Mercedes C-Class gets more muscle and charisma from Brabus

Mercedes-Benz Brabus C-Class.
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After working its magic on the standard, Avantgarde and Exclusive packages for the  Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Brabus presents its design and performance upgrade program for vehicles with AMG body styling.

This time, the designers working for Brabus came up with detachable components that are meant to provide a quick and easy applying/removing process.  Therefore, the body kit includes a sharp front spoiler that fits nicely on the lower part of the AMG Line bumper, a rear spoiler, a a rear bumper dressed as a diffuser, solution which houses the four chromed tailpipes of the Brabus sports exhaust system.

Of course, clients will also get the Brabus Monoblock wheels, available in 18, 19 and 20-inch sizes. In addition, Brabus can provide a sports suspension system developed in partnership with Bilstein. You know, for those moments when you want to start feeling good behind the steering wheel.

The technical package comes with sport springs which lower the ride height by 30 mm, as well as a control module that manages the lowering/lifting process for models equipped with the Airmatic air suspension system.

This is Brabus we are talking about here, so let’s talk power. In this respect, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets a few candy bags in terms of performance upgrades, as it follows.

The C 180 gets an extra boost of 21 hp thanks to the Brabus PowerXtra B18.2 kit, which boosts the overall output to 174 hp. At the same time, peak torque gets a hike from 250 to 300 Nm, which means that the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h is checked in 8.4 seconds while the top speed is set at 230 km/h.

For the C 200, Brabus offers the PowerXtra B20.2 performance kit which translates into a maximul power output of 225 hp and a peak torque of 330 Nm. After this treatment, the 0-100 km/h interval is conquered in 7 seconds while top speed is set at 242 km/h.