Mercedes-AMG S 63 Sedan will be the German luxury car maker’s 9th of 15 new launches promised for this year in India. The launch of the performance oriented luxury saloon comes just days after the introduction of three fellow niche products – Mercedes S 63 Coupe, S 500 Coupe and G 63 AMG Crazy Color Edition.
The stately performance limousine is powered by a 5.5-litre V8 Bi-Turbo petrol engine which packs in an outrageous 576 bhp and 900 Nm of torque. Mated to a AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7-speed sports transmission, the car can catapult from 0-100 kmph in just 4.4 seconds. It remains to be seen if the India-spec version will be equipped with 4MATIC all wheel drive system or not. The car has an electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph.
Visually, the go faster version of S Class can be identified by means of sporty body kits, 19-inch AMG titanium grey alloy wheels and AMG sports exhaust. Interior is bestowed with AMG sports seats with electrical adjustment and heating function, AMG Sports steering wheel, aluminium shift paddles, animated instrument console with AMG specific lettering, etc. The car also gets various personalization options both inside and outside.
Mercedes-AMG S 63 AMG will be important into India as a CBU and will compete with the like of Bentley Continental Flying Spur and Maserati Quattraporte.