With the race starting on April 29, Mercedes-Benz has changed the DTM car to the 517HP producing coupe, making it the mightiest C-Class ever. But it is not only a power car, as mentioned, it is a safe car. With the changes on the DTM regulations made and decided by the German Motorsport Association, more safety features has been added to ensure compliance. The C63 AMG Black Series Coupe was driven around the track for a long time to determine its conditions and its adaptability to extreme weather conditions and accidents. With the well-being of the driver, spectators and marshals in mind, there was no other way to do it…. Continue Reading »
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The DTM season opening on April 29 at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg has a lot passionate fans eagerly awaiting the new era – an era which will see the three German manufacturer rivals going head to head on the race track for the first time in twenty years. Apart from the presence of the big three names in luxury car industry, there will new technical rules governing the event. Most notable are rules which aim to reduce costs, improve the safety of DTM drivers, retain appeal of the event to audiences and to level the playing field between participants. The way drivers and teams earn points will also have major changes. Following… Continue Reading »
In case the C63 AMG, as it comes from the factory, is not distinctive enough for you, Vorsteiner has come up with a body kit for the little animal that has caused a stir among more than a few enthusiasts. With its 6.3-liter V8 pushing out 450 horsepower, it’s more than a match for its nearest competitors. Small wonder then that the car sold out in quite a few countries within weeks of its announcement. Wisely, Vorsteiner chose to stick with what it knows best, instead of fooling around with the powertrain package. Vorsteiner’s carbon fiber expertise has been applied to a kit that replaces the front spoiler, rear diffuser,… Continue Reading »
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 »
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.