2015 C 63 AMG W205 Wheel Specs Allegedly Leaked

Alleged 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class W205 Wheel Specs 1 photo
Photo: benyl/MBWorld
With about six months until the production version of the new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG W205 hits the spotlight – most likely at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November – a number of unknowns are still floating around the subject.
We have a pretty clear idea about the power figures that it will develop, which kind of started begging a question related to the performance of the upcoming AMG sedan.

The much wider front track compared with the non-AMG model gave everyone hope about the car's handling characteristics, but the photo above is trying to do the exact opposite.

The image is a screenshot made by an MB World member going by the name of benyl, who is from Canada and allegedly got ahold of the Dealer Ordering Guide for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class W205, including the C 63 AMG and C 63 AMG S-Model variants.

As you can see, the screenshot shows that the stock wheels for both the C 63 AMG and the S-Model version will receive 235/35 R19 tires on the front and 255/30 R190 on the rear, which would make them as narrow as the ones on the W204 generation of the C 63 AMG.

Despite the good intentions of benyl, we respectfully disagree with the authenticity of the image above, for two separate reasons:

  • the pictures for the C 300 4Matic and C 400 4Matic wheels look just like in any official Mercedes-Benz pdf, while those for the C 63 AMG and C 63 AMG S-Model have a much lower quality, don't include the tires and also appear to be superimposed over the original image.
  • earlier spy photos depicting pre-production C 63 AMG W205 photos clearly show 245/35 R19 tires on the front, which makes us speculate that the rear ones will be at least 265/30 R19 – one centimeter wider and an inch higher than the tires on the C 63 AMG W204.

Whatever the truth turns out to be, the hooning potential of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG W205 will remain at a high level, thanks to much better horsepower and torque numbers corroborated with a lower weight.
If you liked the article, please follow us:  Google News icon Google News Youtube Instagram
About the author: Alex Oagana
Alex Oagana profile photo

Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
Full profile


Would you like AUTOEVOLUTION to send you notifications?

You will only receive our top stories