India has launched the all-new AMG E 53 4MATIC+and the new AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+
1.02 crore and Rs 1.70 crore respectively. The AMG E 53 4M+ is only the second
‘AMG 53 series’ product introduced in India, and the first ever in a sedan body
4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine in the E 63 S 4MATIC+ achieves 612 hp and a maximum
torque of 850 Nm and is paired with 9 speed Multi-clutch transmission. The electrified 3.0-litre engine in the E 53 4MATIC+ with twin
turbocharging via an exhaust gas turbocharger and an electric additional
compressor generates an output of 435 hp and produces a peak torque of 520
63 series models still constitute Mercedes-AMG’s core model series, and delight
car enthusiasts around the world. The AMG E 63 S 4M+ now features a more
striking design, improved aerodynamics and provides superior comfort making it
a perfect car for race track performance and also daily drivability.
a diverse offering of 11 AMG products in India comprising the 35, 43, 53, 63
and GT series, Mercedes-AMG now offers the largest portfolio of performance
cars in India across body shapes. Santosh Iyer, Vice President, Sales &
Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India was present at the launch. Incidentally, Indian racing sensation Arjun
Maini, who is the first Indian ever to race at the famed DTM with Mercedes-AMG
team GetSpeed, drove the new AMG E 63 S 4M+ on the German Autobahn.
standard the E 63 S is shod in new 20-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels,
also aerodynamically optimised and with a wider aero rim edge, painted in a
choice of matt black or high-gloss tantalum grey. Restyled 19-inch light-alloy
wheels in an aerodynamically optimised 5-twin-spoke design round off the
dynamic appearance on the AMG E 53 4M+.
interior combines a fine ambience and high-quality materials with the
characteristic AMG performance. The AMG seats are upholstered in nappa leather,
combine secure lateral support with high comfort on long journeys and have an
AMG-specific seat upholstery layout with an "AMG" badge in the front
seat backrests. Individually adjustable ambient lighting also comes as
standard.A further highlight is the MBUX infotainment system with a touchscreen
and touchpad, the intelligent voice control plus AMG-specific displays and
the instrument cluster's display, customers can switch between the three AMG
display styles of "Modern Classic", "Sport" and
"Supersport". The "Supersport" mode is particularly
striking with a central, round rev counter and horizontal displays presented in
perspective to the left and right of the rev counter and creating a spatial
impression of depth.
the AMG menu, the driver can call up various special AMG displays such as
Engine Data, gear speed indicator, Warm-up, Set-Up, G-Meter and RACETIMER. With
individual AMG displays such as visualisation of the drive programs or
telemetry data, the touchscreen multimedia display likewise underscores the
a distinctive twin-spoke design and seamlessly integrated buttons the new AMG
Performance steering wheel creates an even closer link between human and
machine. The three rounded twin spokes combine stability with lightness, and
the steering wheel rim is a hallmark
motorsport feature. In the steering wheel rim there is also a sensor mat to
detect "hands-on". If the driver does not have their hands on the
steering wheel for a certain time, a warning cascade is started, which finally
activates Emergency Brake Assist if the driver continues to be inactive.
AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G transmission can be operated by hand via the aluminium
shift paddles arranged on the left and right behind the steering wheel rim. For
even more precise shift commands the paddles are now slightly bigger and
positioned further down. The centre console includes an AMG-specific control
unit with additional switches that are used to regulate the drive programs, the
media volume, the 3-stage ESP, the manual transmission mode, the Adaptive
Damping System, the optional AMG Performance exhaust system, the ECO start/stop
function and the reversing camera.
AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed transmission on the AMG E 63 S 4M+ and AMG
SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G transmission on the E 53are specially tuned to the
requirements of the performance models. The autonomous software enables
extremely short shift times and fast multiple downshifts while the
double-clutching function makes for an emotive gearshifting experience.
AMG E 63 S 4M+ is equipped with the AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive as
standard. This intelligent system combines the advantages of different drive
concepts: torque distribution on the front and rear axles, which is fully
variable for the first time, ensures optimum traction on any surface. The
driver can also activate Drift Mode, during which the AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+
becomes a purely rear-wheel drive vehicle. Drift Mode remains engaged until the
driver deactivates it again.
up to six Dynamic Select drive programs of "Slippery",
"Comfort", "Sport", "Sport+",
"Individual" and "RACE" on the E 63 S, the characteristics
of the new model can be influenced at the tap of a finger. The available range
extends from efficient and comfortable to very sporty. The modes modify key
parameters, such as the response of the engine, transmission, suspension and
steering. The E 53 offers five Dynamic Select drive programs
"Slippery", "Comfort", "Sport",
"Sport+" and "Individual".
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