May 9, 2007
AMG celebrates 40th anniversary
Stuttgart, Germany – AMG, Mercedes-Benz’ performance division, is celebrating its fortieth anniversary. Over the past four decades, Mercedes-AMG GmbH has developed from a two-man tuning company for premium automobiles to the performance brand of the Mercedes Car Group.
AMG was established in 1967 by Hans Werner Aufrecht (A) and Erhard Melcher (M). Aufrecht’s birthplace, Gro