No AMG in the UK?

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  1. Limited Edition

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    I was told that Mercedes would not allow AMG parts or accessories to be imported to the UK. Is this true? Why would they do this?

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    nope it's not true!

    hahah we get the AMG C55 and USA doesn't what does that mean ;) :bannana:
     
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    Err .. Mercedes own AMG - so cant see the logic even if it was true... AMG is to Mercedes what M Power is to BMW ...
     
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    Thanks for the clarification! :D

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    Don
     
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    Its not quite so clear cut , yes you would assume that they would import AMG cars into the Uk , but , mercedes also still make the G wagon which we can't get and they don't import the 4 MATIC models .
     
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    Fuzzer - There is a limited market for G Wagens - and similar for 4-matic models ... hence probably why MB dont import it ... rather than AMG models for which there is demand and (more) healthy profit margins ...

    MB has become a volume manufacturer ...
     
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    Please note that the originator of this question/thread (Black 1994 C280) is based in the USA. Don't know if that alters any answers.
     
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    As above, 4-matics are imported into this country by MB...
     
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    I know a man who ordered a G55 AMG through his UK Dealer.

    But he was talked out of it & bought a ML55 instead.

    Good choice:bannana:
     
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    Does MB sell AMG accessories in the UK? (ie ///AMG Shirts, Hats, etc.)

    Regards,

    Don
     
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    I've never seen any AMG accessories, but unlike the USA we can order ALL parts from our stealerships, so if someone can find the part numbers for the AMG clothing etc I can order it from my local stealership parts dept.
     
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    I've seen a very swish AMG keyring in my local stealership, even the ring that holds the keys was flattened with a high mirror finish to it, the decorative part was a square chunk of stainless polished to a high mirror finish with the AMG logo on it.

    I've also seen the AMG interior door sills.

    S.
     
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    I wish we could do that :(

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    AMG 'collection' and accessories part numbers are HERE
     
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    excellent I will try some of those part numbers out with the stealership tomorrow :)

    Thanks Guy! :D
     
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