Mercedes AMG C43 now has an official pricing and all the trimlines that are coming to the Australian region has been confirmed by the brand.
Mercedes partners with AMG to produce sportier and performance driven versions of their base models. A surprising change this year is that the AMG Lite version of the car announced now are much cheaper than expected. Both coupe and wagon models are priced lower which allows more buyers to go for the AMG models. The cars will find their way to dealership stores in the month of October. Anyone who pre-orders the models now will be given first priority and will receive the car as soon as it is available.
The Mercedes AMG C43 coupe variant is priced at $104,400 and the C 43 is priced slightly higher at $105,615. The models are easily $4,000 less than expected and is cheaper when compared to their direct competitor like the Avant and Audi S4 sedan. The Audi S5 coupe is exceptionally pricey when compared to the Mercedes offering. The S5 is being sold for $119,510. The $100k price mark is not for the average buyer but even those who belong to the elite class and go for performance driven models might from the AMG Lite series C 43 easier to buy than the Audi models.
Mercedes is about to compete with Audi’s S5 Cabriolet with its own AMG C 43 cabriolet. The particular model will get launched in the month of November after the coupe versions arrive. The C 43 is designed to fill the gap between the entry level C-Class models priced somewhere around $60,00 and the top end C 63 S. Powered by a twin turbo V8 engine, the top class Mercedes Benz car is priced at $155,000.
The auto manufacturer has planned to skip the AMG Sport brand and go with a new lineup of cars. A long list of upgraded features can be found in the Mercedes AMG C43 including AMG ride control, AMG night package, panoramic glass sliding roof, sports exhaust system, intelligent light system with LED lights and Burmester surround sound system. The car has its infotainment and navigation system provided by COMAND.
Multiple safety features are also part of the AMG C 43 including collision prevention assist plus, attention assist, active bonnet, 360-degree camera, blind spot assist, semi-autonomous braking system, active lane keeping and drive assistance package. With all these and more features, the Mercedes AMG C 43 easily justifies its pricing.