Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Launch | March 14, 2019

Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Launch | March 14, 2019

Mercedes-Benz enhances its AMG portfolio; launches the new AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé

Mercedes-Benz India bolsters its line-up in the performance car segment this year with the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé 

  • This is first ever two door coupe in the AMG 43 line, introduced by Mercedes-Benz in India 
  • The Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé is a sporty, suave and unique offering from the AMG line of the C-Class range 
  • Powered by a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine which generates 287kW (390 hp) and 520Nm torque; helping it accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.7 seconds! 
  • Equipped for performance: AMG SPEEDSHIFT 9-speed transmission with shortened shift times, 2-stage AMG speed-sensitive steering with AMG specific tuning, AMG DYNAMIC SELECT drive programs, AMG ride control suspension, AMG exhaust system, AMG specific interiors and more 
  • AMG Performance 4MATIC with AMG-specific power distribution: 31% to the front axle and 69% to the rear axle for greater driving dynamics and improved traction while accelerating 
  • Enhanced features: Front sports seats with AMG-specific upholstery, new generation telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch high resolution media display, panoramic sunroof, ambient lighting with 64 colours, Multibeam LED headlamps with Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus and more 
  • The New AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé is customizable with MB’s renowned ‘designo’ platform 
  • The AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé is priced starting from INR 75 lakhs ex-showroom, all India

New Delhi: India’s largest luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz today further bolstered its position in the perfor mance car segment with the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé.  With the launch of this latest AMG, Mercedes-Benz India now has 15+ AMG and dream cars in its vast and diverse portfolio of perfor mance cars. The two-door Coupé is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine, producing 287kW of power and 520 Nm of torque, which accelerates the vehicle from standstill to 100 km/h in a mere 4.7 seconds. A perfect combination of performance and design, Mercedes-Benz India introduced the all-new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé for the first time in India.

Performance offerings from the AMG line-up, such as the E63S 4MATIC+, S 63 Coupé and the hallowed G 63 launched in 2018, witnessed a good response from the customers and brand loyalists. The Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé was launched in the Indian market by Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India in New Delhi today.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “We have been very successful with our AMG product strategy in India, which comprises a wide array of perfor mance cars under the 43, 45, 63 and the GT range. The response to the AMG 43 range has been amazing since its debut with the AMG GLE 43, and today we give further fillip to the line-up with the AMG C 43 Coupe. Encour aging customer demand in this segment substantiates our efforts to offer newer products in the market. The late st offering in this range, the Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé, features a suave 2 door coupe design, athletic character and thrilling performance that promises an adrenaline rush every time one gets behind the wheel. We are glad to introduce this model, especially for the young driving enthusiasts in India as it further cements the Mercedes-AMG brand promise of Driving Performance.”

Martin Schwenk

further added, “In 2019, Mercedes-Benz completes 25 years in India and this milestone will be marked with a product and service offensive, in line with our motto of ‘Best Never Rest.’ Our strategy for Mercedes-AMG is to expand the performance segment by introducing high pedigree products with sensual design, which is sure to lure customers and fans of the brand in India. 2019 is going to be an exciting year for us, where we aim to create new firsts, in customer satisfaction and overall ownership experience.”

Technical specifications of the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé at a glance –

Engine (Emission) V6 biturbo (BS VI)
Displacement 2996 cc
Output 287kW (390hp) at 6100 rpm
Peak Torque 520Nm at 2500-5000 rpm
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 4.7 seconds
Top Speed 250 km/h
Transmission AMG SPEEDSHIFT 9-Speed

The interiors of the Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé has been significantly enhanced with all new gene ration of AMG steering wheels with optimum ergonomics for sporty driving manoeuvres along with new gener ation telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch high resolution media display screen and Audio 20 system with navigat ion. The 64 color ambient lighting along with advance sound system stunningly accentuates the interiors of the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé. The vehicle also offers Smartphone Integration, which supports And roid Auto and Apple CarPlay. The new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupé comes with stylish Multibeam LED headlamps with adaptive high beam assist plus, red color seat belts, 18-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels and Panoramic sunroof.

Safety & Assistance systems – Active bonnet for pedestrian protection, PRE-SAFE® system, Adaptive brake lights, red seat belts, driver kneebag, Active Parking Assist.

 The Star Ease Compact package for the AMG C 43 coupe for 2 years/unlimited kms starts at INR. 68,000.

The new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC is priced starting from INR 75 Lakhs, ex-showroom, all India.

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 About Mercedes-Benz India:

Established in 1994, Mercedes-Benz India which celebrates its 25th anniversary in India, pioneered the luxury car market in the country and boasts of more than 130 years of cutting edge innovation in the luxury automobile industry globally. Set up in 2009, Mercedes-Benz India’s world class production facility is spread over 100 acres in Chakan near Pune. Since June 2015, Mercedes-Benz India also commenced production from its new expan ded production facility located in the same premises. Mercedes-Benz India is part of Mercedes-Benz’s Global Production Network. It plays an important role in the CKD/MVP production network in Brazil, Indonesia, Mal aysia, Thailand and Vietnam. At these locations, Mercedes-Benz produces vehicles in various extension levels for domestic markets. The production facility now carries an investment of INR 2,200 crores and has the largest installed production capacity for any luxury carmaker in India.

Mercedes-Benz India also has the largest network spread amongst any luxury carmaker, with presence in 47 Indian cities through 95 outlets. Through the exclusive AMG Performance Centers located in 6 cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kochi, and Pune; the AMG performance sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz also boasts of a strong retail network presence in the country.

Mercedes-Benz India’s flagship programme, ‘My Mercedes, My Service’ launched in 2016, aims to completely redefine the after-sales experience by digitalizing service process and create unparalleled benchmark in the luxury car service domain. In December 2017, Mercedes-Benz India launched its innovative ‘Pit Stop Service’ across all AMG Performance Centre to create service differentiation. This speedy, personalized and priority service is a com mitment to the AMG and Specialty Cars customers, in driving delightful vehicle ownership. ‘My Mercedes, My Service’ aims at enhancing the customer’s vehicle ownership experience manifold, making after-sales expe rience as the new differentiator in the luxury car segment. With the use of big data and in-depth kno wledge of the driving pattern of Indian customers, Mercedes-Benz has been able to drive successfully low cost of ow ne rship for its customers. A testimony of all these initiatives is reflected in 2018 JD Power Sales Satis faction Index (SSI) and Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI), which ranks Mercedes-Benz India at the top, with a score of 903.

Mercedes-Benz India product portfolio comprises the locally produced Mercedes Maybach S 560, S-Class, E-Class Long Whe elbase, C-Class, CLA luxury sedans and the GLA, GLE and the GLS luxury SUVs. The CKD GLC was the ninth product added to Me rcedes-Benz’s local production portfolio. Completely Built imp orted cars portfolio includes the A-Class, B-Class, V-Class, CLS, E-Class Cabriolet, E-Class All-Terrain, S-Class Coupé, C-Class Cab riolet, S-Class Cabriolet and the S 600 Guard, plus a range of other Guard vehicles.

The product portfolio also comprises the iconic off-roader Mercedes-AMG G 63 as well as a wide range of other Mercedes-AMG performance cars like the AMG CLA 45, AMG C 63 S, AMG E 63 S, AMG S 63 Coupé, AMG S 63 Sedan, AMG GLA 45, AMG GLC 43 Coupé, AMG GLE 43 Coupé, AMG GT S, AMG GT R and AMG GT Roadster spo rts car, AMG SLC 43 and AMG C 43. Mercedes-Benz India recorded retail sales of 15,538 units in the period Jan uary-Dec 2018. In 2019, ‘The Best Never Rest’ is Mercedes-Benz’s brand motto.