Mercedes-AMG has confirmed it’s going to lastly reveal the new-generation C63 high-performance sedan on September 21.

As previously reported, this upcoming BMW M3 rival will ditch the twin-turbo V8 engine of its predecessor in favour of a four-cylinder plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain.

The German carmaker has additionally confirmed the brand new C63 will put on the E Performance badge which was first used on AMG GT 4-Door, and can quickly be used on a variant of the SL roadster.

Ahead of its reveal, Mercedes-AMG confirmed off a shadowy teaser picture of the C63, together with a brief video. They don’t actually present that a lot moreover glimpses of the ‘Turbo Electrified’ badging, alloy wheels, headlights and carbon fibre boot lip spoiler.

These newest teasers construct on the German carmaker displaying off a camouflaged prototype instance at this 12 months’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Mercedes-AMG has beforehand confirmed the brand new C63 will produce whole system outputs of round 500kW of energy and 750Nm of torque, which is 125kW and 50Nm greater than the outgoing C63 S.

Its PHEV powertrain will comprise a 2.0-litre M139 four-cylinder engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system and an electrical exhaust gasoline turbo producing 350kW, in addition to an electrical motor creating as much as 150kW and 320Nm.

This will probably be mated to a nine-speed automated transmission with drive despatched via a rear-biased 4Matic+ all-wheel drive system.

To date Mercedes-AMG has solely teased the reveal of the C63 sedan, however we all know it’s additionally engaged on a wagon model, due to previously spied prototypes

, which can carry the battle to the BMW M3 Touring and Audi RS4 Avant.

It’s unclear at this stage if the September 21 reveal will probably be only for the AMG C63 sedan, or if it’ll embody the wagon too.

Even if Mercedes-AMG reveals the AMG C63 Estate concurrently the sedan, don’t anticipate the wagon model to return Down Under.

Mercedes-Benz Australia recently doubled down on its no wagon rule for the C-Class when requested about prospects of the wagon-bodies AMG C43 and upcoming AMG C63.

“At this stage there are not any plans to launch any variants of the C-Class Estate in Australia. Demand for our rising household of Mercedes-Benz SUV fashions continues to extend, whereas demand for Estate fashions is steadily lowering,” stated a spokesperson for Mercedes-Benz’s native divison.

“Of course, we’re at all times listening to our clients and may consider and reply ought to the enterprise case change considerably.”

Also off the playing cards for out market is the C-Class All-Terrain, a crossover wagon variant of the C-Class related in idea to the Audi A4 allroad. The model’s native arm gave related reasoning to the assertion above.

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