The Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series Coupé has been launched in South Africa. The new C 63 AMG high performance vehicle is the most powerful C-Class ever made, incorporating high level driving dynamics with styling and technology derived from AMG’s 44 years of motorsport heritage.
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series Coupe is powerful and elegantEngine Capability
The C 63 AMG Black Series Coupe is equipped with a powerful AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine that produces 380kW at 6 800rpm and exhibits a peak torque figure of 620Nm available at 5 200rpm. The engine weighs only 195 kg and displays a combined-cycle fuel consumption figure of 12.2 litres / 100km and a CO2 emission figure of 286g/km.
The Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series Coupe is capable of reaching 100km/h in just 4.2 seconds and will forge on to reach an electronically limited top speed of 300km/h.
The C 63’s low and broad appearance draws inspiration from the SLS AMG GT3 sports car. The arrow-shaped front end has large air intakes to ensure reliable airflow through the large cooling modules. Light 19 inch titanium grey alloy wheels offer greater suspension response and improve steering precision. The rear end incorporates a black diffuser and chromed twin tailpipes complete the rear view. Racing inspired styling is evident throughout the Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series Coupe.
The Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series Coupe's motorsport theme transcends into a black cabin with red highlighted elements. Two AMG sport bucket seats offer maximum lateral support while driving on the road or on the track. The rear bench has been omitted but rear seats are available as an option. The AMG Performance steering wheel features flattened top and bottom sections with aluminium shift paddles for manual gear changing. The dashboard has three autonomous round dials and a 3-D TFT colour display.
Handling and Suspension
The sophisticated AMG coil-over suspension offers numerous setting options that allow the driver to adjust the suspension as required. Increased front and rear track width along with modified torsion-bar stabilisers offer advanced driving dynamics, high grip and low roll angle. The standard AMG rear axle differential lock offers reliable traction on the track.
Extra options for the C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series include AMG Performance Media offering motorsport-style telemetry displays viewed on a 17.8 cm colour display, AMG Track Package, AMG Aerodynamics Package and the AMG exterior Carbon-Fibre Package, all of which enhance the C 63’s track and road performance.
Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Black Series Coupe - Price
|Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series||R1 425 000|
|AMG Aerodynamics Package||R80 000|
|AMG Track Package||R70 000|
|AMG Exterior Carbon-Fibre Package||R65 000|
|AMG Performance Media||R20 000|