The History of AMG – Click above to watch the video after the jump

AMG started putting wrenches to Benzes back in 1967, and 44 years later we're still fawning over its products. From the C to the E and all the way up to the SLS, Mercedes-Benz vehicles that wear those three letters on the back are sure to get our blood flowing. The two German companies have formed a valuable partnership, and we expect more amazing vehicles for years to come.

Before looking too deep into the future, however, it's time to take a look at the past. Mercedes-Benz has prepared a video that provides a brief visual history lesson. The text in the video may have been ported over courtesy of Google Translate, but the meaning is clearly conveyed. Click past the jump to view a video timeline of AMG's history.


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      Ashton
      • 4 Years Ago
      No History of AMG is complete without mention of the AMG Hammer.
      Warren D
      • 4 Years Ago
      Finding a Mercedes on the side of the road, is as rare as an American car that outlasts the payment book! The Germans have, and will always be, light years ahead of tunnel-visioned American automakers.Hell, our so-called diesels still make noise after all these years!Mercedes diesels were whisper quiet 40 years ago! Now what?
      Groove
      • 4 Years Ago
      Interesting that they ignore the Mitsubishi Galant AMG..... Not that I blame them.
      vignale
      • 4 Years Ago
      Man, in 1996 the Mercedes E50 AMG the Pinnacle of Mercedes Engineering had 347hp. Fifteen years latter, Ford Focus /RS500/ have more power.
      John
      • 4 Years Ago
      Very nice video! I've always had a soft spot for the AMG line
      • 4 Years Ago
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      Thomas
      • 4 Years Ago
      Got my hands on a spot at a AMG Experience day of the local MB dealer my company provides services for. So I'm gonna drive the C and E Class AMGs and the SLS in two weeks from now... be jealous! ;-)
      roaddubba
      • 4 Years Ago
      That music was aaawwwwfuuull
      Soul Shinobi
      • 4 Years Ago
      I was kind of expecting a narrator, but nice none the less.
      brian
      • 4 Years Ago
      Whenever I hear "AMG" I think of the Atomic Blueberry: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w126-s-se-sec-sel-sd/1342353-1983-car-driver-article-500-sel.html
      Blazeitup123
      • 4 Years Ago
      2010 was a big year for AMG.
      htay9500
      • 4 Years Ago
      Pretty sick.
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