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Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-21-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,526
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'm torn on folks like this. It's one thing to...

I'm torn on folks like this. It's one thing to be an enthusiast, to appreciate the cars. But I don't know if some of these guys do - I mean, buy a car then trade it six weeks later to get the next...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-06-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,355
Posted By GordonGEICO

I've noticed that too. I take my car to a nearby...

I've noticed that too. I take my car to a nearby Discount Tire because they've done a good job for me (and they also do free tire repair even if you didn't buy the tire from them)... but man, they...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-04-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,140
Posted By GordonGEICO

RE: M5 - I prefer a coupe. It'll be interesting...

RE: M5 - I prefer a coupe. It'll be interesting what the M8 looks like but the 8-series seems to be competing with the S-class coupe at this point in terms of price so I'm sure an M8 would be $150k+.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-01-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,140
Posted By GordonGEICO

I've thought about this a lot and can't land on a...

I've thought about this a lot and can't land on a single car that I'd actually like to replace the C63 with. Everything seems compromised in some way by not having a V8 and/or not having the daily...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-30-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By GordonGEICO

With my 2018, low speed maneuvering (90 degree...

With my 2018, low speed maneuvering (90 degree right turns from a stop, like at a stop sign), especially in Sport+ mode, can feel a bit twitchy. I think it's a combination of factors - wide track,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-20-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,873
Posted By GordonGEICO

It would suck to lose the V8 but if they can...

It would suck to lose the V8 but if they can figure out a way to move weight toward the rear, it could be a big boon there, especially if the car stays RWD. Since the car is always going to be based...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
03-10-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By GordonGEICO

It sounds early but actually makes sense if you...

It sounds early but actually makes sense if you consider the fact the MY2019 were delayed compared to the previous year, probably because of the facelift. I ordered a MY2018 coupe in March of 2017...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-27-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,628
Posted By GordonGEICO

I won't lie, I've started my car with the...

I won't lie, I've started my car with the "ignition, Sport+, start" method a couple times and it's pretty nice, especially cold in a garage. It's not revving the engine in park or anything like...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-03-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By GordonGEICO

#1: I wouldn't get the HUD option - never use it,...

#1: I wouldn't get the HUD option - never use it, can't see it with my sunglasses on.
#2: I would have gotten the 19/20" wheels instead of the stock 19". I like the design of the 19" better but I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-28-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By GordonGEICO

So I designed and 3d printed a bracket that...

So I designed and 3d printed a bracket that attaches via heavy-duty zip-ties. I've been using it for about a year with no issues... it's pretty sturdy. The way it's mounted on my car makes it seem...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-07-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By GordonGEICO

A few us (myself included) have had some...

A few us (myself included) have had some rattling/clunking from the rear due to loose sway bars.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-17-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By GordonGEICO

Slightly unrelated, but on the second slip... do...

Slightly unrelated, but on the second slip... do you remember what was in the left lane? Trying to think what cars are running mid-11s with only a 118 trap. I'm guessing a Tesla or maybe an SUV.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-06-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By GordonGEICO

The only things back there are an air compressor,...

The only things back there are an air compressor, some tire sealant, a first-aid kit, and a luggage net.
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By GordonGEICO

Honestly I would just take it to the dealer and...

Honestly I would just take it to the dealer and let them diagnose it. It's kind of hard to troubleshoot if it occurs all the time.

I do recall an incident where a YouTuber named AutoVlog had a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-02-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By GordonGEICO

1) Have you tried touching the upper...

1) Have you tried touching the upper console/panel area to see if it stops? Like, if something is vibrating. Also, doesn't sound like it, but is the car running?

2) Does it go away when the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-28-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By GordonGEICO

The speed limit information is handy, but it's...

The speed limit information is handy, but it's been my experience, using similar systems from Garmin and Audi, that it isn't always 100% up-to-date, and incorrect info is just as bad as no info in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-27-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By GordonGEICO

It's because a significant number of the C63...

It's because a significant number of the C63 sedans for sale were rental cars.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By GordonGEICO

My point is not to debate whether AMG's...

My point is not to debate whether AMG's depreciate more than M cars, or which cars have better lease deals, just to point out that it's not because the AMG cars are vastly more expensive when new. ...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-26-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By GordonGEICO

I don't want to pick a fight but this just isn't...

I don't want to pick a fight but this just isn't true unless you really consider $1500 "quite a bit more." I think you're trying to compare a C63S to a base M3/M4, which isn't really fair since the...
09-23-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By GordonGEICO

The service schedule for all modern MB vehicles...

The service schedule for all modern MB vehicles calls for an oil change at every 10k miles, so you're past due. I'd probably be a little more worried if the car already had a lot of miles, but it...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-12-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,591
Posted By GordonGEICO

The real issue, here, stems from the fact that...

The real issue, here, stems from the fact that this particular incident has been magnified so much by YouTube. The original owner made an update video as recent as 4 months ago, long after the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-10-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By GordonGEICO

I don't think I would try to fit 295s or 305s on...

