2012 Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe Black Series Breaks Cover, Pricing Announced
We are talking here about the C63 AMG Coupe Black Series, which is praised by the automaker as being “broad, low, brawny and ready to pounce from a standstill.”
Visually, the new high-performance vehicle is reminiscent of the SLS AMG GT3 customer sports car, and represents the transfer of technology from the race track to the road. The car sits on a new set of 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels painted titanium grey. But “the jewel in the crown is the emotive, hallmark AMG eight-cylinder sound from the AMG sports exhaust system,” Mercedes claims.
Saving the best for last, under the hood of this latest C-Klasse we find a 6.3-litre V8 AMG engine developing 517 hp and 620 Nm (457 lb.ft.) of torque, and coupled with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission. This enables the car to sprint from naught to sixty in 4.2 seconds. An AMG coil-over sports suspension, and AMG high-performance compound braking system complete the package.
According to Mercedes, the C63 AMG Coupe Black Series is scheduled to go on sale in January 2012, priced at EUR115,430 euros (about USD165,840 at the current exchange rate).
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