The 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe resembles the performance edition of the German automaker’s standard models. It is a track-oriented version, with the same overall appearance of the M4 GTS model. For the model year 2018, Mercedes is not going to offer many tweaks in its interior and exterior parts, as well as in its powertrain section. However, much effort will be paid by the automaker to make it a more performance-focused vehicle when compared to the earlier models.
2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe Exterior
Most of the external styling of the 2018 AMG C63 R Coupe resembles that of the Mercedes C63 S Coupe. As a result, it comes equipped with the same daring bumper in the front and the trunk lid of the new coupe, which is made out of carbon fiber, comes mounted with a gigantic wing at the back. The rear part of the vehicle also comes equipped with a big spoiler. The front fascia of the new C63 R Coupe also comes outfitted with a smooth splitter, but here, it is bigger than that of the earlier models.
As the length of the wheelbase of coupe body style of C63 S and C63 models are wider than that of the sedan body style of C63 S and C 63, it is expected that the 2018 model will come with the same wheelbase. However, there is the likelihood that the coupe should get the same system of dry-sump lubrication as that of the GT model. This is introduced with the intention of making the coupe ready to offer an efficient performance on racetracks.
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Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe 2018 Interior
As the German automobile manufacturer has not revealed any of the interior design of the 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe, it is impossible to speculate the interior features and the cabin specifications. However, buyers can expect their new C63 R Coupe with a consistent cabin, which will be equipped with notable athletic features, according to the tastes and the needs of modern-day buyers. The equipment section of the cabin will be provided with the most modern version of gadgets, and the cabin is expected to be festooned with the special logo of Mercedes.
It is expected that the 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 R 2018 should not get any modification in its powertrain section. From the reliable sources, it is learned that the same engine, which was used to power the Mercedes GT-R version. As a result, it will get a V8, twin-turbocharged power unit with the displacement of 4.0 liters. However, the engine will be finely tuned to offer more performance than that of the GT-R. The resultant power and torque outputs are expected to be 557 horsepower and 553.2 pounds per foot respectively. As the engine is provided with the dry-sump lubrication arrangement, the engine will offer the new coupe, better acceleration. Through the engine, the new vehicle is expected to attain the speed from 0 mph to 62 mph in less than 3.7 seconds.
Price and the date of release
Mercedes remains tight-lipped regarding the price and the date of release of its 2018 model AMG C63 R. However, it is expected that the new coupe will hit the Mercedes dealerships during the concluding part of 2017 or early part of 2018.
2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 R Coupe photos