Assembly of an SL55 AMG

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Hi,
Very interesting, though i thought all AMG's were assembled in the Stuttgart factory (the original AMG factory).
I also came across this which you may find interesting, the assembly of the said cars engine.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XMlLgl79ek
Though the commentry is in German it is still a good watch.
 

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I often have my car stripped down to the first shot on that clip :shock::shock:
 

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Here is a clip I came across on YouTube, it shows the Assembly of a SL55 AMG in a MB Factory.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adzwAn0yC8Q

At 1 minute 32 seconds in the video it shows the inside of a 55(?), but I was under the impression that all 55s had aluminium as door garnishings. This one had wooden ones. I reckon it's a mere 500 or a puny 350 in that clip. :lol:
 

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At 1 minute 32 seconds in the video it shows the inside of a 55(?), but I was under the impression that all 55s had aluminium as door garnishings. This one had wooden ones. I reckon it's a mere 500 or a puny 350 in that clip. :lol:

Might it not have been specified at extra cost by the lucky purchaser? :confused:
 

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At 1 minute 32 seconds in the video it shows the inside of a 55(?), but I was under the impression that all 55s had aluminium as door garnishings. This one had wooden ones. I reckon it's a mere 500 or a puny 350 in that clip. :lol:

The AMG as any other 230 came with trim of the customers choice.

You could have, burr walnut,chestnut,ash, aluminum linea, or AMG aluminum. if that was not enough you could have a designo special
 

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Here is a clip I came across on YouTube, it shows the Assembly of a SL55 AMG in a MB Factory.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adzwAn0yC8Q

I've seen exactly the same techniques used to assemble the Nissan Micra and Primera during my 6 years as a Trim and Chassis Engineer at the Sunderland plant, so it beats me why we pay so much for perceived superior build quality when we buy an MB.


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they may be put togeather in the same way but if merc put in better quality parts then you will still get a better quality car :)
 

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I can now take mine to bits in the same time as that film, I have done it so often:(
 

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I've seen exactly the same techniques used to assemble the Nissan Micra and Primera during my 6 years as a Trim and Chassis Engineer at the Sunderland plant, so it beats me why we pay so much for perceived superior build quality when we buy an MB.


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I have my SL and we also have a Micra which was built at Sunderland. It's strange, but I think I know which one I would rather ride in and I know which was built to a much better standard.
 

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I have my SL and we also have a Micra which was built at Sunderland. It's strange, but I think I know which one I would rather ride in and I know which was built to a much better standard.

But you didn't say which one Helen .........:confused::(
 

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