Mercedes-AMG is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year and is offering customers special editions of its models for the occasion. After the G-Class, Edition 55 versions are now available in the compact range: A 35 4MATIC, A 35 4MATIC Sedan, CLA 35 4MATIC Coupé and CLA 35 4MATIC Shooting Brake.
The exclusive foil with the AMG Crest recalls the history of the sporty and high-performance Affalterbach brand, while bright accents such as 19-inch AMG wheels, AMG chrome fuel filler cap and "Edition 55" dark aluminum decorative trim underline the individual character. from a special series. Anniversary models can be ordered until November 2022.
Mercedes-AMG Edition 55
The compact Edition 55 models feature a wide range of equipment. At first glance, the AMG aerodynamics package is immediately noticeable, including a front bumper with an enlarged splitter and additional air ducts, an AMG rear wing, side skirts on optical air intakes in the rear bumper and a special diffuser - all with a high-gloss black finish. Because the package components have been refined in the wind tunnel, they effectively improve handling at high speeds and provide the foundation for even higher performance.
The AMG Night and Night II packages also emphasize the dynamic appearance of the Edition 55 models. The front splitter and exterior air intake trims, the AMG door sill finishers and their moldings, the window surrounds and the exterior mirror housings are finished in high-gloss black. In addition, the packages include black chrome tailpipes and tinted heat-insulating glass. The harmonious effect is complemented by further accessories in high-gloss black, such as the louvres of the characteristic AMG kidney grille and emblems on the boot lid and fenders.
The compact models of the Edition 55 series also feature two metallic body colors: space black or digital white. They are matched by the color scheme of the decorations on both sides of the body with the traditional AMG badge and a progressive translucent effect. The 19" AMG multi-spoke wheels painted in matt titanium gray with high-gloss rims contrast with the exterior design. Attention to detail is emphasized by the AMG fuel cap in silver chrome.
The interior is defined by a combination of black and red. The AMG Performance seats are upholstered in classic red and black leather. The AMG Performance steering wheel in DINAMICA microfiber with black markings at 12 o'clock has received the Edition 55 badge to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Affalterbach brand. In the lower part of the cabin, the exclusive character of the special edition is underlined by door sill finishers with red illuminated AMG lettering and black high-quality AMG velor floor mats with red contrast stitching and thread embroidery in the same color as the "Edition" lettering. 55 inches Edition 55 trim in dark brushed aluminum with black and red accents and the AMG logo completes the look.
Buyers also get a personalized black car cover with a silver AMG logo on the top of the windshield. Protects the car parked indoors from dust and scratches - consists of a "breathable" outer layer of wear-resistant synthetic material and an antistatic, flannel inner layer.
Exclusive special models can already be ordered with the Edition 55 equipment package at an additional cost of CU52,021. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).
55 years of Mercedes-AMG success
AMG was born in 1967 as a factory founded by engineers Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher and, after 55 years of operation, continues to strengthen its position as a highly valued sports and performance car brand – thanks to numerous motorsport and development successes. unique road cars. The Affalterbach-based company is today a subsidiary of the Mercedes-Benz Group AG and sports leader of the group. Each of the more than 2,000 employees is focused on delivering on the brand's promise of "Driving Performance" - a promise that combines AMG's core strengths: cutting-edge technology and a passion for dynamic, exciting products.
The current Mercedes-AMG portfolio includes more than 50 vehicles ranging from 225 kW (306 hp) to 620 kW (843 hp). Their range ranges from variants with different body styles to fully independently developed sports cars such as the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupe and the new Mercedes-AMG SL. The range of drive systems is constantly evolving in accordance with market requirements and customer wishes. It currently consists of 4-, 6- or 8-cylinder combustion engines with optimized efficiency. In addition, Mercedes-AMG is consistently following the performance path of the future: under the name E PERFORMANCE, it offers hybrids with independent drivetrains and Formula 1 technologies. The portfolio also includes all-electric AMG variants based on the group's own platform. Eva2. In the near future, fully independent battery AMG models will also appear; they will be based on the new AMG.EA electric vehicle architecture, developed entirely in-house.