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In a move sure to make shoulders slump and people ask "Why is this happening?", Mercedes will not produce a CLK63 AMG -- which would actually be an E Class Coupe AMG. The axing is due to the CLK moving from the C Class platform to the E Class, and Mercedes' view that a hotted up E Coupe with the 6.3-liter would be too close to the CLS 63 AMG "both in positioning and price."
When we first saw the CLK 63 AMG Black Edition at the New York Auto Show, we were sold on the looks alone. While its appearance defines menacing, after a quick check of the spec sheet, the depth of meanness of this super Benz far exceeds its well-adorned skin. A 6.2-liter, 507 HP V8, composite brakes, huge air intakes, and no back seat makes for a blunt-force object rivaled by few on this planet. A top speed of 186 MPH and 0-60 in 4.1 seconds confirms that this is yet another bad-ass AMG.