BBC Autos MercedesBenz reveals S63 AMG

17 Янв 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG


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Seems AMG has been busy of what with the new A45 and CLA45 making their debuts in and now this, the crowning glory of the new S-Class range (until the S65 of course).

And what a new S-Class it is. confident, accomplished, packed to the with technology and as we found out we drove it better than before. This AMG version uses the same 5.5-litre V8 doing the rounds in Merc’s Big E63, CLS63, et al. to great

As mentioned, it gets 577hp and a 664lb-ft of torque, which it will out-accelerate a manual 911 Carrera 4S. That’s genuine The twin-turbo “M157” unit is by one man as per AMG’s rules and comes with an aluminium crankcase, injection, an air-to-water intercooler and a composite oil pan.

Elsewhere on the new you’ll find an AMG sports with special flaps automatically open and close on the transmission selection on the seven-speed In “controlled efficiency” mode they’re closed, but switch to “Sport” (“S”) or “Manual” and you’re highly likely to the neighbour’s Labrador.

Oh, and like the new E63 AMG, the S63 is available as a too, the 4Matic.

It’s with “magic body that unfortunately doesn’t a miniature Paul Daniels on the telling you to slow down, but sensors that detect the surface and adjust the suspension “Comfort” and “Sport” modes are for the chassis and steering, and you can work out each one does.

Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG

Underneath the 19in lightweight wheels (or optional forged 20s) sit horrendously big carbon brake discs (420mm up 420mm!) that are “fade-resistant” and “higher thermal stability”. We energetic use of these brakes display “higher intestinal

There’s a new front apron and side sill panels 3D inserts in silver chrome, of AMG lettering, a black rear with chrome trim of course, a pair of twin pipes. Inside there are new AMG seats, lots of lavish an AMG sports steering wheel, TFT display and, erm, more AMG lettering.

Naturally, you can quite a significant portion of time flicking through the list, which includes a pack, a “first-class” rear an air-balance pack, coloured and AMG carbon fibre exterior/brake

Prices to be confirmed in due course, to its sale date later year. The previous generation just under £114k, so something similar.

A version of story originally appeared on .

Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG
Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG

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