New Mercedes-AMG C 63 prices announced

The fastest Mercedes C-Class models will start at £59,795

Mercedes has announced pricing of its super fast version of the Mercedes C-Class – the Mercedes-AMG C 63 – after showing the car off at the Paris Motor Show. The saloon version of the C 63 will start at £59,795 with the more powerful C 63 S estate topping the range at £67,745. The C 63 uses a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine to effortlessly power its way from 0-62mph in as little as 4.0 seconds.

The updated name follows in the footsteps Merc's new Porsche 911 rival – the Mercedes-AMG GT – which also went on show in Paris. Mercedes confirmed other cars in the range will follow suit, although when this will happen has not been confirmed.

As with the larger Mercedes E 63 AMG, the new AMG C 63 will be available with two different power outputs, as well as a choice of saloon and estate bodies. The ‘basic’ 469bhp version will do 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds (4.2 seconds for the estate), while the more powerful 503bhp C 63 S model knocks that down to just 4.0 and 4.1 seconds respectively.

In an attempt to make it even more fun to drive than before, the AMG C 63 features a different steering set-up, a wider profile for more grip, and upgraded suspension. There are bigger front and rear brakes, ensuring the car stops just as fast as it goes.

Fuel economy and emissions are impressive for a car of this performance. Both saloon models will return 34.5mpg, while the slightly heavier estate will return 33.6mpg. CO2 emissions range from 192g/km to 196g/km, meaning all cars cost £265 per year in road tax.

Distinctive styling means the AMG C 63 should be easy to spot next to a standard C-Class. It features bigger alloy wheels, specific AMG badging and new, sportier bumpers. At the back, you’ll find quad exhaust pipes and a subtle bootlid spoiler.

Inside, there’s a set of sporty bucket seats, as well as an AMG steering wheel and various AMG badges dotted around the cabin. Several interior finishes can be selected, including carbon or silver, with an IWC clock set into the dashboard.

The prices announced today reflect a slight rise on the outgoing car’s £57,275 price tag. You’ll pay around £1,200 more for the estate and there is a jump of about £7,000 for the more powerful S model. Prices in full:

ModelPower0-62mphEconomyCO2Prices (OTR)
C 63 saloon476bhp4.134.5192g/km£59,795
C 63 estate476bhp4.233.6196g/km£60,995
C 63 S saloon510bhp4.034.5192g/km£66,545
C 63 S estate510bhp4.133.6196g/km£67,745

Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Edition 1

Mercedes will offer a special 'Edition 1' version of the C 63 S to mark the launch of the new car. It will cost £73,500 as a saloon or £74,700 as an estate and feature exclusive finishes and equipment, including unique 19-inch alloy wheels with red detailing and other red highlights on the grille and wing mirrors.

The theme continues on the inside of the car, with quilted black Nappa leather getting red stitching, which is also used on the steering wheel, door panels and dashboard. Edition 1 models will come with a 13-speaker Burmester surround sound system as standard, as well as a panoramic sunroof and keyless start and entry.

All C 63 models will be available to order from next month, with first deliveries scheduled for spring of next year.

For reviews of the current Mercedes range, visit the Carbuyer Mercedes reviews page.

Recommended

New Mercedes EQS electric saloon now on sale from £99,995
2021 Mercedes EQS front 3/4 tracking
Mercedes
15 Sep 2021

New Mercedes EQS electric saloon now on sale from £99,995

New Mercedes EQE takes on Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S
2022 Mercedes EQE
Mercedes
6 Sep 2021

New Mercedes EQE takes on Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S

New Mercedes EQB is a seven-seat electric SUV
2021 Mercedes EQB SUV
Mercedes
5 Sep 2021

New Mercedes EQB is a seven-seat electric SUV

Mercedes GLC SUV review
Mercedes GLC SUV
Mercedes GLC
26 Aug 2021

Mercedes GLC SUV review

Most Popular

New 2022 Toyota RAV4 Adventure revealed
Toyota RAV4 Adventure
Toyota RAV4
14 Sep 2021

New 2022 Toyota RAV4 Adventure revealed

New Volkswagen Passat set to launch in 2023
2023 Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen Passat
9 Sep 2021

New Volkswagen Passat set to launch in 2023

Top 10 best small estates 2021
Skoda Octavia Estate
Skoda Octavia Estate
16 Sep 2021

Top 10 best small estates 2021

Tips & advice

View All
Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide
Car dashboard symbols and meanings
Tips and advice
10 Aug 2021

Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Electric car charging station
Tips and advice
3 Jun 2021

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?
PCP vs HP
Tips and advice
15 Jun 2021

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?

Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and advice
23 Jul 2021

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

Best cars

View All
Top 10 best car interiors 2021
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best car interiors 2021

Top 10 best electric cars 2021
Volkswagen ID.3
Best cars
12 Aug 2021

Top 10 best electric cars 2021

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2021
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars
10 Jun 2021

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks
Mercedes AMG A45 - rear
Hot hatches
25 Jun 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks