Fast-forward to 2013 and the Black series has a new installment: the C63 AMG Black. It’s a totally new car, but it follows the same ethos of it’s predecessor. It makes about as much power, but does so with less weight, bigger tires, more cooling, and more look-at-me carbon fiber bits that you can shake a stick at. Objectively, it’s a better car… Objectively.
Truth is, “better” isn’t objective. There’s stats and stuff, but there’s also the raw cool factor . Car and Driver compares how they drive at a track in southern California. Does five years really make that much of a difference? Find out.