As you will probably surmise, the number 507 in AMG’s special edition C63 is the amount of horsepower you will get when (if you’re lucky) you buy one. First seen last March at the Geneva International Motor Show, the edition 507 is available in Coupe, Saloon and Estate models. In Germany prices will be from 84,000-86,000 Euros, depending on the body type. Whatever style you choose though, there will no mistaking those aggressive lines, humongous intakes and quad exhausts as anything but necessary additions to a roadgoing monster. To get that extra 50 horsepower over the standard C63s, AMG outfitted the 6.3 liter V8 with upgraded pistons and conrods,… Continue Reading »
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Superior Auto Design, a styling expert based in Florida wrapped Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series in 3M matte gunmetal gray and to match the body look, the wheels are powder coated in black gloss to make it even more distinctive. The C63 AMG Black Series Coupe has an impressive design, luxurious appearance and good performance with advanced safety features. In terms of popularity and engine power, this vehicle can hardly be beaten. To add a little more flavor and twist, Superior Automotive Design made modifications to this heavy duty 336 kW (457 hp) model. Wrapped in 3M’s matte gunmetal gray, the styling specialist also coated the entire door jamb in… Continue Reading »
Having been privileged to ride shotgun in a Mercedes-Benz quite recently, I was awed by the extreme comfort I felt despite my driver gunning it in first gear. The auto shifted into second gear so seamlessly that only veteran manual drivers would be able to tell that an upshift actually occurred. I’m definitely a fan of German engineering, especially with the brand. However, most Mercedes-Benz drivers only get to see the light side of the tri-pointed star. For the adventurous few, there is the dark side which can only be uncovered by pushing the envelope. And the C63 AMG Black Series makes pushing the envelope so much easier. The video… Continue Reading »
Notwithstanding Mercedes’ current thrust towards establishing a foothold in the mindset of the younger generations, what would an avid car guy turn to when he’s got a family and their stuff to haul around? Well, one doesn’t have to go further than Mercedes’ own C63 AMG Estate. As this video amply shows, the C63 AMG Estate can do double (triple?) duty as a family hauler, an occasional stoplight grand prix weapon and even a track special. This particular C63 AMG Estate was shot at Spa Francorchamps, one of the world’s greatest tracks. To the delight of the guy who shot the clip and to all of us who see it,… Continue Reading »
Providing a different spectacle for us to watch is this C63 AMG race car that competes not in the DTM but in the International Superstars V8 Series. Due to its unrestriced exhausts, the sound of the V8 engine is much louder, but for those of you who have heard the C63 AMG at full chat, the sound is very familiar. You’ll also notice that the bodywork is much simpler compared to the C63s that compete in the DTM. Apart from the aggressive sound of the engine and exhaust, there is no mistaking that this is a fully-fledged race car, from it huge rear wing and bulbous flares that cover those… 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 »
Who says wagons should be boring? There is a a misconception that a wagon is a family car with no power and speed. But this Mercedes C63 AMG Estate is proving that wrong. The engine of this car is a 6.2L V8 which means it is up to speed. The growl of the car is also not ordinary, and of course, who would miss the color? This pink eye candy will surely make anyone take a closer look.