Merc S63 AMG meets 300 SEL 6.8 AMG
After you professed your love for the classic 1971 Mercedes, here are some more pics…
Posted: 13 Oct 2011
You know how the story continues. From such humble beginnings we get to the present, and the 517bhp C63 AMG Coupe Black Series launched earlier this week. But while the growth of AMG is fascinating to chart, the period directly after it was created bore unexpected fruit.
Following that first private tune-up, Aufrecht and Melcher got wind of a damaged Mercedes 300 that was being offloaded by a doctor. For cheap. With a little bit of luck, they bought the Merc for a reported $6,000 (when they retailed new for $20,000) and went about modifying it for racing duty.