2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe, New Body Design

The Mercedes produced the first AMG in the late 1960s. The car was originally designed for racing purposes and later for executive purposes as demand for official’s cars increased. Many models of AMG have been designed, including C30, C55, and C63. The German automobile manufacturer is planning to release a new model which will go with the name 2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG front view

2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG – New Body Design:

The automaker will build the car on the existing AMG platform. So you can expect a streamlined and aerodynamically-enabled sports car, similar to the outgoing models. The upcoming model will stand out from its predecessors due to its more elegant, fashionable and modern body.

If you have seen the C63 sedan, you can guess how the front end of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will look like. The new car will borrow the sedan’s one-piece grille and A-shaped bumper. Other front features include LED headlights & DRLs and air inlets. The sides look smart with distinctive skirts and 21-inch alloy wheels. In the rear end, there be slimmer taillights and well-positioned bumper & exhaust pipes. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will feature high-quality materials such as leather, metal, and wood. The steering wheel with spot the AMG logo, a clock and part of the instrument cluster. The seats will get improved lateral support and a low seat configuration. They will be soft and durable with microfiber and Dinamica synthetic leather.

In addition, the interior will get a host of technological features. There will be an infotainment system with a free standing screen display and a myriad of controls. The driver will control systems such as audio, climate control, and navigation from the infotainment system. Other anticipated tech features include Smartphone integration, USB ports, and Bluetooth.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG interior

2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG – Interesting Engine Mix:

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will be powered by a 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine which is rated 469 hp and 479 lb-ft. The same engine, with some upgrades, will produce 503 hp and 516 lb-ft in the top class trim level. It will be paired with a 7-speed automatic dual-clutch shifting transmission.

As for speeds, the sports coupe take 3.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. Its top speed is estimated at 155 mph. Concerning fuel economy, the vehicle record estimated EPA figures of around 20 mpg in city settings and 27 mpg on highways. The vehicle also gives out lesser pollutants compared to most similar cars out there.

Safety and Security:

In order to ensure the new C63 AMG is safe and secure, Mercedes will equip it with both basic and advanced protection features. You can expect to own a car with features such as advanced cruise control, parking assist, lane keeps assist, security alarms, blind-spot monitors, airbags, and collision alert system.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG rear view

2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG – Arrival Date, Price, and Rival:

You can expect to purchase the base model at around $63,000. As for trim levels, the highest price is likely to be around $75,000. The car will be released in the second half of 2016. Markets outside Europe will get the sports car in the last quarter of the same year or in the first months of 2017.

Competition:

The major rivals of the upcoming 2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG are expected to be BMW M3, Cadillac ATS-V, Ford Mustang Shelby GT,  and Subaru Impreza WRX.

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