2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 debuts with 362-hp

Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off the 2017 C43 Coupe ahead of its debut next week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. With 362 horsepower on tap, the C43 Coupe can reach 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 155 mph.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43


Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off the 2017 C43 Coupe ahead of its debut next week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. With 362 horsepower on tap, the C43 Coupe can reach 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 155 mph.
2017 Mercedes-AMG C43

The C43 Coupe is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 Biturbo that’s mated to a new 9-speed automatic transmission and rear biased all-wheel drive system.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43

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On the styling front, the C43 Coupe gets a unique front fascia with a diamond radiator grille, larger air intakes and a silver-chrome front splitter. Other updates include, black exterior mirror housings, high-gloss black waistline trim strip and window frame, as well as the two chrome-plated tailpipes with center divider. Buyers can also choose the optional “Night Package,” which adds high-gloss black front apron trim, a high-gloss black diffuser-look insert at the rear and two black tailpipes with center divider. It also rides on standard 18-inch wheels, while 19-inch wheels are optional.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43

To make it even more engaging to drive, the 9-speed automatic transmission comes with five AMG Dynamic Select transmission modes “Eco,” “Comfort,” “Sport,” “Sport Plus” and “Individual.” The AMG Ride Control sport suspension lets the driver can select the automatic adjustable damping system’s three suspension modes “Comfort,” “Sport” and “Sport Plus” by pressing a button on the center console to fully customize the driving impression.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43

Source: Mercedes-Benz