AMG Boss Hints There Might Not Be A New C63 Black Series

Just as the sun rises every morning and sets every evening, it has seemed inevitable that the current C63 would get a hardcore Black Series variant, just like its predecessor. However, according to AMG boss Tobias Moers, such a model may not see the light of day.

When asked by Car Advice about the potential of an all-wheel drive C63, Moers ruled it out while suggesting the high-performance division of Mercedes is perhaps too busy for a new Black Series.

“The C63 AMG in this generation will never get all-wheel drive, and a Black Series of the C63 would be rear-wheel drive of course, but we are so busy, I don’t know if that’s going to happen,” he said.

It has long been thought that AMG would create a stripped-down and more hardcore variant of the C63 to rival the BMW M4 GTS. However, AMG is already in the midst of a large expansion and last year, added 10 new models. It is also developing its most advanced vehicle to date, the F1-powered Project One hypercar.

In the more immediate future, Moers confirmed that the facelifted C-Class will arrive next year and that there’s room to make a better car.

“We’re going to see the facelift next year as everybody knows. There is still room, there is always the chase for a better vehicle. We need to improve drivability, driving dynamics, there’s always more to do. A facelift provides us with the opportunity to have some room to move.”

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  • Kash

    I think AMG is going to move away from the “Black Series” name in favor of the “R” label. I don’t really see what more an AMG GT Black Series could offer over the GT R other than more power. It has a large fixed wing, tons of carbon fiber, some decent strip down going on, and is fairly track focused. What more is a Black Series?

  • Six_Tymes

    The “black series” is unnecessary with Merc already having R and AMG

    • Bash

      Well said.

    • Infinite1

      Agreed

  • fabri99

    Well, with the R label, Black Series models have to slot above. I’d love for it to become an extremely hardcore, stripped out cars line-up, with a limited run, only available in black.

  • Christian

    I would also believe that they gonna drop the Black Series name for the favor of “R” It would be call something like C63R

  • Ermal Morina

    Nooo… don’t ditch it please.
    I know there’s going to be an C63R,but for sure there’s still place for a BS.It just has to..
    C’mon Mercedes,don’t let me down.

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