According to the latest reports, it appears that Mercedes-Benz confirmed the upcoming C-Class AMG Black Series Coupe for 2011. Moreover, the new car will carry a new version of the recently introduced twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 engine.
The new engine was introduced on the S63 AMG and 400 kW (544 hp) and maximum torque of 800 Nm.
With the AMG Performance Package installed, the power of the engine is increased to 420 kW (571 hp) and 900 Nm.
The engine has a fuel consumption of 10.5 litres per 100 kilometres, which means that the the new S 63 AMG is 3.9 litres more economical than the previous model powered by the naturally aspirated AMG 6.3-litre V8 – despite an increase in output of 14 kW (19 hp) and 34 kW(46 hp) respectively, and in torque of 170 and 270 Nm.
Regarding the performances, the new S 63 AMG can sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds, and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h.
With the AMG Performance package, the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h is made in just 4.4 seconds and has a top speed electronically limited to 300 km/h. Regarding the C-Class AMG Black Series Coupe expect better performances and a better fuel consumption. [via insideline]