At this morning’s launch of the Mercedes-AMG 43 series, six new AMG models presented for the first time in Malaysia, comprising of the E43 4Matic sedan, SLC43 roadster, C43 sedan, C43 4Matic Coupe, GLC 4Matic SUV and its SUV-Coupe counterpart the GLC43 4Matic Coupe.
Fans of high performance wagons might wonder why the AMG E43 4Matic wagon is not included in the local line-up.
To this, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia have confirmed that if there are any wealthy fans of AMG who wish to buy the E43 wagon, the company will be more than happy to accommodate the request – made possible via a special order channel which the company refers to as ‘Indent Order’.
In fact, Indent Orders arrangements are not something new, as the company have for many years, been quietly entertaining special requests from Mercedes-Benz fans all over the country to purchase specialty models that’s not available at the local Mercedes-Benz dealership.
Nevermind the E43 4Matic wagon, because if you want an even more powerful E63 4Matic wagon, special arrangements can be made so long as you are ready to pay the asking price.
Unlike grey market cars, these special order cars are covered by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia’s 4-year/unlimited mileage warranty, plus access to all the privileges that owners of officially-imported Mercedes-Benz cars enjoy. However, these cars are not eligible for the company’s Agility Financing programme, which is only open to selected models.
As a special order car, prices may change from time to time, and the quotation for each car will have to be approved separately by the government.
As such, the local Mercedes-Benz dealer may not be able to provide with a price list for a model like the Mercedes-AMG E43 wagon, but upon request, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia’s headquarters will be able to provide an indicative price.
Deliveries will understandably, take a longer time. Customers are typically informed a six- to nine-month timeframe, but the company said that many of their special order cars have been delivered to customers in a much shorter time.
The E43 4Matic sedan, powered by a 3.0-litre bi-turbo V6 pushing out 401 hp and 520 Nm, is currently priced at RM658,888. While there is no list price for the E43 wagon, it will certainly be more expensive than the sedan.