Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe at 2015 NAIAS
Previewed earlier, Mercedes Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe receives a new front fascia, a single bar grille and large air intakes. It also sports LED headlights and sits on 22” lightweight alloy wheels finished with titanium grey. Interiors are well equipped with a flat bottom steering wheel, sports seats upholstered in Nappa leather, a revised instrument cluster and a leather wrapped dashboard. Front seats are heated while the model sports stainless steel pedals and floor mats with AMG branding. A Harman Kardon audio system forms part of the infotainment system seen on this model.
Mercedes Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe is powered by a 5.5 liter V8 engine offering 577 bhp peak power at 5,500 rpm and 561 lb/ft peak torque at 1,750-5,250 rpm, mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC transmission along with a 4MATIC all wheel drive system. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 4.2 seconds.
Where performance is concerned, Mercedes Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe benefits from features such as AMG Ride Control sports suspension, Active Curve System and Sports Direct-Steer steering system while braking power is also enhanced through perforated discs measuring 5.4″ x 1.4″ in the front and 13.6″ x 1.0″ at the rear.
Abounding in safety features these include adaptive brake, attention assist, collision prevention assist plus, power liftgate, ECO start/stop function and LED intelligent light system. Mercedes Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe also features tyre pressure monitoring system, surround view camera and crosswind assist. Set to land at company dealerships in the next couple of months, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe is aimed squarely at the BMW X6M where competition is concerned.