2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series

The notorious speed-loving team at AMG are coming up with another 500 hp and over monster, the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series. This limited, exclusive cars are going to be hand-made by AMG, only a few hundred copies will be made and we are probably talking only about the USA.

Mercedes 2008 CLK63 AMG Black Series - front

So what more does the Black Series benefit from than the standard CLK63 AMG? First of all, 6.2-liter V8 is hand made with maximum care, also the Black Series have coupe configuration, the regular CLK63 AMG coming only as convertible model. Other additions are atter fenders, a more aggressive air dam and a trick rear diffuser. AMG is using only carbon fibre, to make the car as light as possible. Less weight more speed…

Inside the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series there are only two seats… but what seats! They seem taken from a space shuttle, with side-impact airbags and ergonomic shape. The steering wheel is smaller and with a flat bottom, as pros prefer. AMG modified the ESP and ASR programs, and electronic driving-system is much more proficient with the Black Series CLK63. Same 14.2-inch front and 13.0-inch rear vented composite discs are ready to stop this bullet-of-a-car, if need arises. With the help of 265/30R-19 front and 285/30R-19 rear Pirelli P-Zero Corsas tires with AMG forged-aluminum rims, stopping the car shouldn’t be all that difficult.. for 500 hp. Also, adjustable suspension systems and seven-speed automatic are all meant to make ride with the Black Series as much a joy as Mercedes is used to provide to it’s customers.

Mercedes 2008 CLK63 AMG Black Series - int

Test are awaited with no patience at all. The CLK63 AMG Black Series reaches, in theory, a max speed of 186 mph, and 60 mph in 4.1 seconds. Starting price is $140,000.

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