Mercedes-Benz has launched the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé in the country with prices starting at Rs 75 lakh (ex-showroom). With the launch of this latest AMG, Mercedes-Benz India now has 15+ AMG and dream cars in its range of performance cars. The company added E63S 4MATIC+, S 63 Coupé and the hallowed G 63 performance models to its AMG range in 2018, which received good response from the customers. The all-new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC was launched by Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India in New Delhi today.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “We have been very successful with our AMG product strategy in India, which comprises a wide array of performance cars under the 43, 45, 63 and the GT range. The response to the AMG 43 range has been amazing since its debut with the AMG GLE 43, and today we give further fillip to the line-up with the AMG C 43 Coupe. Encouraging customer demand in this segment substantiates our efforts to offer newer products in the market. The latest offering in this range, the Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé, features a suave 2 door coupe design, athletic character and thrilling performance that promises an adrenaline rush every time one gets behind the wheel. We are glad to introduce this model, especially for the young driving enthusiasts in India as it further cements the Mercedes-AMG brand promise of Driving Performance.”
Martin Schwenk further added, “In 2019, Mercedes-Benz completes 25 years in India and this milestone will be marked with a product and service offensive, in line with our motto of ‘Best Never Rest.’ Our strategy for Mercedes-AMG is to expand the performance segment by introducing high pedigree products with sensual design, which is sure to lure customers and fans of the brand in India. 2019 is going to be an exciting year for us, where we aim to create new firsts, in customer satisfaction and overall ownership experience.”
The new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé features stylish Multibeam LED headlamps with adaptive high beam assist plus at front. At side, it gets 18-inch AMG 5 spoke light-alloy wheels. The interior of the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé packs AMG’s new generation steering wheels with optimum ergonomics that promises effortless manoeuvring. It additionally gets telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch high resolution media display screen and Audio 20 system with navigation. The 64 colour ambient lighting is accompanied by the advance sound system. A smartphone integration is layered inside, which is supported by Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also gets red-colour seat belts and panoramic sunroof.
Under the hood, the two-door Coupé gets a 3.0-litre V6 bi-turbo BS VI engine, good for maximum power of 385 bhp of power at 6100 rpm against 520 Nm of torque between 2500 to 5000 rpm. Paired to a 9-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT transmission, the coupe propels from rest to 100 km/h in just 4.7 seconds while attaining top speed of 250 km/h. On the safety front, it gets an active bonnet for pedestrian protection, PRESAFE® system, adaptive brake lights, red seat belts, driver kneebag, active parking assist. Customers can also avail the Star Ease Compact package for the AMG C 43 coupe for 2 years/unlimited kms starts at INR. 68,000.