<p>Driving Performance</p>

Driving Performance

One man. One engine.

Passion is our driving force. That means we are ready to do everything possible to achieve an outstanding result, using the greatest care when it comes to selecting and working with our materials; giving attention to detail when it comes to interior and exterior design; and exhibiting extreme patience when it comes to testing and developing new technical approaches.

The Beginning

The Beginning

Over 45 years ago, an overwhelming passion for motorsports translated into the creation of a unique company.

A as in Aufrecht, M as in Melcher and G as in Großaspach – the names behind these three letters are the starting point of the rapid development from a two-man operation to a global brand. The story starts in the 1960s: The two engineers Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher were working on the 300 SE racing engine in the Daimler-Benz Development department – until the company discontinued all motorsports activities.

The AMG Distinction

Every Mercedes-AMG engine is assembled by hand according to the "one man, one engine" philosophy.

One man, one engine – highly qualified manual assembly in Affalterbach.

In contrast to large-series production, every Mercedes-AMG engine is traditionally assembled by hand according to the "one man, one engine" philosophy. A single AMG technician assembles the complete engine in the AMG engine shop in Affalterbach, and is therefore responsible for every-thing from the installation of the crankshaft in the engine block to the assembly of the camshaft and the cables and oil fill-up – his signature is then put on the engine plate.

The AMG Distinction
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AMG Performance Centres

AMG offers more personalized service to driving enthusiasts.

AMG has established more than 300 AMG Performance Centers worldwide to offer more personalized service to customers. A commitment to first-class service quality at every stage in the customer relationship is one of the key elements of the AMG brand promise of Driving Performance. This focus on developing an even closer relationship with customers already extends to a total of 24 countries.

   
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Design - The Shape of the Performance

Even at first glance, you can tell there's something different about a Mercedes-AMG. The sharpened profile. The wider wheel arches. The road-hugging lower bodywork. At the AMG Design Center in Affalterbach, the aggressive character of Mercedes-AMG takes shape based on the advanced, high-performance technology beneath its skin.

Personalization

Personalization

A Mercedes-Benz stands apart from the pack. A personalized Mercedes or AMG vehicle stands apart from the elite. For those with a passion for the exclusive, AMG offers the ultimate in personalization. Mercedes-AMG offers a variety of customization options for your Mercedes-Benz production vehicle or your Mercedes-Benz AMG to give your vehicle a more individual touch.

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We have a hand in everything

In a Mercedes-AMG, impeccable craftsmanship isn't confined to the engine compartment. Every element is conceived and created to outperform in every arena, including its ability to catch the eye of a discerning driver. From the finishing of the cabin appointments to the calibration of the running gear, an AMG automobile represents the seamless intersection of high-tech engineering and handcrafted excellence.