The Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG (W211) is the sportiest version of the Mercedes E-Class sedan as well as a station wagon (estate) available. Unlike its predecessor W210 (354 hp), there was the Mercedes E 55 AMG (W211) not with the 4-wheel drive Automatic mentioned. The 5.5 liter supercharged AMG V8 engine made 476 hp and 700 Nm, from 0 100 km / h takes just 4.8 seconds (previous model : 5.9 seconds). Top speed is limited to 250 km / hr. Series for all Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG models is the special sport suspension AIRMATIC DC with adaptive damping system (ADS II). Suspension and dampers controlled by a microprocessor to adapt to the driving style. The required vote of comfort-oriented sporty and firm up, the driver of the Mercedes E 55 AMG manually select in three stages by pressing a button. Meanwhile, the Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG was replaced by the E 63 AMG with a 514-horsepower, high-revving V8 engine.