at your local private school. Granted, the Rambo-meter raises a bit when you rumble around in one of those ultra-lifted 4×4 Squareds, and it hits the halfway point on the gauge if you were one of the precious few to get your hands on a Mercedes-AMG G63 6×6. Still, we think you aspiring moguls could do better. Meet the Mercedes-Benz Funmog.

With the Mercedes-Benz Funmog, the company in 1994 apparently recognized exactly what we just described—so it developed the mighty Funmog concept. Shown

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