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 |  Oct 16 2010, 8:08 AM

We gotta admit, this world needs more bright pearl orange cars. In going bold and beautiful, Mercedes-Benz Australia teamed up with AMG to present the Concept 358 to the Australian market, debuting the car at the Australian International Motor Show.

It gets its name from its power output: 358 kW, which is essentially 480-hp. It’s based off Mercedes-Benz’s C63 AMG platform, sporting an AMG Performance Package Plus that gives it the extra 23-hp. The outside’s pearl orange paint (exclusive to the Concept 358) is contrasted with a set of black 19-inch wheels, matte black grille and mirrors.

Included in the Performance Package Plus are also some interior upgrades, though we didn’t get a chance to see exactly what – but we’re guessing some upgraded leather with matching orange stitching. Anyone out there bold enough to paint their luxury sport sedan a nice bright pearl orange? We dig it.

[Source: Zercustoms]

GALLERY: Mercedes-Benz Concept 358