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autoviva2014-03-19 12:17:24

Mercedes S63 AMG coupé revealed

AMG version of the S-Class Coupé arrives with 585hp

 
 
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Mercedes S63 AMG Coupé was developed to compete with the Bentley Continental GT and the Aston Martin Rapide

Scheduled for launch in April at the New York Motor Show, MercedesMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzGermany, 1924 > present197 models
9897 photos
33 videos
has unveiled the new AMGAMGAMGGermany, 1966 > present17 models
103 photos
version of the new S-Class CoupéS 500 CoupéMercedes-Benz S 500 CoupéGermany, 2014 > present4 photos
. The S63 AMG CoupéS63 AMG CoupéMercedes-Benz S63 AMG CoupéGermany, 2014 > present5 photos
will hit the market in September with 585hp of power.

In order to compete with Bentley's Continental GTContinental GT V8 SBentley Continental GT V8 SUnited Kingdom, 2014 > present12 photos
and Aston Martin's RapideRapide SAston Martin Rapide SUnited Kingdom, 2013 > 200010 photos
1 video
, the S63 AMG Coupe replaces the CL63 AMGCL 63 AMGMercedes-Benz CL 63 AMGGermany, 2010 > present7 photos
as the top of the range version of the German brand.

The new AMG four-seats coupé is equipped with the AMG 5.5 liter V8 twin-turbo engine with 585hp and 900Nm. Compared to the CL63 AMG, the output of the new top version of Mercedes' range was increased by 41cv. Torque also increased by 100Nm. The engine was combined with the seven-speed automatic transmission AMG Speedshift and the S63 AMG power will be available in RWD and alson in 4Matic, as an optional.

The rear wheel drive car gets the air suspension AirMatic as standard with tilt curves function, while the four-wheel drive version gets a more conventional and lighter suspension.

According to Mercedes, the rear wheel drive version of the S63 AMG Coupé can reach 100km/h in 4.3s, while having a 10.1l/100km consumption. The S63 AMG Coupé 4Matic accelerates to 100km/h in 3.9s and has an average consumption of 10.3l/100km. Both versions have a limited top speed of 250km/h.

In addition to the suspension, the rear-drive version of the S63 AMG Coupé is equipped with Mercedes' Magic Body Control system, which includes a series of functions, including the scanning of the road surface and active body control system.

Encyclopedia
Mercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz
S-ClassS-Class
S-Class 6S-Class 6
S63 AMG CoupéS63 AMG Coupé
Engine
V 8
Displacement
333 cu in
Top Speed
155 mph
Transmission
7, Automatic
Maximum power
585 hp @ 5500 rpm
Type
Fixed-head coupé
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
28 US MPG
price
$ 139.500
annual ownership cost
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