Mercedes Benz India launched the 2019 AMG C-43 Coupe in India at INR 75 Lakhs. The C-43 AMG Coupe will be sold as CBU and completes the C Class lineup. This is the first 2 door coupe in the C43 AMG lineup. The AMG C-43 Coupe is based on the facelifted C Class that went on sale last year. This is the second new car for the year from Mercedes, followed by the V Class.
The Coupe is powered by a 3.0 Litre, Twin-turbo V6 engine that produces a healthy 390 HP and 520 Nm of torque. The motor is paired to a 9-speed AMG Speedshift automatic transmission. The Coupe gets a 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system, with 69% of torque routed to the rear wheels. The AMG C-43 Coupe can go from 0-100 Km/h in 4.7 seconds and the top speed is electronically capped at 250 Km/h.
The AMG C-43 Coupe can be easily identified from the distinctive sloping roofline and two doors. If that is not enough, then the AMG exteriors will definitely give out. The Coupe sports a sportier front bumper and AMG grille and sportier side skirts. The rear end of the car is completely different from the Standard C Class and houses a different set of tail lamps and quad exhaust pipes. The coupe rides on 19-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels.
More drama and style with the AMG C-43 Coupe
Need more drama? You can opt-in for the AMG style package the adds a front splitter, broad side skirts, and a more pronounced rear diffuser. The Interior sports Mercedes’ new steering wheel with touch-sensitive controls. The COMAND infotainment system is a 10.25-inch touchscreen that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The AMG C 43 has a host of features such as multibeam LED headlamps, panoramic sunroof. Other features include a “Ride Control” suspension with three modes viz., Comfort, Sport, and Sport+ and five Dynamic Select drive modes viz., Comfort, Sport, Sport+, Slippery, and Individual. The C-43 AMG is pretty practical too, with 2+2 seat layout and a 400-liter boot.
From the safety perspective, the AMG Coupe gets 7 airbags, adaptive braking, attention assist, and active parking assist with a camera. The AMG C-43 Coupe rivals the BMW M2 and the Audi RS5.
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