Last year, Merc’s AMG division signed an agreement to supply Aston Martin with engines. But was that, as widely rumoured, just the first step in a German takeover of Britain’s most venerable sports car maker? Top Gear caught up with AMG boss Tobias Moers to find out – and grill him on the new AMG GT sports car.
But first up, the big one: is Merc planning to buy out Aston? Can the Gaydon firm survive without more Mercedes involvement?