Mercedes-Benz has officially revealed the all-new Mercedes-AMG C63, following an accidental leak.
According to Tobias Moers, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH, “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. 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.”
The 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 is powered by a 4.0-liter V-8 biturbo engine, generating 469 horsepower and 479 lb.-ft. of torque backed by an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed transmission. The C63 rockets from 0-62 mph in 4.0 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph.
The 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S is also powered by a 4.0-liter V-8 biturbo engine, generating 503 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of torque backed by an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed transmission. The C63 S rockets from 0-62 mph in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph.
The Mercedes-AMG C63 will be shown next week at the Paris Motor Show where Mercedes will also showcase the new AMG-GT. Market introduction in the U.S. begins in March 2015. Pricing for the Mercedes-AMG C63 will be announced later.
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