Reddit and Jalopnik Independently saw one Benz Memo to the U.S. car manufacturer Dealer bad news AMG fan. The memorandum explains: “MBAG has focused its focus on compliance with various global, external and internal requirements, as well as several other factors, including but not limited to supply chain challenges that have an impact on the product portfolio offered. In the US market.” Only For reference, MBAG refers to the German company name Mercedes-Benz AktienGesellschaft.turn out Mercedes It is necessary to suspend the sales of 17 models in the United States in the 2022 model year, and all models will be Hybrid 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8. Thirteen are AMG 63 interiors, three are regular Mercedes-Benz 550 and 580 interiors, and one is Maybach prune.
Suddenly the forbidden fruit list, according to JalopnikA copy of the document is: Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe, Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet, Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S Coupe, Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV, Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S SUV, Mercedes-AMG E 63 S, Mercedes-AMG E 63 S station wagon, Mercedes-AMG GT 63, Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S, GLE 580 4MATIC, GLS 580 4MATIC, Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S SUV, Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe, Mercedes-AMG GLE63 SUV, Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC, Mercedes-Benz G550, Mercedes Syders-AMG G63.
Did you notice anything?no AMG GT The models on the list.All of these models use V8 code M 177, And the V8 in the GT series is Code M 178 As a variant that focuses on motorsports. AMG GT R has already announced the discontinuation of production next year, but the AMG GT, GT C and GT Black series do not seem to be affected.
The worst news for Mercedes buyers is that even buyers who have already ordered one of the affected vehicles will have their orders cancelled.A commenter in Reddit The post said his dealer told him two weeks ago that all of the dealer’s 2022 AMG E 63 The order has become an E 53 order. The reviewer said that he “is immediately scrambling to find a ’21 close to my specification.” The AMG buyer takes the number on the trunk lid seriously.
Now that the news comes out, Mercedes will soon say some official words. We have already contacted and will update this post when we receive a response. Let us hope that next year’s AMG V8 pause is really just a pause.