It appears Seal's efforts to shore up sales of high-performance Mercedes not-a-minivans have failed. The company announced they are discontinuing the most ridiculous car they've ever offered, the AMG-tuned,
twin turbo 503hp V8 version of the R-Class, the R63, effective immediately.
Efforts to sell the second- through fifth-most ridiculous cars they've ever made--the other R-Class models, and the GL-class luxotank--will inexplicably continue.
Mercedes-Benz dropping the R63 AMG [motorauthorit.com via dt reader jj daddy-o]
Previously: An R-Class?? Um, Seal, Can I See You Over Here, Please?
Related: R63 befuddlement in the NYT