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Check Engine is here to help you find your way around the dozens of sports cars that Mercedes AMG has been offering since 1967.
We also invite you to discover a page in the history of Mercedes AMG and its German factories.

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Founded in 1967 by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, the company began its cooperation with Mercedes-Benz in 1990. The Affalterbach site, near Stuttgart, houses the development and design of AMG vehicles, as well as the engine production plant, management, administration and sales. It now employs more than 2,000 people, as well as a workshop where AMG customers can have their vehicles customised.

Affalterbach is the production site for V8 engines and, from spring 2019, the production site for the new high-performance 4-cylinder engines. Mannheim is another engine production site (V12 engines, including the one used in the Pagani Huayra). At these sites, engines are assembled according to the “One man, one engine” philosophy, with one fitter assembling each engine by hand. AMG vehicles are produced in series at Mercedes-Benz plants around the world.

In 2019, Mercedes-AMG delivered more than 132,136 vehicles.


Sindelfingen (Germany)

This is the oldest of the plants, dating back to 1915, when it was set up as a base for wartime aircraft production. Today it employs no fewer than 35,000 people.

Production site for the AMG GT and customisation of customer cars. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, EQS, Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Mercedes-Benz CLS and Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door are produced in Sindelfingen.

One of the most modern assembly halls in the world was built in Sindelfingen in 2020 with “Factory 56”: innovative technologies and processes in vehicle production are implemented consistently and comprehensively in Factory 56. Factory 56 is regarded as the model for future vehicle production by Mercedes-Benz Cars worldwide…