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1 of 451: 2006 C55 AMG with 36k miles

Clean examples of the W203 AMG (2001-2007) often go overlooked and rarely come across our radar due to low production numbers. The C55 replaced the C32 as the W203 chassis saw the introduction of the mid-production facelift in 2005 and was only sold through the 2006 model year making it one of the rarer AMG’s to be produced in the mid 2000’s. Less than 2000 C55’s were sold in total to the North American market and low mileage examples like this are hard to come by. This 2006 (1 of 451) C55 AMG can be found here on OfferUP in West Palm Beach, FL for $17,700 and is showing a very low 36k miles.

On the brink of releasing the M156 powered C63, AMG made the decision to stuff the legendary M113 into the C Class for a year and a half of production. Perhaps they wanted to tease the public with a small V8 powered sedan before dropping the W204 but either way the C55 didn’t get the spotlight it deserved and quickly found itself overshadowed.

If the exterior looks to be a little off compared to non-AMG W203’s it’s because the C55 actually received the front clip (bumpers, hood, and fenders) from the W209 CLK Class of the era in order to accommodate the M113. Functionality aside, we really like the streamlined look and appreciate AMG’s commitment to the concept.

This specific C55 AMG seems to show nicely although we always recommend an in-person inspection. It’s finished in Brilliant Silver over Gray Leather and the car looks good at first glance. The seller notes the car is a one owner which a history search should be able to verify. The hood appears to be slightly misaligned above the passenger headlight with the fender so it would be worth getting a PPI. You don't want any surprises and if there is any issues they could be strong negotiating factors.


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