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      02-01-2013, 07:20 AM   #1
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C63 - Now available with even more power.

Mercedes has essentially done exactly what people wanted BMW to do: take the engine from your special low volume version of the car and offer it to the masses.

It's the C63 AMG edition 507:

http://autoblog.com/2013/02/01/merce...g-edition-507/

And it packs an engine with near identical output to the C63 BS.
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      02-01-2013, 08:04 AM   #2
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I saw this on autoblog this morning. When is the F80 M3 specs supposed to be released?

This thing is going to be a monster. I wish they would go to a dual clutch transmission or something, and the tire sizes are a joke for a car with this much power. 235 fronts 255 rears.
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      02-01-2013, 09:55 AM   #3
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I saw this on autoblog this morning. When is the F80 M3 specs supposed to be released?

This thing is going to be a monster. I wish they would go to a dual clutch transmission or something, and the tire sizes are a joke for a car with this much power. 235 fronts 255 rears.
spot on mate. car needs two things

-DCT (have given up on thought of amg offering a 6mt or id be driving one)
-wide fenders / track from front applied to rear also

The wider fenders would allow for more tire, and a more balanced and aggressive look. The fact that only the front fenders are flared sucks IMO
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Yes the C63 should have come with wider tires, but still, kudos to MB for releasing a special edition that actually means something. Not just some stupid color scheme + some badges/color trims and then charge a fortune. Like what BMW did.
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BMW needs special editions that actually have increased performance. These special color/badge/sticker jobs are a joke.
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I saw this on autoblog this morning. When is the F80 M3 specs supposed to be released?

This thing is going to be a monster. I wish they would go to a dual clutch transmission or something, and the tire sizes are a joke for a car with this much power. 235 fronts 255 rears.
the last specs say it will weigh about the same as an E46 m3 and will have 415hp and 395 lb-ft. this info is based on a VIN number check
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More power isn't what the C63 needed But hey, I'd take it. 285 rears would be a minimum for this car and, although it can be done, it is tricky.
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BMW needs special editions that actually have increased performance. These special color/badge/sticker jobs are a joke.
came here to post this. AMG comes out with this as a special edition, while BMW fans get this lime rock shit
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came here to post this. AMG comes out with this as a special edition, while BMW fans get this lime rock shit
+1. well said. total "lime rock shit"

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U guys forgot to mention stripes...
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