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To best showcase the C63 AMG Black Series Coupe Mercedes-Benz has produced two videos with contrasting drivers and vehicles, both filmed on track at Laguna Seca Raceway in Northern California.
Known for its infamous corkscrew, Laguna Seca Raceway can easily be recognized by automotive enthusiasts worldwide. What’s entertaining to watch in the two videos however is how tame the driver in the white C63 Black Series takes it on the vehicle (at least in the beginning of the video) while the driver in the Fire Opal (red) C63 gets it sideways and shows off what it can really do.
So there you have it – whichever way you may want to take the 6.3L V8, 510-hp and 457 lb-ft of torque Coupe out for a spin, you can. Mercedes did it out on the track, showing off the versatility of their C63 AMG Black Series Coupe.
Watch the two videos below:
Last week we were treated to Mercedes-Benz‘s release of the C63 AMG Black Series, and this week we’re treated to photos of the track and aero package that will be options available to C63 AMG Black Series owners. The goal of either package (or both) is to enhance the already awesome driving experience the C63 AMG Black Series will offer, allowing customers to not only make their C63 look different but perform much more aggressively on the track.
Starting with the track package, the C63 AMG Black Series will be outfitted with 255/35/19 (front) and 285/30/19 (rear) Dunlop rubber. Noticeably missing from the press release was a model for the Dunlop tires, but AMG did elaborate by stating that the tires were specifically designed for the C63 Black Series and are guaranteed to enhance gripping performance. Additional reliability comes from active rear-axle transmission cooling. The cooler is located in the rear apron allowing airflow to pass through it efficiently.
The Aero Package will outfit the already aggressive C63 Black Series with a pair of carbon fiber splitters on each side. The front splitter, also constructed of lightweight carbon fiber, is functionally tuned on the Aero Package, while the rear gets an adjustable rear spoiler for track use. All of these components have been tuned to enhance the Black Series’ aerodynamic performance.
Unfortunately no pricing was announced for the packages, but we’re guessing if you’re already OK with the C63 AMG Black Series’ MSRP of around $165,000 – a few thousand more for enhanced performance won’t be much.
GALLERY: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series Track and Aero Package
[Source: Jon Sibal]