Mercedes Benz E55 AMG: World’s Fastest Wagon Matched By Top Notch Benz Replacement Parts from Parts TrainWritten by Jenny McLane
The new E55 AMG wagon packs power of 469 horsepower and 0-to-60 mph times of 4.6 seconds with its 5.5-liter supercharged AMG V8 engine. It has high-performance four-wheel disc brakes with oversize perforated and ventilated rotors with multi-piston calipers.
The exclusive new wagon also comes with AMG aerodynamic bodywork with AMG 18-inch alloy wheels with staggered tires. Inside, black Birdseye maple trim is standard, as well as special AMG gauges and sport seats finished in nappa leather.
Standard to E55 AMG wagon are four-zone climate control that allows different temperature settings for rear outboard passengers as well as driver and front passenger. Also standard on both E55 AMG wagon and sedan models is a harman kardon Logic 7 audio system that features seven-channel surround sound, concert-quality output and 12 high-end speakers.
Air suspension from S-Class, called Airmatic DC (for Dual Control), is standard on E55 AMG models. Airmatic suspension uses sensors that monitor road conditions, driving style and cornering forces to ensure that system always chooses best air spring and shock absorber settings. The system can switch between different damping profiles in a fraction of a second, and driver can also select from four pre-set suspension response programs.
Top of the Line Aftermarket Parts for the Mercedes Benz E500 SedanWritten by Jenny McLane
The Mercedes Benz E500 sedan is a V8-powered muscle car with handling and brakes to complement its' engine's 302 horsepower, and a new seven-speed transmission. It has three-valve-per-cylinder, single overhead cam, aluminum alloy 5.0-liter V8 puts out 302 horsepower at 5600 rpm, and makes its maximum of 339 lb-ft of torque from 2700 through 4250 rpm.
The air springs and shock absorbers use electronic sensors and and computer-controlled actuation to match suspension response to road conditions, driving style, and cornering force.
The hood, front fenders, trunk lid, and suspension sub frames are aluminum like its numerous suspension pieces. There is increased structural use of high-strength steel as well. The design and construction helps ride comfort and handling of all E-Class models, but E500 and E55AMG have a special trick as standard equipment - Airmatic DC (Dual Control) semi-active air suspension,
Powered by a 302-horsepower V8, E500 comes more standard equipment than E320, including a seven-speed automatic transmission, a four-zone climate control system with separate temperature adjustments for both sides of cabin, front and rear, and variable ADC air suspension.
The 2005 Mercedes E-Class has a strong chassis structure with large front and rear crumple zones, adaptive airbags, a rollover sensor that can deploy side window bags, and ``Tele Aid'' telematics to summon help in event of a severe accident. ESP stability control, traction control, and antilock brakes with Brake Assist are all standard.