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These Mercedes Models Won’t Get AMG Variants




These Mercedes Models Won’t Get The Powerful AMG Variants…

The high-performance division of Mercedes-Benz, the AMG, is known for creating a more powerful and luxurious versions of standard Mercedes cars.

The engineering team hand build each AMG-badged vehicles, similar to standard Mercedes cars, but with extra-sporty handling and more stylish aesthetics.

The division has pumped out more expensive monsters like the Mercedes-AMG G63, which is simply a high-performance variant of the G550. We’ve also seen the AMG GLE 53 4Matic Coupe, which can best be described as a GLE Coupe on steroids.

But their are versions of Mercedes-Benz cars that will never be “AMG-ed”. According to the German automaker, the B-Class, EQC and the X-Class lineups won’t get the AMG variants.

The news was revealed by the AMG chief, Tobias Moers, during the unveiling of the new GLB 35 AMG at the 2019 Frankfurt auto show.

Let’s take a look at the cars that won’t get the powerful AMG variants

1) B-Class

First among the three Mercedes models is the B-Class hatchback. The B-Class won’t get the turbocharged engines used in the AMG variants of A-Class, CLA and the GLA.

Instead, Mercedes-Benz will offer an AMG Line package to give the B-Class some sporty aesthetic.

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2)Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes-Benz first all-electric car, known fully as Mercedes-Benz EQC400 4MATIC, is another car that won’t get the AMG power bump.

Just like the B-Class, an AMG Line package will also be available for Mercedes’ first fully electric SUV.


The EQCs 402 hp powertrain already gives a top speed of 112 mph. It will move from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. The 80kWh battery pack will go 200 miles on a full charge.

3) The X-Class

A high-performance Mercedes pick-up can only exist in our dreams. According to the head of AMG, the X-Class truck, which shares the same chassis with the Japanese Nissan Navara, will never get the AMG badge.

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