Mercedes-Benz is a huge company and is always celebrating something. These days they are busy marking the 50th anniversary of their highly celebrated performance brand AMG, and as you would expect they are doing it with a special edition. The 2018 Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 is what they are making the anniversary with, a unique version of the drop top GT limited to 500 worldwide with only 50 going to the U.S.

If we cut right to the chase, the 550 horsepower Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 comes with a number of extremely desirable options you can’t get with the regular version, including special paint finish in designo Graphite Grey Magno, black chrome accent on side skirt trim, front splitter, trim strips in the air intakes of the Panamericana grille, fins on the side air outlets in the front fenders, on the rear diffuser and tailpipe, and special black AMG wheels.

And that’s just the outside. Moving inside the cabin Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 presents you with Silver Pearl/Black Exclusive Nappa Leather with Grey diamond-patterned contrasting topstitching, black AMG Performance steering wheel in DINAMICA microfiber with Grey contrasting topstitching, 12 o’clock mark in Silver Pearl, and “Edition 50” badging, topped off with the Nigh package consisting of steering wheel spokes, shift paddles and door sill panels finished in black. By: motorward