Affalterbach, Germany, Mar 09, 2010

At a glance: The most important highlights of the new AMG V8 biturbo engine and the new AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission

- Direct petrol injection with piezo-electric injectors and spray-guided combustion

- Twin turbochargers with air/water intercooling

- Sophisticated engine electronics with Controlled Efficiency start/stop function and generator management

- Aluminium crankcase with ventilation holes to reduce friction

- Continuous camshaft adjustment on the intake and exhaust sides

- Demand-controlled engine oil pump

- AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission with a wet start-up clutch and three driving modes

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