The Mercedes-AMG C63 F1 Edition has been unveiled



by FARUK IMAMOVIC

The Mercedes-AMG C63 F1 Edition has been unveiled

Mercedes-AMG will produce a reminder of its Formula 1 car for only one year, and according to the latest information, the C63 S E Performance F1 Edition will only be available to customers in Europe. After the recently presented latest edition of the most powerful Mercedes C-Class, behind which AMG stands, in Affalterbach they prepared the C63 S E Performance, whose exclusive gray body color and numerous black and red details suggest that it is inspired by the Mercedes Formula 1 car.

Mercedes has revealed that the first special edition of the C63 S E Performance, which goes by the name F1 Edition, will only be produced for one year, and will be available to customers (in Europe) in both body styles.

2023 Mercedes-AMG C63

The car sits on black 20-inch reinforced rims with red rims, and the extensive standard equipment includes AMG's package of aerodynamic body components, which includes a larger air deflector, redesigned door sills, a small spoiler on the trunk lid and a different rear diffuser.

The standard equipment includes the Night I and II packages with numerous details on the body in black. The black color also dominates in the leather-covered cabin, where the contrast is made by the red seat belts, and the color of the belts is also the thread used to sew the sports seats and many other details.

The AMG crest is embossed in the headrests, and every customer will receive a body cover with the F1 logo in addition to the F1 Edition. The price has not yet been announced. As a reminder, the first Mercedes-AMG C63 without a V8 engine brings with it a hybrid powertrain (PHEV) consisting of a two-liter four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine (M139) supported by an electric motor, and a 9-speed automatic transmission takes care of power transmission to both axles (4Matic).

With a combined 680 horsepower and 1,020 Nm of torque, the C63 S E Performance accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and reaches 280 km/h.

2023 Mercedes-AMG C63 S E Performance cliff notes:

  • System outputs of up to 500kW and 1020Nm
  • 2.0-litre ‘M139’ four-cylinder engine
  • 350kW and 545Nm, mounted longitudinally
  • Electric turbocharger
  • Nine-speed multi-clutch transmission
  • Rear axle e-motor with 150kW
  • Two-speed transmission and LSD unit
  • 400V electrical architecture
  • 6.1kWh battery, weighing 89km, 13km EV range
  • Minimum 0-100km/h time of 3.4 seconds
  • Top speed of 280km/h
  • Fuel consumption of 6.9L/100km
  • Kerb weight of 2111kg
  • AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive
  • Fully variable torque distribution
  • Drift Mode