Press Release) Mercedes AMG is to offer the new AMG sports
package for the latest CLK Class Coupé and Cabriolet models. Aimed
at CLK customers with a penchant for sporty design, the AMG sports
package comprises visual and technical features such as
characteristic AMG bodystyling which includes an AMG spoiler lip, a
chrome-plated AMG twin tailpipe, 18 inch AMG light-alloy wheels with
mixed-size tyres, perforated brake discs and sports suspension.
Interior enhancements range from front multicontour seats and
steering-wheel gearshift buttons (if an automatic transmission is
specified) to aluminium-look sports pedals and AMG floor mats.
high-performance CLK 55 AMG model also gets the CLK Class model
update treatment, with both the Coupé and the Cabriolet sporting an
updated look as well as an extensive standard equipment package.
Powerful AMG bodystyling – including a new front apron boasting a
more pronounced wedge shape, striking side skirts and a muscular
rear apron – injects even more dynamism into the design. At the
rear, the AMG spoiler lip on the boot lid reduces rear axle lift. A
further visual highlight here is provided by the chromed AMG twin
tailpipe (not available for four-cylinder and CDI models). The 18
inch AMG light-alloy wheels – painted in sterling silver and
featuring a new five-spoke design – are also sure to draw admiring
glances. Furthermore, the wide-base tyres (225/40 R 18 at the front
and 255/35 R 18 at the rear) improve roadholding significantly.
Silver-painted brake callipers with Mercedes Benz lettering and
perforated brake discs ensure impressive stopping distances whilst
the sports suspension boosts dynamic performance and optimises
overall road feel.
Multicontour seats and other valuable
The sporty and stylish
distinctiveness of the AMG sports package also enhances the interior
of the Mercedes Benz CLK Class. Inflatable air cushions concealed in
the multicontour seats allow both the driver and the front passenger
to adjust the seat contours to suit their individual requirements.
Also included in the standard equipment package are a
leather-covered multifunction sports steering wheel with gearshift
buttons (if an automatic transmission is specified), aluminium-look
sports pedals with black rubber studs and specially designed velour
floor mats displaying the AMG logo.
Many of the attractive features that make up the new AMG sports
package are not available individually. Prices for the package, due
to be launched in June 2005, range from € 4,756 to € 5,220,
depending on the engine version. The AMG sports package is available
for all CLK Class Coupé and Cabriolet models, whichever of the two
design and equipment lines is specified.
Complete contents of the AMG sports package at a glance:
comprising front apron, rear apron and side skirts
AMG spoiler lip
18 inch AMG 5 spoke
light-alloy wheels painted in sterling silver
size 225/40 R 18 (front) and 255/35 R 18 (rear)
discs, silver-painted brake callipers with Mercedes Benz
Chromed AMG twin
Velour floor mats
with AMG logo
gearshift buttons (in conjunction with automatic transmission)
CLK 55 AMG with new
front section and enhanced standard specification
The CLK 55 AMG is a
further beneficiary of the extensive CLK Class model refinement
package. Model year 2005 Coupé and Cabriolet models are
distinguishable by the new AMG front apron whose pronounced wedge
shape and circular fog lamps ringed in chrome exude even greater
drive and dynamism than before. In keeping with the rest of the CLK
Class model series, the flagship AMG V8 model developing 270 kW/367
hp is now equipped with new-look, high-brilliance tail-light
clusters that feature a more pronounced horizontal split between the
individual elements as well as dark-coloured glass.
NECK PRO crash-responsive head restraints and tyre pressure loss
Mercedes Benz has added
newly developed NECK PRO crash-responsive head restraints for the
front seats, an automatic tyre pressure loss warning system and
ISOFIX child seat attachments to the already extensive standard
equipment package. Bi xenon headlamps featuring the Active Light
System are available as optional extras.
CLK 55 AMG customers will be able to order an optional black ash
trim instead of the standard-specification aluminium trim whilst the
roof lining is now available in black.