2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupé review
Source : 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupé review
We drive Mercedes’ brand-new full-fat C63 S Coupé for once. the idea’s a sleek nevertheless brutal 503bhp creation capable of 0-62mph in just 3.9sec The all-brand-new Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupé represents a big challenge to the likes of the BMW M4, Audi RS5 as well as Lexus RC F.Following on via the recently introduced C63 saloon as well as estate, the idea eschews its predecessor’s highly rated naturally aspirated 6.2-litre V8 engine for a smaller as well as more efficient twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 – essentially the same unit used by the company’s GT performance flagship.Unveiled at the Frankfurt show in September, the powered-up two-door is actually set to reach the UK in March 2016 with the choice of two power outputs. In standard C63 Coupé guise its hand assembled engine produces 469bhp as well as 479lb ft.inside the headlining S Coupé design driven here, though, the 90deg V8 receives additional boost pressure as well as detailed modifications to the inlet manifold as well as dynamic engine mounts which vary in stiffness depending on revs.The result is actually a further 34bhp as well as 37lb ft, endowing the range-topping design that has a sturdy 503bhp at 5500rpm as well as 516lb ft on a band of revs between 1750 as well as 4500rpm – exactly the same power nevertheless 37lb ft more torque than which offered by the Mercedes-AMG GT S.the idea also betters the M4 by 78bhp as well as 111lb ft, the RS5 by 89bhp as well as whopping 199lb ft as well as the RC F by 33bhp as well as 125lb ft.The reserves are fed through the latest incarnation of AMG’s seven-speed Speedshift MCT dual-clutch automatic gearbox, which operates in combination that has a mechanical locking differential inside the C63 Coupe, nevertheless inside the C63 S Coupé the idea comes allied to an even faster reacting electronic locking differential.The driver can choose between four different driving modes on the C63 Coupé as well as up to all 5 on the S design, while the switchable electronic stability control system offers three settings: On, Sport as well as Off.The styling of the latest C63 Coupé is actually significantly differentiated via standard versions of the brand-new second-generation C-class Coupé. The only outside elements shared between the two cars are the frameless doors, roof as well as boot lid. The remainder is actually unique.The wider Centeng has been developed to house a largely bespoke chassis featuring tracks which are increased in width by 73mm at the front as well as 46mm at the rear over the standard C-class Coupé at 1636mm as well as 1592mm respectively. Wheels sizes vary according to design, with the brand-new C63 receiving 18in rims as well as the C63 S running on 19ins.Overall, the brand-new car is actually 45mm longer, 107mm wider as well as 12mm higher than before. Crucially, the idea also rides on a wheelbase extended by 75mm over which of its predecessor, endowing the idea with added outside space if not a larger boot, which at 355 litres in capacity is actually 95 litres less than before.
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