The C-Class is the Mercedes-Benz entry luxury sedan and coupe, which was redesigned for 2008 and receives updated for 2012 while a coupe version is offered for the first time. Also new for 2012 is the C63 AMG Coupe Black Series, the most powerful C-Class ever produced with a 510-horsepower normally-aspirated 6.3-liter V8 engine combined with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed transmission. The C-Class was introduced in 1993 as a 1994 model to replace the 190 sedan. The first C-Class Coupe was introduced for 2002 and continued through the 2005 model year.
Exterior changes for the sedan include new headlights, grille, bumpers, LED daytime running lights and LED taillights. The new two-door coupe features AMG styling, standard panorama sunroof, steering wheel shift paddles, split-folding rear seats, front seats with integrated head restraints and a 7-speed automatic transmission. Sedan and coupe versions of the C250 are powered by a new 201-horsepower 1.8-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. The C300 4MATIC sedan is powered by a 228-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 with standard all-wheel-drive. The C350 sedan and coupe are powered by a new direct-injection 3.5-liter V6 producing 302 horsepower. Both body styles offer a C63 AMG version powered by a 451-horsepower naturally-aspirated 6.3-liter V8 combined with a 7-speed Multi-Clutch Transmission. To read more about the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class, visit MSN Autos