Mercedes-Benz has finally added two new models in its India line-up today, MG C63 Coupé and AMG GT-R Coupe. These models are performance-oriented with a sporty and stylish appearance. The new Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe has introduced at Rs 1.33 crore and the next-gen Mercedes-AMG GT R comes at a price tag of Rs 2.48 crore. All prices are ex-showroom India, except Kerela.
Both the luxurious models are offered at an expensive price. However, the features and the company’s traditional luxury design makes it worth it. The company now has a total of 15 high-performance cars in the country. The new sporty models are a fantastic combination of design, luxury, and performance. The carmaker has marked almost 54 per cent sales improvement in the segment, compared to 2019.
Mercedes-Benz India becomes the first company with the largest performance- luxury car range. The launch was held at the Mercedes-Benz Centre of Excellence in Chakan, Pune. The launch was via a live broadcast. Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Martin Schwenk said, “With a strong market presence, supported by a wide portfolio of performance cars and a dedicated retail network, our AMG strategy has helped us in cementing our market leadership in the luxury performance car segment.”
He further added, “encouraging customer demand for top-end AMGs emerging both from the metro and non-metro markets validates the company’s efforts to introduce new products in the performance segment. We are confident that both these halo products will further enhance the customer excitement created by the AMG GT 4 Door Coupe, which we launched at the Auto Expo.”
Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe:
There are many details to discuss the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe. At the front, it has a stylish ‘Panamericana’ grille, which gives a dashing Mercedes look along with bigger air vents on the bumper. It is well-designed with a lavishing and bold bonnet. The car looks fantastic with all-black 18-inch alloy wheels flaunted by black lip spoiler.
Moving inside the luxurious cabin, it is installed with a 12.3-inch all-digital instrument cluster that offers three AMG displays: Supersport, Sporty and Classic. It features a wireless phone charger, a 9-speaker sound system with a 225W amplifier, traction modes, AMG Ride Control, variable suspension structure. It also comes with active parking assist and ventilated AMG sports seats.
The vehicle is powered by a 4.0-litre, V8 bi-turbo engine that makes 476 PS of max power and 650 Nm of peak torque, combined with an AMG’s 9-speed torque converter automatic transmission. It claims 0-100 kmph in just 4 seconds with a top speed of 250 kmph. In India, the new Mercedes has no rivals. However, the upcoming next-gen BMW M3 might give it a tough competition.
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R:
Along with Mercedes-AMG C 63, the company also revealed the updated version of Mercedes-AMG GT R. The company has updated the front of the luxury car with LED headlights and tail-lights along with new rear-diffuser and exhaust set up. The cabin also gets few changed bits like the 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10.25-inch infotainment system and a new steering wheel.
The engine is identical to the AMG C 63 with revised power and torque figures. It is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 engine, which is capable of making 585 PS of max power and 700 Nm of peak torque, combined with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox as standard. It claims 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 318 kmph. The star ease maintenance packages for both the models are announced from Rs 97,000 for two years, unlimited km.
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