AMG Retro Collection from Mercedes-Benz Accessories marks 45th anniversary

Decades ago, on the 1st of June 1967 to be precise, Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, both engineers of Mercedes Benz, formed the AMG Motorenbau und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (AMG Engine Production and Development, Ltd.) and a few years later in 1971 managed to win the second place at the 24-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps with the 300 SEL 6.8. To commemorate these game-changing occasions, AMG Retro Edition from Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH was recently unveiled. Line includes a classic white polo shirt with a red highlighting theme complete with the date 1971 and the 300 SEL 6.8’s number “35”. Also included in the line is a similarly themed cap with the older AMG logo, the date and the car’s number emblazoned with the legend “Founded in 1967”.

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And that’s not all. The AMG Retro Edition from Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH line includes a calfskin-made weekend travel bag, a wallet and a belt with the aforementioned legend stamped and the AMG logo embossed. To top it all, the line consists of a matt silver-colored rhodium-plated brass AMG logo pin, a coffee mug and two classic espresso cups making it a perfect tribute to the founding of this bespoke company and its first race win!

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