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SLS and E 63 Double Victory For Mercedes-AMG Reader Poll News: SOURCE/Affalterbach – Almost 70,000 readers of German car magazine “Auto Bild Sportscars” submitted their votes to make winners of both the SLS AMG and the E 63 AMG. The SLS AMG took first place in the category “Production Super Sports Cars”, the E 63 AMG among the “Production Saloons”. The award ceremony took place on 3 December 2010 at the Essen Motor Show as part of the Auto Bild “Race Night”.

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was up against 11 other contenders in the “Production Super Sports Car” category. 24.5 percent of readers of Auto Bild Sportscars gave their vote to the gullwing model. In a strong field of 15 vehicles in the “Production Saloon” category, the E 63 AMG gained 19.2 percent of votes to come top in its class for the second year running. The “Sports Car of the Year” awards are an annual event that took place in 2010 for the eighth time. Continue reading » »

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Mercedes AMG Wins Engine of the Year Award

The "International Engine of the Year Awards 2009" finds engines from Mercedes-Benz and AMG were the best in three categories.

The AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine received two awards: "Best Performance Engine" and "Above 4 liter" categories. This engine is naturally aspirated and it develops up to 386 kW/525 hp’; it took first place by a wide margin in each case.

In the "2 to 2.5 liters" category, the new four-cylinder diesel unit from Mercedes-Benz also took first place by a comfortable margin.

The "International Engine of the Year Awards" are among the most prestigious in the automobile sector.

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