Mercedes-Benz Axes a Pair of Two-doors

Nothing excites your author more than a missing B-pillar.

Available in S560 or Mercedes-AMG S63 guise, the pair of two-doors represent the pinnacle of traditional personal luxury motoring. In Germany, anyway. They also represent a slice of autodom that increasingly sees fewer and fewer buyers each year.


Additional revenue will pour into parent Daimler’s coffers from the new Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC, a loaded full-size SUV if there ever was one. Low-end buyers can choose from a new GLA or GLB. Yes, Mercedes-Benz is all about the utility come 2021, though there’s still something new for traditional car buyers.

For 2021, the automaker slots a new base model into its GT 4-Door Coupe range. The Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4-Door Coupe makes use of a 3.0-liter inline-six and carries a more affordable price than the 53 and 63 models, perhaps heralding the discontinuation of the likewise equipped CLS sedan — another model rumored to be headed for a date with death.

[Images: Daimler]

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