By Alberto Frammartino, September 21, 2022
Wth the launch of the AMG C 63 S E Efficiency Mercedes has lastly buried the V8 engine corpse and changed it with the two.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine. That is progress within the face of an unsure future and AMG C 63 S E Efficiency is re-writing the long run now. This specific future now’s a plugin hybrid with engine know-how transferred instantly from Mercedes’ Components 1 data. That is trickle-down economics within the type of an costly high-performance saloon or property.
The Mercedes AMG C63 S E Efficiency is powered by a 2.0-litre engine on the entrance and an electrical motor on the rear axle for 500 kW (680 hp) system output. The mixed most system torque is 1,020 Nm.
Mercedes spared little time in declaring that AMG C 63 S E is essentially the most highly effective manufacturing four-cylinder on the planet. Energy supply and torque build-up happen very spontaneously and directly as in Components 1.
The electrical assist of the exhaust gasoline turbocharger eliminates the turbo lag of the combustion engine, whereas on the identical time the electrical drive pushes powerfully from a standstill. The battery is particularly designed for quick energy output and draw with progressive direct cooling of the cells.
Different highlights of the brand new AMG C 63 S E, embody a completely variable all-wheel drive system. AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+ is used to switch the drive energy to the highway, and features a Drift Mode. 19-inch alloy wheels are customary with the choice to improve to 20-inch alloy wheels. Energetic rear-axle steering is customary.
As in Components 1, the battery is particularly designed for quick energy supply and take-up. The electrical vary of 13 kilometres permits a sensible working radius, for instance within the metropolis or in residential areas.
The design of the brand new AMG C 63 S differs from that of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in its extra muscular proportions. The Saloon and Property fashions are each based mostly on an extensively modified AMG styling. The entrance finish is 50 millimetres longer and the entrance wings are wider. All in all, the general exterior dimensions differ significantly from these of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
When it comes to size, the Saloon and Property measure an additional 83 millimetres. The broader monitor width on the entrance axle ends in 76 millimetres extra total width on the entrance. And the wheelbase has grown by ten millimetres.
Within the inside, AMG sports activities seats with particular upholstery structure and a particular stitching sample separate the AMG C 63 S E from the remainder of the C Class vary. There are additionally many particular person decisions obtainable for the inside. Unique colors and varied nappa leather-based upholsteries with an embossed AMG emblem within the entrance head restraints.
And naturally, there may be an choices record for individuals who have more cash than widespread sense. The AMG 63 S E stays largely unchanged when it comes to digital instrumentation, simply the badge on the rear boot, that expressive bodykit and naturally the Components One derived engine are the largest key variations.
How a lot does this next-generation know-how value? We estimate it’s going to retail from $136,000 to $150,000. However you’ll have to wait if you wish to place an order, Mercedes has but to disclose when the AMG C 63 S E Efficiency will go on sale as a result of that’s yet another press launch away.