Road Tests Real world tests of C63 AMG vs 650i Gran Coupé

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

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Bigger engine 6,208 cc vs 4,395 cc More than 40% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,814 lb vs 4,278 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Front view of BMW 650i Gran Coupé

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Slightly more torque 480 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM vs 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM Around 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

C63 AMG  vs
650i Gran Coupé 
Brand Mercedes-Benz BMW
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.95 lb/hp 9.61 lb/hp
Maximum hp 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM 445 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 480 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 483/? 203 457/? 203
Rear wheels 483/? 229 457/? 203

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,814 lb 4,278 lb
Width 70.7 in 74.6 in
Height 56.6 in 54.8 in
Length 186 in 197.1 in
Front track width 61.7 in 63 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 116.9 in

road tests

C63 AMG  vs
650i Gran Coupé 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 8

engine

Displacement 6,208 cc 4,395 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.3:1 10:1
Bore/stroke 4.02 in / 3.72 in 3.5 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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