Ladies and gentlemen the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG (now known as the Mercedes-AMG C63) has finally been revealed.
Power for the C63 AMG comes from a 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8 engine making 469-hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. The AMG C63 S model uses the same engine but provides extra power with a total of 503-hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. Both models are coupled to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sport transmission. 0 to 60 mph for the AMG C63 comes in just 4 seconds flat while the C63 S does it in 3.9 seconds. Top speed for both models comes in at 155 mph.
“We are also marking the beginning of a new era with the new nomenclature. The successor to the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, which has been incredibly successful worldwide, will now be called the Mercedes-AMG C63,” says Tobias Moers, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. “At 40,000 units, the 204 C63 AMG was the bestselling AMG model. We will now add to this success with the new Mercedes-AMG C63. Be it in drive, handling or equipment, the Mercedes-AMG C63 sets new benchmarks and will further strengthen our brand promise ‘Driving Performance’. AMG customers can look forward to an exceptionally dynamic driving experience.”
Sales of the Mercedes-AMG C63 AMG will start in March 2015.