Mercedes-Benz has been in the business of building luxury cars for over a century. All their accumulated knowledge has innovative of design and performance in the automotive world. The C-class is widely considered as the long term evolutions of everything Mercedes knows about full sized luxury cars, concentrated into a smaller package.
This car is one of the best luxury cars for families on the market. The C-Class has a very good safety and reliability ratings, plenty of space as well as a plenty of family friendly features. So far the reviews have been overwhelmingly positive by automotive writers. The front seat is very spacious and the backseat isn’t too cramped.
The infotainment system can be a little clunky at first and Mercedes has been getting some flak for that. Standard features include USB ports, Bluetooth capability, push button starting and driver safety features such as auto braking and crash warnings. Extras include leather interior, heated seats, satellite radio, a premium audio system, rear view cameras, parallel parking alerts, Wi-Fi hotspot, cruise control, the COMAND infotainment system and more.
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The two door model comes stocked with a 201 horsepower turbo, 4 cylinder or a 302 horsepower V-6 with rear wheel drive. As a sedan this car can come stocked with a 241 horsepower turbo – 4 cylinder engine or a 329 horsepower – twin turbo V-6. All of these feature 7 speed automatic shifting. Both sedans feature 4 wheel drive, and a rear wheel drive sedan with a 241 horsepower engine is available. As of fall 2015 a hybrid plug-in engine and a C450 AMG with a 362 horsepower V-6 will be released.
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Mercedes c63 AMG Review
The Mercedes Benz C Class c63 AMG coupe is home to the Benz 451 horsepower, 6.2 liter V-8 engine. The crisp throttle responsive and killer roar give’s the company’s most compact rear wheel drive coup drive and feel like a beast.
There’s a lot of power under the hood and this engine not only sounds mean, it has quite a kick. Buyers have the option to go berserker by opting for the 507 Edition which comes with 507 horsepower. The brand new, revamped Mercedes AMG C63 sedan, which is based on the C Class is on it’s way to the masses, harnessing a twin turbo, 4.0 liter V-8 engine to replace the epic 6.2.
2015 Mercedes c63 AMG Specs
Top Speed – 250 km per hour (155 mph) to 290 km per hour (180 mph)
Acceleration – 0 to 100 in 4.1 seconds
Fuel – Premium Unleaded
Maximum consumption for city driving – 11 to 10.8 I/100 km
Minimum extra urban fuel consumption – 6.9 to 6.7 I/100 km
Minimum combined fuel consumption – 8.4 to 8.2 I/100 km
Minimum CO2 emissions – 195 to 192 g/km
Efficiency – Class E
Mercedes c63 AMG price
For a luxury vehicle the price is actually quite affordable. The MSRP clocks in at $63,000 and a good asking price is anywhere from $61,000 to $65,000 depending on what features are included in the model you are looking at.