I don't think I would try to fit 295s or 305s on the stock 19" sedan wheels. The thing to keep in mind is most people that are going with 295+ are coupe owners, and the coupe wheels are 1.0" wider in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-31-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By GordonGEICO

Both the stock 19" and 20" wheels are 10.5" wide...

Both the stock 19" and 20" wheels are 10.5" wide in the rear. Most (all?) of the people that have installed 305s have been running the 20" wheels. Can anyone see why they wouldn't also work on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-25-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,896
Posted By GordonGEICO

There is no way to know - the type of deposit...

There is no way to know - the type of deposit payment is determined solely by your dealer. Having said that, I doubt you would need to go as far as a cashier's check. It's going to be several...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-19-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By GordonGEICO

My guess(es) as to why: The seats in the...

My guess(es) as to why:

The seats in the coupe/convertible versus sedan are different design (front seats are constructed differently, rear in the coupe seats two whereas it seats three in the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-18-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By GordonGEICO

Anything with a "gentle" curve like a speed bump...

Anything with a "gentle" curve like a speed bump wouldn't really reproduce it for me. It was when the car dropped or changed directions abruptly, like uneven pavement or the lip coming out of my...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-13-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,009
Posted By GordonGEICO

The stock 20" rear wheels are 10.5" wide, same as...

The stock 20" rear wheels are 10.5" wide, same as the stock 19" rear wheels, right? Is there any reason why 305s would NOT work on the stock 19" wheels?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-13-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By GordonGEICO

Actually the stock sedan tires are 245/265 f/r. ...

Actually the stock sedan tires are 245/265 f/r. The coupe are 255/285 f/r.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-09-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By GordonGEICO

Clunking Sound / Rear Suspension - C63S Coupe

Over the past two weeks or so, I started to notice a clunking sound from the rear in my 2018 C63S Coupe. I've got just over 5600 miles on the car. It sounded like what a loose two-by-four in the bed...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-05-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By GordonGEICO

C&D's Instrumented Test of a 2017 C63S Coupe had...

C&D's Instrumented Test of a 2017 C63S Coupe had them hitting 60 at 3.8s and 130 at 14.0s, so around 10.2s. Your time sounds about right comparing to their test.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-03-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By GordonGEICO

Sounds like he's probably trying to attempt some...

Sounds like he's probably trying to attempt some kind of fixed-speed skid pad testing?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-10-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By GordonGEICO

I snapped a couple quick pics of mine,...

I snapped a couple quick pics of mine, measurements are in mm.

In the interest of full disclosure, I did have XPEL (professionally) done before delivery. Mine look perfectly fine, but it's...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-06-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By GordonGEICO

I feel like the break-in procedure is more about...

I feel like the break-in procedure is more about finding out if you have any from-the-factory faulty components and less about the engine or drive-train actually needing that break-in. A lot of...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
02-14-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,254
Posted By GordonGEICO

I've not driven one but I was really turned off...

I've not driven one but I was really turned off by the fact that the Alfa's rear seats don't fold down. I don't know if it's an absolute deal-breaker but when you're going against established cars...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-26-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,986
Posted By GordonGEICO

Allocations/build slots for 2018 coupes went out...

Allocations/build slots for 2018 coupes went out around April 19th, 2017. I placed an order at the beginning of March 2017 (which was really just getting my name in the dealer's system) to secure an...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
01-16-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,933
Posted By GordonGEICO

A lot of the reason the coupe weighs more is...

A lot of the reason the coupe weighs more is because it comes standard with the panorama roof while the sedan does not. When both are equipped with the panorama roof the weight difference is...
01-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By GordonGEICO

I've had a couple Macan loaners, longest about a...

I've had a couple Macan loaners, longest about a week, and I really can't stand the interior. It doesn't feel cheap, per se, but I'm not a big fan of all the buttons or the layout of the interior...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
01-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By GordonGEICO

If you get them from the dealer they are going to...

If you get them from the dealer they are going to be expensive, unfortunately. I was able to track these down:
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-29-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,900
Posted By GordonGEICO

That is quite stunning! :y

That is quite stunning! :y
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-28-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,900
Posted By GordonGEICO

Any (real) shots of the interior?

Any (real) shots of the interior?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By GordonGEICO

I really don't know if we're talking about the...

I really don't know if we're talking about the same thing - if you mean just the center cap itself, then yes, I agree, it shouldn't come off the lug cover. The problem is the lug cover itself (which...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By GordonGEICO

The OP needs to link what wheels he has. The...

The OP needs to link what wheels he has. The stock 19" wheels do not have any sort of locking tool for the lug covers and the covers also aren't securely fastened to the wheel and don't screw in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-22-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By GordonGEICO

It probably helps to mention what wheels you have...

It probably helps to mention what wheels you have as the lug covers are different per wheel type (stock vs forged).

