Mercedes-Benz has recently pulled the wraps off the new 2014 S63 AMG, ahead of the model’s official debut scheduled for the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in September.
The brand new Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG can be easily distinguished from the regular model, unveiled just a few weeks ago, thanks to its traditional AMG styling tweaks, like the new front bumper, the twin-turbo V8 badges, heavy chromed blade grille and much more. The new Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG now has the new 4Matic all-wheel drive model, which will become available in left-hand drive markets. The model will also get a retuned version of the air suspension found on the S500, along with the Magic Body Control.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG now sits on 19-inch forged aluminum wheels, wrapped in 255/45 and 285/40 front to rear tires. As an option, future customers of the model will be able to order the 20-inch alloy wheels, wrapped in 255/40 and 285/35 tires. The carbon ceramic brakes will also become available as an option, along with a long list of high-end extras, making the vehicle more attractive.
The most important part of the new powerful luxury car is found under its hood, where the hand-built twin turbocharged 5.5 liter V8 engine is resting. The unit is good for 536 HP and 590 lb-ft of torque, but with the added performance package, the figures go up to 563 HP and 664 lb-ft of torque. This means that the new model has a power-to-weight ratio of 289 HP per tonne.
The direct injection petrol engine meets the Euro6 emission regulations and it’s burning an average of 28 mpg (UK), while emitting 237 g/km of CO2, in the rear-wheel drive long-wheel base model aimed for right-hand drive markets. The 0 ti 62 mph (100 km/h) sprint takes 4.4 seconds, the same as its predecessor, and top speed remains limited to 155 mph (250 km/h).
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG will be officially presented to the public in a couple of months, during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in September. More details on the powerful luxury car will be announced during the German automotive event.