Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 2012
The Mercedes Benz E63 AMG 2012 is more powerful and efficient than ever before. Featuring the impressive 518 HP 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine, the E63 AMG accelerates from 0-60mph in mere 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. The 2012 MY E63 AMG goes on sale in the US this Fall.
Mercedes Benz E63 AMG 2012The E63 AMG is now even more powerful and efficient. As part of the "AMG Performance 2015" model strategy, the high-performance EClass now features the new 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine. Familiar from the 2012 CLS63 AMG this new engine can produce either 518 hp or 550 hp, together with an impressive reduction in fuel consumption - 22 percent less based on the European driving cycle. Also responsible for improved fuel economy is the newly developed electromechanical AMG speed-sensitive sports steering system which only draws power during steering wheel movements. The 2012MY E63 AMG goes on-sale in the U.S. this Fall.
This eight-cylinder powerhouse, designated internally as the M157, boasts a combination of innovative high-tech components such as spray-guided direct gasoline injection with piezo injectors, a full aluminum crankcase, four-valve technology with camshaft adjustment, air/water intercooling, generator management and an Eco Stop/Start system. With a displacement of 5,461 cc the eight-cylinder engine develops a peak output of 518 hp and torque of 516 lb-ft. In conjunction with the optional AMG Performance Package, these figures increase to 550 hp and 590 lb-ft. Both variants of the E63 AMG achieve exceptional performance: acceleration from zero to 60 mph takes 4.4 and 4.3 seconds respectively and the top speed is 155 mph or 186 mph with the AMG Performance Package (electronically limited).
Key data at a glance:
|E63 AMG Sedan|
|Bore x stroke||3.86 x 3.56 in|
|Output||518 hp at 5,250-5,750 rpm 550 hp at 5,250-5,750 rpm*|
|Max. torque||516 lb-ft at 1,700-5,000 rpm 590 lb-ft at 2,000-4,500 rpm*|
|Engine weight (dry)||450 lb|
|Acceleration 0 - 60 mph||4.4 s 4.3 s*|
|Top speed**||155 mph (186 mph*)|