Aim: Best in class – top performance in all respects by virtue of a comprehensively efficient powertrain
Affalterbach – AMG is writing another chapter in its “AMG Performance 2015” drive system strategy: a completely newly developed AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine with a peak output of up to 420 kW (544 to 571 hp) and
maximum torque of up to 900 newton metres will enter the lineup in summer 2010. The new eight-cylinder unit known internally as the M 157 impresses with a wealth of technological highlights such as direct petrol
injection with spray-guided combustion and twin turbochargers. (more…)

Continue reading about Powerful and efficient: an eight-cylinder developing up to 420 kW (571 hp)

The AMG arm of Mercedes-Benz introduced its latest engine here today at its headquarters in Affalterbach, Germany. The new engine is a 5.5-liter direct injection twin-turbo V8 and it will eventually replace the current 6.2-liter normally-aspirated V8 throughout the lineup. AMG vehicles equipped with the new engine will still be referred to as “63s” though because Mercedes likes the sound of it. (more…)

Continue reading about New Mercedes-Benz AMG Twin-Turbo V8 Makes 563 Horsepower

The ever-increasing eco awareness and the global financial crisis have determined automotive producers to start the downsizing trend, replacing naturally aspirated engines with smaller-capacity forced induction units that are more efficient, in order to improve the fuel efficiency and decrease the amount of CO2 emitted by their cars.


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  • AMG V8 supercharged engine delivering an output of 368 kW/500 hp
  • AMG SPEEDSHIFT with Formula-1-style steering-wheel gearshift
  • Upholstered throughout in fine leather with AMG styling features
  • PRE-SAFE occupant protection system as standard for the S 55 AMG (more…)

Continue reading about S 55 AMG and CL 55 AMG:sporty V8 flagship models with exclusive appointments

PeterH on February 21st, 2010

450 kW/612 hp and 1000 Nm of torque make them the most powerful models ever produced by AMG


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PeterH on February 19th, 2010

New Cigarette 46’ Unveiled at Miami Boat Show

MIAMI BEACH – Two legendary performance brands — Mercedes AMG and Cigarette Racing — unveiled a custom Cigarette Racing boat and the SLS AMG, which inspired its design, at a special preview at the Miami International Boat Show on Thursday, February 11.  Both the Cigarette Boat and SLS AMG are on display at the boat show until Monday, February 15, 2010. (more…)


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