Road Tests Real world tests of C63 AMG vs BMW M6

0-60mph

Top speed

BMW M6
155 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

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Faster in the quarter mile 12.1 s vs 13 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More torque 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM vs 385 ft-lb @ 6,100 RPM Around 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 6,208 cc vs 5,000 cc Around 25% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,814 lb vs 4,246 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
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More expensive sticker price $105k vs $87k More than 20% more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

C63 AMG  vs
BMW M6 
Brand Mercedes-Benz BMW
Price 87,462 105,095
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2007-2010
City mileage 14 MPG 18 MPG
Highway mileage 20 MPG 12 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.95 lb/hp 8.49 lb/hp
Maximum hp 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM 500 HP @ 7,750 RPM
Maximum torque 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 385 ft-lb @ 6,100 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 483/? 203 483/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 229 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,814 lb 4,246 lb
Width 70.7 in 73 in
Height 56.6 in 54.2 in
Length 186 in 191.8 in
Front track width 61.7 in 61.7 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 109.5 in

road tests

C63 AMG  vs
BMW M6 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 12.1 s 13 s
0-60mph 3.7 s 4.5 s
0-100mph 8.6 s 9.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/DSC, M Differential Lock
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 7

engine

Displacement 6,208 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V10
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 4.02 in / 3.72 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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