Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Sets a Comfortable Standard For Mercedes’ Sporty Sub-Brand
AMG C43 a Smooth Operator
While the news is fixated on the AMG C63 being a modern muscle car of German make, the C43 almost slips under the radar.
The new C43 coupe is set to make the bridge point between classy comfortable smooth rides and blood boiling explosively fast V-8 Twin-Turbocharged Engine.
It’s made to look sleek, drive smooth, and roar when you need it to, the ideal car for someone who wants versatility out of their car.
Daimler’s Mercedes-AMG division has largely made its name on theatrics: things like burly sounding engines, flashy styling add-ons, and wild performance. It’s practically the German equivalent of classic American muscle-car culture, as we saw with the latest C63 S coupe. Its 503-hp, twin-turbocharged V-8 makes a beastly noise and goes like stink, while its rear-wheel-drive setup makes tail-out antics a snap. It also looks the business with huge wheels and flared haunches that set it apart from lesser C-class coupes.
While the new Mercedes-AMG C43 coupe shares all but one digit in its name, it’s really a completely different animal, one considerably lower on the food chain. Continue Reading