In this Salon New York the thing seems to go for convertibles. Before has been presented to the Audi R8 Spyder V10 and now we bring you another that is not far behind, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Cabrio. This new model is the top of range C-Class Cabrio, which came less than a month ago at the Geneva motor show. Up to this time the privilege was in the hands of the C 43, with its V6 engine of 367 HP.
But the new model will leave you back quite a lot, because it uses a mechanical V8 biturbo 4.0-liter, like his brother coupe. The C 63 will develop 476 HP and 650 Nm of torque, while the C 63 S increases until the 510 HP and 700 Nm of torque. Both versions are linked only to an automatic transmission of double clutch and seven speeds, and the all-wheel drive 4MATIC.
With this configuration, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Cabrio ‘normal’ will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, while the powerful C 63 S Cabrio gets in 4,1 seconds. Both have a top speed electronically limited to 250 km/h, although with the AMG Driver’s Package up to 280 km/h. Despite its condition as a convertible this model is in 1.910 kg and the S version in 1.925 kg
To improve on the dynamic aspect uses the AMG Ride Control that allows you to modify the hardness of the suspension in three levels. In the rear includes a limited-slip differential mechanic on the C 63 Cabrio and e-mail in the C 63 S Cabrio to cope with the power increase. With the AMG Dynamic Select, receives the driving modes Comfort, Sport and Sport+; and the C63 S will add the Race.
On an aesthetic level is very similar to the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé. Like this, presents a body widened with steps of larger wheels, a hood 60 millimeters longer, new air inlets or the double exit exhaust. The wheels will be 18-inch in version ‘normal’ and 19 inch in the C 63 S. of course the main difference is the soft top retráctil that replaces the hardtop.
On the inside is exactly the same, but it will include elements that are specific to the Cabrio as the heating for the zone of the neck AISCARF or the rear spoiler AIRCAP. The sun canopy can be customised with various colours. In regards to your optional equipment presents some interesting accessories would be like the brake carbocerámicos, outer pieces of carbon fiber or the interior AMG Performance Studio.
As in other models of the brand, there will be a release version Edition 1 for this model. Will be distinguished by the white color of the bodywork, the exhaust and chrome 20-inch wheels behind. The Mercedes-AMG C 63 Cabrio and C 63 S Cabrio is expected to arrive at dealers this same summer of 2016.
Source – Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes C-Class (W205)
From 34.950 euro