The new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé is Affalterbach’s demurest

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If the full-blown, 510 hp Mercedes-AMG C 63 is too much for your old heart, the new C 43 4MATIC Coupé is Affalterbach’s demurest. WIth 367 bhp and 520 Nm from its 3.0-litre V6 twin-turbo engine, the C 43 shoots from naught to 100 kph in just 4.7 seconds, while top speed is a electrically governed 250 kph. All along, there’ll be the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission and the AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive for company.

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Characteristic exterior features of the C 43 include AMG styling as well as the light-alloy wheels. The AMG styling includes the front apron with air intakes, diamond meshes, silver chrome trim, as well as the rear apron with matt iridium silver diffuser insert. The diamond radiator grille features chrome-plated pins, a louvre in high-gloss black and the AMG lettering. Down below, there’s a silver chrome front splitter. Additional highlights include the black exterior mirror housings, the high-gloss black waistline trim strip and window frame, as well as the two chrome-plated tailpipes with centre divider.

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The optional Night package adds heat-insulating dark tinted glass rearward of the B-pillar, high-gloss black front apron trim, a high-gloss black diffuser-look insert at the rear, and two black tailpipes with centre divider. The C 43 rides on AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in high-gloss black with a high-sheen finish. Size 225/45 R 18 tyres on 7.5 x 18 light-alloy wheels are fitted at the front, while the rear axle comes with 245/40 R 18 tyres on 18-inch wheels. 19-inch light-alloy wheels in various designs are optionally available for even greater individualisation.

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The C 43’s interior sports an ARTICO man-made leather / DINAMICA microfibre upholstery, while the instrument panel trimmed with ARTICO as well. The man-made leather is also used on the upper edges of the body, the armrests, the door centre panels and the centre console. Red contrasting topstitching, designo red safety belts and black floor mats with red edging add the highlights. The aluminium trim pieces with light-tone longitudinal grain embedded in the instrument panel and the doors provide contrasts. The AMG instrument cluster comprises of  two tube-shaped round dials, a 11.4 cm (4.5-inch) multifunction colour display, RACETIMER and 280 km/h scale in chequered-flag design.

Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé
Engine V6 twin-turbo
Displacement 2996 cc
Output 270 kW (367 hp)
at 5500-6000 rpm
Peak torque 520 Nm
at 2000-4200 rpm
Fuel consumption, NEDC combined 8.0-7.8 l/100 km
CO2 emissions 183-178 g/km
Efficiency class D
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 4.7 s
Top speed 250 km/h*
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