How will Mercedes’ new C63 AMG Coupe fair against its competitors? (w/video)

We all know that the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG sedan means business. Monstrous torque and a beast of a V8 engine lie under the hood propelling the car from standstill to 100km/h in supercar form. But now there’s a new formula. One with two less doors.

AMG’s new coupe is directly aimed at the BMW M3 and the Audi RS5, but how will it compare?

The C63 AMG Coupe will be powered by the mighty 6.2-liter V8 engine with 451hp, sprinting to 100km/h in 4.4 seconds and topping out at an electronically-limited 250km/h top speed (481hp, 4.3 seconds and 280km/h, respectively, if you select the AMG Development package). Those are serious numbers and BMW and Audi should be worried.

So where does AMG find itself with this coupe when compared to the competition? BMW’s M3 is one of the best balanced cars available but the weakest, power-wise, of the bunch. Audi utilizes its quattro all-wheel-drive system with a powerful V8 to its benefit, but all-wheel-drive always removes a lot of driver involvement along with numb steering.

If the C63 sedan has an achilles heal, it’s its own engine.  A bit too much power for its own good and theoretically similar to the American muscle car: insane straight line speed but a little hairy through the twisty bits. Mercedes has addressed this apparently for the coupe with a stiffened suspension, stronger brakes, wider tracks, and sharper steering. You can also guarantee that this car will be the nicest sounding of the three with an exhaust note to die for. Mercedes has definitely upped its game with the C63 AMG Coupe and I cannot wait to see all the comparisons once they’re out!

How about against a Ducati? Cheesy video coming up!

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3 Comments on “How will Mercedes’ new C63 AMG Coupe fair against its competitors? (w/video)”

  1. Marzouq Says:

    Everybody wants a piece of Ducati! looool!

  2. Bol3ethem Says:

    AMG … German Torture .. ❤

  3. Hamoud Says:

    Interior – Thumbs Up
    Exterior – Thumbs Down
    Sounds like a Fun Ride !!!

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