In Throttle Home’s newest ‘Low cost Meets Steep’ episode, they examined a 2020 C63 S Coupe in opposition to a 2013 C63 AMG Coupe and located that each are very becoming of an AMG badge.
The W204-generation automotive left the manufacturing facility with Mercedes-Benz’s M156 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V8. This engine is beloved by fanatics and within the facelifted C63 of the day with the accessible AMG Efficiency package deal, pumped out 480 hp at 6,800 rpm and 443 lb-ft (600 Nm) of torque at 5,000 rpm, giving it a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) time of simply 4.Four seconds.
Furthermore, not solely does the 6.2-liter V8 present glorious energy and torque, but it surely additionally sounds wonderful and is without doubt one of the best-sounding AMG vehicles ever.
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The current-generation C63 S, launched in 2014, comes outfitted with a brand new 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 rated at 503 hp and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of torque. Whereas that’s greater than the previous automotive, the brand new engine does have slightly little bit of turbo lag and doesn’t sound fairly as good.
Then you need to take into account costs. In Canada the place this overview was performed, the brand new C63 S examined was optioned out to roughly CAD$110,000 (~US$80,000), whereas a used W204 C63 AMG will be bought for round CAD$40,000 (~US$29,000). This makes the latter sort of a cut price, however when you may afford it, must you go for the brand new one as an alternative?