Super Street Network

 |   |   |  2011 Mercedes C63 AMG DR520 - Web Exclusive
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

2011 Mercedes C63 AMG DR520 - Web Exclusive

Jul 1, 2010

Mercedes-Benz UK has launched an exclusive new model, the C-Class DR 520 with more power and performance than any other C-Class.

Eurp_1007_02_o+2010_mercedes_c63_amg_dr520+full_view Photo 2/7   |   2011 Mercedes C63 AMG DR520 - Web Exclusive

Only 20 units will be available, sold exclusively through the company's Specialist Products division at Mercedes-Benz World in Brooklands, Surrey. Based on the high-performance C63 AMG, the DR 520 has a performance upgrade, boasting 520hp and 480 lb-ft of torque, a 60hp and 37 lb-ft advantage over than the standard C63 AMG.

The DR 520 Sedan can reach 0-62mph in just 4.1 seconds, with the Wagon achieving it in 4.2 seconds. Both are electronically limited to a top speed of 187mph. The AMG Performance Pack Plus is fitted to the DR 520 as standard. It features AMG's high-performance braking system with red calipers, plus engine upgrades in the form of forged pistons, new connecting rods and a revised crankshaft, as well as an AMG carbon fiber rear spoiler for the Sedan.

Available with a black or white matte wrap, and complimented by Titanium finish wheels, grille and discreet DR 520 badging on the fender and the trunk lid, the DR 520 combines stealthy looks with potent performance.

Eurp_1007_01_o+2010_mercedes_c63_amg_dr520+seats Photo 3/7   |   2011 Mercedes C63 AMG DR520 - Web Exclusive

Inside, the sports seats are upholstered in leather and Alcantara, finished with red or white contrasting stitching. This is echoed on the dashboard and upper door panels.

The multi-function AMG Performance steering wheel is clad in Nappa leather and Alcantara.

Nigel Unsworth, Specialist Products Division Manager commented: "We wanted to launch the Specialist Products Division with something unique - and the DR 520 fits the bill perfectly. Mercedes-Benz World is located at Brooklands, and there's a proud history of 'Brooklands Specials' being sold here over the years. The DR 520 - which is dyno-rated at 520hp - is our chance to create an exclusive model for the UK. It's a great opportunity for us to offer our customers who enjoy sports and supercars, a bespoke car with even more performance than the already successful C63 AMG. And as well as the increased performance, it looks incredible, too."

Eurp_1007_03_o+2010_mercedes_c63_amg_dr520+black Photo 4/7   |   2011 Mercedes C63 AMG DR520 - Web Exclusive

The DR 520 costs $9,995 ($15,100) above the standard C63 AMG price, making the DR 520 Sedan $62,430 ($94,350) and the Wagon $63,680 ($96,240). The cars are also backed by a three-year, 60,000 mile warranty.

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

The Subaru WRX STI Diamond Edition features a yellow body kit - complete with front splitter, side skirts, and rear diffuser - and 349 ponies under the hood
Kelly PleskotNov 14, 2018
Jaguar gave its rally F-Type a full roll cage, ripped out most of the interior, and added auxiliary lights to the hood
Collin WoodardNov 12, 2018
The one car that caught our attention the moment we stepped into VIP Fest 12 and not only held it, but had us coming back for another visit (or three) as the day continued
RodrezNov 9, 2018
Sam always thought MX-5s were cool cars but he never thought he'd ever own one until he spent a few days behind the wheel of an 2019 MX-5
Sam DuNov 7, 2018
Earlier this year, Subaru announced the WRX STI would get a 5-horsepower boost for 2019. No, it wasn’t much, but at least the STI would no longer be outgunned by the turbocharged four-cylinder Mustang. Subaru’s latest special edition STI, however, comes with a much less underwhelming boost in power. It’s called the WRX STI TC 380, and
Collin WoodardNov 6, 2018
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP