AMG: From Outside Tuner to In-House Performance Arm, Part I

A once independent racing engine designer and tester founded in 1967, AMG moved onwards into tuning road cars, specifically Mercedes-Benz’s offerings. Founders Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher focused on producing wheels, bodykits, and engine upgrades to the Mercedes lineup. The first successful engine of note they derived was the upgraded 300SEL 6.3, which they bored to […]