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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 For Sale in Chicago IL
The wait is over! The long-anticipated Mercedes-Benz GLC crossover has rolled onto the Loeber Motors lot just in time for the holidays, and it is everything we hoped it would be. As the replacement for the GLK, which was excellent in its own right, the new Mercedes-Benz GLC300 delivers a more modern look, with a sleeker exterior and additional conveniences inside.
What Does Mercedes-Benz AMG Mean?
To many auto enthusiasts around the world, AMG conjures memories of vintage Grand Prix racing victories. Those three letters have gained international recognition for being synonymous with excellence. We in the U.S., however, are not nearly as versed in the legacy of AMG.
There are several misconceptions often made about AMG. The actual acronymic meaning of AMG itself often causes confusion. It does not stand for Affalterback Motor Group—the most common erroneous assumption as Affalterback, Germany, is AMG’s traditional headquarters. Nor does it translate to Advanced Mechanical Gurus, Absolute Machine Geeks, or any corny iteration you might have had hanging out in your grey matter. AMG is actually shorthand for the names of founders Hans-Werner Aufrect, Erhard Melcher and Aufrect’s birthplace, Großaspach. It makes sense that they decided to shorten it to the catchy, iconic AMG. (more…)