The new Mercedes-AMG C63 S debuts with the most powerful 4-cylinder engine ever (680+ hp!)

by | Sep 21, 2022 - 7:01PM | Cars

Mercedes-AMG C 63 S around the track hero image

The all-new Mercedes AMG C63 S is here and it is ready to change the game with the most powerful 4-cylinder engine ever created.

It was developed in-house using Mercedes’ F1 technology and it delivers a whopping 680 hp.

READ MORE: New Mercedes EQXX made with mushrooms and CACTUS

The C 63 S is a continent crusher, available in sedan or wagon, but it is also a track-friendly monster.


Its hybrid engine gives you the ability to drive in all-electric ‘Dr. Jekyll’ mode in full silence and comfort.

When you’re in the mood to turn into Mr Hyde, all you have to do is push a button on the AMG Performance steering wheel and opt for ‘Sport-Plus’ or ‘Drift’.

In Sport-Plus, the steering wheel is more precise and the suspension stiffer.

In addition to that, the car’s ‘brain’ sharpens the throttle response and the exhaust system’s valves open to give you a more menacing sound.

Alternatively, you can have some old school fun in ‘Drift Mode’, thanks to the car’s 100 % rear-axle steering.

About the powertrain

The new powertrain is guaranteed to divide opinions because it isn’t a V8.

AMG decided to replace it with a highly technical 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine inspired by AMG’s F1 program.

It’s turbocharged but it is also equipped with an electric motor located on the rear axle, which makes the AMG C63 S a four-wheel-drive performance car.

The gas engine produces 476 hp, while the electric unit puts out an additional 204 hp.

With a combined power output of 680 hp and 752 lb-ft of torque, this is by far the most powerful 4-cylinder powertrain in the world.

Mercedes-AMG says the car can accelerate from standstill to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds.

The top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph.

About E-Performance

E-Performance is a sub-division of Mercedes-AMG that specializes in high-performance vehicles using hybrid power.

The GT 63 S 4-door was the first car created under the new brand, delivering 639 hp from a 4.0-liter V8.

As the brand transition towards electric and hybrid power, we can reasonably expect a E-Performance version of most flagship models.


Check this out

Inside Justin and Hailey Bieber’s insane Rolls-Royce concept

Inside Justin and Hailey Bieber’s insane Rolls-Royce concept

Justin and Hailey Bieber's combined net worth is more than $300 million and that means they can afford just about anything they want. And you can't certainly call their taste 'boring'. This, for example, is an insane Rolls-Royce concept that West Coast Customs made...

Inside Rihanna’s crazy watch collection

Inside Rihanna’s crazy watch collection

The halftime show at the Super Bowl is a big deal and everyone wants to be a part of it - from major global brands to big-name music artists. Robyn Rihanna Fenty, aka Rihanna, has confirmed she will headline the halftime show at the upcoming Super Bowl LVII after a...

Sneak peek at the highly-anticipated world-first Apple car

Sneak peek at the highly-anticipated world-first Apple car

The highly-anticipated Apple car is set to be revealed in 2025, and Apple is keeping very tight-lipped about it.  Known internally as Project Titan, the car still doesn’t have an official name or look.  But with the help of technology, Supercar Blondie is...


Most Popular This Week

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!