On the stock 19" wheels (front and rear), there is really nothing to secure the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-19-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By GordonGEICO

I use the 360 camera all the time, for instance,...

I use the 360 camera all the time, for instance, any time there is even the remote chance that I might clip a wheel on a curb. I don't know if it's a "must have" but the Mercedes implementation is...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-16-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,342
Posted By GordonGEICO

Just curious, anyone have an idea of what kind of...

Just curious, anyone have an idea of what kind of times Guilty's sedan ran (or could've run) before he got rid of it/got banned/whatever?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-13-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,429
Posted By GordonGEICO

I can't speak for the OP but I will say the first...

I can't speak for the OP but I will say the first time I was in an accident (about 20 years ago), it was pretty stressful. I had never filed an insurance claim before and I was mostly worried that...
Forum: AMG GT
12-03-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,190
Posted By GordonGEICO

I wonder if this was a situation where there was...

I wonder if this was a situation where there was a temporary parts shortage and cars were assembled without the feature even though it had been ordered. Normally a bulletin would've been issued so...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-03-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By GordonGEICO

Here's what I was quoted by a dealer near...

Here's what I was quoted by a dealer near Houston, TX:

2000 mile AMG rear diff service $195.00
10,000 mile first service $289.95 plus tax approximately $308.00
20,000 mile service $679.95...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-29-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,262
Posted By GordonGEICO

:topic: Wrong forum... can a mod move this...

:topic: Wrong forum... can a mod move this thread?

I'm just kidding, that E63S is a beast, and based on your history, I'm surprised the C63S lasted as long as it did. Actually, I'm not surprised,...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-16-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,290
Posted By GordonGEICO

It wasn't his only question but it was one of...

It wasn't his only question but it was one of them, and since I can't comment on CarPlay (I don't have it), I didn't bother to address the rest of his questions.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-16-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,290
Posted By GordonGEICO

You can't have both... CarPlay is only available...

You can't have both... CarPlay is only available without the multimedia package (on the 205; other MB models have both available simultaneously).
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,003
Posted By GordonGEICO

It absolutely can be daily driven. It is...

It absolutely can be daily driven. It is identical to a regular C-class in a lot of ways, which is a good thing when it comes to practicality. Something that isn't exactly a secret but not...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
11-01-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By GordonGEICO

Question: since the C63S coupe comes stock with...

Question: since the C63S coupe comes stock with 19" wheels in the rear (but the same 285/30, resulting in a tire diameter of 25.7"), can the dealer readjust the speedometer if one wanted to get 20"...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-01-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By GordonGEICO

So? 3.9 to 4 isn't 3.8.

So? 3.9 to 4 isn't 3.8.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-01-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By GordonGEICO

The thing is, any tuned car has the potential to...

The thing is, any tuned car has the potential to be faster than any other car, so it's kind of a pointless exercise to bring that up. You said it best with "i think a stock c43 to even attempt to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-01-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By GordonGEICO

0% of C43 drivers can hit 3.8 0-60.

0% of C43 drivers can hit 3.8 0-60.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
11-01-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By GordonGEICO

Just stop. The C43 is not faster. C43 Coupe...

Just stop. The C43 is not faster.

C43 Coupe

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 4.1 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 10.7 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 19.2 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 5.1 sec
Top gear, 30-50...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-28-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
HUD
Views: 1,241
Posted By GordonGEICO

I can't get mine in the perfect position...

I can't get mine in the perfect position vertically - it always seems too high, and if I lower it, it starts to get cut off. It has to do with my seating position, obviously, but the point is, I...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-26-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,418
Posted By GordonGEICO

This is probably a long shot but you guys...

This is probably a long shot but you guys confirmed the shipping blocks were removed during PDI, right? On most cars the ride would be so awful that it would be impossible to miss but I've seen a...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-26-2017, 11:28 AM
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-26-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,454
Posted By GordonGEICO

If you're looking at an E-coupe, you might want...

If you're looking at an E-coupe, you might want to wait for the AMG E53 with the new 400-ish hp inline six/mild hybrid setup. I don't think it's been officially announced but it seems all but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-24-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,454
Posted By GordonGEICO

I remember your many years and posts and threads...

I remember your many years and posts and threads on Planet-9 going back and forth on your Cayman. I just traded my 2014 Cayman S with PASM for a 2018 C63S Coupe.

1) The C63S coupe and sedan are...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-22-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,500
Posted By GordonGEICO

Damn dude. The real "Night Package". Looks...

Damn dude. The real "Night Package". Looks good! :y
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-21-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,413
Posted By GordonGEICO

Part number is A 000 400 24 00 and yes, they are...

Part number is A 000 400 24 00 and yes, they are hard to find. I lost both of mine on the passenger side. I didn't see any indication they were stolen (no marks or fingerprints on the wheels, which...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-20-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,022
Posted By GordonGEICO

This word "unacceptable"... I don't think it...

