2018 Mercedes S 63 AMG Cabriolet 4MATIC+ – Drive, Inside and Exterior. Colour: Designo diamond white vibrant.
Engine: four.Zero-litre V8 with direct injection and twin turbochargers
Displacement: 3982 cc
Output: 450 kW (612 hp) at 5500-6000 rpm
Peak torque: 900 Nm at 2750-4500 rpm
Drive system: AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive with absolutely variable torque distribution (LHD solely)
Transmission: AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G
Acceleration Zero-100 km/h: three.5 sec.
Prime pace: 250 km/h
Mercedes-AMG is updating its S-Class Coupés and Cabriolets with a bunch of technical and visible highlights. The brand new-design entrance finish is dominated by the Panamericana radiator grille, which now offers the two-door, luxury-class Efficiency autos an much more unbiased look. Within the S 63 4MATIC+ Coupé and Cabriolet (mixed gasoline consumption: 9.three and 10.1 l/100 km; mixed CO2 emissions: 211 and 229 g/km) the AMG four.Zero-litre V8 biturbo engine with twin-scroll turbochargers and cylinder deactivation (Coupé) supersedes the earlier 5.5-litre V8 biturbo. Regardless of the smaller displacement, the brand new engine places out 450 kW (612 hp) and thus precisely 20 kW (27 hp) greater than the previous mannequin. The AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G transmission can be new to the Coupé and Cabriolet, as is the absolutely variable all-wheel drive system AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+.
The brand new AMG S-Class Coupés and Cabriolets are immediately identifiable from the entrance due to the AMG Panamericana radiator grille: the V-shaped cooling air consumption harmoniously follows the strains of the headlamp housings and is subdivided by chromed, vertical struts. The entrance apron resembles a hovering jet wing and is painted in car color. It’s flanked by two massive outer air inlets, that are outlined in high-gloss black. The three-dimensional entrance splitter with its aerodynamically formed high-sheen chrome edge reduces uplift on the entrance axle.
The aspect skirts with three-dimensional inlays in high-sheen chrome give the Coupé and Cabriolet a lower-slung look and generate much more stress within the flanks. Hallmark options of the AMG S-Class fashions are the massive solid light-alloy wheels, measuring 19 inches as normal on the S 63 4MATIC+ Coupé and Cabriolet and 20 inches on the S 65 Coupé and Cabriolet. The unique solid wheels on the V12 Coupés and Cabriolets have an uncommon and interesting design: every of the 16 spokes twists in a particular approach in order that the light-catching contours radiate to the centre of the wheel hub. The impact: The wheel seems bigger than its precise dimensions of Eight.5 J x 20 on the entrance and 9.5 J x 20 on the rear. As well as, the ceramic mirror sprucing guarantee an unique look.
New and unique additions to the Coupé and Cabriolet are the OLED (natural light-emitting diode) rear lamps. OLEDs are characterised by their thin-film design, which permits curved surfaces to be created, leading to completely new mild designs. A complete of 66 OLEDs (33 left and 33 proper) produce an unmistakable mild signature, which is mixed with a Coming Dwelling perform.
Different stand-out options of the AMG S-Class Coupés and Cabriolets embody the quite a few high-sheen chrome design parts (S 65) on the entrance, sides and rear. These are significantly efficient together with darkish paint colors.
The AMG four.Zero-litre V-Eight Biturbo engine within the S 63 4MATIC+ Cabriolet and Coupé comes solely within the highest efficiency stage to this point rated at 450 kW (612 hp). The height torque of 900 Nm additionally represents a brand new most. It’s accessible throughout a large rev vary between 2750 and 4500 rpm, and thereby gives a way of superior poise. The dash from standstill to 100 km/h takes simply three.5 seconds, and the fulminating acceleration continues till the electronically restricted high pace of 250 km/h is reached (with AMG Driver’s Bundle: 300 km/h).
For the primary time the S 63 4MATIC+ Coupé and Cabriolet have been fitted with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G transmission, which convinces with extraordinarily brief shift instances, lightning reactions to shift paddle instructions, a double-clutching perform and quick a number of downshifts. A moist start-off clutch replaces the torque converter of the manufacturing mannequin. This protects weight and improves the response to the driving force’s accelerator pedal enter, significantly throughout acceleration and cargo modifications. It additionally permits the RACE START perform.
The extraordinarily excessive torque of the S 65 Coupés and Cabriolets is transferred by the tried and trusted AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 7G transmission. It delivers convincing tailored dynamics and excessive variability. Whether or not automated or initiated by the driving force utilizing the steering wheel paddle shifters, upshifts or downshifts are affected shortly and immediately. Particularly within the “Sport+” and in guide driving modes, the transmission could be very quick and responsive.
Monitor: Joakim Karud – Maintain On