The new E63 AMGs market launch will commence worldwide in August 2009. However details of the BMW M5 and Audi RS6 rival have been released by AMG.The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG gets a 6.3-liter V8 engine producing 525BHP and a peak torque of 630NM. The transmission is a new 7-speed automatic and according to Mercedes, the E63 AMG is capable of accelerating from standstill to 100 kmph in 4.5 seconds and is electronically limited to a top speed of 250 kmph (155mph).
Mercedes-Benz claim that despite 11HP of additional power versus the preceding model, fuel consumption in the new E63 has been reduced by around 12% to 12.6 lt/100km. To improve handling, the 2010 E63 AMG is equipped with an electronically controlled damping system and a newly developed, dedicated front axle with a 56-millimetre wider track while the rear axle has more negative camber, optimized elastokinematics and a new subframe mounting.
Furthermore, the AMG sports saloon gets a different power steering system, individual 3 stage ESP and a high performance braking system with 360mm, internally ventilated and perforated brake discs all-round. The E63 AMG rides on 18-inch light weight alloy wheels shod in tire sizes of 255/40 R 18 at the front and 285/35 R 18 at the rear.
The E63 AMG is distinguished on the outside by a subtle bodykit that consists of a new front bumper, side skirts, a rear apron with an integrated diffuser and tinted headlamps. Likewise, the interior is updated with a new set of sport seats, an AMG steering wheel, revised instrument cluster and a sportier trim.