A brief History of AMG V8 engines

Long tradition of powerful AMG V8 engines

C 55 AMG: 5439cc V8

Superior performance and torque as well as high technology straight from the race track — the large-displacement eight-cylinder power package in the new C 55 AMG is sure to thrill auto lovers the world over. The AMG V8 with 5,439cc displacement provides 367bhp at 5,750 rpm and develops a maximum torque of 510Nm at 4,000 rpm. No other vehicle in this competitive segment produces such impressive figures.

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Origin of the Species : Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16

The car’s trademark was the high elasticity of the Cosworth-developed engine (the British engineering company undertook extensive work on the engine's light-alloy cylinder head). All this took place before the days of AMG's involvement with the tuning of performance production Mercedes-Benz vehicles (at the time of the 190E's launch AMG was not yet a part of Mercedes-Benz).

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