2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series: Blast From the Past

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This is the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series Coupe.

Front 3/4 view of a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series traveling along a highway

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Only 350 of these came to the US.

Front left tire of a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series and part of the driver's door

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These 19-inch polished wheels were standard.

Front 3/4 view of a red Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series on a highway, flanked by palm trees

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The Black Series is powered by a 6.2-liter V8.

Front left tire of a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series

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This coupe makes 500 horsepower, which was a ton when it debuted.

Front left headlamp and tire of a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series

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The Black Series could hit 60 mph in 4.1 seconds.

Head-on view of a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series traveling on a highway, with other Mercedes following

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This is an incredibly special car.

Rear 3/4 view of a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series traveling on a coastal highway

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And a real treat to drive.

Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series

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Here’s hoping I get to experience it again someday.

Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series

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And with such lovely company, too.

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