For many years, the AMG models are available as top version of the respective Mercedes-Series is available with the new E-Class has now also the first time the 4Matic all-wheel drive entry into the E63 AMG and the Meredes-Benz CLS 63 AMG. A sharp S version with even more power also joins the novelties.
The new Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG can be equipped as a sedan and wagon as the S model and with 4Matic all-wheel drive, both for the CLS AMG version are available for the four-door coupe as well as the shooting brake available.
The performance of the 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine was already in the serial version of 525 hp (386 kW) to 557 hp (410 kW) will be increased, as the S model the engines achieve even a peak power of 585 hp (430 kW).
That the enormous performance is best combined with a four-wheel drive on the road, also show the acceleration values. While the E-Class Sedan 4Matic without for the parade sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds, the same strength with all-wheel drive model creates the same discipline in just 3.7 seconds. Combined with the 3.8 seconds needed only slightly longer.
Again 0.1 seconds faster then the whole thing is, if you opt for the S model with 585 hp, this requires the sedan 3.6 seconds and the Estate 3.8 seconds. The same acceleration values create the two CLS models, the Shooting Brake obtained the values of the E-Class Estate and the 4-door coupe that of the E-Class sedan.
The speed limit on all models electronically limited to 250 km / h. The consumption per 100 km varies between different models from 9.8 to 10.6 liters, the targeted buyers should also be not much care.
Connected in all versions is the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission, which through its four driving modes ("C" for Controlled Efficiency, "S" for sport, "S +" for Sport Plus and "M" for manual), a customized dynamic provides for any occasion.
The AMG models also include a limited slip differential on the rear axle, which improves traction. The 4Matic all-wheel drive is also designed for maximum dynamics. On request there is also a ceramic high-performance composite braking system that provides the best deceleration values.
Visually, the AMG models raise again noticeable, quite discreet from the other models, the S models also differ again from the normal AMG models. The so-called "A-Wing" on the front is designed in glossy black, the front splitter in silver chrome. For powerful rear end then also make trim in silver chrome, and the tailpipes of the AMG sports exhaust system.
Usual sporty and exclusive at the same time the interior of the AMG models are designed so that even with all the options from the normal lines, such as the Command Navigation System or the Bang & Olufsen sound system can be expanded.
The launch of the AMG models of Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS with rear-wheel drive was launched in April, the S models and 4Matic versions will be available in June 2013. Prices not yet been announced.