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Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 S Launched In India; Likely To Roll Out AMG GT Soon

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| September 3 , 2015 , 18:56 IST
[caption id="attachment_120305" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Mercedes-Benz India, Eberhard Kern (R) at the launch of Mercedes-AMG C63 S in New Delhi on Thursday. (Image: PTI) Mercedes-Benz India, Eberhard Kern (R) at the launch of Mercedes-AMG C63 S in New Delhi on Thursday. (Image: PTI)[/caption] German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz on Friday launched AMG C 63 S here in the performance car segment priced at Rs. 1.3 crore (ex-showroom Delhi). ALSO READ: Mercedes-Benz launches AMG S63 Priced At Rs 2.53 Cr C 63 S is the 10th model launched by Mercedes-Benz in India in the AMG class and is a car with intelligent assistance systems powered by a 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine. The sports car consumes 32 per cent less fuel compared with its predecessors and hurtles to 100 km/ph in four seconds, Mercedes-Benz India said in a statement. The company is likely to launch its AMG GT sports car in the last quarter. AMG GT, launched globally in September last year, will be tagged with a price around Rs 3 crore. ALSO READ: Mercedes-Benz Appoints New Managing Director For India Operations Mercedes-Benz India MD & CEO Eberhard Kern said: "The C 63 AMG has been a legendary sports car, and with the launch of the new generation AMG C 63 S, the success story of the Mercedes-AMG brand will be further rooted in India." He hoped that AMG C 63 S will play a key role in strengthening Mercedes-Benz's strong presence in the performance car segment. "This is the 10th AMG model we are introducing as there is an increasing demand for our high-end performance cars. The launch of the AMG C 63 S further reiterates our 'top of the pyramid' product strategy which highlights our endeavour in offering the best products from our global portfolio for our Indian customers," Kern added.