2012 Mercedes AMG C63 Black Series – first test mule


Watch out BMW, watch out M3. The guys over at Mercedes AMG are busy developing a version of the C-Class that the Bavarians should be scared over. Meet the C63 Black Series.

2012 Mercedes AMG C63 Black

Here is how you do: Take a C63 AMG and send it to the gym to get a little work out. Let it build some muscles both under the hood with more power and on the outside with wider fenders. The hand built 6.2 liter V8 is expected to deliver some 510 horsepower via the AMG 7 speedtronic gearbox to the rear axle. Hopefully there will also be some less weight for the engine to carry around.

2012 Mercedes AMG C63 Black Series

The wider fenders will not be the only visual changes, the front spoiler will be larger and the rear diffuser will feature some Formula 1 looks.

Mercedes AMG C63 Black Series 2012

Bigger brakes with ceramic discs will make sure the Black Series stops when and where the driver wants it.
These photos show the first test mule for the Black Series. When the test drivers noticed the photographer, they quickly covered it up and moved it into the garage where it was loaded into a truck some hours later.
The C 63 AMG Black Series saloon will be followed by a version of the C-Class Coupe later on for those who want the sportier Coupe look.


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