Mercedes celebrates 50 years of AMG with the AMG GT3 Edition 50

Mercedes AMG GT3 Edition 50

AMG, whose initials match (A) Aufrech, the surname of one of its creators, (M) Melcher, the other creator of the brand, and (G) Grossaspach, the birthplace of Aufrecht, was created in 1967 in a small mill in Burgstall an der Murr, a town near Stuttgart, Germany.

After four years, the Mercedes AMG 300 SEL 6.8 earned the victory in his category of the 24 hours of Spa, and a decade after, it moved its headquarters in Affalterbach, although the development of their cars would remain in Burgstall. it would Not be until 1988, when AMG will become the official team of Mercedes-Benz on their return to the DTM.

Mercedes AMG GT3 Edition 50
After 50 years of the creation of AMG, Mercedes will manufacture a limited edition in celebration mode of their AMG GT3. This special edition, of which only will produce five units, will be referred to as Edition of 50, and will receive a coat of special paint on never seen before in a model AMG, with a matte finish for the rear diffuser and the front spoiler, both made of carbon fiber, the air intakes and the front grille.

in Addition to the painting, this Edition 50 will have logos on both the windshield and in the side, making it clear that it is a special version of the AMG GT3. Mercedes will also add an exhaust system special.

In the interior we find, if we are the lucky ones to see one of the five that will be produced, with a few seat belts on which is written “50 years of driving performance”, as well as a finished in carbon fiber in the door panels, instrument panel and center console.

Mercedes AMG GT3 Edition 50
In addition to the car, IWC Schaffhausen, a brand of swiss watches, will manufacture 250 units of a clock limited edition called “Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition 50th anniversary of Mercedes-AMG”, 5 of which will be given to five lucky that can get the AMG GT3 Edition 50.

The celebration of these 50 years of AMG will culminate with the entrance upon the scene of his Mercedes-AMG-Project One, a supercar inspired by the F1 cars that will see the light in the Frankfurt Auto show in September of this year.