Mercedes Benz to launch C43 AMG in India on December 14

Mercedes Benz to launch C43 AMG in India on December 14

Mercedes-Benz will launch a second high performance C-Class in the form of the C43AMG in India on December 14. It will be the eleventh AMG badged model and will be launched at the Buddh International Circuit.

The C43 AMG will sit under the C63 AMG and be powered by a 3.0-litre V6 twin turbo engine under the hood which is good for producing 361bhp and a hefty 520Nm of torque. Mated to an AMG-specific nine-speed 9G-TRONIC transmission sending power to all four wheels through the AMG’s 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. All the wizardry by engineers at Affalterbach has resulted in a sprint from zero to 100 in just 4.7 seconds and the top speed is electronically limited to 250kmph.

On the inside, the C43 AMG will have a proper bespoke AMG interiors as found on all the performance cars from the German manufacturer. A large screen occupied centre console, the upholstery could be had with an Artico man-made leather and Dinamica microfiber material or Nappa leather with contrast stitching. Steering mounted controls, COMMAND infotainment system, Burmester surround sound system with 13 speakers with a total output of 590 watts, panoramic sliding sunroof all comes standard.

The C43 AMG is going to be the third AMG product Mercedes-Benz has launched this year after the GLE 43 AMG Coupe and the SLC 43 AMG. The C43AMG is aimed at making the AMG43 nomenclature more popular in the Indian market. When launched in India, the C43 AMG will go against the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, and Audi S5