MERCEDES-AMG C 63 LIMITED EDITION

Mercedes-AMG_C63_frontMercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupé ‘Aero Edition 63’ is coming to Australia and New Zealand. And in a neat bit of marketing just 63 are on offer – 57 to and 6 to the Kiwis.

As the name implies, the Aero Edition 63 features wind-tunnel-tested aerodynamic extras to increase downforce and grip. These include an AMG Performance front lip, an aerodynamically optimised diffuser, rear spoiler and additional side facings for the air vents in the rear apron.

Ultra-lightweight AMG twin-spoke forged alloy wheels have staggered diameters of 19-inch for the front wheels, and 20-inch at the rear. They are finished in matt black.

The flat-bottomed AMG Performance Steering Wheel is clad in carbon-fibre and DINAMICA.

Carbon-fibre is featured inside the cabin including the centre console trim, along with aluminium inserts across the dashboard and doors.

AMG Performance front seats are upholstered in a trim combination reserved exclusively for the Aero Edition 63: Nappa leather in Magma Grey and Black, and finished with yellow stripes.

Yellow detailing is also used in the rear seats, centre console, dashboard and doors.

On a performance note the Aero Edition 63 has a high-performance ceramic composite front braking system, featuring huge 402 x 39 mm ceramic compound brake discs, these are internally ventilated and perforated and have six-piston fixed callipers. The rear brakes have360 x 26 mm, single-piston combined floating callipers.

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The brake callipers feature a distinctive gold paint finish, with ‘AMG Carbon Ceramic’ lettering.

The limited edition Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupé Aero Edition 63 is offered in a choice of Polar White or Iridium Silver paint, and badged as 1 of only 63.

It is on sale now exclusively from AMG Performance Centres, and costs and has a Manufacturer’s Recommended List Price (MRLP) $188,600.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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