Power performer

The Mercedes-AMG C43 saloon has become more fun to drive after a slew of upgrades

The Mercedes-AMG C43 sports a revised front apron and additional flics and side air curtains, which combine with the rear apron and more pronounced rear diffuser to improve airflow under and around the car.
The Mercedes-AMG C43 sports a revised front apron and additional flics and side air curtains, which combine with the rear apron and more pronounced rear diffuser to improve airflow under and around the car.PHOTO: MERCEDES

The updated Mercedes-AMG C43 makes just 23 more horsepower, while its torque output stays the same.

The figures do not quite add up because the car feels faster, even more composed on the go and a whole lot of fun to drive.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2018, with the headline 'Power performer'. Subscribe