A high-ranking Mercedes-Benz says just two mainstream models in its burgeoning passenger vehicle range won’t get the Mercedes-AMG treatment.
Speaking to Motor Trend, Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers confirmed the two models in the current range that would not get a high-performance variant.
The first is the B-Class, which Moers says won’t inherit either of the AMG-branded turbocharged 2,0-litre engines used in other members of Stuttgart’s compact vehicle range (bearing the 35 and 45 monikers).
And the second? The all-electric EQC, which isn’t in line for an AMG upgrade (short of an AMG Line package, anyway), either.
Of course, the Affalterbach-based performance division has already revealed its take on the new GLB, handing the family crossover 225 kW and the 35 badge.
It’s worth noting, too, that Mercedes considers models such as the V-Class and Vito part of its Vans division (rather than being pure passenger vehicles). These, naturally, won’t get the AMG treatment either.
Original article from Car
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