AMG Driving Academy Includes SLS AMG GT3 New (Source: Daimler/Affalterbach): AMG fans had the chance to drive the SLS AMG GT3 for the first time. The AMG Driving Academy is exclusively using SLS AMG GT3 vehicles at the most demanding MASTERS skill level. With these unique events, the AMG Driving Academy – which was started successfully in 2007 – is offering participants an opportunity to experience motor racing first hand whilst benefitting from what is an unprecedented high standard of safety. The new SLS AMG GT3 MASTERS is a preliminary highlight of the AMG Driving Academy, which is continually extending its programme to provide an extremely wide variety of events. Read more about AMG Driving Academy Includes SLS AMG GT3 – 2012 AMG C63 Coupe Black Series

amg mercedes, black series, c63, 2012, amgmarket.comIs the 2012 C63 Coupe Black Series the most powerful Mercedes-Benz C-Class of all time? News/SOURCE: MBUSA, July 23, 2011 – MONTVALE, NJ: Spectacular design, technology transferred from the world of motorsport and the very best in driving dynamics; the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series represents the new AMG brand claim, Driving Performance, like no other AMG model. The new high-performance vehicle is the most powerful C-Class of all time, boasting a maximum output of 510 hp and a maximum torque of 457 lb-ft. The high-revving AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine delivers stunning pulling power and exceptional performance – the 2012 C63 AMG Coupe Black Series accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds (all data provisional). Read more about – 2012 AMG C63 Coupe Black Series Benz Patent of 1886

Mercedes-Benz announced that it is honored to have the Benz Patent of 1886 selected for inclusion into the Memory of the World Register. Memory of the World is an initiative of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization that seeks to preserve documents of historical significance. A few examples in the register include the […]

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Mercedes-Benz Development – New 2012 SLS AMG Roadster News: Source – MBUSA Press Release/May 5, 2011/MONTVALE, NJ:  The convertible SLS AMG Roadster is the second car to be developed independently by AMG. The Coupe and Roadster concepts were created in parallel – very advantageous during the development process. During this 3-year development period for the 2012 SLS AMG Roadster, the engineers devoted […]

Exclusive AMG Mercedes Driving Trip Germany

Want to drive an AMG SLS or other AMG vehicle in Germany? Drive on the Autobahn and get inside AMG headquarters in Affalterbach for extensive tours of the production, engineering, design, and research facilities? This coming June, you can. The Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) is offering members who own or drive AMG vehicles an […]

Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 Guided Video If you are looking for a close-up of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, then this “Walk Around” video is for you. William Vetter, Assistant Product Manager for the SLS AMG, gives a guided tour of the AMG GT3 while at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance (2011). Enjoy!

Duesenbergs Sweep Field at Amelia Island

One of the greatest of all the classic American auto manufacturers is undoubtedly Duesenberg. And, marque proved once again that it is alive and well by posting a sweep of the Best In Show awards at the 16th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance held March 11-13, 2011.  The best in show winners at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer were: Read more about Duesenbergs Sweep Field at Amelia Island

2011 AMG Driving Academy Details

New 2011 – 2012 AMG Driving Academy Programs

Based on the feedback and comments received here at, the AMG Driving Academy events are well worth checking out. The events offer you a high performance driving experience with groups of like-minded individuals. It should be noted that the AMG Driving Academy programs are manufacturer-sponsored events. And now, Daimler is hosting a wide range of new driving events for 2011 and 2012. The events are for drivers and enthusiasts interested in improving his or her performance skills on the track and/or safety on the road.

The AMG Driving Academy initially focused on European venues but now events are also held in both the USA and China. Here’s a quick overview of the AMG Driving Academy events with links for detailed info including fees and event dates that are provided by Mercedes-AMG: Read more about 2011 AMG Driving Academy Details