AMG Uncovered - Episode 7: Nigel Sylvester

Express Yourself

Nigel Sylvester in front of the grille of a Mercedes-AMG G 63
Nigel Sylvester in front of the grille of a Mercedes-AMG G 63

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 16 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 363 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

Growing up in Queens, Nigel Sylvester became interested in BMX: The sport provided a maximum of freedom since all he needed was a passable surface. His passion drove Sylvester to first become a pro and then world famous.

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 16 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 363 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

„I live of what I love.“


BMX pro from Queens

Today, Nigel Sylvester's YouTube channel has half a million followers. In his celebrated videos, he crisscrosses the world's inner cities. Sometimes he daringly rides through a hair salon or spontaneously takes a break to play basketball with friends.
 
BMX wasn't an obvious choice for a New Yorker because. Unlike skateboarding, BMX wasn't that common. „People didn't understand at first: a BMX pro from Queens?“ Nigel recalls with a laugh.

Nigel Silvester doing a BMX Stunt in front of a Skyline
Nigel Silvester doing a BMX Stunt in front of a Skyline

No Limits


Peak Performance

After browsing his memories, Nigel Sylvester looks at the red AMG G 63 G-wagon in front of him. The performance brand, and the G 63 model in particular, are a perfect fit for sportsman Nigel Sylvester, who earns his living by performing to his limits in the toughest conditions.

Nigel Silvester with a BMX Bike in front of a red Mercedes-AMG G 63
Nigel Silvester with a BMX Bike in front of a red Mercedes-AMG G 63

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 16 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 363 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 16 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 363 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

What Nigel thrives on


Dreams become reality

“For people who grew up in Queens a Mercedes-Benz is something to work towards”, Nigel says. Being owner of the car now illustrates, how far he has come but also how far he can still go: collaborations with brands like Mercedes-AMG show: Nigel thrives on the freedom to do what he wants and is driven by turning passion into opportunities. One of them is invaluable: “Nothing fulfils me like riding my bike super fast through the city“ he says.

Nigel Silvester posing with his BMX bike
Nigel Silvester posing with his BMX bike
Nigel Silvester watching the Skyline, in the background there is his BMX bike

Nigel‘s G-wagon


Tough conditions

Has Nigel’s story piqued your interest? Then learn more about his vehicle now.

Nigel Silvester doing a BMX stunt in front of a Mercedes-AMG G 63
Nigel Silvester doing a BMX stunt in front of a Mercedes-AMG G 63

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 16 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 363 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 16 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 363 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

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A race track driver holding his helmet, in the background there is a green Mercedes-AMG vehicle.

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 12.4 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 284 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 12.4 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 284 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1]


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