Mercedes-Benz of Farmington is Utah’s Only Certified AMG® Performance Center

October 3rd, 2016 by

Some drivers want luxury and comfort. Some want performance and speed. Why not both? Mercedes-Benz AMG® melds extraordinary driving experience with dynamic design, German engineering and legendary racing heritage. Mercedes-Benz of Farmington, Utah’s new home for luxury, is bringing it all together in Utah’s only Certified AMG® Performance Center. It will be 1 of 400 such centers worldwide; only 10 U.S. states have merited one.

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Our Certified AMG® Performance Center will offer passionate drivers the opportunity to experience the unique qualities of the more than 20 AMG® high-performance SUVs, sedans, coupes and sports cars. They all share the AMG® commitment to passionate driving, maximum efficiency and pride in the brand’s history.

AMG® stands for Aufrecht, Melcher and Großaspach. Aufrecht and Melcher were two Daimler-Benz engineers working on racing engines who left Daimler-Benz in 1966 to pursue their drive for high-performance engines for racing, and ultimately in luxury road cars. They started up in Aufrecht’s house in Großaspach.

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AMG® became the gold standard for high-performance vehicles and the company grew. It began manufacturing its own engines in 1984 and in the late ‘80s started collaborating again with Daimler-Benz, finally signing a cooperation agreement in 1990. That enabled AMG® products to be sold and serviced through Mercedes-Benz dealerships.

The first jointly developed Mercedes-Benz AMG® vehicle came out in 1993, the Mercedes-Benz C 36 AMG®. AMG® was officially folded back into Daimler-Benz in 2005, becoming Mercedes-AMG® GmbH.

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Now the Schomp Automotive Group’s Mercedes-Benz of Farmington is joining with this legendary line to offer our Utah customers a unique AMG® experience. As part of being a Certified AMG® Performance Center, Mercedes-Benz of Farmington will offer AMG® clients fascinating driving experiences and events, access to exclusive information and other AMG® lifestyle possibilities that highlight the passionate nature of their vehicles, our commitment to quality and to perfection in every detail.

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Those are qualities that are deeply embedded into the Schomp Automotive Group’s history and culture dating back a century. Our owner, Aaron Wallace’s great-grandfather was one of Colorado’s first automobile dealers and Mercedes-Benz of Farmington will be a valued addition to our group’s portfolio because we share the same passions and philosophies that distinguish Mercedes-Benz and AMG®.

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We’re proud to be Mercedes-Benz’s first Utah Certified AMG® Performance Center. We’ll offer our AMG® clients the exclusive benefits of AMG® ownership and trained client advisors, and we’ll offer every Mercedes-Benz client our “One Price. One Person. One Hour.” sales experience. Service customers can expect vehicle pick-up and drop-off, loaner vehicles and concierge service, as well as AMG®-certified technicians and equipment. Our new facility is designed in keeping with the same standard of luxury, comfort and excellence that are the hallmarks of Mercedes-Benz and AMG®.