Mercedes AMG®

Performance vehicles with a sporting heritage, assertive style, and the promise of pure exhilaration.

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Mercedes-Benz AMG® Vehicles Offer Exquisite Styling and Elite Performance

Mercedes-Benz is the crème de la crème of luxury car brands, and AMG® is our high-performance division. When you drive a Mercedes-Benz AMG® vehicle, you're operating a well-tuned machine, the product of brilliant German engineering. Mercedes-Benz of State College has a wide array of AMG® models available near Lewistown, including used AMG vehicles. Read on to learn more about them.

Mercedes AMG® SUVs

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Mercedes AMG® Sedans

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Mercedes AMG® Coupe

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Mercedes AMG® Convertible

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The History of AMG®

More than 50 years ago, Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher developed the 300 SE racing engine. This motor was used for racing in the German Touring Car Championships, and cars with that engine won the event ten times. Soon, Aufrecht and Melcher went into business making vehicles that were modeled after the successful racing car. The AMG® designation stands for "Aufrecht Melcher Großaspach - which uses the founder's last names and the name of the city in Germany where Aufrecht was born.

Mercedes-Benz AMG models have lightning-fast acceleration, premium cabin materials, and sporty styling.

In 1971, the AMG® Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 was the 24 Hours of Spa champion for its class, and it won second place overall. In 1986, AMG® put a 5.0-liter V8 engine in an E-class coupe, which received worldwide fame under the nickname "The Hammer". In the late 1980s, Daimler-Benz and AMG® started to work together, culminating with the Mercedes-Benz C 36 AMG® in 1993. In 2005, Daimler Chrysler AG acquired 100 per cent of the AMG® shares, allowing the newly founded Mercedes‑AMG® GmbH to benefit to an even greater extent from the group's resources and global standing.

Today's Mercedes-Benz AMG® vehicles carry on the high-performing tradition from our past in vehicles that are both powerful and luxurious. Our G and GT models compete with the world's best sports cars. People in Huntingdon, PA who want a more efficient and environmentally friendly car will like our new Mercedes-AMG EQS sedan. This fully electric luxury car unleashes dynamic performance from its two electric motors, which produce up to 751 horsepower.

AMG® Performance

Mercedes-AMG® engines are meticulously crafted to produce the most horsepower and torque possible, while remaining efficient. Our hand-crafted M133 inline-4 turbo motor puts out 375 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Altoona, PA drivers will appreciate that a Mercedes-AMG® GLA-45 with the M133 engine can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds.

The M177 is a hand-crafted 4.0-liter V8 Biturbo engine that makes up to 630 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. This engine powers our Mercedes-AMG® E 63 S sedan, E 63 S wagon, and GT 63 S 4-door coupe. People in Dubois, PA who want a quicker commute will like that a Mercedes-AMG® E63 S equipped with the M177 motor can sprint from 0 to 60 in only 2.8 seconds.

The Mercedes-AMG® GT, GT C, and GT R use a handcrafted 4.0-liter V8 Biturbo M178 engine. This motor is similar to the M177, but it has a dry-sump lubrication system. It also produces up to 577 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque.

AMG® Styling

Mercedes-Benz AMG® vehicles have distinctive styling characteristics that are immediately recognizable to fans of the AMG® line. Most AMG® cars and SUVs have sporty air intakes, diamond grilles, and silver chrome trim pieces. High-sheen AMG® five-spoke light-alloy wheels are common, as are high-gloss chrome tailpipe trim elements. Some models, such as the Mercedes-AMG® C 43 4MATIC Cabriolet and Coupe, have silver chrome rear apron trim.

Other Mercedes-AMG® engines include:

  • M157: This hand-crafted 5.5-liter V8 Biturbo engine makes up to 577 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. It's used in several Mercedes-AMG® vehicles, including the GLS 63. Lock Haven drivers will like that this car can go from 0-60 in just 4.5 seconds.
  • M279: This hand-crafted 6.0-liter V12 Biturbo engine powers several of our vehicles, including the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Sedan.
  • M276: This powerplant is featured in vehicles like the AMG® GLE 43 Coupe. It's an adaptable 3.0-liter V6 engine with a distinct design and engineering.

Visit Mercedes-Benz of State College to Find Out More about AMG® Models

Mercedes-Benz AMG® models have lightning-fast acceleration, premium cabin materials, and sporty styling. Visit Mercedes-Benz of State College to learn more about our AMG® vehicles and to take one for a test drive.