• THE SPIRIT OF AMG: THE SILBER-SAU With Magnus Walker

The Silber Sau is a tribute to AMG’s Spa-winning Red Pig

There are cars out there that defy the odds. Cars that, according to many, shouldn’t be capable of what they’ve achieved and yet despite that, they did. Such creations deserve a place in the annals of automotive history not just because of what they were capable of, but also because of what they represent. All of you who are familiar with Magnus Walker would know that he is all about Porsches. That’s not the case, however, as the Porsche enthusiast and collector branched out into the wider spectrum of rare, obscure, and exotic cars - like this Silber-Sau

THE SPIRIT OF AMG: THE SILBER-SAU With Magnus Walker
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"The Silber Sau” is definitely an unusual car. Remember when AMG entered the 1971 24 Hours of Spa with the Mercedes 300 SEL-based “Red Pig” and won in their class? The “Silber Sau” – Silver Pig from German is an exact recreation of the obnoxious Spa-winning big red machine.

The original Red Pig disappeared after it won, but it showed the world something – even big heavy cars can be race-winning machines with the right know-how.
THE SPIRIT OF AMG: THE SILBER-SAU With Magnus Walker
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This is the first AMG and it changed the performance car scenery against all odds. It was a true game-changer in the automotive world and recreations like the Silber Sau are there to remind us of it.

Dim Angelov
Dim Angelov
Born in 1992, I come from a family of motoring enthusiasts. My passion for cars was awoken at the age of six, when I saw a Lamborghini Diablo SV in a magazine. After high school I earned a master’s degree in marketing and a Master of Arts in Media and Communications. Over the years, I’ve practiced and become skilled in precision driving and to date have test driven more than 250 cars across the globe. Over the years, I’ve picked up basic mechanical knowledge and have even taken part in the restoration of a 1964 Jaguar E-Type and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint. Lately, I’ve taken a fancy to automotive photography, and while modern cars are my primary passion, I also have a love for Asian Martial Arts, swimming, war history, craft beer, historical weapons, and car restoration. In time, I plan my own classic car restoration and hope to earn my racing certificate, after which I expect to establish my own racing team.  Read full bio
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