The luxury automobile manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz has announced the launch of its flagship sedan of the year. Dubbed as the AMG E63 S 4Matic+, the machine falls under the brand’s E-Series and it is priced at Rs 1.5 Crore (ex-showroom) in India.
Rivalling the BMW M5 (1.44 Crore, ex-showroom) the sports sedan is powered by a 4.0-liter, Direct Injection V8 twin-turbo engine. It is capable of generating 612 bhp of maximum power at 5750-6500 rpm and peak torque of 850 Nm at 2500-4500 rpm.
Mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed sports transmission, the machine accelerates zero-100 kmph in just 3.4 seconds. The sedan is claimed to achieve a top speed of 250 kmph, which can go to 300 kmph with the optional AMG Driver’s package.
Other than this, the E63 S comes with the permanent 4Matic+ all-wheel drive with the fully variable torque distribution on the front and rear wheels. However, the sedan offers the new drift mode functionality, which makes it completely a rear wheel drive, for some fun on the tracks.
As far as safety is concerned, the sports sedan comes with the Radar-based driver assistance system along with the Active Brake Assist. It gets the 7 airbags including the adaptive dual stage, side-impact and window airbags for driver and front passenger. Additionally, the car features the multi-beam intelligent light system and adaptive high beam under the headlamps section.