Up for auction is this 2003 Mercedes-Benz C209 CLK 55 AMG finished in Black over a black leather interior. Introduced as the high-end AMG-tuned version of the CLK-class coupe, this example is factory equipped with a sport-tuned suspension and a hand-assembled 5.4 L V8 engine. Offering an extremely high standard of luxury and performance, this 2003 example was in the hands of its original owner up until October of 2020 and is now being offered in great overall condition by its second owner out of Illinois with just 83K miles showing on the odometer.
This CLK’s sleek Black finish is said to be in great overall condition with a professional refinishing of the two front fenders along with the hood for cosmetic purposes. Detailed images are provided in the photo gallery. The AMG styling package adds a revised front and rear spoiler along with side skirts which provide for a more aggressive appearance. Factory 17” AMG monoblock wheels are also equipped and dressed in healthy Michelin tires.
Inside, you will find a well-cared-for black Nappa leather interior that features decorative silver trim throughout the cabin along with model-specific AMG badging on the seats, gauges, and door sills. Amenities include automatic climate control as well as heated and power operated front seats with 3-position memory. All gauges and accessories are said to be fully functional including the original radio.
The 5.4 L V8 engine was handbuilt by AMG featuring forged internals and a dual-plug ignition system. It is capable of sending 362 HP and 376 lb.-ft of torque to the rear wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission. The CLK 55 AMG also comes standard with a lower and stiffer suspension as well as larger brakes. The seller notes that this vehicle is current with all maintenance and comes backed by a collection of service records showing a proper history of upkeep.
The sale of this CLK 55 AMG will include a set of keys, many service records, and a clean title. Having represented one of the most high-performance luxury coupes on the market, this AMG-tuned CLK now offers an incredible value for any discerning driver.