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Mercedes-AMG C 63 & Marlon Lipke: The Sound of Pure Performance

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Which car is the perfect fit for a person who harbors both a deep respect for and an irresistible desire to control the ocean’s power?

If you asked Mercedes-Benz and Highsnobiety, they’ll tell you it’s the Mercedes-AMG C 63. And we wouldn’t say they’re wrong.

A video created through a collaboration between the luxury manufacturer and lifestyle blog follows professional surfer Marlon Lipke in Portugal, following the close parallels between carving a wave and taking a hairpin turn atop a cliff.

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“I like the quiet before the storm. I like the sound of pure performance,” explains Lipke’s voiceover. “I like the power of nature.”

The Mercedes-Benz website describes this meeting as an example of the “sovereign power” found in the C 63 and C 63 S for 2015. “In land and on water,” it states, “the result is the same: sharp turns, and a feeling of lightness – mixed with absolute control.”

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The Mercedes-AMG C 63 for 2015 is the top V8 model produced by the German marque, capable of producing 476 hp and 479 lb-ft, as a Feb. 24 press release describes. Its acceleration hits a 0-60 mph time of just 4.2 seconds, which is decreased to 4.1 for the C 63 S model. The 6.3-liter engine is naturally aspirated with engine notes that express true emotion.

Be sure take a look at our C 63 AMG listings at the button below, and flip through the gallery to get a closer look at this naturally-aspirated power of and over nature.

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(Source: YouTube, Mercedes-Benz, Highsnobiety)

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