2016 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, S models unofficially revealed

Article by Christian Andrei, on September 23, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, this is the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG (W205), the latest high-performance sedan from the German company that will make its official debut next month at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. As expected, the vehicle gets the all-new 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine found also on the Mercedes-AMG GT codenamed M178 and capable to deliver 470 hp (350 kW) and 650 Nm of torque.

The engine is bolted to the AMG Speedshift MCT 7-speed sports transmission and power is delivered to the rear wheels. What’s more interesting is that the 2016MY C63 AMG also arrives with an S-model that gets a 502 hp (375 kW).

The standard C63 AMG accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.2 seconds, while the C63 AMG S-model is 0.1 seconds quicker. However, both models have a top speed limited at 155 mph or 250 km/h.

When it comes to design, the new C63 AMG gets a new front apron, a new AMG radiator grille, a new bonnet with power domes, side skirts, an AMG sports exhaust system and LED hgh performance headlamps.

The C63 AMG S model receives a rear apron with three diffuser fins, high-performance composite brakes, a front apron with a high-gloss black A-wing, larger air inlets, an AMG sports exhaust system with two chromed twin tailpipes and LED high performance headlamps.

Inside, there is a three-spoke steering wheel, AMG floor mats, sport pedals, sport seats with improved lateral support, and aluminum trim.

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