Not simply an S63, this is now the S63 E-Peformance. It's the latter bit that hints towards the power of this German high-end machine.
A familiar 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine sits under the bonnet, however it's now likewise paired with an electrical motor at the rear axle. It's a comparable setup to the latest AMG GT 4-Door, nevertheless here the two combine to produce 802hp and 1,430 Nm of torque! The outcome? A declared 0-60mph time of 3.3 seconds, and an excellent 180mph leading speed.
As an outcome of all the batteries and the motor though, weight is up too – with the brand-new S63 tipping the scales at a whopping 2,520 kg. Gulp.
There are a few subtle AMG fine-tunes to the S63. Together with a brand-new grille, it gets AMG-specific wheels and an intimidating quad-exit exhaust pipeline that's a dead giveaway to the performance concealing below the skin.
Inside, it's as glamorous as any S-Class ought to be – albeit with an AMG steering wheel and some brand-new screens to include that efficiency touch.
The cost is big however, starting at ₤ 186,015. A heavy rate to pay, or a rewarding premium? Stick with Mat to find out!
03:00 5 Annoying Things
04:38 5 Good ideas
11:30 Back Seats
Offer your automobile with carwow: