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2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe: A German muscle car with finesse

The C63 S Coupe is a 503-horsepower brute.

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The Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe heads into the 2020 model year powered by same 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine as before.

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The engine produces 503 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque.

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It's connected to a nine-speed dual-clutch transmission that was part of the C63's midcycle update last year.

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Mercedes says the C63 S Coupe is capable of hitting 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and can reach a top speed of 180 mph. 

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To improve handling, the C63 S features adaptive dampers and a limited-slip rear differential and is available with carbon-ceramic brakes.

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For maximum grip, the C63 S is available with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.

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Along with the transmission, style was massaged last year,  with a new front end featuring AMG's Panamericana grille.

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The interior received a designed flat-bottom steering wheel.

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Handling infotainment inside of the C63 S Coupe is the COMAND system that features a 10.2-inch center screen. It comes standard with a Burmester audio setup, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, satellite radio and Bluetooth.

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The 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe begins at $78,495, including $995 for destination.

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