2004 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG Estate

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Year:  2004
Miles:  31,232 miles
Model:  S203 C55 AMG Estate 
Exterior Colour:  Diamond Black
Interior colour:  Black Leather

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The C55 Estate is one of the rarest of The AMG C-Classes, with just 595 produced worldwide. With a 5.5-litre AMG V8 squeezed into the C-Class body they are extremely rapid, yet subtle at the same time with just the right amount of muscularity displayed in the wide wheels and four exhausts. They made saloons and estates but the estates are much rarer, much cooler and obviously more practical.

 

This example in Diamond Black – a kind of metallic very dark blue – with anthracite leather is about as close as you can get to turning the clock back 17 years and buying one new, with just 31k miles from new.

 

High specification including heated/electric/memory seats, bi-xenon headlamps, climate control, glass sunroof amongst the full options list below. In addition, the aging COMAND has been replaced with an up-to-date Dynavin multi-media system including reverse camera and sat nav.

 

Supplied new in Japan, this car has evidently been garaged, sparingly used and perfectly maintained from new. It was imported into the UK in 2020. Since it has never seen salt the underside is in perfect condition, like the rest of the car.

The paintwork is unmarked and, as the photos show, the leather seats still retain their matt finish as new. The wheels are completely unmarked and wear matching Michelin Pilot Super Sports tyres all round. It is very hard to believe this car is 17 years old.

 

The speedometer, while in kilometres, has a digital MPH readout at all times.

Note, this car is Euro 4 compliant, which means you can drive into London’s ULEZ zone and Birmingham’s clean air zone without a charge. It is also on PLG tax class, not emissions-based, so road tax is £280 per annum.

 

Full service history with paperwork for 14 services despite having covered just 31k miles.

 

If you’re looking for the best C55 Estate you can find, then you need to see this car.

 

 

Option Codes

 

241 – Front seat left electrically adjustable with memory

249 – Heated rear window

275 – Memory package – driver’s seat, steering column and mirror

287 – Load-through feature

293 – Sidebag in rear left and right

301 – Ashtray package

345 – Rain sensor

414 – Electric tilt/slide sunroof in glass version

423 – 5-speed automatic transmission

500 – Folding mirrors

529 – COMAND – Replaced with Dynavin

573 – ISOFIX in rear

580 – Air conditioning

618 – Bi-xenon headlamps

691 – Blue heat-insulating glass all round

732 – Bird’s eye maple wood finish

772 – AMG styling package

786 – AMG double-spoke wheels 18” with mixed tyres

873 – Heated seats

926 – Euro 4

954 – Equipment package for Avantgarde vehicles