2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

Highlights


  • Low mileage import from Japan
  • Stunning condition and specification
  • AMG body styling and performance

The Appeal


The E55 AMG looks as if it has been carved from a solid block of metal rather than being assembled, and of course it features a hand-built engine and components from AMG that deliver supercar performance while retaining a stylish and reserved exterior that does little to advertise its true high-performance potential.

A subtle AMG body kit, twin exhaust pipes and black AMG alloy wheels are the only external clues as to this car’s real attitude and capabilities.

Just in from Japan all the import duties have been paid and the first UK registered keeper will be the winner of this auction lot.

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The History and Paperwork


  • Full Japanese service history 
  • Supplied new to Japan in 2005
  • Just imported to the UK
  • All import duties paid
  • In the process of registering with DVLA 
  • Auction winner will be first registered UK owner
  • Comes with 12 months MOT
  • 1 original key
  • Handbooks and manuals in Japanese
  • Tyre sealant kit and tools

The Interior


  • Exclusive Black/Anthracite AMG leather interior
  • AMG steering wheel with paddles
  • Bird’s eye wood trim
  • Cruise control
  • Heated electric Dynamic’ AMG sports seats with memory
  • Climate control
  • Parking sensors
  • Electric tilt/slide glass sunroof
  • Rear electric roller blind
  • Updated audio system currently not working and may require updating to a UK system
  • Automatic climate control
  • Small crack in wood trim behind the front ashtray 
  • Fully loaded specification
  • Very good overall condition

The Exterior


  • Designo Mystic White paintwork in great condition
  • Fantastic colour
  • Black AMG Wheels are unmarked
  • AMG Bodykit
  • Quad AMG exhaust pipes
  • Good recent tyres
  • Huge road presence
  • Aggressive stance
  • A few small stone chips and the odd small scratch in the paint are in evidence
  • Very small dent in the rear nearside door
  • Shut lines, lights and all trim and badges are all as good as you get

The Mechanics


  • Full Japanese service history
  • 5.4 Litre V8 naturally aspirated
  • 5 speed automatic gearbox
  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Active suspension
  • The car has been relatively inactive over the last couple of years and the vendor advises that it is well overdue for a service and that the battery will need to be replaced.
  • All electrics function correctly
  • Car will come with a brand new MOT
  • Awesome to drive with a wonderful exhaust note

The Summary


Coming from Japan’s more kindly climate the underneath of this E55 is about as solid as they come with no signs of any corrosion affecting any of the bodywork either.

Right-hand drive E55 AMGs are rare and awesome to own and drive and this example looks terrific with that Mystic White bodywork and those lovely black AMG alloys that finish the car off perfectly.

With a huge specification and being in such great overall condition this car is going to make someone very happy indeed.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2005
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model E55 AMG
  • Colour Designo Mystic White
  • Odometer 62,661 Miles
  • Engine size 5421
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Middlesex
  • Location London
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
13 bids from 7 bidders
  • n-panik•••• £9,000 27/11/22
  • n-panik•••• £8,900 27/11/22
  • DCM68 £8,500 27/11/22
  • n-panik•••• £8,300 27/11/22
  • DCM68 £8,200 27/11/22
  • Allwood•••• £8,000 26/11/22
  • Allwood•••• £7,500 26/11/22
  • Wourn £6,800 26/11/22
  • carter1•••• £6,700 25/11/22
  • Mega1 £6,500 22/11/22

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