Lot 244 - 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Edition
|Odometer reading||31,535 miles|
|Estimate||£120,000 - £145,000|
- One of only 66 right hand drive examples
- Full aero and dynamic pack
The Mercedes-Benz W204 is the third generation of the C-Class and was styled by Karlheinz Bauer and Peter Pfeiffer. AMG launched the C63 Black Series in 2012 and what an astonishing car it was, even ten years on the performance is blistering. The AMG engineers adopted a new strategy for the C63; instead of bolting on a series of goodies to make it faster as they had in the past, they redesigned the C-Class from the ground up as a dedicated performance car. It gained revised front suspension, a four-stage, seven-speed automatic gearbox, and the M156 engine. The C63 gained more power in 2011, producing 480bhp and came with composite brake discs, red or yellow brake calipers, and a carbon fibre boot spoiler. As if this was not enough AMG then wheeled out the C63 AMG Black Series. With a wider front and rear track, coil over shock absorber suspension with adjustable dampers, carbon-ceramic brakes, an AMG limited-slip differential, and a 50% bigger radiator. Now producing and impressive 510bhp and a sub-four seconds 0-60mph, the top speed was restricted to 186mph. With a rev limit of 7,200rpm this V8 engine offers astonishing performance in any gear.
Originally registered on 1st September 2012, this C63 is unmarked and finished in Diamond White with black leather and Alcantara interior. The coachwork has been covered in matt PPF (paint protection film) offering both a great sporty look as well as protection for the paintwork. The black carbon fibre looks even more impressive against the white coachwork. The cockpit area of this Mercedes is very impressive with everything easily at hand, the ergonomics really are something special in this C63. The sports seats offer great comfort and firing up the V8 engine instantly puts a smile on your face. Suddenly you become aware of how much power is available under your right foot. Slip the gearbox into drive and this car becomes something of a chameleon, it will behave perfectly in slow traffic and becomes a ‘supercar’ on the open road with seemingly endless power available. Supplied with a V5C registration document, a full year’s MoT test certificate and a service history. With just 66 right hand drive Black Edition coupés available, this example, with its full aero dynamic pack is certainly rare. Offered in fabulous condition throughout this magnificent example is not to be missed.
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