While most people are salivating over newly introduced cars—like the Lexus LC500 or the Honda Civic Type-R—I find myself drooling over used cars at some of the shadiest dealers in town. I’ll drive by Stan’s Stolen Supercars, catch a glimpse of a $35,000 Maserati GranTurismo and wonder when I’ll get the chance to own…
Some things bear repeating. For instance, I tend to harp on about how value trumps price and that you shouldn’t ever settle for the mundane just because it’s technically the safer choice. As if to prove my point, the automotive gods at Mercedes-Benz have created the AMG C63 S: the world’s most perfect expression of…
Almost four years on, this review by Chris Harris of a Mercedes Benz C63 AMG on space saver tires is still the only review of modern performance cars worth watching.
The Mercedes-AMG C63 has never been the refined member of the small German sports sedan group. While BMW and Audi were studying for the SATs, the Mercedes was smoking cigarettes under the bleachers and skipping chemistry. But now there's a new C63. Is it still a tire smoking madman? Let's let Chris Harris explain.
I'm here at the launch of the GLA and GLA45 AMG and I heard from an exec that we'll get details of the next Mercedes C63 AMG tomorrow. He also said there would be an interesting change, but wouldn't elaborate despite my grilling him while he tried to enjoy his coffee. What is it?
This, ladies and gentlemen, is what 443 pound-feet of torque looks like when you shove it through the rear wheels. Like speed and noise and smoke. Like a new pope was just elected out of the trunk. Like power.
Keith Brantley's 2009 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG with an MHP stage 3 package claims to have stolen the "title" of world's quickest (production, tuned) Mercedes-Benz with a 10.41-second quarter-mile run this weekend, besting the RENNTech Mercedes C63's time of 11.58.
For the super-limited-edition Mercedes-Benz C-Class DR 520, Stuttgart started with a C63 AMG, added 60 horses, the AMG Performance Pack Plus, and matte black or white vinyl wrap. Zero to 62 mph in 4.1 seconds. Win.
The stock car feels a bit wimpy, so VATH boosted power from 457 to 585 HP. Finally, a Mercedes C63 AMG wagon that can get out of its own way.
Not content with the painstakingly flawless paint job already present on the Mercedes C63 AMG, this little Sheiklet decided to slather his in tasteless golden chrome.
It's Mercedes C63 AMG tuning season around these parts, as we now bring you the Brabus B63 S to complement yesterday's RENNtech version. So what hath the Brabus folks wrought? It's not quite RENNtech output, but by adding free-flow catalytic converters, high-flow air filters and tweaking the ECU with new ignition and…
Wagons, ho! The first leaked images broke 'net-wide over the weekend, indicating the C63 AMG version of Mercedes-Benz's C-Class wagon, er, Estate would be as we expected: More unified in design than the previous C-class hauler, with enough aero slap-ons to keep its feet to the fire at the speeds unleashed by AMG's…