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 »
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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.
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 »
Some people are suckers for fast station wagons and we at BenzInsider are not averse to a well sorted one, specially if it’s a smallish estate, as they’re more commonly known now. Auto Evolution has reported capturing a C63 AMG Black Series prototype in the flesh with the pictures to prove it. As the bigger Audi S6 and M5 Touring cars have demonstrated, there is a niche market for these types of cars which a Black Series Estate can perfectly fill. Imagine the gapes of wonder a wagon with a 6.2 liter V8 pumping 517 horsepower to the wheels will produce. Transmitting all that power will be Mercedes’ excellent 7-speed… Continue Reading »
Spectacular design, technology transfer from the world of motorsport and driving dynamics at the highest level; the new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series embodies the new AMG brand claim, Driving Performance, like no other AMG model. The new high-performance vehicle is the most powerful C-Class of all time, boasting a maximum output of 380 kW (510 bhp) and a maximum torque of 620 newton metres. The AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine impresses with its hefty torque, tremendous pulling power and responsiveness, and ensures high-calibre performance: the C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds (all data provisional). Exclusive fun at the wheel comes… Continue Reading »