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.
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On the heels of the news that Mercedes beat BMW in North American sales last month comes another uplifting report, this time from the land down under. There, the entire allocation for the C63 AMG Black Series has been snapped up. Announced only in the first week of November and for delivery in April 2012, the overwhelming response has caught the local managers there by surprise. Says Richard Emery, General Manager Sales, Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, “I can’t say I’m surprised but we’re certainly overwhelmed by the quick response. We’ll continue to work with AMG to secure more vehicles as not only have we sold out of our C 63 AMG… Continue Reading »
The German tuner, Wimmer RS mixed and match colors in their new tuning kit for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. And this is not your ordinary vehicle. Under the hood it uses V8 engine that’s 6.2L, which delivers 601 HP and 720 Nm of torque. The already mean machine, has become meaner, thus, Wimmer RS put in a KW coilover suspension, a 19-inch alloy rims and MOV’IT brakes made of ceramics. All that inside the blue and green body, which made the car more interesting and well, made it an eye candy. Wimmer RS’ blue green monster is set to be showcased in Essen.
While the C350 coupe is a highly competent car that will dish out acceptable performance, it is its evil twin, the C63 AMG that will make owners of competing cars quake in their driving shoes. This mutation gives lucky buyers a 6.3-liter mill that puts out 487 horsepower in a medium-sized bodyshell. The power-to-weight ratio resulting from this unholy alliance should give even the most jaded driver a grin on his face. As a sleeper car, the 4-door C63 AMG was a perennial favorite to blow the doors off unsuspecting wannabes, while carrying a couple of friends along. However, the new C-Class’ lines are too beautiful to be ignored and… Continue Reading »
Car enthusiasts being what they are, it is not really a surprise when a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG owner decides that 450 horsepower is not enough. In this case, owner Keith Brantley contracted Modern Horsepower (MHP) to remake his C63 AMG. The resulting package, nicknamed the Red Brown Arrow, is touted to be the world’s fastest C63 AMG. To be able to lay claim to this title, MHP installed their Stage 3CMR Package, which reworks the naturally-aspirated V8 to enable it to develop 652 horsepower and 595 lb-ft of torque, for a gain of 201HP and 152 lb-ft over the production AMG C63. Not stopping there, the tuner also fitted a… Continue Reading »
German tuner Wimmer continues to tinker with Mercedes’ C63 AMG with the introduction of new upgrades for the car. Although Wimmer had introduced tuning options for the C63 AMG previously, the recently-announced upgrades are a further refinement. Horsepower is now a shade over 600, with a corresponding increase in torque to 531 lb.ft. Compare this to the original 6.3 liter engine, which had an original output of 450 horsepower driving the 7G-Tronic SpeedShift gearbox. Even the limited-edition 2011 C-Class DR520 falls short of Wimmer’s mods, being rated at 520 hp and 480 ft.lb of torque. To get to this level, Wimmer reworked the cylinder heads, installed sport camshafts, optimized the… Continue Reading »
With the 2011 Formula 1 season set to start this weekend, with 24 of the fastest cars competing at the Australian Grand Prix, the F1 organizers have bolstered its ranks with a powerful vehicle of its own: its new medic car, a 2012 C63 AMG Estate. When there are injuries or severe crashes, the medical car will be on the scene in no time. There wasn’t much modification done to the car, which replaces the previous medical car, a C63 wagon model. Still, this particular C63 AMG Estate is fitted with the optional performance kit to ensure good numbers. The 2012 C63 AMG was first showcased at this year’s Geneva… Continue Reading »