Road Tests Real world tests of C63 AMG vs S 63 AMG Coupé

0-60mph

Top speed

S63 AMG
155 mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 12.1 s vs 13.74 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 3.7 s vs 5.1 s More than 25% faster to 60mph
Significantly lighter curb weight 3,814 lb vs 4,806 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 6,208 cc vs 5,461 cc Around 15% bigger engine
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Significantly more torque 663 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM vs 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $140k vs $87k More than 60% more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 577 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM More than 20% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

C63 AMG  vs
S 63 AMG Coupé 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Price 87,462 139,500
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2014
City mileage 14 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 20 MPG 23 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 4x4
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 7

engine

Displacement 6,208 cc 5,461 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.3:1 10:1
Bore/stroke 4.02 in / 3.72 in 3.86 in / 3.56 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

C63 AMG  vs
S 63 AMG Coupé 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 12.1 s 13.74 s
0-60mph 3.7 s 5.1 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.95 lb/hp 8.33 lb/hp
Maximum hp 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM 577 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 663 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.39 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.41 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 483/? 203 255/40 20
Rear wheels 483/? 229 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,814 lb 4,806 lb
Width 70.7 in 74.8 in
Height 56.6 in 58.8 in
Length 186 in 206.5 in
Front track width 61.7 in 63.9 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 124.6 in
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