The new Mercedes Benz C63 AMG coupe has made its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show yesterday. This will be the third model of the 4 C-class body styles from Mercedes. It is expected to reach the showrooms in March 2016.
The Mercedes Benz C63 coupe will be best looking car in the luxury sports car market. The looks of this sports luxury coupe will be similar to the S-class from Benz but will be a sleek and affordable version. This coupe will have the sophisticated looking front fascia, horizontally positioned taillights as in the S – class model.
Mercedes has also used the heavy styling using aluminum and leather inside the cabin just like in S-class. The cabin is well designed with the dash lifted from the C 63 saloon. The display unit is positioned on the dash and the steering wheel is flat bottomed and meaty.
The real changes from the standard coupe include the AMG performance seats and the modified instruments. The seating position in the coupe is lower compared to the saloon.
The exterior of the AMG variant comes with a new front bumper, flared wheel arches, larger wheels, quad exhausts, stout side skirts and smaller boot spoiler.
The power train of AMG coupe is similar to the C 63 Saloon. The 4.0 liter bi-turbo V8 engine produces 469 bhp power and 650 NM torque in the base model. The S-model comes with 503bhp power and 700 NM torque. S model will be able to achieve 0- 62mph within 3.9 seconds. This is a 0.1 second better than the saloon.
The flared arches in the front and back with 255mm front tire and 285mm width back tires improve stability and acceleration.
The other features included in AMG are: ‘ride control” feature which allows to control the dampers electronically, to select the drive modes, dynamic engine mounts, etc. The rear axle is a multi-link and has been re-designed from the four doors.
The company has however not yet revealed the pricing of the C63 AMG coupe. It is expected to be fixed just prior to the sale date in March 2016. You can expect a price rise for this new Saloon right from the base version. The S variant will also be carrying an increased cost. The details of the prices for American markets have not yet been disclosed by the company.
With the AMG tag you can ensure performance at its pinnacle for this coupe. Mercedes is trying to make the models more accessible to the customers by making it affordable.