Tuesday, June 7, 2011

2012 Mercedes E63 AMG Review

Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG is now even more powerful and more efficient. As part of the "AMG Performance 2015" strategy model, high-performance E-Class now includes a new 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine. 2012 CLS63 AMG familiar with this new engine produces 518 hp or 550 hp, or an impressive and reduce fuel consumption - 22 percent less under the freeway. Also responsible for fuel economy is a new concept of sport speed-sensitive AMG electro-mechanical steering system, which is only power during movement of the steering. 2012MY E63 AMG goes on sale in the United States in the fall of 2011.


This power plant of eight cylinders, known internally as the M157, enjoy a mix of innovative high technology components such as fuel injection spray fuel injection with piezo-electric tour, an aluminum housing full of four-valve technology with adjustable camshaft, air / water intercooling, the generator management and Eco start / stop system. With a displacement of 5,461 cc eight-cylinder engine develops a maximum power of 518 hp and torque of 516 lb-ft. In collaboration with the AMG performance option, the numbers of up to 550 horsepower and 590 lb-ft. The two variants of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E63 obtain exceptional performance: acceleration from zero to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds and 4.3, respectively, and the maximum speed is 155 mph or 186 mph with the performance AMG (electronically limited).


Improvements in output and torque that comes with the AMG performance was mainly attributable to an increase in maximum boost pressure of 14.5 to 18.8 psi. Visible differentiation is provided by a carbon fiber hood, AMG performance steering wheel with Alcantara black side grips, brake calipers painted in red and carbon fiber trunk lid spoiler.

AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission helps to save fuel

AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission also plays an important role in the numbers of car use copy. Instead of a conventional torque converter, using the MCT a compact wet start-up clutch. In 2012, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG is also equipped with an ECO stop / start function, which is active in the controlled efficacy ("C") transmission, and change the eight-cylinder engine while the vehicle is stopped. ECO start / stop feature can be enabled or disabled using the ECO button on the center console. When you're in the mode of transmission "C", the vehicle always starts in second gear. The system will also go beyond and avoid high speeds. The fuel pump on demand and use of regenerative braking energy during deceleration and thus increase fuel economy yet.


Even with these improvements, the performance is not compromised by the transmission of "S" (Sport), "S +" (Sport plus) and "M" (Manual) that improve the agility of the car with time response times, higher speeds and sharper the transition to exploit the full potential of the new AMG V8 bi-turbo. In all three modes of transmission are not only ECO start / stop system off, but the engine management system partially removes the cylinders at full load. This ignition interruption managed carefully and the results of injecting an exciting and rapidly changing exhaust note - helped by automatic rev-matching during the quarter.

AMG Ride Control sport suspension and a new OS

In 2012, the E63 AMG is equipped with the AMG Sport Suspension Ride Control with a specially designed front: the track was widened by 2.2 inches and includes wheeled carriers independent of increased negative camber on the front for improved decision during performance driving. Additional features include steel struts on the front axle and struts of the air on the rear axle, with an automatic level control and electronic damping system, which automatically adjusts the damping characteristics depending on driving conditions and reduces rolling. All this combines to allow quick adjustment of sight between ride comfort and optimal flexibility. The driver can switch between the three types of suspension "Comfort", "Sport" and "Sport Plus" to the touch of a button.

In 2012, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG is also equipped with a new AMG sports electromechanical speed-sensitive steering with a more direct link between 2:01 p.m. ET variable power assistance, which adapts according to the mode of suspension. This new command allows excellent maneuverability in turns while helping to reduce fuel consumption when the electric assist system only consumes power when the vehicle is actually managed.

Besides the 3-stage ESP ® with sports mode, the AMG Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG with high performance disc brake with two-piece front.

An even more powerful, 40 percent lighter AMG high-performance ceramic brake option is available in double special order. optimum bond between permission for new AMG 19-inch 10-spoke with 255/35 R19 front and 285/30 R19 rear. The process of "flowforming" production is already being used with SLS AMG, CLS63 AMG optimize durability while reducing weight up to 1.76 pounds per wheel.

Targeted, aggressive foreign

Externally, the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG M157 new engine is to identify new alloy wheels and "V8 BITURBO" letters with a distinctive, broader front fenders. Other unique details include the AMG aero kit, with a specific design for the front and rear, as well as rocker panels, AMG, and AMG sports exhaust with two chromed tailpipes individuals.

Substantially improved interior

Characteristic of high-quality interior, is exquisitely designed a new AMG performance steering wheel three-wheeled wheel spokes. The rim of this wheel, like the 2012 CLS63 AMG is flattened at the top and bottom to facilitate better control of the vehicle. Change of aluminum paddle holder, perforated leather grip areas and a three-dimensional design the airbag cover the "Silver Shadow", to cut the metal part of the supplement to the new E-shift lever pad SELECT AMG badge.

How CLS63 AMG instrument cluster in 2012 Mercedes E63 AMG has a three-dimensional color TFT screen in the center of the speedometer. The driver must be satisfied with the AMG logo appears inside when the door opens.

driving assistance systems for increased security

A number of driver assistance systems 2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG to help prevent accidents or mitigate the severity, such as Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist. Active Blind Spot Assist alerts the driver if a short-range radar sensor to detect a collision would be the vehicle to change lanes. If the driver ignores these warnings and is dangerously close to the vehicle in the left lane, Active Blind Spot Assist failure to apply the braking force on the rear wheel on the opposite side of the vehicle, controlled 3-stage ESP ®, yaw movement is created, which corrects the 'car on the road.

Active Lane Keeping Assist also includes 3-stage ESP ® can be activated when the driver inadvertently washed up over the solid line to the right or the left. In this case the focus of Lane Keeping Assist front and rear wheel brakes to prevent vehicle crossing the line. Display panel alerts the driver at the same time. If the signs are broken cross lane, the system controls the power generator on the wheel, which produces vibrations, and short periods of time - a discreet but effective guide countersteer immediately. Before the brake system is missing, always steering wheel vibrates a warning.