40 years of AMG press release

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May 8, 2007. — Evolution a former car tuning company the performance brand of the Mercedes Car

— AMG brand claim on top automotive performance

— A range of models and a steadily customer base


the past four decades, GmbH has developed from a tuning company for premium to the performance brand of the Mercedes Car (MCG). AMG today stands for dynamic, individualized automobiles a clear brand focus on As a result, AMG endeavors to provide top technology in each of its vehicles and to its deep appreciation of its customers. its portfolio of 18 models and a steadily number of customers, AMG is one of the world’s high-performance vehicle brands.

— throughout the world, these letters embody cutting-edge dynamism and exclusivity. The experience of an AMG cannot be compared to anything After four successful the brand now more than symbolizes a unique driving The individual requirements of our customers us with motivation in our daily and will remain our benchmark developing new automobiles,” says Mornhinweg, head of Mercedes-AMG

Individualized to suit every

Mercedes-AMG GmbH specializes in high-performance sports cars, and its portfolio — sporty convertibles, roadsters, sedans, SUVs and vehicles — can satisfy every wishes. In line with focus, the company opened the AMG Studio last year, launching a new offensive for individualized communication. In addition to the AMG high-performance which are available through the Mercedes-Benz sales organization, the Studio develops and produces AMG vehicles in exclusive, limited

Dynamic performance tailored to needs

AMG’s key area of continues to be the development and production of drive systems. The superbly specialists in AMG’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility build the and dynamic V8 and V12 engines in line the highest standards of quality, always adhering to the traditional of “One man, one engine.”

unified creations

In all of its details, an AMG demonstrates that it is a unified from the very start of the creation process. It combines the safety and environmental standards are typical of Mercedes-Benz with the properties of AMG. In accordance the innovative power of Mercedes-Benz, high-performance automobiles offer an array of beneficial innovations and the levels of luxury.

Leading a competitive edge

Over the four decades, AMG’s philosophy has turned the two-man into a distinctive and world-famous As a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercedes-AMG GmbH is integrated on into the strategy and product processes of Mercedes-Benz and has full to the Group’s resources. As a result, AMG is a in technological development. AMG’s definition augments the traditional brand values with attributes. What’s more, the pooling of all automotive functions at ensures quick decision-making and the rapid and flexible implementation of a range of customer wishes.

Respect for vehicles and customers

its highly motivated specialists, AMG another precondition for meeting expectations regarding their Mercedes-AMG GmbH currently has 750 employees working at its headquarters in Like the vehicles they the employees continuously strive to the ultimate in high performance. The identity of the AMG workforce is also by the values of precision and respect. encompasses not only respect for the but also for the customers, whose preferences are the sine qua non of AMG.

as the measure of all things

Through a synthesis of emotional and functional AMG wishes to continuously fascinate its After all, AMG’s experience with motor ensures that each promises to provide not only details, but also outstanding


The history of Mercedes-AMG

1967 Hans Werner (A) and Erhard Melcher (M) establish Aufrecht’s birthplace, GroЯaspach supplies the third letter of the name. The company is housed in the Old in Burgstall, and is officially designated Office for the Design and Testing of Engines.

1971 The first sporting triumph for AMG: a 300 SEL 6.8 AMG driven by Hans Heyer and Schickentanz surprises everyone by in second in the 24-hour race at

1976 The Old Mill in Burgstall has too small for the company, which now customers all over the world. AMG and its 40 move to Affalterbach.

1980 Clemens Schickentanz and Denzel win the Touring Car Grand at the Nьrburgring with an AMG-Mercedes 450

1985 The comeback into racing: AMG partners Daimler-Benz in its racing comeback in the German Car Championship with a 190 E 2.3-16.

Premiere of the Mercedes-Benz 300 E 5.6 AMG. The model is powered by a 265 kW/360 hp V8 with all-new four-valve heads. For the first time a four-door sedan manages to 300 km/h.

1989 AMG is the most team in the German Touring Car Klaus Ludwig and Johnny score seven wins.

Plant III is opened in Affalterbach. The now has a staff of 400 and a cooperation agreement Daimler-Benz that extends the motor racing sphere.

