Mercedes-Benz, the oldest world’s surviving auto manufacturers, recently declared that its less than one-year old new AMG Sports line is going to get a new name. What once called as 450 AMG Sport is hereafter will be called as AMG 43 and it will construct in the coupe body style for the model year 2017. Debuting at the Motor Show in Geneva shortly, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe slots between the C63 and C300, but this midsize coupe would offer one heck of a powerful package. The 2017 model AMG C43 Coupe gets everything from the sedan and packs it in the smoother, two-door C-Class structure.
The 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe complements the 2017 model C63 coupe, which apex predator that bets a claim to dominance with a twin-turbo engine and a heavily customized, well-built body that reminds the AMG GT. However, the 2017 model C43 coupe is high up on the food sequence itself. The new coupe features a customized chassis system with more negative wheel arc when compared to that of the C300. The front fascia of the new coupe comes equipped with LED headlights, whereas its rear part is adorned with attractively designed taillights as standard. However, automatic high beams and adaptive headlamps will be offered as an option.
The new coupe also comes equipped with a sports-tuned steering setup, a sports suspension with AMG Ride Control selectable three-step adjustable variable damping(mode can be selected via button). It comes outfitted with superior vented and perforated disc brakes with the size of 14.2 inches in the front and vented disc brakes with the size of 12.6 inches at the back. The new coupe will be offered with a set of 18-ich light-alloy wheels with 5-spoke(painted in high-gloss black), wearing 225/45 R 18 sized tires in the front and 245/40 R 18 sized tires at the back as standard. Buyers who want bigger size wheels they can opt for 19-inch alloy wheels by paying the extra cost. They can get an even bigger level of detail individualization.
2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Interior
The 2017 C43 Coupe also comes with some notable interior changes. The cabin of the vehicle comes equipped with microfiber sports seats, with red sewing on MB-Tex, red color seatbelts, ground mats with red border, specific gadgets with a checkered-flag outline, and aluminum trim will highlight these aspirations of the coupe. Other standard internal features available with the new coupe include:
Blind spot assist.
Among the discretionary temptations, the majority of which are bundled into two preference packages that include:
Bigger, 8.4-inch infotainment monitor with navigation
4.5-inch multifunction color display
Ventilated front seats.
Active lane keeping
Distronic Plus with Steering Assist
However, the 2017 model C43 Coupe does not come with an IWC Schaffhausen analog dashboard clock, which will be offered to the C63 versions.
2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Engine
This Coupe gets its power from a V6 Biturbo engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters. This powertrain produces 362 ponies @ 6000 PRM and the utmost torque of 384 lbs per foot @ 2000 RPM. The engine is paired with a 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission(nine-velocity), and it makes syrupy sounds and revs contentedly up to the 6500-rpm redline.
Optionally you can switch to manual mode. The engine accelerates the new coupe to attain the speed of 60 mph from the start in 4.6 seconds and makes it attain the maximum velocity of 155 mph, which is electronically limited.
It goes over 4MATIC all-wheel drive with the torque(rear-biased) distribution of 31(front) to 69(rear) percent. For stability control, there is Electronic Stability Program ESP, it works in three-stage.
Base price and the release date
The 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe release date is expected during fall 2016. Regarding pricing, the new vehicle will be available at a base price of $52,000.
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New Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe 2017 Photos