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BMW celebrates 5 millionth vehicle built in the U.S.

Toronto Red X5 M Competition to stay in plant’s historic collection BMW announced today that its Spartanburg, S.C., manufacturing facility built its 5-millionth vehicle on June 4. The milestone vehicle is a Toronto Red Metallic BMW X5 M Competition equipped with a 617-horsepower M TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine with Silverstone Full Merino Leather interior and 21/22-inch M Star-spoke bi-color wheels. Pricing starts at $115,095, including the freight charge. But this BMW will not go to...

Mercedes-AMG E63 S: ridiculously powered, appointed and priced

Nobody needs a big $145,000 Mercedes-AMG E63 sedan that gets to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, but the performance division sold 1,378 vehicles in September and 20,738 year-to-date, which isn’t a bad payday. And that is why most top-tier carmakers give such attention to ridiculously powered, appointed and priced cars. “Customers know AMG is something exclusive,” said Bart Herring, sales chief at Mercedes-Benz USA. “And we have more opportunity to bring them into our brand with...