This word "unacceptable"... I don't think it means what you think it means. If the car has completely unacceptable lag, why did you buy it in the first place? It's like buying shoes that don't fit...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-19-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'm pretty sure the OP is talking about Apple...

I'm pretty sure the OP is talking about Apple CarPlay / Android Auto.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-19-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Posted By GordonGEICO

The only car I've seen that has all six buttons...

The only car I've seen that has all six buttons left of the steering wheel on the dash is the S-class - the sixth button is to enable night vision assist. I'm pretty sure even a fully-optioned...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-15-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,318
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'll definitely check that out (the "Prizm"). I...

I'll definitely check that out (the "Prizm"). I rarely shop for new sunglasses and I think I've had my current pair for about 10 years (and they look it) so I don't know much about what's out right...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-15-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,318
Posted By GordonGEICO

Head-Up Display (HUD) and polarized sunglasses

I'm looking to replace my trusty polarized Ray Ban Predators as they have seen better days. The problem is I'm afraid no matter what I get, I'm still going to have difficulty seeing the HUD during...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-15-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By GordonGEICO

You are so all over the place that I wouldn't...

You are so all over the place that I wouldn't recommend buying anything until you are absolutely sure what you want. Also, it should be obvious that we (owners) think it's worth the money.

The...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-10-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By GordonGEICO

Anyone care to add some technical information to...

Anyone care to add some technical information to this thread? IE, the differences between a single-piston floating system versus a 4- or 6-piston fixed system? I'll be the first to admit that I...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-08-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,574
Posted By GordonGEICO

Two things: 1) The maximum speed rating of a...

Two things:

1) The maximum speed rating of a tire doesn't indicate in any way the maximum speed of the vehicle. Plenty of cars have tires that are rated far beyond the actual top speed of the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-07-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By GordonGEICO

What year is your W205 C63/C63S?

What year is your W205 C63/C63S?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-06-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By GordonGEICO

I agree regarding the black 5-spoke... that...

I agree regarding the black 5-spoke... that silver lip is way too big. However, an Obsidian Black car without the Night Package looks kind of interesting with the black 5-spoke wheels. I still...
Forum: AMG GT
10-04-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,406
Posted By GordonGEICO

Judging by the fact that you posted that same...

Judging by the fact that you posted that same exact "latest news" (aka non-news) in every single current GT R/C thread makes me think you really haven't been paying attention at all. It's like you...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-03-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By GordonGEICO

Well, it was unclear from the OP's post if he...

Well, it was unclear from the OP's post if he meant the PDK in the 991+ GT3 (PDK-S) or the more normal version in the 991/981 cars.

The distinction is (slightly) important as the GT3 PDK-S paddle...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
10-02-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'm torn on the ventilated seats. It seems like...

I'm torn on the ventilated seats. It seems like if the windows are down, you can't feel them at all. With the windows up, I mean, they can be felt, but they are ventilated, not cooled, so it's...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-29-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By GordonGEICO

I paid $1895 for XPEL Ultimate full front (full...

I paid $1895 for XPEL Ultimate full front (full hood, front fenders, front bumper, backs of side mirrors) minus 10% discount for repeat business since I've had the same shop do my last few cars. I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-28-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By GordonGEICO

Close... Ivica Matic. The AMG Private Lounge...

Close... Ivica Matic.

The AMG Private Lounge has a list of AMG mechanics - you can see their names along with their signatures.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-28-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By GordonGEICO

I don't have a lot of data points yet, and most...

I don't have a lot of data points yet, and most of the trips I've taken have been short (20 mins or so).

I'm averaging between 9 and 10 mpg in Sport+ mode with no highway driving at all. If I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-22-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 124,936
Posted By GordonGEICO

Black/Platinum White. It's very nice in person. ...

Black/Platinum White. It's very nice in person.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20170921_171057_d0085c2d9f7c522ea73023d9c6db17e70c1c026d.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-22-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 124,936
Posted By GordonGEICO

Got her last night... love this car already! ...

Got her last night... love this car already!


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20170922_093430_341fb59fd66e7b902fce22c0b3271a731c5089ff.jpg
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-19-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,556
Posted By GordonGEICO

My car has arrived as well. Picking it up on...

My car has arrived as well. Picking it up on Thursday after it gets PPF and tint.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-17-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,499
Posted By GordonGEICO

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-c63s-amg/682189-c63...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-c63s-amg/682189-c63s-vs-m4-drag-race-rolling-start.html
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-13-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By GordonGEICO

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/vehicles/model/clas...

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/vehicles/model/class-C/model-C63CS

Under Design:

Topstitched MB-Tex upper dash and door trim in Nappa grain
Standard
The upper dash, center armrest and doors...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-13-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'm pretty sure the dash is not leather. It's...

I'm pretty sure the dash is not leather. It's MB-Tex (aka vinyl) with a leather grain. Same goes for the upper door trim.
Forum: AMG GT
09-12-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,823
Posted By GordonGEICO

I think the Internets must've pranked 'em or...

