2016 AMG GT by Mercedes-Benz USA

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founders victory takes technical genius and visionary thinking with the conviction that they could win hans-werner aufrecht and erhard melcher laid the foundations of amg in 1967 together they optimized engine power and dedicated themselves to their racing customers they were soon competing against strong established racing teams and in 1971 their lightened and fortified 300 sel sedan won its class at the legendary 24-hour race at spa-francorchamps this made the letters a m and g famous around the world a — the visionary aufrecht who constantly drove the company forward m — the technical genius melcher who found solutions for even the most complex challenges and g — grossaspach the birthplace of mr aufrecht the courage and determination of its founders to take on the impossible and to work hard at it still shape the spirit of amg to this day 11