NEW YORK – AMG will flex its muscle this year when it offers V-12 engines in two models this summer, says Robert F. Allan, manager of AMG products at Mercedes-Benz USA. The AMG option packages add about 25% to 35% to the price of a car, Allan says, and that brings in big bucks for MBUSA. In 2003, 5% of the Mercedes vehicles sold in the U.S. were AMG models. Allan doesn't predict skyrocketing growth for AMG-enhanced units, because production is limited to what a small group of ...
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