2010 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2010 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

Base price (with destination and guzzler tax): $60,325
Price as tested: $77,105

Standard Equipment:
6.3-liter V-8 engine
7-speed Speedshiftplus automatic transmission
18-inch AMG five-spoke wheels
High performance tires
AMG high performance braking system
Speed-sensitive sport steering
AMG aerodynamic sport styling
Sport exhaust with chrome tips
Heated front seats
Performance steering wheel with paddle shifters
Power tilt/sliding sunroof
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Auto-dimming mirrors
Single CD/MP3 player, AM/FM/WB radio
8-speaker sound system
Bluetooth connectivity
Sirius satellite radio
Power windows/locks/mirrors
Tilt/telescoping steering column
Cruise control
Tire pressure monitoring system
AMG 3-stage electronic stability program
Anti-slip regulation
Options on this vehicle:
AMG development package -- $5950
AMG compound braking system
Increased power level (+30 hp)
Top speed 174 mph
AMG lightweight forged pistons
Lightweight connecting rods
Revised crankshaft
New engine management
Red-painted brake calipers
Carbon fiber trunk spoiler
AMG leather/alcantara performance steering wheel
Multimedia package -- $3300
7-inch power retractable color display
Comand hard drive based navigation system
Harman/kardon logic7 surround-sound system
Dolby digital 5.1 6-disc CD/DVD changer
Voice control
iPod/MP3 media interface and cable
AMG leather package -- $3030
Limited slip differential lock -- $2000 Premium II package -- $1400
Bi-Xenon headlamps with washers
Cornering fog lamps
Split folding rear seat
Power rear-window sunshade
Tele aid -- $650
Rear-view camera -- $450
Key options not on vehicle:
AMG seating package -- $3090
Keyless-Go -- $1140

Fuel economy: 12/19/15 mpg (city/hwy/combined)

Size: 6.2L V-8
Horsepower: 451 hp @ 6800 rpm
Torque: 443 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm

Drive: Rear-wheel

Transmission: 7-speed Speedshift plus automatic

Curb weight: 3649 lb

18 x 8-inch front; 18 x 9-inch rear wheels
235/40R18 front; 255/35R18 rear Continental ContiSportContact3 performance tires

Competitors: BMW M3 sedan, Cadillac CTS-V

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