An autocar.co.uk report revealed that a new turbo-charged V8 engine may be being developed by AMG for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. Unnamed sources have indicated that the naturally-aspirated 6.2-L V8 engine on the C-Class will be replaced with a turbo-charged 4.0-L V8 engine by AMG. The new V8 engine will feature a similar modular design that is used on the four-cylinder 2.0-L engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. The two engines will use similar bore spacing, individual cylinder displacement, and other specs. The modification will not reduce the power offered by the vehicle. The 4.0-L forced-induction engine will offer 450HP of power, although it will… Continue Reading »
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Running a quarter mile in just 11 seconds is not an impossible feat for the Mercedes C63 AMG. However, this video is interesting because of who’s driving the car. A 60-year old woman who adores drag racing is behind the wheels of the super car. You read that right, 60-year old and drag racing. Doesn’t looks like these phrases could be together eh? But yes, in this clip, you can definitely watch this woman who even shared what’s in her Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG before she joined her husband, who I suppose is as old as she (or close?), on the track. The hubby drives a Dodge Viper.
Edo Competition refreshes its take on the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, getting a bit more performance out of the car’s wagon version. The German tuner took the vehicle from a stock 457 horsepower into a beast with a whopping 600 horsepower. How was this achieved? There are a bunch of high-performance upgrades made to the car, including the exhaust headers, air filters, catalytic converter, exhaust system, and other engine electronics. In addition to that, the tuner also took out the top-speed limiter on the vehicle, allowing it to go for a top speed of 213 mph or 343 kph and giving it a 0-100kph time of a mere 4.1 seconds. Its… Continue Reading »
There are few vehicles that can lay claim to being better than the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. In this case, it turns out to be a special limited-run Canadian edition of the vehicle dubbed the C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition. From the car’s Magno Allanite Grey color scheme to the exterior tweaks to the AMG Performance Package, it’s really a beast on four wheels. The sheer specs of the vehicle make it worthy of the Affalterbach name, which is of course the name of the city within which Mercedes-AMG has its headquarters. What’s different in this model? For starters, the AMG P31 Development Package (worth over $6,000 when checked) comes standard instead… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes-Benz SL-based Super-GT C25 from German tuner Carlsson is set to wow onlookers once more as it takes the stage at the upcoming Essen Motor Show, which opens this 27th of November and lasts through December 5th. Carlsson is also set to showcase a C63 AMG-based vehicle called the CK63 RS, which is rated at a relatively modest 600 horsepower. The Carlsson C25 made its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show last March, showcasing its undeniable good looks with custom livery, yet the Mercedes-Benz SL base still shows in the modified exterior. The vehicle sports a 6-liter twin turbo V12 engine rated at a whopping 753 horsepower along with… Continue Reading »