50 Years Legend of Spa

Circuit de Spa
Circuit de Spa

Inspiring greatness: as a tribute to the 24-hour race of 1971, Mercedes-AMG presented a special livery edition "50 Years Legend of Spa" to mark the anniversary.

Half a century ago, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.8 AMG, also known as the "Rote Sau", delivered a sensational performance. On 24 July 1971, the racing car designed by Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher took to the grid at the 24 Hours of Spa in which Hans Heyer and Clemens Schickentanz drove to an incredible second place to secure the class victory. This achievement at Spa-Francorchamps became a milestone in the brand’s history and established the "Spirit of AMG", which has lived on in all Mercedes-AMG vehicles ever since.

Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG

The „Rote Sau“

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A mashup consisting of pictures of the Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG
A mashup consisting of pictures of the Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG

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A variety of Mercedes-AMG vehicles next to each other
A variety of Mercedes-AMG vehicles next to each other


Mercedes-AMG Motorsport

Mercedes-AMG racing vehicle

Motorsport is what drives us

Motivated by a belief and desire to succeed, Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher laid the foundation for AMG back in 1967. Boundless passion for motorsports paved the way for legendary achievements and continues to leave its mark on the spirit of our brand to the present day.

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Two Mercedes-AMG vehicles photographed from the top


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Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 10 - 9.2 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 226 - 209 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1,2]

Visions of Yesterday - Legends of Today

Mercedes-AMG Classic

Welcome to Mercedes-AMG Classic

For over 50 years, Mercedes-AMG has stood for performance and luxury. Let’s take a look together at the visions from that time that have become legends of today.