2015 C63 AMG Sedan and Estate Testing: Happy Times are Ahead

What makes a man happy? We're not sure, but if his blood is red, the answer will probably be found in the next generation of the Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG. It has the performance, the technology and the looks, bundled up into a package that should have BMW's brand new M3 shaking in its boots.
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The outgoing car's naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 engine has earned it the nickname "the German muscle car". This time around, they're swapping it for a new 4-liter twin-turbo V8, based on the bonkers 2-liter in the A 45 AMG. The result: more power, more torque and more fun.

We've recently found this video montage made by TouriClips which shows over three minutes of footage from the Nurburgring track in Germany, where both the sedan and estate versions of the new C 63 AMG are being tested. Downsizing the engine and adding turbochargers has not altered the exhaust sound AMG cars are known for. Both the 4-door and the estate looks indecently fast and quite a lot of fun. But our keen-eyed fans probably noticed already that there are two sedan prototypes, one in white and the other in a dark silver.

That's because the 4-liter AMG V8 will be offered in two different flavors, normal and S-Model, just like on the E 63 and CLS 63 AMG models. The same engine will also be used by the upcoming GT sportscar that Mercedes plans to unveil next month. Needless to say, both versions will offer more power than rivals from both BMW and Audi and should demolish them in acceleration.

And who even needs a button for smoky burnouts, like on the new M3, when you've got towering levels of torque to turn rubber into smoke and sideways poetry. And that kind of sums up why we said the all-new C 63 AMG is the type of car that makes a red-blooded man happy.

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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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