Mercedes will premier the new S 63 AMG Coupe at the New York International Auto Show in April 2014, with a UK launch toward the end of the year.
The new Mercedes Benz S 63 AMG Coupe is powered by a hand built AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo petrol engine outputting 585 hp / 900 Nm of torque. This will take the S 63 from rest to 62 mph in 4.3 seconds and then on to a limited top speed of 155 mph. Official NEDC combined fuel figures, record the consumption at 27.9 mpg and CO2 emissions of 237 g/km.
The 63 AMG Coupe utilises the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission which allows drivers to configure their own personal set-up, depending on their driving style. There are three modes to choose from: "C" (Controlled Efficiency), "S" (Sport) and "M" (Manual). The ECO start/stop function is fitted as standard.
Mercedes Benz S 63 AMG Coupe features the MAGIC BODY CONTROL suspension system which incorporates ROAD SURFACE SCAN and Active Body Control (ABC).� The ROAD SURFACE SCAN technology can detect surface undulations in advance with the help of a stereo camera, and then the MAGIC BODY CONTROL adjusts the suspension in advance to suit the state of the road surface. The driver can select suspension modes - "Comfort" and "Sport". The MAGIC BODY CONTROL suspension system also features a curve tilting function that allows the S 63 AMG Coupe to lean into the bends as a motorcyclists would do, the aim of the system is to enhance occupant comfort. It rides on 8.5 x 19 wheels at the front and 9.5 x 19 at the rear, with 255/45 R 19 and 285/40 R 19 tyres respectively- you can opt for fade-resistant AMG high-performance composite braking system.
Prices and full specifications will be confirmed towards the end of the year.
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