2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupé review
Source : 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupé review
We drive Mercedes’ fresh full-fat C63 S Coupé for initially. This kind of’s a sleek nevertheless brutal 503bhp creation capable of 0-62mph in just 3.9sec The all-fresh Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupé represents a big challenge to the likes of the BMW M4, Audi RS5 in addition to Lexus RC F.Following on by the recently introduced C63 saloon in addition to estate, This kind of eschews its predecessor’s highly rated naturally aspirated 6.2-litre V8 engine for a smaller in addition to 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 usually 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 in addition to 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 in addition to dynamic engine mounts that will vary in stiffness depending on revs.The result is usually a further 34bhp in addition to 37lb ft, endowing the range-topping design using a sturdy 503bhp at 5500rpm in addition to 516lb ft on a band of revs between 1750 in addition to 4500rpm – exactly the same power nevertheless 37lb ft more torque than that will offered by the Mercedes-AMG GT S.This kind of also betters the M4 by 78bhp in addition to 111lb ft, the RS5 by 89bhp in addition to whopping 199lb ft in addition to the RC F by 33bhp in addition to 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 using a mechanical locking differential inside the C63 Coupe, nevertheless inside the C63 S Coupé This kind of comes allied to an even faster reacting electronic locking differential.The driver can choose between four different driving modes on the C63 Coupé in addition to up to a few on the S design, while the switchable electronic stability control system offers three settings: On, Sport in addition to Off.The styling of the latest C63 Coupé is usually significantly differentiated by standard versions of the fresh second-generation C-class Coupé. The only external surfaces elements shared between the two cars are the frameless doors, roof in addition to boot lid. The remainder is usually unique.The wider Centeng has been developed to house a largely bespoke chassis featuring tracks that will are increased in width by 73mm at the front in addition to 46mm at the rear over the standard C-class Coupé at 1636mm in addition to 1592mm respectively. Wheels sizes vary according to design, with the fresh C63 receiving 18in rims in addition to the C63 S running on 19ins.Overall, the fresh car is usually 45mm longer, 107mm wider in addition to 12mm higher than before. Crucially, This kind of also rides on a wheelbase extended by 75mm over that will of its predecessor, endowing This kind of with added external surfaces space if not a larger boot, which at 355 litres in capacity is usually 95 litres less than before.
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