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Watch how a Mercedes-Benz AMG motor is hand-built [w/video]

Posted Nov 30th 2012 7:57PM

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Ever wonder what makes a tire-shredding 6.3L AMG motor tick? Well, grab a wrench and get ready as this video goes behind closed doors in Affalterbach, the home of AMG, with the pros who build these twin-turbo V8s by hand.

Watch the team of engine experts walk through the meticulous steps of every hand-built AMG motor found under the hood of the finest Mercedes-Benz products. As Motor Trend's Jonny Lieberman explains, there's just something special about learning how to build one of these supercar engines.

Click here to watch this AMG assembly in action.

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David MacKinnon

Oh.. That's where the faulty cylinder head bolts come from... Hey, what's a $20k bill from your local dealer to an AMG owner... Oh yeah.. The price of a NEW CAR!

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December 01 2012 at 8:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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Ahmed Shams

He did mention tht the engine he touched wont see the light of production ie will b scraped...I own my second amg model in 6 yrs now n not a single time any of the components have failed. I guess someone needs to own it before making dumb comments..jeez

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