2023 Mercedes-AMG C43: a Sneak Peek at Its International First Drive

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 –  Mercedes manufacturer has shown the public its extra-sporty version of the latest C-class. Looking further at the 2023 Mercedes-AMG C43, you might notice that it features a downsized 4-cylinder powerplant. However, you can be sure that the car still performs well. In short, this newest C43 is less in the engine but more in power.

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 Specifications

Words on the street say that the all-new Merc-Benz C-class is a fantastic showcase. When it comes to luxury and technology, this model features equal parts. This is precisely what the public expects from a high-end luxury sedan in the market. Generally speaking, Mercedes AMG C43 is the sub-variant of AMG-C63 with a more powerful range-mate. However, Mercedes-AMG C43 features a downside power plant. Unlike the AMG C63, this AMG C43 uses a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine.

Speaking about how much engine you will get for your money, the engine used in the 2023 Mercedes C43 AMG will take you closer to the AMG C63. With the higher powerful range-mate, missing two extra cylinders will not be an issue. Besides, all C-Class models of Mercedes in this new generation are powered by a four-cylinder engine.

Mercedes-AMG C43 2023 Exterior and Interior Design

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 dashboard

The 2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 is a five-seat sedan. The audience can see from its first drive test that the car has a selenite grey Magno colour. Meanwhile, other colour variants of the sedan remain unknown until today. As for the cabin space, the dimension will make it comfortable for you to accommodate four other people in the car. Comparing it to C63, you can still find notable points in 2023 Mercedes C43 AMG. The latter comes with a revised lower bumper treatment and classic AMG Panamericana grille. Mercedes-AMG C43 is also completed with new wheel designs with a diameter as large as 20 inches. On the boot lid, there will be minor spoiler lit.

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 Highlighted Features

Mercedes-AMG C43 2023 is said to be very fast. Not only that, but the sedan is also dynamically secure. The engine has unbreakable traction and linear responses. It means you will never feel that engine edgy every time you push it hard. The driving test shows that the AMG C43 can reach 60 mph in under 4.6 seconds. This is even very close to the old V-6 C43, which is known to need 4.1 seconds to reach 60 mph. To help this newest version of C43, the vehicle is also completed with a launch-control system. Regarding steering, the one applied in Mercedes C43 AMG 2023 is exceptionally brilliant. Also, the steering has lower-level feedback if you compare it to the regular Mercedes C-Class.

Due to the lock feature added to the steering, it is also more forceful weighting beyond. As for the grip levels of Mercedes-AMG C43 2023, they are considerably impressive. With this, drivers can enjoy enormous adhesion when riding the car in wet and dry conditions. Even if you drive this latest AMG C43, you will find that the car offers an excellent rear-led handling balance. Furthermore, the ride is firm, even when you drive it at low speeds. It is still quite impressive, no matter which drive mode you choose to control the adjustable dampers.

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 rear photo

2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 Release Date and Pricing

Being introduced to the public in late April this year, it is still unclear when the 2023 Mercedes-AMG C43 will be available. The same thing goes with the pricing of this sedan. The public will not find out how much this much-anticipated sedan sold in the market. However, it is estimated that the price of the latest Merc-AMG C43 ranges from $150,000. But, you won’t hear the official price of the car until it makes full debuts.