I think the Internets must've pranked 'em or something. If you Google "dodge viper" the first link is:

https://www.dodge.com/viper.html

...and the first thing you see (wait for it...)

"An...
09-11-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,381
Posted By GordonGEICO

This is not really super on-topic but figured I'd...

This is not really super on-topic but figured I'd toss it in here anyways, hope you don't mind.

I was at the dealer today finalizing the price for my trade on an '18 C63S coupe I ordered a few...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
09-09-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,503
Posted By GordonGEICO

The Alfa Romeo Giulia does not have folding rear...

The Alfa Romeo Giulia does not have folding rear seats as standard, and the option isn't available at all on the Quadrifoglio. I noticed this in one of the many MB/BMW/Alfa comparison tests.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-08-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,556
Posted By GordonGEICO

Just got the call - my car (C63S Coupe) was...

Just got the call - my car (C63S Coupe) was released to the dealer and my dealer expects it to be in Houston by the end of next week.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-06-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,556
Posted By GordonGEICO

My order sheet had a build listed as second...

My order sheet had a build listed as second decade of June. According to my dealer my car was built at the end of June and arrived in the US in early July, which is when I got my window sticker. I...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-06-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,556
Posted By GordonGEICO

My dealer emailed me this morning saying...

My dealer emailed me this morning saying Mercedes-Benz is telling them the 2018s will be released "in the near future." So vague. This week? This month? This year? I'm not even really concerned...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
09-04-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,367
Posted By GordonGEICO

Sounds about right. If you look at the prices I...

Sounds about right. If you look at the prices I quoted from MB Woodlands, the price for 2-years of service (~$1227) is actually cheaper than the prepaid maintenance (MSRP $1300) unless you can find...
08-31-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By GordonGEICO

First off, a 2013 C63 would be a W204 car, not a...

First off, a 2013 C63 would be a W204 car, not a W205. W205 is MY2015+.

Secondly, there are any number of reasons that it could have different tires - it's a four year old car at this point, and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-30-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By GordonGEICO

One thing I know is the 2018 C63 (and its...

One thing I know is the 2018 C63 (and its variants) just started showing up on fueleconomy.gov:
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-30-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,367
Posted By GordonGEICO

MB Woodlands near Houston is: 2000 mile AMG...

MB Woodlands near Houston is:

2000 mile AMG rear diff service $195.00

10,000 mile first service $289.95 plus tax approximately $308.00

20,000 mile second service $679.95 plus tax...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-30-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By GordonGEICO

So this car looks like it has the night package...

So this car looks like it has the night package as well as a black rear spoiler.

Most (if not at all) of the 2017 C63S Coupes on cars.com with the night package have a body-color rear spoiler.
...
Forum: AMG GT
08-29-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,823
Posted By GordonGEICO

The C63 and all its variants are there now as...

The C63 and all its variants are there now as well, and they weren't last week (I'm waiting on an '18 C63S Coupe that has been in the US since July).

I'd like to think that means good news for...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-29-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,125
Posted By GordonGEICO

Under "AMG body styling" here: ...

Under "AMG body styling" here:

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/vehicles/model/class-C/model-C63C

The C-Class and AMG join forces in style. The double crossbar grille is underscored by a deep air...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-28-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By GordonGEICO

While I'm sure you meant well by linking to a...

While I'm sure you meant well by linking to a previous search for the subject at hand, you need to remember that search results are session-based and also expire after a period of time.

Basically,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-25-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By GordonGEICO

510 is the rating in metric horsepower while 503...

510 is the rating in metric horsepower while 503 is the rating in imperial horsepower. 1 metric horsepower = 0.986 imperial horsepower. The car makes the same power but the rating system used...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-25-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,943
Posted By GordonGEICO

A long shot... do you happen to keep sunglasses...

A long shot... do you happen to keep sunglasses in the overhead compartment and only wear them on the way home? Someone else on this forum mentioned he had a rattle that turned out to be his...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-23-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,035
Posted By GordonGEICO

Any pics?

Any pics?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-18-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By GordonGEICO

The silver car has a branded title.

The silver car has a branded title.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-17-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,417
Posted By GordonGEICO

YouTube C63S are officially cursed. Someone...

YouTube C63S are officially cursed.

Someone stole (or it fell off) the center wheel cap (with the MB star on it) from SaiY's car.

MaximusBlack just got his C63S back and on the first drive, it...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-16-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,035
Posted By GordonGEICO

The 2017s are identically meaner than the 2018s.

The 2017s are identically meaner than the 2018s.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-15-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,261
Posted By GordonGEICO

Aren't US-made products to Canada (or vice-versa)...

Aren't US-made products to Canada (or vice-versa) exempt from customs duty under NAFTA? Was the Dinan part in question made in the US?

Just asking.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-15-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By GordonGEICO

I believe cars are hitting the dealers. There's...

I believe cars are hitting the dealers. There's over 300 2018 C-class sedans/coupes/cabs listed on cars.com, and this one even has photos from the dealer:
...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-14-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,901
Posted By GordonGEICO

The name they chose is a bit misleading when used...

The name they chose is a bit misleading when used in the same context as a dual-clutch.

The MCT does have multiple clutches, however, they are all connected to the same input shaft. The clutches...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-12-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By GordonGEICO

hahaha

hahaha
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-12-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 124,936
Posted By GordonGEICO

Is that the dinosaur from Pee Wee's Big Adventure?

Is that the dinosaur from Pee Wee's Big Adventure?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
08-11-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,901
Posted By GordonGEICO

No. The MCT is a regular automatic with a wet...

No. The MCT is a regular automatic with a wet clutch instead of a torque converter. A dual-clutch is a completely different type of transmission.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-11-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,417
Posted By GordonGEICO

I definitely feel like AutoVlog's content quality...

I definitely feel like AutoVlog's content quality has gone down since he got the AMG, and his videos are needlessly full of filler like the other countless automotive "vloggers." Too many videos are...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-11-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,417
Posted By GordonGEICO

He just posted another video and according to...

He just posted another video and according to AMG, a replacement engine is $71k. The car is totaled.

That sounds unbelievable. The base C63 isn't $71k.
...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-11-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,417
Posted By GordonGEICO

Based on the luck seen by the other C63S...

Based on the luck seen by the other C63S vloggers, neither of which has his car at the moment, it might not be a great idea... it's the C63S YouTube curse.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-11-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,417
Posted By GordonGEICO

Not yet. The dealer called in early July to tell...

Not yet. The dealer called in early July to tell me it was already built and in the US, but haven't heard anything since. I'm hoping before the end of the month.



I wish it was me that you saw...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-10-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,417
Posted By GordonGEICO

I live on Cypresswood in the Champions area near...

I live on Cypresswood in the Champions area near 249 and I get nervous every time it starts to rain. Had a moat around my place for a few days last year, and lots of people lost bottom floor...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-07-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By GordonGEICO

I would shoot for at least 6-7% off. Other...

I would shoot for at least 6-7% off. Other people will tell you they got way more, like that one guy that got eleven grand off his car, but if a car has been sitting for a long time, and the dealer...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-07-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By GordonGEICO

You don't sound stupid but you do sound like you...

You don't sound stupid but you do sound like you didn't read the guy's post. He's simply looking for a 2017. Given the fact that the 2018 are almost here, once they are on lots, the remaining 2017...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-06-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 124,936
Posted By GordonGEICO

Pretty funny how the reflection of the pillar...

Pretty funny how the reflection of the pillar looks a lot like the R8's side-blade/intake.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-06-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,591
Posted By GordonGEICO

Unless they can prove that he was using the...

Unless they can prove that he was using the vehicle outside of its intended purpose (eg, off-road), I'm guessing it will be covered, as long as he has comprehensive coverage. It shouldn't be treated...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-06-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,591
Posted By GordonGEICO

This guy can't catch a break... first his rear...

This guy can't catch a break... first his rear diff, now a whole new engine... jesus.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-04-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By GordonGEICO

It's definitely worth the wait, but it never gets...

It's definitely worth the wait, but it never gets easy. Of all the cars I've bought new, only one was off a lot (an Audi S5) and I got rid of it in less than a year because it was missing a few...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-04-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By GordonGEICO

Did you get any new information on when the 2018...

Did you get any new information on when the 2018 C-class coupes will be released to dealers? MBUSA.com was updated a few days ago with the 2018 C-class sedan information but the coupe is still...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
08-01-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 124,936
Posted By GordonGEICO

That's no potato camera. A potato camera is what...

That's no potato camera. A potato camera is what you use if you were taking a picture of Bigfoot or a UFO. Really good potato cameras are permanently out-of-focus.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-23-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,850
Posted By GordonGEICO

This whole situation is ridiculous. Firstly, the...

This whole situation is ridiculous. Firstly, the guy knew the day he took the car that it wasn't able to be registered at the DMV. What happens if he gets pulled over or the car gets stolen? ...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
07-22-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By GordonGEICO

Pretty cool car :y but this forum is for the...

Pretty cool car :y but this forum is for the newer (MY 2017+) AMG C43.

The forum you're looking for is:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c36-amg-c43-amg-w202-47/
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-19-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 30,940
Posted By GordonGEICO

See this post: ...

See this post:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w205/617487-retrofit-carplay-w205-7.html#post7172570

I think they want to get it to work, they just haven't figured out how to do it with the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-17-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 30,940
Posted By GordonGEICO

Nothing new is coming for 2018 except late...

Nothing new is coming for 2018 except late availability of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. The only other changes are reorganization of the option packages and a few very minor features being standard...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-12-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,166
Posted By GordonGEICO

Nice car, kind of surprised you already got it. ...

