Mercedes-Benz is working on a redesign for its C-Class and once again the nameplate will offer high-performance versions developed by Mercedes-AMG.
This time around a C53 will fill in for the current C43 while a C63 will continue to sit at the top of the range.
Our latest spy shots show a prototype for the new C53. It should debut late this year or early next, as a 2022 model. The regular C-Class is due around the same time while the new C63 should arrive six months to a year further out.
2021 Mercedes-AMG C53 spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
We know this is the C53 because of the four round exhaust tips at the rear, the Panamericana grille up front, and the large, cross-drilled brake rotors at the front axle. The C63 should have a more aggressive front fascia, square-shaped exhaust tips, and better brakes, possibly even carbon-ceramic rotors.
Both the new C53 and C63…