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Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

I didn't think it would come to this, but as of this morning I've officially ended my wait for the 2014 WK2 by pulling the trigger on a new 2012 C63 AMG.

I'm really going to miss being a part of the SRT family, and I'm definitely not ruling out a potential trade-in/swap when the 2014 WK2 does finally roll out. But with that being said, I truly wonder whether the ever-increasing price of the WK2 SRT8 is going to come back to haunt Jeep.

The fact that Milous has already confirmed a $1000+ increase for 2013 models made me nervous about how much a 2014 WK2 would cost, considering the fact that it'll come with several substantial upgrades (8 speed, new, larger nav, led tails, etc.). After negotiating my price on the AMG down to just over $65,000, I began to feel for the first time ever that the Jeep may just not be worth it for me right now.

Regardless, I'll continue to stalk the forums and wish you all the best of luck with your beast rigs. I'll paste some info of my new purchase below, pics may also come as well after I get her tinted and if anyone cares.

Color: Black --- Year: 2012
Engine: AMG 6.3-liter 32-valve V-8 ---- 451 hp, 443 lb-ft torque
Transmission: 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT

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AMG Development Package: Carbon fiber trunklid spoiler, top speed raised to 174mph, 30+ hp, red-painted brake calipers, lightweight engine components, AMG compound braking system.

Multimedia Package: Rear view camera, enhanced voice control, navigation with 80gb hard drive, 7-inch high resolution color LCD screen, greennote media database, in dash dvd/cd player & sd memory card reader, 10gb music register, sirius xm traffic
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Old 06-09-2012, 12:28 PM
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

Nice man! You can always wait for a car. C63's are beast! Post up pictures when you can.
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

With the power those things have did you make it home without having to buy new tires? Those C63's are awesome, good choice.
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

I agree with that decision (I may do the same when it comes time to buy a new vehicle). After finally driving the WK2 SRT, I made up my mind I'm not going to buy one. Dont get me wrong its a nice, gorgeous SUV but the oomph isnt there anymore.

Now if it gets supercharged like they are hinting at well maybe I will take a second look.


Congrats on the purchase and enjoy!
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:01 PM
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

Great car you got there bro. Ive driven (ABUSED LOL) a 2008 E63 AMG and
all in all beautiful powerful cars im sure being a C63 its more of a beast then the
huge E63 lol.

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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

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I didn't think it would come to this, but as of this morning I've officially ended my wait for the 2014 WK2 by pulling the trigger on a new 2012 C63 AMG.
Nice choice of an alternative car, but I'm confused. You were waiting for the 2014 WK2 but decided on the 2012 C63 instead? How could you wait for the 2014 when it's not even 2013 yet? It's possible that you might still have a chance to get the 2014 when it's out or maybe when it's 2020. :-)

Enjoy the Mercedes. Before I decided on the WK2 I was about to purchase a 2008 E63 because that was right before they got rid of the naturally aspirated big engine.
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I didn't think it would come to this, but as of this morning I've officially ended my wait for the 2014 WK2 by pulling the trigger on a new 2012 C63 AMG.

I'm really going to miss being a part of the SRT family, and I'm definitely not ruling out a potential trade-in/swap when the 2014 WK2 does finally roll out. But with that being said, I truly wonder whether the ever-increasing price of the WK2 SRT8 is going to come back to haunt Jeep.

The fact that Milous has already confirmed a $1000+ increase for 2013 models made me nervous about how much a 2014 WK2 would cost, considering the fact that it'll come with several substantial upgrades (8 speed, new, larger nav, led tails, etc.). After negotiating my price on the AMG down to just over $65,000, I began to feel for the first time ever that the Jeep may just not be worth it for me right now.

Regardless, I'll continue to stalk the forums and wish you all the best of luck with your beast rigs. I'll paste some info of my new purchase below, pics may also come as well after I get her tinted and if anyone cares.

Color: Black --- Year: 2012
Engine: AMG 6.3-liter 32-valve V-8 ---- 451 hp, 443 lb-ft torque
Transmission: 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT

Add-ons:
AMG Development Package: Carbon fiber trunklid spoiler, top speed raised to 174mph, 30+ hp, red-painted brake calipers, lightweight engine components, AMG compound braking system.

Multimedia Package: Rear view camera, enhanced voice control, navigation with 80gb hard drive, 7-inch high resolution color LCD screen, greennote media database, in dash dvd/cd player & sd memory card reader, 10gb music register, sirius xm traffic
This is a jeep forum,stick your amg up your a$$.
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

The SRT-8 is not a sports car and for that matter, neither is the AMG, so why do people get bent out of shape?
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

What's wrong with the 2012 WK2 SRT8 compared to a 2014? Not much difference if you ask me.
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

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This is a jeep forum,stick your amg up your a$$.

i was thinking along the same lines,
but more like ok thats nice but youre posting in the wrong forum
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

nice choice! im a big benz fan and was on the fence about a new c-class or wk2. but i do love my wk2 so very much! def post some pics
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Re: Couldn't wait any longer, bought C63 AMG

That 63 is something to really be proud of. And to be honest, for someone to have the new WK2 on a short list included with that caliber of car really says something about it, let alone it being an american SUV.

Congrats!

And heck, you an always trade the Benz on a 2014 WK2 in a year and a half
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