The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Lexus GS are mid-level sedans for their respective brands. When you add AMG® to the Mercedes-Benz and F to the Lexus, they become something much more. They become high performance luxury vehicles that compete with the likes of Porsche and Ferrari. Both vehicles represent their brands with elegance and pride, but which one is a better investment?
On the outside, the two luxury vehicles look somewhat similar, but even here, they have a significant difference. The GS F is six and a half inches longer than the C-Class, but every other measurement such as wheelbase, height, and width, has less than an inch difference between the two competitors. What does this mean? It means the Lexus has a little more room for passengers or cargo, but it weighs a little more, giving it a performance disadvantage.
|2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Sedan||VS||2016 Lexus GS F Sedan|
|4.0L AMG® biturbo V8||Engine||5.0L V8|
|479 lb-ft||Torque||389 lb-ft|
When you invest this much money into a car, you want to make sure you get the very best, right? Mercedes-Benz thinks so. That is why it works so hard with AMG® to perfect the combustion engine. In this case, the Mercedes-AMG C63 has the same engine that can be found in the Mercedes-AMG GT S. It has a few differences, but horsepower and torque are not one of them. By use of Mercedes-Benz biturbo technology, the C63 is able to produce more power with less displacement, all the while traveling more miles for every gallon of gas. What is the secret? The secret is that Mercedes-AMG engines are all put together completely by hand. This one man, one engine philosophy ensures that each engine performs at the highest level possible. If you have any questions about why the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 is one of the best options for the money, stop by Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale to take one for a test drive!