What’s the Big Deal About AMG Badged Cars?

If you’re looking for luxury combined with high-performance levels, then consider a Mercedes AMG badged car. AMG is the performance division of Mercedes-Benz that offers drivers upgraded and customized options in performance and design with some of the most reliable engines in the industry. However, this combination comes at a high price and requires only the most experienced levels of service. At Silver Arrow Service NH, Mercedes repair is just one of the several areas in which our team excels.

Here’s a look inside the world of Mercedes AMG –


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The beginnings of AMG

Mercedes AMG GmbH, otherwise known as AMG (Aufrecht, Melcher, and Grobaspach), was originally an independent engineering company created in 1967. AMG specialized in performance improvements for traditional Mercedes-Benz vehicles, specifically in designing and testing racing engines.

Over the years, the AMG expanded and ownership changed. With these changes came more upgrades and package options. In 2005, DaimlerChrysler AG took sole proprietorship of AMG. Now, Mercedes-AMG GmbH is an owned subsidiary of Daimler AG.



Customized options with the AMG badge

When it concerns the world Mercedes-Benz, driving enthusiasts expect more with an AMG badged car. Typically, AMG models have more aggressive styling along with higher levels of performance. From handling to stability, with the extensive use of carbon fibre, these cars are the highest-performing models that Mercedes manufactures. Often custom ordered, buyers are presented with options such as:

  • Increased engine displacement
  • Performance top ends with port and polished heads and intake
  • Lightened valve train
  • Aggressive cams
  • Getrag five-speed manual transmission (more common in older models)
  • Pentas performance wheels
  • Performance suspension package – uprated and lowered spring, re-valved shock absorbers
  • Body kits – front spoilers, wide-body kits, Recaro seats, smaller steering wheels, shift knobs, hi-fi sound systems,
  • Chrome delete option
  • Custom upholstery
  • Enhanced wood packages
  • Hammar wheels
  • Polished stainless steel tailpipes
  • Smoked tail lamp lenses
  • Perforated brake discs
  • Stainless steel sports pedals

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As the premier shop for Mercedes repair in NH, our team at Silver Arrow has the knowledge, experience, and expertise your vehicle requires. Contact us today to schedule your appointment with a team that understands the ins and outs of your investment. (603) 459-8190.