2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG DR 520: official details, photos and specs

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 26, 2010

Mercedes-Benz revealed today the C-Class DR 520, a new limited edition which will be sold exclusively by company's Specialist Products division at Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands, Surrey.

Regarding this model, the German manufacturer says it is its most powerful C-Class, because it is based on the C 63 AMG and carries a performance package capable to boost its power output to 520 hp and 650 Nm of torque, from 460 hp and 600 Nm delivered by the standard vehicle.

With these numbers, the car can hit 62 mph in just 4.1 seconds while the estate version needs 4.2 seconds. Both have a top speed electronically limited to 187 mph.

The DR 520 features the AMG Performance Pack Plus consisting of high-performance braking system with red calipers engine upgrades in the form of forged pistons, newly-developed connecting rods and a revised crankshaft, as well as an AMG Carbon Fibre rear spoiler for the Saloon.

The design is completed by the black or white matt wrap and the Titanium finish alloy wheels, grille and discreet DR 520 badging on the wing and the boot lid.

Inside we can find sports seats upholstered in leather and exclusive Alcantara as well as red or white contrast stitching and multi-function AMG Performance steering wheel in Nappa leather and Alcantara.

The car will be produced in a limited edition of just 20 units. Regarding the price, the DR 520 costs £9,995 above the standard C 63 AMG price, making the DR 520 Saloon £62,430 OTR and the Estate £63,680 OTR.

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