4dr AMG Sdn 5.5L
Canyon State Classics brings to market a very clean and rare-colored Mars Red Mercedes Benz C55. AMG-spec C-Classes have always been great drivers, but the mix was never quite right. The original six-cylinder C36 (1995) was pricey and didn't pack enough punch. The C43 (1998) got it right with V-8 power, but was stuck with bland styling. The 2002 C32 AMG received a new bod, and its blown 3.2-liter V-6 had all kinds of punch, yet lacked cachet. It all comes together for 2005 in the C55 AMG, which combines an updated, upgraded C-Class platform and interior with a burbling, handbuilt, 362-horse V-8. It's a torquester, too, with a 376-pound-feet peak at 4000 rpm, nearly 300 of it on hand by just 2000 revs.
This two owner AMG was purchased new at Chapman Mercedes in Tucson AZ on June 23, 2006. The selling dealer serviced the car diligently and took it back in on trade in November of 2014 at 83k miles.The car was sold again a month later and it continued to be enjoyed and serviced in Tucson AZ. This car has always been serviced at Chapman Mercedes and Autohaus Tucson as it was garage kept. Total production of the US Spec C55 for 2006 was limited to only 451 units. Of those units, its believed that Mars Red is the rarest color and that a low double-digit amount were ever put on the road. Dont miss out on your chance to own this well maintained Mars Red AMG!
The following is a list of options as this C55 is currently equipped:
- Base MSRP $54,620
- 5.4L 24 Valve 8-Cyl. V8
- 5 Speed Automatic Transmission
- 4 Wheel Disc Brakes (Same Size as SL600)
- 18" AMG Split 5 Spoke Wheels
- Premium Package
- Auto Climate Control
- Cruise Control
- Black AMG Leather and Interior
- Original MB Audio System
- Power Seats
- Telescoping Steering
- Power windows
- Power mirrors
- Power Locks w/ Keyless Entry
This C55 is finished in beautiful Mars Red and is gorgeous and was just fully buffed and hand waxed. You'll be hard pressed to fins another red example, let alone one that's all original- even the bumpers have never been off the car! The body on the car is laser straight, and does not have even a single door ding. Paint is all in excellent shape and is original other than a few expected paint chips which have been touched up. This Benz has always been garage kept and pampered its entire life and really shows. The car is equipped with the AMG option group which includes a beautiful interior, AMG emblems, exhaust tips, body kit, and specially designed staggered AMG alloy wheels. The AMG cars also got the newer style “Avantgarde” color matched grille.
The car is riding on 18" AMG Split 5 Spoke alloy wheels, specifically designed for the E55. They are wrapped in almost new performance radials. All 4 wheels just had the lips re-machined and are perfect with no damage. They were all spin checked and have no bends or issues.
The interior is in great shape all around. The Black Nappa leather interior and trim is all very nice and shows minimal wear. All seats, door panels, and carpets are in very good condition.The interior is extremely comfortable and well optioned. All accessories work inside the car including the heated seats, power everything, CD Player, sound system, etc. This C class is equipped with the premium package which included: 6 disc changer, blue glass w/ rain sensor, power rear sunshade and rain sensing wipers. The car has never been smoked in and has a fresh smell of fine and leather. Overall condition of the interior is a 9.5 out of 10. The car has MB all-weather floor mats, complete set of tools, jack,first aid kit and key. The car will also include all of its original books, quick reference guides, carfax. It also has a space saver spare and tire.
Mechanically, this Benz is in perfect condition and runs and drives great. It has very healthy and very quick and powerful 5.4l V8. These AMG engines are hand built by a single engine builder to ensure the highest quality. The car has a very strong automatic transmission that shifts perfect. The motor puts out 362hp and 376ft lbs of torque and is plenty to move this nimble C Class around. This car is very clean under the hood and really shows how its previous owner took excellent care of it. The previous owner of this car was very meticulous about maintenance. Most recently, that car was in at the dealer for an inspection, oil change and fuel pump replacement (104k miles). The engine has also been treated to dealer-installed Kleeman camshafts that increase mid range HP and torque.
This car is ready to go! The car is in excellent condition inside and out. The exterior of this AMG is stunning in Mars Red with Black interior and is definitely the most desired color combination for the C55 Mercedes. This is a super rare C55 and will make an excellent driver or collector's item, and with this color..you can't go wrong! This car is also CARFAX certified!
If you have any additional questions please call Jon at 480-703-2337. The car is located in beautiful sunny Scottsdale, AZ. Please email or call with any questions and I welcome international bidders! I can also help with shipping quotes and arrangements.