Paris Live - 2015 Mercedes C63 AMG

03/10/2014 - 10:15 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Available in two power states.

The 2015 Mercedes C63 AMG gets its world debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Based on the new generation C Class, the C63 is fettled by Mercedes' in-house performance division, and is the latest iteration of the best selling AMG model till date.

2015 Mercedes C 63 AMG front three quarter at 2014 Paris Motor Show
The new Mercedes C 63 AMG derives its powertrain from the flagship AMG GT.

Available in sedan and estate bodystyles, Mercedes will offer two engine variants on both cars - C63 AMG and C63 AMG S. Both variants are powered by the new 4.0-liter V8 Bi-Turbo engine, which also does duty on the new AMG GT sportscar.

2015 Mercedes C 63 AMG rear left three quarter at 2014 Paris Motor Show

On the standard C63, this engine produces 476 PS and 650 Nm of torque, and on the S variant it makes 510 PS and 700 Nm of torque. A 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT is in charge of transmission duties, and propels the regular C63 AMG from 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds, and the C63 AMG S in 4 seconds. Both variants have an electronically limited top-speed of 250 km/h though.

2015 Mercedes C 63 AMG dashboard at 2014 Paris Motor Show

The 18-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels on the regular car and 19-inchers on the S, optional ceramic composite brakes, sports tires and a performance exhaust system are some ways of sprucing up these cars even further.

2015 Mercedes C63 AMG - Press Release

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