The newest powertrain of AMG features 5.5 liter V8 biturbo engine and SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed gearbox. The powerunit is mounted on all AMG 63 models.

The maximum output power in the new S 63 AMG is 571hp (420kW) and 900Nm of torque. The power is transmitted to the road through AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports gearbox, which contributes towards a considerable reduction in fuel consumption and harmful emissions. Averaging 10.5 liter per 100 km, the new S63 AMG not only beats its direct competitors, but it is also 25 per cent more economical than the briliant naturally aspirated 6.2 liter V8 in the previous 63 AMG models.

"We are heading into a new era with the S 63 AMG: for the first time we have combined spray-guided direct petrol injection with biturbocharging and the start/stop system. Together with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission, we have reduced both fuel consumption and emissions significantly – while at the same time increasing output and torque.", comments Ola Källenius, head of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

The AMG Performance package cost 7900 Euro.

Mercedes Benz S 63 AMG will hit the market in the end of September 2010 priced at:

  • S 63 AMG (short wheelbase): 128 800 Euro
  • S 63 AMG (long wheelbase): 127 200 Euro

The V12 S 65 AMG model now produces 630 hp (463 kW) and will also be launched in September.

  • S 65 AMG : 192 500 Euro

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Mercedes Benz S 63 AMG


S 63 AMG
Displacement 5461 cc
Bore x stroke 98.0 x 90.5 mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Output 400 kW (544 hp) at 5500 rpm 420 kW (571 hp) at 5500 rpm*
Max. torque 800 Nm at 2000 - 4500 rpm 900 Nm at 2250 - 3750 rpm* at 2500 - 3750 rpm*
Engine weight (dry) 204 kg
Power/weight ratio 0.41 kg/hp 0.39 kg/hp*
Fuel consumption NEDC combined 10.5 l/100 km
CO2 emissions 244 g/km
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 4.5 s 4.4 s*
Top speed** 250 km/h 300 km/h*

* with AMG Performance package; ** electronically limited