There are currently 38 Mercedes-Benz cars for sale that wear the AMG label. That’s a lot, but The Sleuth’s sources are telling him that at least 10 more are on the way for the 2017 model year. In fact, there are now so many AMG variants that the company will soon test the market with dedicated stand-alone outlets that sell only AMG or Mercedes-AMG vehicles. The first store will open in Japan, but rumor has that one in Australia is in the planning stages. As for North America, existing dealers might soon be encouraged to create separate showroom space for the growing lineup of performance-oriented AMG vehicles.


This Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG is one of nearly 50 AMG models that will be available by the end of 2017. (PHOTO: MERCEDES-BENZ)

Mercedes-Benz’s AMG cars continue to multiply like rabbits: