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Now this is how you build a luxury sports coupe. You take what Mercedes-Benz has already done oh-so-well with their AMG Black Series vehicles – this one being a CLK63 – play on the black theme some more by making the entire car matte black, outfit it with a perfectly measured set of ADV1 wheels and have those wide fenders sit properly on the rubber.
There’s no official list of modifications on the project, but it does sport a set of 19-inch brushed gunmetal ADV7 wheels, staggered of course. The CLK63 AMG Black Series also snugly fits a pair of 275 wide rubber from Michelin in the front while the rear sports a very nice pair of 305 Pilot Sport PS2 tires.
It looks like Tunerworks is based out of Canada and specialize in tuning high-end European sports coupes, sedans and exotics with a little bit of import and domestic flavor sprinkled in. Kudos to them for doing this CLK63 AMG Black Series right.
GALLERY: Tunerworks / ADV1 Wheels Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series
Yes the SL65 Black Series is clearly the favorite in the Black Series popularity contest amongst Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts. But let’s not forget the CLK63 Black Series that’s just as menacing and and exotic as the SL. Perhaps sportier and a little more mild than the SL equivalent, the CLK63 Black Series still holds racecar-bred technology for the road.
These photos recently surfaced with the photographer claiming it’s the only factory matte silver CLK63 Black Series. Not only is the photography stunning though, but we’re surprised how well the matte silver worked on the car. There’s still a sense of luxury to the finish that offers a little bit of elegance, versus the aggressiveness matte black offers on a car.
And if you’re looking for some info on the CLK63 Black Series, know that it pumps out 507-hp at 7200 rpm and 465 ft-lbs of torque at 5250 rpm out of its 6.2-liter V8 engine mated to AMG’s Speedshift 7G-Tronic transmission. So next time you think there’s only a SL Black Series because that’s all we ever see, remember this elegant yet sporty and enticing CLK63 Black Series.
GALLERY: Mercedes-Benz Matte Silver CLK63 Black Series