Additionally, the two-tone paint finish which comes standard will now be available in nine different colour combinations. We still don't have an official name for the sports sedan either, as Mercedes is still referring to it as the "four-door AMG GT Coupe" but rumored names include the GT4 or GTC4. AMG, the automaker's high-performance division, also upgraded the transmission and suspension.
The C-Class" current generation - now in its fourth year - is the German brand's most popular vehicle, and this new model will look to push sales even further as it combines "emotionality with intelligence', the firm says. With the G63 variant, performance is a priority. Mercedes will also be offering a new interior color option.
2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift show off high-tech features, yielding 255 hp
"It was important for us to tie in with the original character on account of the cult status the G63 enjoys with our customers and fans".
This acceleration comes from a mix of peak torque arriving between 2500 and 3500rpm, and its new, faster 9-speed automatic gearbox.More news: SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC Takes Position in Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL)
Inside, the new C-Class has pulled tech from the S-Class. It is also an upgrade of 104 horsepower over the current G63, despite the V8 engine decreasing in size from 5.5 liters to 4.0 liters.
Standard 2019 G63 models will reach a limited top speed of 137 miles per hour.More news: Jamaal Lascelles slates 'missing' Manchester United defence during Newcastle defeat
The SUV is capable of hitting a top speed of 220kmph (240kmph with the AMG Driver's package). However, the other attraction of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift is the stop/start button that appears in a "turbine-look". Adaptive adjustable damping is standard equipment and controls each wheel independently to improve ride quality. Merc says its Ultra Range high beams produce the maximum amount of light allowed legally, but can only be used when no other road users are detected, the steering wheel is straight, and the speed is above 40km/h.
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We'll have all the details on March 6 when the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe debuts in Geneva. Pricing will be announced closer to launch at the end of 2018.