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Performance Packages for the High-Powered AMG Models

Mercedes Benz -AMG is offering customised high performance packages for three AMG Models, aimed at particularly sporty drivers. The packages, which are available for CLS63 AMG, SLK55 AMG and SL55 AMG, comprise variuos factory-fitted components with significantly enhanced the dynamics of all three models and further improve their racetrack potential. The performance packages were developed in the AMG Performance Studio and the vehicles are built at the relevant DamlierChrysler production plants.

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030 PP rules!! LSD, 183 mph top speed, bigger brakes, more power........more stuff I can't think of.

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This is news? this has been available for a long time...unless you are saying that the the SL55 and CLS63 are getting the 'black' performance packages...now THAT would be news.

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This is news? this has been available for a long time...unless you are saying that the the SL55 and CLS63 are getting the 'black' performance packages...now THAT would be news.
The Black Series isn't available for the US.

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The Black Series isn't available for the US.
curaco didn't say where, which is why i wanted to know more...

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The performance packages for the CLS 63 AMG, SLK 55 AMG and SL 55 AMG focus particularly on chassis and brake system modifications, incorporating components with an even higher performance rating and longer service life. The result is a breathtaking driving experience for ambitious sports car enthusiasts who want to have the option of using their AMG model on closed-circuit racetracks. Customers benefit from the extensive motor sport know-how gained by Mercedes-AMG GmbH in almost four decades of working in this field.

The performance package for the CLS 63 AMG comprises:

• Internally ventilated composite front brake discs, size 390 x 36 mm

• Multi-disc rear locking differential with 40% locking effect for additional traction

• 19-inch twin-spoke AMG alloy wheels, multipiece, painted sterling silver, size 8.5 x 19 with 255/35 R 19 tyres (front) and size 10 x 19 with 285/30 R 19 tyres (rear)

• AMG performance suspension based on AIRMATIC DC

• AMG ergonomic sports steering wheel in leather/black Alcantara with silver-coloured aluminium shift paddles

The performance package for the SLK 55 AMG comprises:

• Internally ventilated composite front brake discs, size 360 x 32 mm

• 18-inch twin-spoke AMG alloy wheels, multipiece, size 7.5 x 18 with 225/40 R 18 tyres (front) and size 8.5 x 18 with 245/35 R 18 tyres (rear)

• AMG performance suspension

• AMG ergonomic sports steering wheel in leather/black Alcantara, with silver-coloured aluminium shift paddles

• Carbonfibre interior trim parts

The performance package for the SL 55 AMG comprises:

• Internally ventilated composite front brake discs, size 390 x 36 mm

• Multi-disc rear locking differential with 30% locking effect for additional traction

• 19-inch twin-spoke AMG alloy wheels, multipiece, size 8.5 x 19 with 255/35 R 19 tyres (front) and size 9.5 x 19 with 285/30 R 19 tyres (rear)

• AMG performance suspension based on Active Body Control (ABC)

• Additional oil cooler

• AMG front apron with larger air intakes

• AMG ergonomic sports steering wheel in leather/black Alcantara, with silver-coloured aluminium shift paddles

The AMG performance packages are priced as follows (prices include 16 % VAT):

• CLS 63 AMG: 8,236 € ($10569)

Performance packages for high-powered AMG models

• SLK 55 AMG: 5,220 € ($6699)
• SL 55 AMG: 11,948 € ($15329)

The AMG Performance Studio in Affalterbach can provide even more customisation for these AMG high-performance models. Depending on the model in question, the available components include:

• Extra-lightweight, forged AMG alloy wheels

• Carbon-fibre exterior package

• AMG sports steering wheels

• Illuminated AMG door sill panels

The Performance Studio specialists also fit unique interior trim components and high-performance hi-fi and multimedia systems and even create one-off specials & dash; a traditional forte of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

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