PeterH on January 15th, 2015

The world’s most powerful naturally aspirated eight-cylinder engine – made by Mercedes-AMG


Le Castellet – Mercedes-AMG has taken a completely new departure: the new AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine is the first in the world to combine the high-revving concept with a large displacement.

Developed entirely by AMG, this high-performance engine has a displacement of 6.3 litres and generates an output of 375 kW/510 hp at 6800 rpm, plus a maximum torque of 630 Newton metres, which makes the new power pack by AMG the world’s most powerful naturally aspirated eight-cylinder production engine.


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PeterH on July 25th, 2014

Mercedes-AMG 4.0-Liter Biturbo-Motor (M 178); 2014

Powerful, innovative and efficient

Affalterbach.  Mercedes-AMG presents a new technological masterpiece: the AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine is a new development at the sporting heart of the new Mercedes-AMG GT car.


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PeterH on May 12th, 2010

  • State-of-the-art production of V6 and V8 petrol engines
  • €1 billion invested in development and production
  • Innovative technology and exemplary approach to environmental protection (more…)

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PeterH on January 5th, 2010

The push by governments around the world for stricter emissions regulations for new cars has all carmakers, from mainstream makes like Toyota and GM all the way up to exclusive brands like Mercedes Benz and even Ferrari working on new methods to clean up their act. (more…)

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PeterH on December 17th, 2009


At a recent press event unveiling the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Convertible board member of Daimler AG Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, Dr. Thomas Weber, spoke of the company’s plans to adopt cleaner, more fuel efficient engine technologies in its future models.


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PeterH on July 19th, 2006

Sheer driving pleasure – CLK-Class with new V8 engine and attractive equipment package
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Bolstered by a new V8 engine developing 285 kW/388 hp, the CLK 500 Coupe and Cabriolet models now serve up sports car-esque driving pleasure. The newly developed 5.5-litre V8 engine boasts a peak torque of 530 Nm (outgoing model: 460 Nm), allowing the CLK-Class to deliver a virtuoso performance: the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h takes just 5.2 seconds (outgoing model: 5.9 seconds), while the top speed is 250 km/h (electronically limited).  (more…)

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