BaT Auction: RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

This 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur is one of 55 examples produced in collaboration with Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen. The car is finished in exclusive Titanium Gray Metallic over two-tone tan and black leather and powered by a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 paired with a five-speed automatic transmission. In 2014 it was modified with the RENNtech Package 3, which included a limited-slip differential, larger crankshaft pulley, 82mm throttle body, larger intercooler pump, long tube headers, a carbon-fiber air intake, modified toe links, and revised transmission internals and engine management software. Additional equipment consists of 20″ Asanti wheels, active bi-xenon headlamps, Parktronic park assist, heated and ventilated seats, navigation, and a Harman-Kardon audio system. The car was first registered in Florida and was recently acquired by the selling dealer. This CLS55 AMG has 38k miles and is now offered in Wisconsin with service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Oregon title.

RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

All IWC Ingenieur examples were finished in exclusive Titanium Gray Metallic with a matching matte-titanium grille, fog light rings, side window bezels, handle inserts, and rear trim. Exterior features include fog lights, Parktronic sensors, bi-xenon headlamps with Active Curve Illumination and heated washers, a power sunroof, tinted windows, a power trunk lid, and quad exhaust outlets.

RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

Aftermarket 20″ Asanti two-piece wheels are wrapped in 255/30 front and 295/30 rear Michelin Pilot Sport tires. Equipment includes an AIRMATIC self-leveling air suspension, an Adaptive Damping System. Braking is handled by silver-finished AMG-branded calipers and cross-drilled rotors. RENNtech toe link and rear camber adjustment kits have been installed.

RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

The cabin features front and rear seats upholstered in tan Exclusive leather along with a black dashboard, door panels, and carpets. Equipment includes dynamic front seats with heat and ventilation, heated rear seats, piano black trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, an Alcantara headliner, Keyless-GO, COMAND with navigation, and a Harman-Kardon audio system.

RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

The Alcantara-trimmed steering wheel frames IWC Schaffhausen-styled instrumentation that includes a 200-mph speedometer, a tachometer, an analog clock, and digital gauges for fuel level and water temperature. The digital odometer has 38k miles.

RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

The supercharged 5.4-liter M113 V8 is fitted with the following RENNtech components:

  • Carbon-fiber airbox
  • Engine management software
  • Underdrive pulley and belt
  • 82mm throttle body
  • Upgraded auxiliary intercooler and pump
  • Stainless steel long-tube headers

RENNtech-Modified 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG IWC Ingenieur

The five-speed automatic transmission is fitted with a RENNtech torque converter lock-up clutch and routes power to the rear wheels through a 100% locking limited-slip differential.

The Carfax report shows no accidents or other damage, one open recall, and history in Florida, New Jersey, Illinois, Missouri, and Oregon. A driving video is provided below.

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