The new Mercedes S63 AMG, expected to rival Audi’s S8 and the BMW M6 Gran Coupe goes on sale here in the UK in November and will be priced from ?119,565 on-the-road. Engineers at AMG in Affalterbach will be hand building the 585bhp 5.5 Litre V8 bi-turbo engine which will be twinned with an AMG Speedshift MCT seven speed transmission providing superior effortless performance. The S63 AMG boasts an output of 585bhp with 900Nm of torque which the manufacturer claims provides a 0-62mph time of 4.4 seconds with a top speed electronically limited to 155mph. Despite the fantastic performance figures the Mercedes S63 AMG will still return a decent 27mpg and emit 237g/km of CO2.
For those who want something even more aggressive there is a Driver’s package priced at ?2,760 as a factory option which lifts the top speed to 186mph and gives the customer a place on the AMG “Power and Passion” track day to learn more about the handling characteristics and capabilities of the car.
The typical AMG exterior styling cues make the S63 AMG stand out from the standard S-Class models, with more aggressive front and rear bumpers designed to help cooling and allow for the hike in power along with an AMG Sports exhaust system,? AMG-specific side sill panels with silver chrome inserts and 19″ AMG 10-spoke alloy wheels. An optional AMG Exterior CarbonFibre package is also available to further enhance the look of the car priced at ?5,000.
Other standard AMG equipment includes – high-performance composite brakes fitted as standard , Mercedes? AMG sport suspension with “Magic Body Control”, “Burmester” Surround Sound System, driving assist package, keyless go, panoramic glass roof, tyre pressure monitoring, ambient lighting and adjustable sports seats in both the front and rear.
Despite the already high level of equipment, there is a nice selection of optional extra packages available for those looking for a? little bit more. As previously mentioned an exterior carbon fibre pack is available at ?5,000 and upgraded carbon ceramic brakes can be added for ?7,090. The Mercedes Driver’s Package, is priced at ?2,760, this package derestricts the top speed from 155mpg to 186mph and also gives the owner the opportunity to learn the capabilities of the car at the Mercedes AMG ?Power and Passion? event.
The new S63 AMG is priced ?42,000 over the Audi S8 which is its nearest competitor and nearly ?23,000 more than the BMW M6 Saloon.
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