Mercedes-Benz has announced that its all-new C63 AMG will be arriving at dealerships across Canada in May, with a starting price of $63,500.
Mercedes-Benz has announced that its all-new C63 AMG will be arriving at dealerships across Canada in May, with a starting price of $63,500.. Click image to enlarge

Toronto, Ontario – Mercedes-Benz has announced that its all-new C63 AMG will be arriving at dealerships across Canada in May, with a starting price of $63,500.

Based on the all-new 2008 C-Class, the C63 AMG uses an AMG 6.2-litre V8 engine that produces 451 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque, mated to an AMG Speedshift Plus seven-speed automatic transmission. The new unit features a declutching feature on downshifts to maintain vehicle balance during cornering, and shift times that are up to 50 per cent faster than in previous models. The C63 AMG’s top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h; it accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.

Exterior styling cues include a unique hood with power domes, widened front fenders, and a special front fascia and other components not shared with other C-Class models. Each engine, which shares no parts with other Mercedes-Benz V8 engines, is hand-assembled by a single technician at Mercedes-AMG in Affalterbach, Germany and is bench-tested to ensure maximum performance.

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