Point us to someone who professes to be into cars and the automotive industry who doesn’t know the three letters of A, M and G and the associated logo, and we’ll tell you that person doesn’t exist. AMG is synonymous with the Mercedes-Benz brand, it’s the performance side of the company that is able to create its own special edition cars under the Mercedes-AMG banner. AMG has just turned 55 years old, which is a milestone for any company and deserves to be celebrated. There’s no better way for an automaker to do this than create a limited edition car with a few bespoke details that will set it apart from the regular models of the same car - which in the case of AMG is already a rather upmarket and bespoke product.
Of course, a special edition needs to live up to that first part and actually be special. In celebration of 55 years of AMG, Mercedes-AMG has released their first performance hybrid in the form of the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance and it is now the automaker’s most powerful production model thanks to technology that’s trickled down from their innovations created for the Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 cars. The hybrid concept now features an added electric motor and high-performance battery on the rear axle to give the C-Class a combined power output of 620 kW (843 hp). This F1 Edition is distinguished by non-metallic paintwork called Manufaktur Alpine Grey with foiling for the AMG logo. The paint also shows a colour gradient from grey to black highlighting the red accents. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance rolls on some new forged 21-inch AMG wheels in a black matt finish with red accents inspired by the Official FIA F1 Medical Car from Mercedes-AMG. There’s also an added aero package with a fixed rear wing and a lower diffuser at the rear, while up front we see a larger splitter plus some smaller deflectors. Inside there’s exclusive black Nappa leather with red piping, as well as some red seatbelts and red AMG carbon fibre trim and the final touch is the exclusive Edition badge found in the interior and on specific AMG floor mats. Customers also receive a customised AMG Indoor Car Cover complete with F1 logo. Cool.
Take a look at the short YouTube video showing why the new limited edition tribute to the 55th anniversary of Mercedes-AMG is quite awesome, and will be a collector's bucket list car in the future: Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance F1 Edition Is A Motorsport Marvel | RonsRides News
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