AMG-Mercedes wins in the team the most successful driver is Ludwig. Mercedes-Benz comes out on top in the ranking. The DTM has reached the high in its history, and the races are watched by than 153 million viewers.

Klaus Ludwig wins the Touring Car Championship for AMG in a 190 E 2.5-16 II. AMG-Mercedes is once again at the top in the rankings, and so is Mercedes-Benz in the brand

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1993 The first vehicle developed on the basis of the cooperation with Daimler-Benz comes the market: the Mercedes C 36 AMG. The AMG is so widely known that the Office registers it as a trademark.

1994 Klaus Ludwig again wins the German Car Championship for AMG in an AMG-Mercedes C-Class. The version of Mercedes C 36 AMG is developed and

1995 An AMG driver takes the Touring Car Championship title for the time, as well as winning the ITC series. In both cases the is Bernd Schneider.

1996 AMG is the in the International Touring Car Championship Bernd Schneider. At the Geneva Show, AMG unveils the E 50 AMG and makes the from a component plant to a and vehicle plant.

1997 AMG an unbroken series of new production 5,000 units of the C 36 AMG and almost units of the E 50 AMG. The successor the C 43 AMG and E 55 AMG, are launched following the Motor Show in Frankfurt. Schneider in the Mercedes CLK-GTR is the driver and AMG Mercedes takes the title.

1998 A road-going of the CLK-GTR is built in a limited of 25 units. AMG-Mercedes wins all ten in the FIA GT Championship. Klaus Ludwig and Zonta take the championship

1999 On January 1, 1999, GmbH commences operations. 5,000 vehicles are sold

2000 Sales reach a level of 11,500 vehicles, the popular model being the ML 55 AMG over 4,500 units The company participates in the newly German Touring Car Masters with the Mercedes-Benz CLK. Schneider takes the championship. wins in the manufacturers’ rankings.

2001 18,700 Mercedes-AMG are sold. The most popular is the C 32 AMG with around 3,800 sold. Market launch of the SL 55 Bernd Schneider defends his in the DTM; the AMG team is at the top of the constructors’

2002 The number of staff to around 580. Market of the CLK 55 AMG, E 55 AMG, C 30 CDI AMG, S 55 AMG and CL 55 AMG-Mercedes comes in first in the DTM rankings.

2003 Market of the CLK 55 AMG convertible, E 55 AMG station wagon, S 65 AMG and CL 65 Mercedes-Benz wins nine out of ten DTM Bernd Schneider wins his DTM championship title. Mercedes-Benz wins in the team and manufacturers’ AMG sells more than vehicles in 2003, setting a new

2004 Mercedes-AMG now has around 650 Market launch of the models C 55 G 55 AMG KOMPRESSOR, SL 65 AMG and SLK 55 AMG. A limited of 100 CLK DTM AMG units is produced. AMG starts in the DTM the new C-Class touring car racing Gary Paffet becomes the

2005 Market launch of the CLS 55 World premiere of the ML 63 AMG, CLK DTM AMG and Vision R 63 AMG at the 61st IAA in Frankfurt/Main. Formula 1 champion Mika joins AMG-Mercedes’ DTM team. Paffet wins the championship; takes the top spot in the team Mercedes-Benz takes the manufacturer’s

2006 Mercedes-AMG model presentation of the new high-performance AMG vehicles CL 63 S 63 AMG, E 63 AMG, CLS 63 AMG, CLK 63 S 65 AMG, SL 55 AMG, SL 65 AMG, R 63 and SLK 55 AMG Black Series. Official of the AMG Performance Studio. AMG once wins three titles in the Bernd Schneider takes the title for the fifth time.

AMG celebrates its 40th anniversary. To the occasion, the company introduces the CL 65 AMG Anniversary.” Market launch of the CL 65 AMG and the CLK 63 AMG Series. Mercedes-AMG has around 750 The new AMG-Mercedes C-Class takes in the DTM.

source. Mercedes-Benz

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