The Sublime Performance of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2017 MB C-Class Driving

The sleek and athletic bodywork of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class only hints at its exhilarating performance. Designed by world-class engineers to meet world-class standards, the latest Mercedes-Benz C-Class extends the line’s reputation as the benchmark towards which all other luxury sedans strive. It’s available now as either a sedan or a coupe.

Engine Options

Even standard Mercedes-Benz C-Class models showcase exceptional performance through a 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine capable of up to 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, with 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission providing seamless shifts.

Available engines push performance even further, with options including:

  • AMG®-Enhanced 3.0L V6 Biturbo: Makes up to 362 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque to achieve zero to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds.

  • Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 Biturbo: Harnesses up to 503 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque to make zero to 60 mph in a phenomenal 3.9 seconds.

Performance Features

One of those sophisticated engines will form the powerfully beating heart of your 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class experience, but it would be impossible to express the vehicle’s drive without mentioning its standard and available performance-enhancing features, which include:

  • Multimode AIRMATIC® Suspension: Uses pressurized air to adjust your suspension according to changing road conditions and create an unnaturally composed drive.

  • AGILITY CONTROL: Automatically adjusts individual shock absorbers for sharper handling, reduced damping rates, and superior stability.

  • Torque Vectoring Brake: If understeer is detected while cornering, the inside rear wheel’s brake is applied to compensate and keep you travelling straight.

  • 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive: Adjusts the engine’s torque between your wheels to ensure excellent traction across slippery surfaces and nimble performance at all times.

  • DYNAMIC SELECT: Cycle between Comfort, Sport +, and ECO settings to adjust the driving character to your liking. You can even configure an Individual mode around your own precise requirements.

Words Can’t Do Justice to the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Performance Credentials

Whether you’re heading on a quick run around River Island or taking your 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class to Evans along the highway, you can expect first-class performance. Of course, it’s something you really need to experience for yourself, so contact Mercedes-Benz of Augusta today to arrange a test drive.