Designating a fleet of cars as test drive mules is a necessity in the automotive business, more so if an automaker like Mercedes seeks to curry positive reviews with the local automotive press. China being a major market for the German automaker, Mercedes recently deemed that a test day was necessary for a couple of high performance vehicles from its AMG division. The venue was at the Zhuhai racetrack, which is a pretty decent track even by international standards. So Mercedes-AMG must have been pretty confident that handing out keys to various test drivers during its SLS AMG Trak Xperience would go pretty smoothly. But no. Two journalists managed to… Continue Reading »
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Today, tuner Brabus announced the fastest and the most luxurious C-Class Coupe called Bullit. A body based on the C63 AMG but with an engine like no other. The V12 Biturbo engine that produces 800HP replaced the 6.3L V8 engine. It also has 1,420Nm of torque which helps the supercar to launch from 0 to 100km/h in 3.7 seconds and 200 km/h in 9.8 seconds. The top speed is at 370 km/h. The interior can be customized, as you can choose from Alcantara, leather and carbon fiber. Again, this is a luxurious car, thus it comes with a hefty price tag. €449,820. Watch the video of Bullit live from the… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz, as well as Audi and BMW are using new cars to the DTM this year. The three star brand is using a brand-new silver arrow that is so stunning, you would know that it is a Mercedes even from a distance of a mile. The new DTM car is an AMG Mercedes C-Class Coupe with improved tires and better looks. More than those new stuff, the extra safety it provides in all sides of the vehicle is the best improvement there is in this race car. In the video, you will see David Coulthard with the Mercedes AMG C-Class Coupe that’s going to be used in the DTM race.
What happens if you put in a space saver tire (125) in a power car like the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG? With all the might that the car has, surely you would think that a “thin” tire will make it slip. Well, not with the C63 AMG. In this video, discover why Chris Harris said, “The greatest driving machine on the planet. The C63 AMG Coupe on space savers, might be the best handling car in the world!” As he said, “narrower tires equals fun. And on the streets, fun is better than speed.” Have fun with the video and don’t forget to listen to the C63 AMG roar.
It seems that Mercedes is bent on dethroning the BMW M3 as the car of choice for sporty coupes. This video follows the announcement of the C63 AMG Black Series’ outstanding time at the Nurburgring, where it bested the current M3 GTS’s time by 2 seconds. In that hot lap at the Ring, the C63 Black Series was also only short of the Porsche 911 Carrera S’ time by 2 seconds. With its 517 horsepower 6.2 liter V8, this Black Series coupe has got the motivation and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission it needs to run with the best. Following the Nurburgring stint, Mercedes has filmed this Diamond White C63 AMG Black… Continue Reading »
Call it marketing or just plain pride in achieving it, but Mercedes-Benz has announced that its C63 AMG Black Series has put in a time at the Nurburgring that has made sports car aficionados around the world sit up and take notice. We know that the Black Series cars represent hardcore performance from the AMG division of the German carmaker. Just how hardcore is amply illustrated by the fact the there is a difference of about 15 seconds in the Ring time between the C63 AMG and the C63 AMG Black Series. The “normal” C63 AMG has lapped the Nurburgring at 8:01. The C63 AMG Black Series recently… Continue Reading »
We recently reported that Australians have bought out the entire allocation for that continent’s C63 AMG Black Series within weeks of its announcement. And to show the rest of the world what a desirable animal it is, here’s a video of it to further whet our appetites. To recall, the C63 Black Series has been blessed by AMG with a 6.3-litre V8 developing 517 horsepower. 457 lb.ft. of tire melting torque accompanies that output, with the company’s AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed rounding out the powertrain. 19-inch wheels and a sports exhaust round out the aggressive-looking and -sounding package. If you can get yourself on the list of lucky buyers, the… Continue Reading »