History 101 | 45 Years of AMG

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The iconic AMG brand, originally an independent engineering company working on high performance engines for Mercedes since 1967. The story of two men, Hans Werner Augfrecht and Erhard Melcher, driven by the dream of making Mercedes-Benz cars even more ferocious  and leaving their mark on Motorsport history.  45 years on, Mercedes- Benz sports cars carry the logo of this bold brand, even the 2012 Formula 1 “silver arrow” has been influenced by this iconic brand, displaying the AMG initials with pride.

Acquired by DaimlerChrysler in 1990, who took complete ownership by 2005, the AMG brand is known for it’s aggressive styling and high powered performance engines, this year we celebrate it’s 45th birthday with this iconic video of the company’s history. Enjoy.

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Posted by admin   @   27 January 2014

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