DESIGNThe C204 C-Class Sports Car has been around because the W204-generation's 2011 facelift, as well as continuouslies look fresh despite an all-new version due next year. The sloping roofline combined with the optional sunroof makes clearance a little tight for any person over ordinary height, as well as the twin rear seats are much the very same.
In spite of its small general measurements, the boot will certainly hold a helpful 450-litres as well as could be prolonged with a 60/40 split folding backrest.
The gasoline C250 is fitted with a direct-injected 1.8 litre turbo petrol 4 under the hood, which knocks senseless a spritely 150kW and also 310Nm.
Mercedes' exceptional seven-speed car is your only choice of transmission, as well as switchable stop/start aids it manage a combined gas figure of 6.9 litres each hundred.
DRIVINGOn the roadway, it's an active little steerer with lots of grip, as well as could speed up to 100km/h in 7.2 seconds. The Sporting activity package tightens up the guiding ratio, adds change paddles, larger brakes, an extra dynamic suspension song, and also a sportier exhaust note that makes a dual-clutch style rasp on hefty throttle upshifts.
The selectable Sport mode creates more aggressive shift as well as throttle behaviour, as well as it will certainly downshift boldy under heavy brakes. When you're not appreciating its vibrant abilities, the Sporting activity's trip is a little tight, yet it's or else a wonderful way to cover huge ranges.
The sharper ride is a small price to pay though, as the sport adds genuine vibrant panache to the C-Class.
SECURITYLike all, C204 C-Class versions, the C250 Sport has a 5 star safety and security ranking, thanks to twin front, side, drape and also chauffeur's knee air bags, together with ABS, EBD, security control, as well as front seat belt pretensioners.
The Driving Assistance Plus plan fitted to our example adds flexible cruise control, automated braking, emergency brake aid, blind-spot tracking as well as energetic lane support.
PriceResting between the C180 and C350 petroleum designs, the C250 Sports car in Sporting activity guise begins at $78,650. The $8,150 Sporting activity plan adds a raft of AMG-branded enhancements, both throughout to provide a much more sporting flavour to the sophisticated C-Class Coupe.
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Our tester was likewise optioned with the Vision as well as Convenience Bundles, and also Driving Assistance Plus, which pushes the complete price to $92,490.
All informed for Mercedes-Benz C250 Review 2013, this causes lots of toys as well as highlights consist of leather as well as Alcantara sports seats, powered panoramic glass sunroof, Harmon Kardon sound, energetic Xenon headlights, plus each luxury and also security showcase you 'd expect for practically $100,000.