AMG C 63 S Drag Races GT500 and Boss 302 in America vs. Cabrio Import Battle
Mercedes-Benz is no stranger to building cool open-top models and has both convertibles and roadsters in its extensive lineup. But a Mercedes C-Class Cabriolet isn’t something you’d expect to see at the Dragway when trying to build glory in traditional quarter-mile and roll races. Even if we are dealing with a fiery Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Cabriolet.
The owner of this white example is obviously asking to differ. Of course, there is also a little tuning secret up the sleeve of this race. Indeed, according to the description provided by the Drag Racing and Car Stuff YouTube channel for a recent video of the events in Atlanta and Bristol Dragway Street Car Takeover, the German convertible did not arrive on the Strip as stock.
Instead, it sports upgraded turbos, a Solo Motorsports Tune, as well as methanol injection. If that’s enough to fight the cream of the crop, that remains to be seen (in the next eight minutes or so). But at least we can be sure that these tasty upgrades ensure the C 63 S can go all day (and all night), because after the classic quarter-mile skirmishes there are some bonus footage too. (from 6:06) with a series of roller races.
We’re a little more traditional in our lens, however, and very much enjoy the action that starts with a bang (not the real kind, like those performed by the Pontiac GTO starting at 5:25 a.m.) as the first contender to line up with the La. C 63 S Cabriolet is a red and powerful 2020 Ford Mustang GT500. The battle is settled early on with the Mercedes driver nailing a slow start, resulting in the result of 10.38-11.93 in favor of the Shelby.
Then from 1:20 on comes yet another famous Blue Oval, a Boss 302. This time around, the driver of the Cabriolet is no longer wasting time looking at the scenery, resulting in a gap of several lengths. of bus. in his favor, getting a much better result of 11.13s to 12.72s.
It looks like the Blue Oval reps don’t want a tie, so as of 2:25 a New Edge Mustang comes out to play, and it’s the only one with a cool ET of 11.47s and getting the green light at the end of the match. slide the strip. From there, the C 63 S becomes more cautious and shows that it is relentless in the battle against a Chevrolet. SUV and a truck, then a Pontiac GTO, still delivering the best ET result.