AMG Was Founded As A Racing Engine Forged In 1967 By The Former Mercedes Engineers, Hans Werner Aufrecht And Erhard Melcher, With The Letters "AMG" Standing For Aufrecht, Melcher and Großaspach (Aufrecht's Birth Town). Now Owned By Daimler Mercedes, This Special Brand Is A High Profile Purveyor Of Modified Mercedes Vehicles, Adored By Drivers And Feared By Other Manufacturers. In The March Of 2011 The Mercedes Benz Factory Unveiled The All New R172 Model At The Geneva Motor Show, With This Dramatic New Addition To Still Follow Similar Exterior Design Detailing That Had Been Loved By Many On The R171 Model, But Now Would Have A More Muscular And Aggressive Nose, Up To Date And More Relevant Technology And A New Selection Of Engine Choices To Please Every Driver, Which Would Of Course Included The Mighty Top Of The Range SLK55 AMG That Instantly Delighted The Purist The Thrill Seekers. From The AMG Factory, The SLK55 AMG Had Been Fitted With The Five Point Five Litre V8, Producing A More Than Healthy 421 Brake Horse Power, Capable Of Accelerating Both Driver And Passenger From 0-62 MPH In Just 4.6 Seconds And Would Further Climb To An Electrically Limited Top Speed Of 155 MPH, With All This Power Available With Or Without The Electric Solid Folding Roof In Place.
Our lovely SLK55 AMG was first supplied in March 2012 making it one of the first new shape examples off the production line. Over the past 8 years our example has covered 43022 miles in total with services carried out and logged on the Mercedes system at 8125, 13739, 20678, 27480, 32931, 36737 and 40799 miles.