Affalterbach, Germany

As of December 31, 2019

AMG engine manufacturing, AMG Performance Studio

  • Mercedes-AMG is the performance and sports car brand of Mercedes-Benz Cars. Since 2005 Mercedes-AMG GmbH has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG.
  • Founded in 1967 by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, the company began its cooperation with Mercedes-Benz in 1990.
  • The location in Affalterbach near Stuttgart houses the AMG vehicle development and design, as well as the engine production facility, and management, administration and sales.
  • Affalterbach is the production location for the V8 engines, and has been the production site of the new 4-cylinder performance engines since spring 2019. Mannheim is a further engine production plant (V12 engine). At these locations the engines are assembled according to the philosophy of “One Man, One Engine”, with one fitter assembling each engine by hand.
  • The AMG vehicles are produced as part of series production in the international Mercedes-Benz plants.
  • “Driving Performance” is the motto of the AMG brand, and it is expressed in every vehicle’s perceptible, innovative excellence.
  • Both the SLS AMG and the Mercedes-AMG GT family as two-door variants and the AMG GT 4-door Coupé mark milestones in the company's history: they were developed entirely in-house.
  • In 2019, Mercedes-AMG delivered more than 132,000 vehicles.


Further information

General manager: Tobias Moers