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Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Coupe photos surface

Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Coupe first photos, 1280, 06.07.2011
Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Coupe first photos, 1280, 06.07.2011

Snapped during a test event at Circuit Paul Ricard

After reporting the latest details yesterday, first photos of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series Coupe have surfaced.

Snapped during a test event at Circuit Paul Ricard in one of the garages, the exclusive AMG Coupe is not as hardcore as the previous generation CLK 63 AMG Black Series. Not only is it the first Black Series to have four seats, but it has been configured more towards everyday street use. Only 20 kg (44 lbs) have been shed from the vehicle's curb weight.

In line with yesterday's report, the Black Series Coupe with its 6.2-liter V8 produces 517 PS (380 kW / 510 bhp) which is 30 PS (22 kW / 30 bhp) more than the C63 AMG with the Performance Package. Shifting is performed by the seven-speed 'Speedshift' MCT automatic with a limited slip differential. Torque is rated at 640 Nm (472 lb-ft). Despite no official specs released, 0 to 100 km/h should take about 4 seconds.

Interestingly, the C63 AMG Black Series Coupe will not be limited in production and the price should come in around €100,000 in Germany, much less than the BMW M3 GTS at €137,000.

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radmeister radmeister
This + Tremec 6spd = heaven
Jul 12th, 2011 8:02pm
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audipower audipower
really nice..
Jul 9th, 2011 3:20pm
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majid136 majid136
C63 AMG Black Series Coupe = CLK DTM ??!!
Jul 8th, 2011 12:39am
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Roken Roken
What a BEAST!! And relatively affordable, certainly compared to it's predecessor, or indeed the competition.
Jul 7th, 2011 4:49pm
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hescian hescian
I'm looking at the interior shots, and I'm pretty sure there are no rear seats.
Jul 7th, 2011 4:05pm
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radmeister radmeister
they are probably an option to have rear seats or to have them removed. For ppl that want to save a few lbs.
Jul 12th, 2011 8:03pm
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MercedesSL MercedesSL
I love the look of black series mercedes!
Jul 7th, 2011 4:04pm
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IvanMazuranic IvanMazuranic
This is nice, and not even a Merc fan :0
Jul 7th, 2011 3:21pm
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MCharly MCharly
Me encanta, lo quiero ya!
Jul 7th, 2011 1:58pm
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TiagoFerreira TiagoFerreira
Despite being on favour of automatic gearboxes in cars like m3 ,rs5 and c63amg . It must be delightful to shift a proper manual gear box on this throaty v8 !
Jul 7th, 2011 1:26pm
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Boboo Boboo
Let's hope that the power will be distributed to the road not just to the wheels.
Jul 7th, 2011 12:16pm
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RODHA RODHA
I simply don't understand the logic behind these exaggerated models. They are neither a race car nor a road car. It seems even they don't know what they are.
Jul 7th, 2011 12:15pm
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EricC EricC
Why are the rear wheels so small, especially with all that power to put on the road??
Jul 7th, 2011 7:43am
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MadAboutCars MadAboutCars
They aren't its an illusion because of those fat tyres employed to handle the torque and to aid ride comfort.
Jul 7th, 2011 11:07am
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Bonganie Bonganie
-1 This is a complete package......
Jul 7th, 2011 2:15am
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343mr 343mr
Is it my eyes? Or are the brakes on this car totally different to actual AMG brakes?
Jul 7th, 2011 2:13am
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Bonganie Bonganie
Perfect! This is just amazing!!!
Jul 7th, 2011 2:12am
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Rotaermel Rotaermel
My god, that's just amazing!!!
Jul 7th, 2011 12:27am
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zot959 zot959
Wow! What a brilliant car. Black Series cars are always amazing. What a cool car!
Jul 7th, 2011 12:10am
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JoshBenz JoshBenz
Man this is the real CLK's predesesor , I like it. Killed the face of cts-v
Jul 6th, 2011 10:43pm
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Batista Batista
F*cking amazing, beautiful !
Jul 6th, 2011 10:40pm
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DHM1 DHM1
BEAST. That is all.
Jul 6th, 2011 10:37pm
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jerry05cod4 jerry05cod4
also known as death on four wheels
Jul 6th, 2011 10:34pm
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