The Mercedes-AMG S 63 AMG is the most powerful high-performance saloon in the luxury segment and sets new standards in terms of driving dynamics, lightweight construction and efficiency.
Extremely short stopping distances and spontaneous deceleration are a given for any AMG high-performance car. And the new S 63 AMG is no exception as it is equipped with a weight-optimised, fade-resistant AMG high-performance composite brake system. The more than 20 per cent lighter design ensures lower unsprung masses as well as enhancing driving dynamics, agility and ride comfort. In addition to this, the system has a longer service life, is more resistant to corrosion and displays higher thermal stability.
Systematic implementation of the AMG Lightweight Performance strategy reduces the weight of the S 63 AMG by up to 100 kilograms compared to the predecessor model.
This weight saving was achieved largely thanks to the use of AMG forged light-Alloy wheels, a lightweight lithium-ion battery and a weight-optimised AMG high-performance composite brake system.
The Saloon's design is defined by the impressive blend of hallmark sensual Mercedes-Benz forms, classic architecture and a sleek silhouette with classic AMG design features. A large, upright and distinctly three-dimensional radiator grille underlines the special status of the S-Class – with an exciting contrast to this being provided by the front apron with three large air dams. The front apron with the grille painted in high-gloss black displays the stylised "A" that is a hallmark of AMG vehicles and emphasises the exclusivity and power of the S 63 AMG. Flics in high-gloss black on the side air intakes optimise the flow of air to the cooling modules – a design that is a familiar sight in motorsport.
Side sill panels with three-dimensional inserts in silver chrome make the vehicle appear closer to the road and create dynamism along the flanks with the brand's hallmark "Dropping Line".
Like the exterior design, the S 63 AMG interior is a beguiling combination of the sportily exclusive atmosphere of a true AMG automobile with classic Mercedes values. The newly developed AMG sports seats with electrical adjustment, Memory function and seat heating offer the driver and front passenger more lateral support. Fine nappa leather in AMG V8 design with lavish perforations and AMG badges in the front and rear seat backrests create an exquisite and luxurious atmosphere on board. Special touches include the embossed emblem on the armrest of the front centre console and the high-quality analogue clock in IWC design, which for the first time features three-dimensional, milled metal hands and metal appliqués on the dial.
Further standard interior features for all S 63 AMG models includes:
The S 63 AMG likewise sets new standards in active and passive safety: what began with Pre-Safe® ten years ago and continued with Distronic Plus is now leading to a new dimension in driving. Comfort and safety have blended into one. Mercedes-Benz calls this "Intelligent Drive". New systems such as the Driving Assistance package Plus and Night View Assist Plus pack make the new S-Class even more comfortable and safe.
Other technical highlights of the AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine include: