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LaLD Engine Week, Day 2: OMG AMG

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Yes, that’s right! A six-cylinder AMG. I did NOT get the day wrong.

And apologies for the late post as time has not been on my side the past couple days. I haven’t even had a chance to read through everybody’s posts from yesterday and today and hand out stars, but I’ll get to that soon. Nonetheless...

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...behold the Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG from UT Models. There has been no shortage of UT’s here on LaLD recently, giving me no excuse not to check out what they’ve got. The moment I found out they made the C36, I was sold and began frantically searching for one at the cheapest price I could find. Not only am I an AMG fanatic, but this generation C-klasse is timeless (as are most other Benz designs of this era) and a favorite of mine. $60 later, here we are.

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As this is an old model, overused phrases such as “amazing detail” will not be found here. However, quality is still solid and the overall look of the car is just right. UT is essentially AA before AA, right? Therefore, I’m not surprised at all. Can’t say I’m a fan of the cast-in rear badges, but it is what it is. And thankfully everybody sleeps on the C36, which means you can find them at reasonable prices when compared to other cars, such as fellow rival E36 M3.

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