The most important technical milestones of AMG

1971: Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 AMG with 206 kW/280 hp output, 542 Nm torque, optimized suspension and higher-performance brakes.

From the mid-1970s: More powerful AMG engines, modifications to suspension and brakes, AMG alloy wheels and wide tires for numerous Mercedes-Benz models.

1982: In-car video for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

1983: Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3 AMG with 118 kW/160 hp output.

1983: Mercedes-Benz 280 CE 5.0 AMG, V8 engine with 203 kW/276 hp output and 408 Nm torque.

1984: Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC AMG, V8 engine with newly developed four-valve technology, 250 kW/340 hp output, 260 km/h top speed.

1984: Mercedes-Benz 300 E 5.0 AMG, V8 engine with newly developed four-valve technology, 250 kW/340 hp output, 280 km/h top speed.

1985: New metallic catalytic converter technology for optimum emission control.

1986: Mercedes-Benz 300 E 5.6 AMG, V8 engine with 5.6 liter displacement, four-valve technology, 265 kW/360 hp output, 510 Nm torque, top speed over 300 km/h. First-time combination of sports-car performance with the everyday practicality typical of Mercedes-Benz. American fans christen the powerful AMG car “the Hammer”.

1987: Mercedes-Benz 300 E AMG and 190 E AMG with 3.2 liter six-cylinder engine and 180 kW/245 hp output.

1987: Suspension with fully automatic, electronic damper adjustment.

1988: Mercedes-Benz 300 E 6.0 AMG, V8 engine with six-liter displacement, four-valve technology, 283 kW/385 hp output, 566 Nm torque.

1989: Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution AMG, four-cylinder engine with 165 kW/225 hp output, 240 Nm torque.

1989: Mercedes-Benz 500 SL 6.0 AMG, V8 engine with six-liter displacement, four-valve technology, 283 kW/385 hp output, 566 Nm torque.

1990: Mercedes-Benz 300 E-24 3.4 AMG, six-cylinder engine with 200 kW/272 hp output and 335 Nm torque.

1992: Mercedes-Benz E 60 AMG and SL 60 AMG, V8 engine with six-liter displacement, four-valve technology, 280 kW/381 hp output, 580 Nm torque.

1993: Mercedes-Benz C 36 AMG with six-cylinder engine, 206 kW/280 hp output and 385 Nm torque. First jointly developed car under the cooperation contract concluded between Daimler-Benz and AMG.

1996: Mercedes-Benz E 50 AMG with V8 engine, 255 kW/347 hp output and 480 Nm torque.

1997: Mercedes-Benz C 43 AMG with V8 engine, 225 kW/306 hp output and 410 Nm torque. Also available as a station wagon.

1997: Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG with V8 engine, 260 kW/354 hp output and 530 Nm torque. Also available as a station wagon.

1998: Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG with V8 engine, 255 kW/347 hp output and 510 Nm torque. Also available as a convertible.

1998: Road-going version of the Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR, 6.9-liter twelve-cylinder engine with 440 kW/600 hp; production limited to 25 units.

1999: SL 73 AMG with 7.3-liter V12 engine, 386 kW/525 hp output and 750 Nm torque.

1999: SL 55 AMG with V8 engine, 260 kW/354 hp output and 530 Nm torque.

1999: Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG and G 55 AMG with V8 engine, 265 kW/360 hp and 260 kW/354 hp output, respectively, and 530/525 Nm torque.

1999: Mercedes-Benz ML 55 AMG with V8 engine, 255 kW/347 hp output and 510 Nm torque.

1999: Presentation of the “AMG Advanced Mobile Media System” in a Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG featuring the world’s first six-channel digital surround system.

2000: Together with DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes-AMG develops the S-Class Pullman limousine.

2000: Mercedes-Benz CL 55 AMG with V8 engine, 265 kW/360 hp output and 530 Nm torque.

2000: Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG with 4MATIC four-wheel drive, also available as a station wagon.

2001: Mercedes-Benz C 32 and SLK 32 AMG with supercharged V6 engines, 260 kW/354 hp output and 440 Nm torque. C 32 AMG also available as a station wagon and sports coupe.

2001: Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG and CL 63 AMG with V12 engine, 326 kW/444 hp output and 620 Nm torque.

2001: High-grade “AMG Advanced Mobile Media” communications and entertainment system for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman.

2001: Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG with completely new supercharged V8 engine, 368 kW/500 hp output and 700 Nm torque.

2002: Launch of the new high-performance Mercedes-Benz models CLK 55 AMG, E 55 AMG, C 30 CDI AMG, S 55 AMG and CL 55 AMG.

2003: Launch of the CL 65 AMG and S 65 AMG with newly developed 450 kW/612 hp AMG biturbo V12 engine.

2004: Premiere of five new AMG models C 55 AMG, SLK 55 AMG, CLS 55 AMG, SL 65 AMG and G 55 AMG KOMPRESSOR. Debut of the CLK DTM AMG with 428 kW/582 hp output; production limited to 100 units.

2005: Launch of the new AMG 6.3-liter V8 engines, world premiere of the new ML 63 AMG, the Vision R 63 AMG and the CLK DTM AMG convertible at the 61st Frankfurt International Motor Show.
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