Here's What It's Like To Own The USA's Cheapest AMG Mercedes For A Year

This guy has owned the USA's cheapest AMG Mercedes - an ML55 - for a year. Here's how he got on...

Remind me later

Tyler Hoover is a YouTuber you may know. He owns what was - at the time he bought it - the cheapest Porsche 911 for sale the USA, a car which recently bit the dust. What he’s also owned up until recently is the USA’s cheapest AMG Mercedes: this ML55.

The thought of owning a mid noughties, AMG’d-up Mercedes SUV is downright terrifying, but surprisingly, it doesn’t sound like the year of ownership was that painful. This was despite the fact the car supposedly needed $5000 dollars of work, which Hoover used as a negotiating point to get the price of the car down to a $3500. For any kind of AMG, that’s a ridiculous bargain.

As much as we like Hoover’s amusing used car adventures though, watching them could cause some serious issues to your bank balance. Right now for instance, I’m trawling through the classifieds looking at dirt cheap ML55s…