What is Mercedes-Benz AMG?

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles in a lineup

Mercedes-AMG is the performance division of the Mercedes-Benz brand. If you’re a Langley driver considering a Mercedes-AMG SUV, coupe, convertible, or sedan, take a moment to learn more about what AMG means. Then, fill out a pre-approval and contact Mercedes-Benz Surrey to test drive Mercedes-AMG models for sale. 

What Does “AMG” Mean? 

The “A” stands for Aufrecht. The “M” stands for Melcher. The “G” stands for Großβaspach. These are the original engineers who spearheaded the Mercedes-AMG performance division. Their dream of developing performance-tuned Mercedes-Benz models that are designed to set records at tracks in greater White Rock persists today. Let’s take a moment to learn about the common performance technologies that Mercedes-AMG vehicles for sale at Mercedes-Benz Surrey tend to feature. 

Mercedes-AMG Performance Features

Mercedes-AMG models come equipped with sport-tuned technologies that make your model ready to impress at the track. Here are just a few of the performance features that Mercedes-AMG SUVs, sedans, coupes, and convertibles tend to feature. 

  • RACESTART® function 
  • AMG electronic limited-slip differential 
  • AMG Performance Exhaust System
  • Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® all-wheel drive
  • AMG RIDE CONTROL® Sport Suspension
  • AMG High-performance Composite Braking System
  • AMG High-Performance Braking System

Mercedes-AMG Design Highlights 

Here are a few of the design elements that separate Mercedes-AMG vehicles for sale near Richmond apart from the traditional Mercedes-Benz model lineup: 

  • Larger vents on the front apron help to cool the engine by pulling in more air. 
  • Domed hoods increase space for a duct, which further increases the efficiency of engine cooling at high speeds. 
  • Mercedes-AMG vehicles feature rear diffusers that cut drag by streamlining airflow. They are also pretty cool! 
  • An interior with plenty of AMG-exclusive accents and features, such as AMG Silver Chrome trim, motorsports-inspired aluminum shift paddles, and AMG performance seats with heating and memory functions. 
  • An AIRPANEL® directs air resistance towards the rear diffuser to enhance aerodynamics. 
  • Mercedes-AMG models often feature staggered wheel widths, which help to improve traction when taking corners at high speeds.

Test Drive Mercedes-AMG Vehicles for Sale in Surrey 

You’ve read about the design elements that separate Mercedes-AMG SUVs, sedans, and coupes from the main lineup of Mercedes-Benz models. Now, experience what the Mercedes-AMG model lineup has to offer by scheduling a test drive at Mercedes-Benz Surrey. Just our associates at 604-581-7662. We’ll walk you through all of your options and help you find the perfect performance-tuned vehicle for you. In the meantime, explore our new vehicle specials to see how much you can save! 


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