CL65 and CLK63 AMGs Deput at NY Auto Show

2008 AMG CL65 Mercedes-Benz | AMG MarketMercedes-Benz debuted two new AMG cars to the world today, along with the North American debut of the 2008 C-Class. First to debut was the 2008 CL65 AMG, powered by a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 604 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque.  On display, the limited edition 40th Anniversary CL65 AMG comes with special Alubeam paint to celebrate the 40th year of AMG high performance cars.

Following the CL65 AMG, the 2008 C-Class sedan entered the stage.  The new C-Class will be launched this summer with three V6-powered models – the C350 Sport, the C300 Luxury and the C300 Sport.

2008 AMG CLK63 Black Series Coupe | AMG Market2008 AMG CLK63 Black Series

Mercedes-AMG CEO, Volker Mornhinweg, followed the C-Class by introducing the CLK63 AMG Black Series, a street legal version of the Official F1™ Safety Car.  After lighting a fuse that caused an explosion of light and smoke, the CLK63 AMG Black Series was revealed.  The Black Series is a 500 horsepower version of the AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine, with 0-60 mph acceleration of 4.1 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 186 mph.



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  1. CLK63 Black Series AMG at Vehicle Prep Center « AMG Market | Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts said,

    Wrote on August 17, 2007 @ 8:24 am

    […] Possibly the largest collection of CLK63 Black Series AMG cars are now at the Vehicle Prep Center (VPC) in Baltimore, MD. This VPC is the first stop, after U.S. Customs, for all new Mercedes-Benz vehicles destined for dealerships located east of the Mississippi. Baltimore’s port has a national ranking of second in automobile importing and exporting, according data from the Maryland Department of Transportation.  […]

  2. Happy New Year - McLaren F1 Races AMG Mercedes-Benz « AMG Market | Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts said,

    Wrote on December 28, 2007 @ 2:20 pm

    […] Current AMG Mercedes-Benz production and motorsport cars are battling against the McLaren MP4-22 Formula 1 race car. Fernado Alonso in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes starts last in a staggered start. Jamie Green, in the DTM AMG C-class and Maylander in the CLK 63 AMG Black Series are getting 43 seconds advantage over Alonso. In the meanwhile, the C350, with Susie Stoddart behind the wheel, has already done half a lap! […]

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