Canadian premiere of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition
MONTRÉAL, PQ, Jan. 13 /CNW/ - Mercedes-Benz Canada is pleased to
announce the Canadian premiere of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
Affalterbach Edition today at the 2011 Montreal International Auto
Show. Exclusive to Canada, and limited to just 30 units, the C63 AMG
Affalterbach Edition was designed in the AMG Performance Centre in
Affalterbach, Germany and features unique styling cues and an
impressive list of special equipment that have never been offered
before on a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.
The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition is finished in highly
distinctive designo MAGNO Allanite Grey paintwork, and its unique
appearance is further distinguished by high-performance AMG brakes with
red calipers, 19" AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels in black, carbon-fibre
mirror housings and a rear lip spoiler.
The C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition is powered by the hand-built, 6.2 L V8
engine that offers 481 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque, which
propels it from 0 to 100km/h in just 4.4 seconds.
The luxurious interior of this limited edition model features the
Affalterbach logo prominently displayed on the gearshift lever and
embossed on the headrests, and red contrast stitching adorns the black
AMG Nappa leather sport seats. The overall design is completed by AMG
carbon-fibre trim, floor mats with red leather piping and a special
Affalterbach Edition badge which identifies every car with its unique
"1 of 30" designation.
The C63 AMG Affalterbach Edition boasts an extensive list of standard
equipment and also features each element from the C63 AMG Premium
Package, which includes a rear view camera, PARKTRONIC, COMAND APS with
HDD Navigation and DVD Changer, multi-media interface, rear window
sunshade, harman/kardon LOGIC7® surround sound system and KEYLESS-GO. In addition, the Affalterbach
Edition is equipped with the AMG Performance Package, which adds 30
additional horsepower, an AMG Trunk lid spoiler in carbon-fibre, red
brake callipers, limited-slip differential and a top speed of 280 km/h.
Available in spring 2011, the Mercedes-Benz C63 Affalterbach Edition
will be priced from $81,500.
About Mercedes-Benz Canada
Mercedes-Benz Canada is responsible for the sales, marketing and service
of the four brands within the Mercedes-Benz Group in Canada:
Mercedes-Benz, smart, AMG, and Maybach. Headquartered in Toronto,
Ontario, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. employs approximately 1,250 people
in 19 locations across Canada. Through a nationwide network of 14
Mercedes-Benz owned retail operations and 39 authorized dealerships,
Mercedes-Benz Canada sold 31,651 vehicles in 2010, the best year ever
reported for Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.
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