The Black Series models are the coolest vehicles coming from the Mercedes factory these days. They look great, plus they are powerful and fast. They pretty much deliver everything you could ask for from a sports car.
A base C63 AMG Black Series is powered by a 6.3-liter, V-8 engine that delivers a total of 510 horsepower, and it sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, but the folks at GAD Motors decided that the C63 AMG Black Series is ripe for a power upgrade.
GAD updated the engine with its in-house turbo upgrade, upped the rev limiter to 7,000 rpm, and upgraded the cooling system. As a result, the V-8 engine now delivers a total of 850 horsepower and 995 pound-feet of torque.
This extra power helps the Black Series sports coupe sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.1 seconds, to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 8.8 seconds and to 300 km/h (186 mph) in 23.5 with full aero package or 22.7 seconds without the AMG aero package.
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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series by GAD in Detail
In order to handle the extra power, GAD revised the C63 AMG Black Series’ gearbox to include a modified MCT (multi-clutch). The engine sends the power to all four wheels through the car’s standard 4MATIC system and now has faster shifts between all the gears.
Other additions include a new suspension system developed by KW Suspension and new Carbon Ceramics brakes that drag the sports coupe to a stop from 100 km/h (62 mph) in 33 meters (108 feet) and from 200 km/h (124 mph) in just 132 meters (433 feet).
The price for this upgrade is €180,250 (about $250k at the current exchange rates).
We at GAD-Motors would like to share with you our latest project, installing an upgraded M157 V8-biturbo engine in a C63 Black Series with 4Matic, which have successfully been completed and tested. The mighty C63 Black Series have been transformed to a different level all around race fun car, and have raised the bar in the performance numbers archived by any tuned Mercedes AMG on the road to date (at least until we bring our next project to light).
3.1 seconds to 100KM (62MPH), 0-200KM in 8.8 seconds 0-300KM in 23.5 with full aero package, 8.7 seconds and 22.7 seconds are achievable without the AMG aero package.
850HP and 1350NM of torque was done by using GAD-Motors turbo upgrades for the M157 and raising the rev limiter to over 7000 RPM, the cooling system has also been upgraded to make use of maximum power output at any time.
The power is handled through GAD-Motors revised 4Matic gearbox that can handle 1500NM of torque equipped with a modified MCT (multi-clutch) capable of transferring the power to all wheels plus having a faster shifts between all the gears.
Special adjustable suspension was developed for the 4Matic setup by KW-Suspension making the car capable of achieving good numbers at a race track.
Carbon Ceramics are the choice of breaks used stopping this car from 100KM in 33 meters and 132 meters from 200KM.
This upgrade is available for C63 Black Series owners at a price of €180,250. Price can vary according to customer wishes and their cars.