2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe

MSRP (with destination): $62,305
PRICE AS TESTED: $80,995

ENGINE:
6.3-liter V-8
Horsepower: 481 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 443 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
7-speed automatic

DRIVE:
Rear-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
18-inch aluminum wheels
235/40YR-18 Continental ContiSportContact front tires
255/35YR-18 Continental ContiSportContact rear tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
13/19/15 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
3935 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 2/4
Cargo: 11.7 cu ft
Legroom (front/rear): 42.0/33.0 in
Headroom (front/rear): 37.0/35.5 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Mars red/black

STANDARD FEATURES:
AMG-specific steering
AMG-calibrated adaptive suspension
Twin-spoke light-alloy wheels
AMG high performance braking system
6-piston front brake calipers, 4-piston rear brake calipers
AMG exhaust system
Trunk lid spoiler
Performance steering wheel w/aluminum shift paddles
Power panorama sunroof
Automatic dual-zone climate control
Harman/Kardon surround sound audio system
Satellite radio
Bluetooth
Cruise control
Automatic headlights
Split folding rear seats
Rain-sensing wipers
Driver drowsiness monitor
Tire pressure monitoring system

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
AMG Development package- $6050
AMG compound braking system
Increased horsepower and top speed
AMG lightweight forged pistons
Lightweight connecting rods
Revised crankshaft management
Painted brake calipers
Carbon fiber trunk spoiler
AMG leather and Alcantara steering wheel
Engine intake runners in titanium grey finish
COMAND six-disc package- $1330
7-inch color display
Hard-drive navigation
Voice control
Gracenote media database
Satellite radio
Zagat Survey restaurant guide
Rearview camera- $460
Limited slip differential lock- $2030
Keyless entry and ignition- $650
Black Nappa leather package- $2590

Power front sport seats
Power-adjustable steering column
Lighting package- $1290
Bi-Xenon headlights
Adaptive high-beam assist
GGT- $1700

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
None

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
According to Mercedes-Benz, the C63 AMG coupe can go from zero to 60 mph in an estimated 4.3 seconds and will reach a top speed of 174 mph, thanks to a 19 mph bump from the AMG Development package.

COMPARE TO:
Porsche 911 Carrera, Cadillac CTS-V coupe, BMW M3 coupe, Jaguar XK coupe

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