Even though Anderson Germany is labeling its Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG project the “Black Edition,” it’s not exactly what we were hoping for. Given how nice the SL65 AMG Black Series is, we were expecting perhaps a nice and aggressive widebody setup on the CL65. But alas, it’s just a clever marketing scheme as the Black Edition CL65 AMG from Anderson Germany is merely… flat black.
That’s not to say it isn’t a killer car though. Given that the factory CL65 AMG sports 604-hp thanks to a twin-turbo V12, Anderson Germany already had a potent foundation to build off of. Through some research and design, they’ve released a power package that includes an ECU retune, air filters, a sport exhaust that includes new catalytic converters, and larger pulleys bringing horsepower output to an astonishing 670-hp figure.
As we mentioned already (and is obvious in the photos), the CL65 AMG sports a matte black finish on the exterior while carbon fiber accents are seen throughout on the mirrors, window frames, front grill, door handles and hatchback panel. Under the hood are also some carbon fiber accessories.
For shoes, Anderson Germany bolted on a set of 22-inch staggered wheels with 22×9-inches in the front and 22×10.5-inches in the rear. The wheels are of course finished off in a glossy black shade with carbon edging. And on the inside, the interior is reupholstered with diamond-patterned stitching with a ton of carbon fiber accents throughout.
It’s worth mentioning that Anderson Germany is more than happy to pick up your vehicle to customize it, no matter where you are in the world. What that costs, and why you would want to opt for that – we’re not too sure. But hey, it’s your money.
GALLERY: Anderson Germany Mercedes CL65 AMG Black Edition
Official press release available after the break.