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foto of the day. benzes.

a bunch of killer Mercedes-Benz race cars!

(click to enlarge)

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MB 300 SEL 6.3 AMG

The original AMG…..the daddy of ALL AMG cars.

“In its early years, AMG concentrated on building racing cars based on the Mercedes-Benz 300 SE sedan and competing in European touring car races. The first racing success came in 1971, when a Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3, modified by AMG with a 6.9-liter engine, took a surprise class victory in the 24-hour race at Spa in Belgium, finishing in second place overall. The 1971 success proved to be the springboard for an enviable record on the track that has continued to this day and has formed a cornerstone of the AMG philosophy (see AMG racing history at end of this section)”

http://amgmarket.com/amg/the-history-of-amg-mercedes-benz/

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foto of the day.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 190e 2.5-16 EVO II DTM

(click 2 times to get hi-res version)

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Mercedes-Benz and AMG launch SLS Configurator…

MB_SLS_Configurator

It’s not exactly a sophisticated configurator, it seems more likely to be for something playful like a Mini or something—however, it does show which colours will be offered on the SLS AMG Gullwing.

Check it out!

www.mercedes-amg.com/#/sls

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