2011 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG is powered by a new 5.5 liter bi-turbo V8, which is replacing the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 in the world – 6.2 liter AMG.

The new power unit has a code name – M 157, which produces 525PS (386 kW) and 557PS (410 kW) with the AMG Performance Package. The torque is 700Nm (516 lb-ft) and 800Nm (590 lb-ft), respectively. Because of the turbochargers, the new engine has a 22 percent improvement in fuel-economy over the predecessor. 2011 E63 AMG Saloon needs just 9.8 liters per 100 km and the Estate consumes 10 liters / 100km.

The engine is mated to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports gearbox, which has three driving modes – S, S+ and M.

The AMG Performance package rises the maximum charge pressure from 1.0 to 1.3 bar. It also includes AMG Performance steering wheel with black Alcantara, red-painted brake calipers, electric rear window blind and genuine carbon fibre AMG spoiler lip on the boot lid for the Saloon.

2011 E63 AMG stands on a 10-spoke 18" AMG light alloy wheels fitted with 255/R40 R 18 tyres on the front and 285/35 R 18 on the rear.

2011 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG

AMG Performance Studio:

  • AMG RIDE CONTROL Performance suspension
  • AMG light-alloy wheels in a new 10-spoke design, painted in titanium grey with a high-sheen finish, with 255/35 R 19 (front) and 285/30 R 19 (rear) tyres
  • AMG rear axle locking differential with 40 percent locking action
  • AMG ceramic high-performance composite braking system
  • AMG Exterior Carbon package
  • AMG trim elements in carbon fibre/black piano lacquer
  • Illuminated AMG door sill panels
  • AMG Driver's Package (includes restriction of top speed to 300 km/h, participation in driver training course at the AMG Driving Academy)

Pricing:

  • E 63 AMG Saloon: 105,971 euros
  • E 63 AMG Estate: 108,409 euros
  • AMG Performance package: 8,306.20 euros
  • Driver's package: 3,213 euros

2011 Mercedes E63 AMG:

E 63 AMG E 63 AMG Estate
Displacement 5461 cc 5461 cc
Bore x stroke 98.0 x 90.5 mm 98.0 x 90.5 mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Output 386 kW (525 hp) at 5250-5750 rpm 410 kW (557 hp) at 250-5750 rpm* 386 kW (525 hp) at 5250-5750 rpm 410 kW (557 hp) at 5250-5750 rpm*
Max. torque 700 Nm at 1750-5000 rpm 800 Nm at 2000-4500 rpm* 700 Nm at 1750-5000 rpm 800 Nm at 2000-4500 rpm*
Engine weight (dry) 204 kg 204 kg
Fuel consumption NEDC combined 9.8 l per 100 km 10.0 l per 100 km
CO2 emissions 230 g/km 234 g/km
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 4.3 s 4.2 s* 4.4 s 4.3 s*
Top speed** 250 km/h 250 km/h

* with AMG Performance package; ** electronically limited

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Source: Mercedes