Nice car, kind of surprised you already got it. My dealer called me on Monday to tell me my car (also 2018 C63S coupe) was in the US but he didn't know when it would be released to the dealership. ...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-10-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By GordonGEICO

2018 C63S Coupe

Got word from my dealer that my car is in the US but (like others) waiting for MB to release. No ETA on delivery.

Be aware that these numbers might not be 100% official yet.

Base MSRP on the...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-09-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By GordonGEICO

The dealership is wrong. All AMG with a...

The dealership is wrong. All AMG with a limited-slip differential require that service. Check to see if there is a sticker on the inside of the windshield, it should mention it under "ADDITIONAL...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-09-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By GordonGEICO

The first service, for the rear axle oil, is at...

The first service, for the rear axle oil, is at ~2000 miles. I say "~2000" because some people do it at around 1850 miles which is around 3000 km.

Your first oil change is at 10,000 miles (or 12...
07-05-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,063
Posted By GordonGEICO

The configurator for the E400 coupe is up on...

The configurator for the E400 coupe is up on mbusa.com. It should have, more or less, the same information that's available in the DOG, and even better, it has actual prices for everything instead...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
07-02-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,919
Posted By GordonGEICO

There is a YouTuber named AutoVlog who took...

There is a YouTuber named AutoVlog who took delivery of a freshly-built C63S a couple weeks ago and he doesn't have any problems doing burnouts or spinning the tires. I wonder if this exhaust update...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-28-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By GordonGEICO

I can't speak firsthand regarding Mercedes-Benz...

I can't speak firsthand regarding Mercedes-Benz dealers but I can't think of a dealership that would invalidate a warranty simply because you took it to another shop for maintenance. For one thing,...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-25-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,573
Posted By GordonGEICO

I was born today and paid the car off...

I was born today and paid the car off approximately 270 days ago.
06-16-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By GordonGEICO

I have a BCN3D Sigma R17 printer. Max print size...

I have a BCN3D Sigma R17 printer. Max print size is just under 12" x 9" x 9". It can print ABS and other materials but I've only ever used PLA, and are a hobbyist/novice at best.

If you need a...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-16-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,856
Posted By GordonGEICO

Anyone got a Lexus IS in good shape? Preferably...

Anyone got a Lexus IS in good shape? Preferably '14 or higher.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-12-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By GordonGEICO

The C&D test sheets for both the sedan and coupe...

The C&D test sheets for both the sedan and coupe have curb weights including corner weights. The particular sedan that was tested has the panoramic roof option which is probably why it weighs the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-10-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By GordonGEICO

This thread should be called "I regretted trading...

This thread should be called "I regretted trading my Lexus, Part 2 (and I also need new wipers)."

Seriously, man, we get it. A few years ago I bought an Audi that I quickly realized I did not...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-09-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By GordonGEICO

The weight difference is 8 lbs as-tested and they...

The weight difference is 8 lbs as-tested and they both hit 60 in 4.1s.

Sedan is 3900 lbs.
Coupe is 3908 lbs.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-07-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By GordonGEICO

For the guys that did it, what is the cost of the...

For the guys that did it, what is the cost of the diff oil change if you don't have the pre-paid service plan?

I reached out to my dealer about getting the 2-year pre-paid service plan and didn't...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-07-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By GordonGEICO

If I was building a 2017 C43 sedan and could only...

If I was building a 2017 C43 sedan and could only pick two options, it would be Premium 2 package (for the upgraded stereo and LED headlights) and the performance exhaust.

If I was building a 2017...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-07-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,752
Posted By GordonGEICO

C&D's curb weight of the C43 coupe they tested...

C&D's curb weight of the C43 coupe they tested was 3908 lbs, 27 lbs less than what MB quotes.

I only point this out as it is extremely rare for them to test a car that weighs less than the...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-06-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,752
Posted By GordonGEICO

C&D (and other mags) use a 1' roll-out so that...

C&D (and other mags) use a 1' roll-out so that acceleration times between cars they've reviewed are consistent. The problem is you can't compare that time to a time that didn't use a 1' roll-out,...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-05-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,752
Posted By GordonGEICO

If you go to the review page, the tires (and a...

If you go to the review page, the tires (and a bunch of other information) are clearly listed in the Test Sheet - Pirelli P-Zero run-flats. Scroll down on the right-hand side to find the link for...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-04-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,345
Posted By GordonGEICO

Pretty sure McLaren's current V8s are also...

Pretty sure McLaren's current V8s are also flat-plane... they rev to 8500 rpm.
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By GordonGEICO

Personally I always buy/finance rather than lease...

Personally I always buy/finance rather than lease as I never know how long I will keep the car (I know I could buy out the lease) and don't want to deal with any mileage requirements.

Speaking...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-31-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,166
Posted By GordonGEICO

Does anyone know if this grille style will be...

Does anyone know if this grille style will be exclusive to AMG moving forward or something that is going to be on all cars?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-31-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By GordonGEICO

There's not much new with MY2018 - Apple...

There's not much new with MY2018 - Apple CarPlay/Android Auto is finally available, but not in conjunction with the Multimedia Package (eg, the bigger screen). There's also the magno grey paint, but...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-30-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,239
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'm not sure which PDK you are referring to but...

I'm not sure which PDK you are referring to but the PDK in my '14 Cayman S definitely creeps. It CAN feel like a manual sometimes, as it will roll back slightly on a hill on start, but it will creep...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-30-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,239
Posted By GordonGEICO

Here's a very good explanation of the MCT: ...

Here's a very good explanation of the MCT:

https://www.autoevolution.com/news/mercedes-amg-s-mct-transmission-explained-in-layman-s-terms-112461.html

You can see from there is really not much...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-26-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,257
Posted By GordonGEICO

I've wondered this too. I wouldn't be...

I've wondered this too.

I wouldn't be surprised if that number (195 mph) is fairly accurate. I know it's apples vs. oranges, but the Bentley Continental GT V8 S, which has similar power and...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-20-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,458
Posted By GordonGEICO

I got the same (3%) on a 2018 C63S coupe order. ...

I got the same (3%) on a 2018 C63S coupe order.

If anyone has some tips on how to get more of a discount on a custom order, I'd love to hear them... I've never had any luck getting more than about...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By GordonGEICO

Most magazines also use a 1-foot roll-out which...

Most magazines also use a 1-foot roll-out which usually knocks a couple tenths off the 0-60.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-18-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By GordonGEICO

If you download the video and go frame by frame,...

If you download the video and go frame by frame, the speedometer needle starts to move at around frame 40 and the digital readout changes to "61 mph" at frame 170.

The frame rate of the video is...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-18-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By GordonGEICO

Most new AMG (except "43" models?) vehicles...

Most new AMG (except "43" models?) vehicles purchased in the US include a complimentary beginner AMG Driving Academy course (or partial credit towards an advanced class if you've already completed...
05-17-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By GordonGEICO

I have to wonder how hard this guy is really...

I have to wonder how hard this guy is really trying to find a vehicle. If you Google his phone number, he's all over forums looking for a white C63, a white E63, a white 911, and a white Z06.

I'm...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-16-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By GordonGEICO

If you purely care about resale, it's probably...

If you purely care about resale, it's probably not worth it. I'll be quite frank when I say, though, that I've had it on all of my vehicles in the last 6 years or so and never once did resale value...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-15-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,877
Posted By GordonGEICO

$129 for A service seems awfully low for a...

$129 for A service seems awfully low for a dealer. Do you have any idea how much the 20k mile service costs? The C63 2-year/20k mile prepaid plan retails for $1300. Sounds like it would be...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-13-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,190
Posted By GordonGEICO

I also have an order for a 2018 C63S coupe. If...

I also have an order for a 2018 C63S coupe. If my dealer called me and told me there would be a delay on the paint color of my car, I would keep waiting. The whole reason for ordering is to get...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-12-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,037
Posted By GordonGEICO

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/m...

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_and_parts/maintenance_schedules
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-11-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,541
Posted By GordonGEICO

I'd say it probably is mostly the price - the...

I'd say it probably is mostly the price - the E300 starts 33% higher than the C300 - ~$13k comparing current base prices. That's not chump change.

But it may also have to do with when the cars...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-06-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,085
Posted By GordonGEICO

This is actually a pretty good demonstration of...

This is actually a pretty good demonstration of the feature as it shows it from both the inside and outside of the car, and also shows the indicator lights. I didn't even know the car had indicator...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-02-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,125
Posted By GordonGEICO

The new standard features are listed in the first...

The new standard features are listed in the first post in the thread... it's not much. For 2017 the hands-free access and electronic trunk closer were part of the Premium 2 package; they're standard...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-02-2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By GordonGEICO

Ah, it was me you were referring to earlier in...

Ah, it was me you were referring to earlier in the thread... spoke to the dealer on March 9th, got confirmation of a build slot on April 19th, finalized options, got the Netstar printout this morning...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
05-02-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By GordonGEICO

When the dealer gets the build slot allocation he...

When the dealer gets the build slot allocation he should be able to give you a pretty good estimate of when it will be built/delivered. If he doesn't know yet, it doesn't sound like he has an...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-30-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By GordonGEICO

You should specify your location... in the US...

You should specify your location... in the US there is no AMG driver's package. The top speed is determined by the trim: non-S C63 get the 155 mph limit while C63S get the 180 mph limit.

Also, in...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-29-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By GordonGEICO

I can't say for sure, but I test drove a '17 C63...

I can't say for sure, but I test drove a '17 C63 coupe on March 9 in Houston and asked my dealer to place an order for a 2018 C63S coupe. He told me at the time that they didn't have any allocations...
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