In response to a video posted here showing a straight line race between an 850hp Nissan GT-R and an SL65 AMG Black Series, we present two unmodified examples of the two. With more than a 100-horsepower difference between the GT-R and the SL65 AMG Black Series, there are no prizes for guessing who won. Below is a video of two stock examples of these cars on another course but using the same basic format. As all enthusiasts know, the GT-R has become the benchmark for affordable performance cars and stock, it offers levels of performance that few cars can match. Although its price of admission is cheap, the Nissan’s maintenance… Continue Reading »
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Uploaded by Jorrie2, this video is a fresh take on the Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series, which is not new anymore, yet still creates buzz. Because of the power and the beauty of the vehicle, it is not difficult to understand why lots of car enthusiasts still admire it. In this video, the CLK63 is seen in a gas station with the SLS AMG and the Porsche 911 GT2. It speeds away leaving rubber tracks behind and sounding like a roaring lion on the road. The other cars followed too.
It’s a white and wintry Christmas in many parts of the world but Mercedes-Benz is in a black mood. A Black Series mood, that is. Following the media campaign for the C63 AMG Black Series coupe and the announcement of the SLS Black Series in its coupe and roadster version comes the confirmation that a Black Series C63 AMG Estate is in the works. There is a certain subset of car enthusiasts that just go gaga over fast estates and Mercedes certainly won’t deny these enthusiastic individuals the chance to own a Black Series estate. Since the C63 Black Series estate won’t be released til the middle of next year… Continue Reading »
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 »
Mercedes’ Black Series variants have established themselves as the most hardcore development of a particular model. These raw-edged cars forsake the pampering luxury Mercedes-Benz is known for, providing instead an unadulterated driving experience that few will ever experience on a daily basis. As a result, Black Series models have become objects of desire and it is not uncommon to see production runs sold out weeks after they are announced. Coming in 2013 will be one of the ultimate Black Series variants to be ever made, as that will be when the SLS Black Series is slated to be produced. And to be worthy of that badge, the 6.2 liter engine… 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 »