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10 Best Cars From Mercedes AMG’s Performance History

Since it’s inspection in 1967, the high performance division of Mercedes-Benz, AMG lineup has produced some spectacular cars. Let’s take a quick look at the top 10 best AMGs ever.

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1971 6.8 SEL “Red Pig”

With a 6.3L engine, a top speed of 220km/h, 0-100km/h in 6.3 seconds, this was the fastest sedan at that time

With a 6.3L engine, a top speed of 220km/h, 0-100km/h in 6.3 seconds, this was the fastest sedan at that time

1974 300SL AMG

First mercedes to have gullwing doors. This car reached a top speed of 260km/h with its 4.5L V8 engine.

First mercedes to have gullwing doors. This car reached a top speed of 260km/h with its 4.5L V8 engine.

1984 190E AMG

When introduced in 1984, it had a 2.3L engine which was later upgraded to 2.5L.

When introduced in 1984, it had a 2.3L engine which was later upgraded to 2.5L.

1986 W124 “The Hammer”

With its 5.8L V8 engine, the “hummer” can reach 0-100km/h in 5 seconds upto a maximum speed of 286km/h.

With its 5.8L V8 engine, the “hummer” can reach 0-100km/h in 5 seconds upto a maximum speed of 286km/h.

1993 C36 AMG

As the first AMG produced targeting the mass market, the C36 has a 3.6L engine capable of reaching 0-100km/h in 6.7 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

As the first AMG produced targeting the mass market, the C36 has a 3.6L engine capable of reaching 0-100km/h in 6.7 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

1998 SL73 AMG

This limited edition AMG has a massive 7.3L V12 engine with capabilities such as maximum speed of 250km/h and ability to reach 0-100km/h in just 4.8 seconds.

This limited edition AMG has a massive 7.3L V12 engine with capabilities such as maximum speed of 250km/h and ability to reach 0-100km/h in just 4.8 seconds.

1997 CLK GTR

As the first production racing car of Mercedes, the CLK-GTR consists of a 6.9L V12 engine reaching 0-100km/h in mere 3.4 seconds with top speed of 307 km/h.

As the first production racing car of Mercedes, the CLK-GTR consists of a 6.9L V12 engine reaching 0-100km/h in mere 3.4 seconds with top speed of 307 km/h.

2003 G55 AMG

This consists of a 5.4L V8 engine which can reach 0-100km/h in just 5 seconds.

This consists of a 5.4L V8 engine which can reach 0-100km/h in just 5 seconds.

2011 SLS AMG

Gullwing doors were reintroduced to this car with a 6.3L V8 engine a top speed of 315 km/h.

Gullwing doors were reintroduced to this car with a 6.3L V8 engine a top speed of 315 km/h.

2016 AMG GT3

Designed for racing, this consists of a 6.2L V8 engine with a top speed of 332 km/h.

Designed for racing, this consists of a 6.2L V8 engine with a top speed of 332 km/h.

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