2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S with 503bhp to launch in India in Q3 2015 - Report

27/02/2015 - 14:40 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

The AMG GT and the new C63 will further extend the AMG portfolio in India this year.

Autocar India reports that Mercedes-Benz India will launch the new Mercedes-AMG C63 in the country in the third quarter of this year. The new C63 will be one of 15 launches announced by Mercedes-Benz India for 2015.

2015 Mercedes C 63 AMG front three quarter at 2014 Paris Motor Show
The new C63 is powered by the newly-developed 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo.

Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show last year, the new C63 is powered by the newly-developed 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, which also does duty on the AMG GT. Available in power states of 476 PS and 510 PS, its the latter, more powerful C63 S which will come to India.

Producing 700 Nm of torque, a 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT transmission puts this on to the road, accelerating the sedan from 0-100 km/h in 4 seconds and onto a limited top-speed of 250 km/h. The C63 comes fitted with dynamic engine mounts and an AMG RIDE CONTROL sport suspension as standard.

2015 Mercedes C 63 AMG dashboard at 2014 Paris Motor Show
The more powerful C63 S will be introduced in India.

Also read: Review - Mercedes ML63 AMG

In the Indian market, the new C63 S will rival the recently-launched BMW M3, which is powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine. The M3 was launched in India at a price of INR 1.198 crores, ex-Showroom.

Competitor: BMW M3
Expected Price: INR 1.3 crores, ex-Showroom
Launch date: Third quarter of 2015 in India

[Source - Autocar India]

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