There is no doubt that the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is one outstanding high-performance sedan and we really can’t wait for a coupe version of the model. Catering to its Canadian fan base, Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the special Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition at the 2011 Montreal International Auto Show.
Designed by AMG Performance Centre in Affalterbach, the special-edition model gets designo MAGNO Allanite Grey paintwork, high-performance AMG brakes with red calipers, 19-inch AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels in black, carbon-fiber mirror housings and a rear lip spoiler. Power still comes from the heart-pumping 6.2L V8 making 481-hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. 0-62 mph comes in just 4.4 seconds.
The model is exclusive to Canada with a limited 30 units to be produced. Sales will start this spring with prices starting at $81,500 CAD ($82,489 USD).
Mercedes-Benz Canada unveils exclusive C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition
Mercedes-Benz Canada is pleased to announce the Canadian premiere of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition today at the 2011 Montreal International Auto Show. Exclusive to Canada, and limited to just 30 units, the C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition was designed in the AMG Performance Centre in Affalterbach, Germany and features unique styling cues and an impressive list of special equipment that have never been offered before on a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.
The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition is finished in highly distinctive designo MAGNO Allanite Grey paintwork, and its unique appearance is further distinguished by high-performance AMG brakes with red calipers, 19″ AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels in black, carbon-fibre mirror housings and a rear lip spoiler.
The C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition is powered by the hand-built, 6.2 L V8 engine that offers 481 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque, which propels it from 0 to 100km/h in just 4.4 seconds.
The luxurious interior of this limited edition model features the Affalterbach logo prominently displayed on the gearshift lever and embossed on the headrests, and red contrast stitching adorns the black AMG Nappa leather sport seats. The overall design is completed by AMG carbon-fibre trim, floor mats with red leather piping and a special Affalterbach Edition badge which identifies every car with its unique “1 of 30” designation.
The C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition boasts an extensive list of standard equipment and also features each element from the C63 AMG Premium Package, which includes a rear view camera, PARKTRONIC, COMAND APS with HDD Navigation and DVD Changer, multi-media interface, rear window sunshade, harman/kardon LOGIC7® surround sound system and KEYLESS-GO. In addition, the Affalterbach Edition is equipped with the AMG Performance Package, which adds 30 additional horsepower, removes the speed limiter and adds a limited-slip differential.
Available in spring 2011, the Mercedes-Benz C63 Affalterbach Edition will be priced from $81,500.
– By: Omar Rana