More Power for the AMG C 43

Stuttgart, 5. March 2018

After Mercedes introduced the Facelift for the regular C-class variants, you fight for it now in the hierarchy to the top. Next on the list is the C 43. Input as "AMG light" ridiculed, the 43cm long as a solid, surprisingly strong demand for the variant in the C-class asked established Portfolio. The remains will now be re-sharpened visually and technically.

More oomph in the optics

From the outside you can recognize the C-43-Facelift, the AMG-typical, double-lamella grille, the somewhat gaudy shaped front apron (now including Flics in the air intake) and a new rear apron, four round tailpipes out from. More oomph in the line promises to be the optional AMG styling package with a front splitter, wider side skirts, inserts, and Flics for the rear bumper. Always inch wheels, which should clearly come more aerodynamic, therefore, than in the past are redesigned and wind tunnel-tested 18 - or 19-.

Indoor digital

Inside, the AMG C 43 of the C-class model care measures benefits of course. This means in Detail: On the dashboard a up to 10.25-inch Infotainment Screen (series: 7-inch) now sits, and if that's what you want, then you can look in the future on a digital instrument display with 12.3-inch diameter. Also new is The charge subject to Performance bucket seats for the first time, and seat ventilation. In addition, the newly formed sports steering wheel now comes with the E - and S-class well-known Touch-Control control surfaces.

Now with 390 HP

Nice for all the friends of the longitudinal dynamics of the car: under the hood of a 2018er C 43 obligation has been optimized aware. The 3.0-Liter twin-turbo V6 makes from now on, 390 HP, after all, 23 HP more than in the past. The torque remains with 520 Newton-meters constant. The performance improve marginally. For the Sprint from 0-100 km/h, the C 43 sedan is now 4.7 seconds, the C 43 T-model needs 4.8 seconds. An improvement of 0.1 seconds. Adaptive dampers are still on Board as standard. This also applies to the nine-speed Speedshift automatic transmission and all-wheel drive with a fixed, rear-wheel-hugging torque distribution of 31 to 69 percent.

Premiere in Geneva

His debut of the redesigned Mercedes-AMG C 43 at the Geneva auto salon 2018 (8. to 18. March). To market launch and the prices is not the manufacturer expressed so far.(sw)