Only 5 of These Mercedes AMGs Will See the Light of Day

Who are the owners? Asking for a not-at-all-litigious friend.

By Shari Gab

 
Only 5 of These Mercedes AMGs Will See the Light of Day
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30 May 2017

Celebrating five decades of top-notch craftsmanship is a must for any automaker. Doing so by producing just five hypercars? Now there's a move that's distinctly Mercedes.

While the high performance AMG division is set to reveal a new hypercar at this year's Frankfurt Auto Show, they're having some fun along the way with a special edition GT3 that's limited to only five cars.

That's what we call collector item status. 

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The Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 50 is inspired by the original AMG GT3 racer but accented with a custom paint job, “50 Years AMG” logos, a “50 Years of Driving Performance” emblazoned on the seat harnesses and an “Edition 50 1 of 5” emblem on the dash — much like one you'd find on a fine art piece.

To boot, the five owners will ride away into the sunset donning a special IWC timepiece crafted especially for the ride.  

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Delivery will be set at AMG in Affalterbach, Germany. And should these handful of lucky cowboys desire, they’ll be able to take the steed for a spin in a track driving coaching program.

Talk about coming out of the gates hot.  

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