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Mercedes-Benz reveals pricing for new C-Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe 2015

Mercedes-Benz has priced its second generation C-Class Coupe from £30,955 ahead of the new model arriving in showrooms in December.

Customers can choose from four engines and two model lines.

The range starts with the C200 petrol engine, which produces 184hp and is available with a six-speed manual (123 g/km of CO2) or 7G-Tronic seven-speed automatic gearbox (125 g/km). The new C300 engine produces 245hp and comes only with the 7G-Tronic gearbox, with CO2 from 146 g/km.

Two diesel engines are available: the 170hp C220 d, with a six-speed manual (106 g/km) or 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic gearbox (106 g/km), and the C250 d, which produces 204 hp and comes with a 9G-Tronic gearbox (109 g/km).

Two model lines are available: Sport and AMG Line.

Standard equipment includes LED headlights and tail-lights; Active Park Assist; Parktronic parking sensors; a reversing camera; sports seats with Artico upholstery including heated front seats; seven-inch colour screen; Garmin navigation; electrically folding mirrors; and Collision Prevention Assist Plus automatic braking system. The C300 model also features as standard a sports exhaust system with switchable sound.

The Sport model comes with a gloss black interior trim with aluminium inlays in the doors, 17-inch alloy wheels and a diamond grille with black-painted pins.

The AMG Line includes black ash wood trim, an AMG sports steering wheel with flat bottom, brushed steel sports pedals and a black roof lining. The exterior features an AMG bodystyling kit, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, a diamond grille with chrome pins and 15mm lowered sports suspension.

Two key options packages are available: Premium and Premium Plus. The £1,695 Premium Package includes a panoramic glass roof, keyless go, seat memory package and ambient lighting. To this the £2,995 Premium Plus Package also adds a Burmester surround sound system and COMAND online with eight-inch screen.

A £1,695 Driver’s Assistance Package includes Distronic Plus with stop and go (adaptive cruise control); Active blind spot and lane-keeping assist, Pre-safe with pedestrian detection (anticipatory safety system).

Topping the range is the £61,160 Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé. With a 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 engine and AMG Speedshift MCT 7-speed automatic gearbox, the C 63 produces 476 hp and 650 Nm, and can accelerate from standstill to 62 mph in 4.0 seconds. The £66,910 Mercedes-AMG C 63 S produces 510 hp and 700 Nm, with zero to 62 mph taking 3.9 seconds.

From launch, a limited-edition C63 S Edition 1 is also available. It features details including diamond-stitched nappa leather upholstery with contrast yellow stitching; carbon fibre interior trim; graphite AMG decals on the bonnet, roof and sides; an AMG aerodynamic package and bespoke 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels, and is available for £76,900.

The Edition 1 motorsport package adds to this yellow AMG decals,designo selenite grey magno paint, AMG high-performance ceramic composite braking system and exclusive 19inch front and 20-inch rear wheels with yellow detailing for an additional £3,000.



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