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Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S review

Understated of the new Mercedes-Benz E63 S disguises overstated credentials. Photo Gallery

Hubbard road tests and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S with specs, economy and verdict.

High sedans from Germany a new leader with the arrival of the E63 AMG S a stealth weapon that a massive punch in a subtly-aggressive body.

AMG have mastered the art of This looks like a car. Yes, there are AMG hints here and there: AMG wheels, a front apron, splitter, rear diffuser and sill panels with of silver chrome and perhaps the telling of all, the AMG sports system with two chromed tailpipes.

Then there are the bright red calipers that peek out the AMG wheels. They’re 360mm front and back with front and four-piston rear The interior also has quite a few AMG including the AMG emblem embossed the front head restraints and the IWC-design Swiss analogue in the centre of the dash.


The AMG E63 S replaces two former models in Australia: the E63 and the E63 Performance Pack. variants had respective outputs of and 410kW, so at 430kW the uprated E63 S both in power from the 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8. Power is put to the wheels — Aussie AMG would have it no other way via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission by Mercedes-Benz.

The figures speak for themselves: of power and 800Nm of torque. A bit power and a bit more torque the brutes that visit once a year in October for a 1000km race. The new AMG E63 S covers the in 4.1 seconds flat, falling two tenths of a second short of status, which is generally set at seconds for the zero to 100km/h.

under the skin that AMG Mercedes-Benz’s performance division has worked its magic. There is now a AMG rear axle differential to harness the grunt and keep tidy under pressure. The diff came only the performance package in the previous but is now standard.


At $249,900 the AMG E63 is a powerhouse. A combination of the luxury we with one of the world’s great is combined with power so from a drivetrain that is not distant in power and torque an Australian racing V8 Supercar.

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The E63 interior is all-luxury, although it is understated but has a strong club-feel to perforated Nappa leather stitched leather dash and leather around the rest of the and a refined finish that throughout. Ultimately though, the AMG E63 S is performance.

The E63 S AMG is expected to sell about 100 a year in Australia. With the bottom line will to around $265,000, depending on the in which you live, so check your local Mercedes-Benz for the exact driveaway price.

The new E63 AMG has 11 airbags, ESC, ASR, BA, Acceleration Skid Control, blind sport assist, lane keeping assist, multi-contoured seats, reversing Park Assist, Distronic with steer assist and a camera.

Our test drive was quiet, twisting roads with a few long straights, bush roads with and some steep hills not that those were by the E63 S, which treated them snobbish disdain. In athletics this E-Class AMG simply works up a sweat. We could see that happening on a race

The dual-clutch seven-speed shifter the power with precision full load with passing in the blink of an eye as the engine a throaty burble. The shifter has AMG treatment and is called the Speedshift MCT Sports and has four driving and race start function. Add to the high-performance braking system and ESP plus tyre monitoring and the package sits atop the tree.

Yet, if you owned motoring split personality you give the keys to your for a trip to the shops. We can’t say we’d recommend that for the younger members of the family as the might prove uncomfortably to temptation.

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