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Mercedes-AMG C43, C63, E63 recalled

Mercedes-AMG has recalled the C43, C63 and E63 over concerns about the front seat backrests.  According to the company, the laser welding between the backrest member and backrest fitting might not comply with manufacturer specifications. As a result, the welds might not withstand the required load values and the fitting could detach from the backrest, putting passengers at risk of injury...

2019 Mercedes-AMG C63: Initial details

Mercedes-AMG's has confirmed initial Australian specifications for the updated C63 S family, scheduled to arrive Down Under in December. Key highlights for the 2019 model-year C63 sedan, wagon, coupe and convertible include a new nine-speed multi-clutch automatic transmission (formerly seven), a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10...

Mercedes-Benz trademarks 'C53' name

Daimler has reportedly applied for an international trademark regarding the 'C53' badge, hinting there could be a new go-fast version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the pipeline. First reported by AutoGuide, the German manufacturer lodged the application with the World Intellectual Property Organization...

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class arriving in August

Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed the updated C-Class range – including the sedan, wagon, coupe and cabriolet – will be arriving in August, followed by the hi-po AMG C63 in December. Speaking with CarAdvice, public relations and product communications manager for Mercedes-Benz's local arm, Jerry Stamoulis, said the core range will be launching in a couple months time, with final pricing and specifications to be announced around July...

CarAdvice podcast 97: LIVE from the hot hatch mega test at Winton! 

This week, we're broadcasting from our hot hatch mega test at Winton Motor Raceway with Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez, and Kez Casey. In car news, the 2019 Ford Focus has been teased ahead of its April 10 reveal, a manual is on the cards for the Genesis G70 in right-hand drive markets, and the Toyota 86 Racing Series gets extended until 2020...

Mercedes-AMG C63 successor to be hybrid – Tobias Moers

While rival German carmakers have ditched sonorous V8 engines for blown six-cylinder options, at least in the small performance segment, Mercedes-AMG has stayed the course with the rear-drive C63 – at least for now. With stringent emissions requirements needing to be met by all manufacturers, as well as the fast-track to electrification, the days of AMG twin-turbo V8s seem numbered...

2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its facelifted C63 range in New York, with a mildly overhauled exterior and a tech-heavy interior but, in shocking news, no more power. What's going on in Affalterbach? Power comes from the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 as before, making the same 350kW and 650Nm in 'base trim', or 375kW and 700Nm in range-topping C63 S guise...

2018 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe and Cabriolet revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its facelifted 'warm' C43 Coupe and Convertible with more technology, mildly tweaked looks and more power. The two-door semi-skim AMG models have been given the same exterior updates as the regular C-Class range, which means minor changes to the front and rear bumpers, a revised grille and more aerodynamic wheels...

2018 Mercedes-AMG C43 gets power bump

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the upgraded C43 sedan and wagon, its more refined all-wheel drive alternative to the hardcore C63 V8. The reveal comes hot on the heels of the updated Mercedes-Benz-badged 'regular' C-Class range. Headlining the MY18 upgrades are engine tweaks - notably a bigger turbo, lifted from the E43 - to the 3...

2015-16 Mercedes-AMG C63 recalled

Mercedes-AMG has issued a recall for 1343 examples of its 2015 and 2016 C63 S model line, over concerns drivetrain torque peaks could cause the drive-shaft to fail. The manufacturer reports pulling away on wet roads could see the vehicle's drivetrain experience torque peaks. If the condition occurs, it could lead to the failure of the drive-shaft, resulting in a "loss of propulsion"...

2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate spied

The facelifted 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate has been spied this week during development testing, giving us a first look at the updated performance wagon. Part of the forthcoming mid-life facelift for the wider Mercedes-Benz C-Class range, the AMG C63 seen here sports camouflaged bumpers and a disguised front grille, which points us to what changes are on the way...