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Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG: performance, dynamism and efficiency

  • Affalterbach – Performance update for the CLS 63 AMG: along with the new E 63 AMG, the latest model upgrade also benefits the CLS 63 AMG in its Coupé and Shooting Brake variants. The S-Model variant of the CLS 63 AMG not only boasts the performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive but also comes with the AMG 5.5-litre V8 bi-turbo engine generating a maximum output of 430 kW (585 hp) and up to 800 Nm of torque. The AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine continues to be the absolute pinnacle of efficiency: the combination of high performance and low fuel consumption remains unrivalled by any other competitor in the segment worldwide. The rear-wheel-drive variant rated at 410 kW (557 hp) and generating 720 Nm of torque is optionally available with the performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive.

     

    Mercedes-AMG is also premiering high-performance passenger car models with an all-wheel-drive system geared to driving dynamics. This offers customers even greater scope for individuality and an even broader choice of models. Alongside the successful SUVs - ML 63 AMG, GL 63 AMG, G 63 AMG and G 65 AMG - two passenger car model ranges comprising up to eight unique models with all-wheel drive are now available from Mercedes-AMG in the guise of the E 63 AMG and the CLS 63 AMG. Additional models featuring performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive, such as the A 45 AMG and the CLA 45 AMG, will follow this year.

     

    "The S-Models in particular represent the most attractive proposition in the segment," notes Ola Källenius, Chairman of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. "With its superlative power and torque ratings and the new performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive, the CLS 63 AMG is without parallel in its Coupé and Shooting Brake variants. Our AMG 5.5-litre V8 engine remains the most efficient series production V8 engine in the world. The new, customised model variants provide greater scope than ever for individual solutions."

     

    The world premiere of the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake took place at the "Night of the Stars" at the Formula 1 German Grand Prix in July 2012. This unique high-performance vehicle from AMG is a fascinating new embodiment of an innovative vehicle concept. The CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake combines performance with style and utility value as a highly appealing alternative for design-oriented automobile enthusiasts. In essence it represents an unprecedented embodiment of a sports car with five seats and a large tailgate.

     

  • Overview of the new models for the German market:

     

     

    CLS 63 AMG 4MATIC S-Model

     

    Coupé/ Shooting Brake

     

    Displacement

    5461 cc

    Output

    430 kW (585 hp)

    at 5500 rpm

    Max. torque

    800 Nm

    at 1750-5000 rpm

    Fuel consumption

    NEDC combined

    10.4 (10.6) l/100 km

    CO2 emissions

    243 (248) g/km

    Efficiency class
    (in Germany)

    F

    Acceleration

    0-100 km/h

    3.6 (3.7) s

    Top speed

    250 km/h*

     

    * electronically limited; values for CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake in brackets

     

  • Overview of the new models for the German market:

     

     

    CLS 63 AMG

     


    Coupé/ Shooting Brake

     

    Displacement

    5461 cc

    Output

    410 kW (557 hp) at 5500 rpm

    Max. torque

    720 Nm

    at 1750-5250 rpm

    Fuel consumption

    NEDC combined

    9.9 (10.1) l/100 km

    CO2 emissions

    231 (235) g/km

    Efficiency class
    (in Germany)

    F

    Acceleration

    0-100 km/h

    4.2 (4.3) s

    Top speed

    250 km/h*

     

    * electronically limited

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