Is the new Mercedes C63 AMG the MB’s response to the upcoming 2008 BMW M3?
It certainly looks like it. It seems that Mercedes Benz wants to stay ahead of the game, and the competition of course, and they have just released the information about their latest model: the 4-door Mercedes C63 AMG.
Mercedes published the first photo of it 2008 Mercedes C63 AMG. The new model is equipped with a 6.3 liter V8 engine and it has 457hp. The top speed that could be reached is 248km/h and it goes from 0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds. The 2008 Mercedes C63 AMG uses a Speedshift Plus 7G-TRONIC transmission and the expected, shift paddles. The 2008 C63 AMG has three driving modes: Comfort, Manual and Sport. There are no news on whether a manual box will be offered as well, but knowing Mercedes’ past record, most likely it will not be available.
It seems like 2008 will be a great year for all the German automobile fans, BMW will release their 2008 M3, Mercedes their C63 AMG and a few other new models, and Audi will bring to the table the new 2008 A5. So, stay tunned for future spy shots and more rumors.