Bucking the trend towards forced-induction powerplants, Mercedes has announced that the hot version of its new C-Class coupe will carry the 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated engine, and not the 5.5-liter biturbo unit that performance division AMG is starting to favor. Mercedes squelched all rumors regarding the coupe’s engine by introducing the two-door at the Geneva Auto Show with the 6.3-liter unit. As Mercedes diehards all know, the 6.3 V8 produces 457 horsepower, with 30 more available once AMG works its engineering magic into the equation. With this announcement, Mercedes has put the C-Class coupe squarely into the segment dominated by the BMW M3, with its 420 horsepower engine, and the Audi RS5,… Continue Reading »
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The upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe is set to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show this March. Like all good vehicle models, however, official images of the vehicle have been leaked out. This time around, it’s all thanks to a German magazine, which published a trio of images. The new C-Class will be slotted just below the E-Class Coupe, and it is pegged to take the place of the CLC and CLK vehicles. It’s platform is of course the same as the C-Class estate and saloon variants, and as such the coupe’s front fascia is a spitting image of those aforementioned trims. The changes start after the front end, though…. Continue Reading »
The Super Bowl is just around the corner. And during the game, Mercedes-Benz is going to unveil the first Super Bowl commercial in their history. The ad focuses on the 125 year Mercedes-Benz history by showcasing almost all its vehicles ever made. Diddy (or is it P Diddy) is also in the ad, mainly for comical reasons, even though, I am not really sure his part was that impressive. The commercial finishes by showing four of their newest and soon to be released models – C-Class Coupe, SLS Roadster, CLS, and the all new SLK. Enjoy and let us know what you think.
Just yesterday we reported on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe being sighted state-side, and now pictures have been leaked on what seems to be the first images of the new C-Class Coupe without any camp, in fact, they look like press shots. It was reported that the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe should make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but these images will surely spoil the surprise for everyone. Details are spare as of now, but based on the images, we can see that the changes to the 2012 C-Class will be available on the Coupe as well. This includes the restyled front as well as LED units,… Continue Reading »
Spy shots of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe shows that this prototype isn’t just shorter C-Class, but has some fresh lines that give the coupe a very sporty look. It features the quad-foglamp design on the slightly refreshed front fascia, now becoming common to the M-Benz range of cars and the rear with LED running lamps and taillights. Reports say that the power plant will still be the same as that of the 2010 model, the 3.0-liter 228HP and 3.5-liter 268HP V6 engines. The twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 and the naturally aspirated 6.2-liter engines of the C63 AMG Coupe could be an option for this C-Class Coupe. Why not? Definitely the… Continue Reading »
It’s been a while since the C-Class first showed its face to the world—a world which gave it such a long, warm welcome. That is why Mercedes-Benz is working hard on facelifting their much-loved saloon to please the millions of C-Class fans. The entire process of upgrading the C-Class is now in its advanced stages, and auto journalists armed to the teeth with spy cameras just couldn’t help but sneak a peek at what Mercedes-Benz is working on. So, without further ado, we give you this leaked image of what the facelifted C-Class would look like. As you can see from the photo, restyled headlights would be the main enhancement,… Continue Reading »
In case you’re wondering, yes Mercedes-Benz has indeed said yes on a new C-Class Coupe. They say its set to joint the rest of the gang once the current C-Class expires, making way for a replacement. To back it up, here are new spy photos of an orange crash test coupe that show brand new details of what the C-Class Coupe may look like. If you look closely at the base of the C-pillar, you’ll notice that there’s an ascending line that’s quite a stark difference from Mercedes-Benz’s current models. Apart from that, nothing really certain right now. Wait, there is. Some of the photos also suggest wide wheel arches,… Continue Reading »