Born on: 24 February 1942 in Dresden
In the course of his career as an engineer, Frank Knothe has worked on numerous Mercedes-Benz passenger-car model series. He directed the development of the SL and SLK model series and also worked on the SLR. He retired in 2006.
Heinz Wagner and his navigator, Ray Wakefield, after he set a new land speed record for the blind in Upington.
Upington – A South African man set a new world land speed record for the blind in Upington on Tuesday, when he reached a speed of 322.5km/h in a Mercedes-Benz SL 65 Black series.
Heinz Wagner, who was born blind, is a motivational speaker from Durbanville. (more…)
Affalterbach Sensational appearance, unique performance data, with light-weight design throughout and total exclusivity – that’s the new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series. This high-performance coupe is a motorsport engineering thoroughbred, opening up new drive dynamic vistas to sports car enthusiasts. The AMG 6.0 litre V12 biturbo engine, with a maximum output of 493 kW/670 hp and 1000 Newtonmetres of torque, guarantees super sports car level performance. (more…)
SL 63 AMG and C 63 AMG Estate at the start for all 18 Formula 1 races
Mercedes-AMG guarantees maximum safety at the 2008 Formula 1 world championship
Melbourne/Affalterbach With the new Official F1 Safety Car and the new Official F1 Medical Car, Mercedes-AMG, the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz, is launching into the 2008 Formula 1 season. The Safety Car, based on the SL 63 AMG, and the Medical Car, derived from the C 63 AMG Estate, have the task of ensuring maximum safety at all 18 Formula 1 races. (more…)