Mercedes has just announced the new CLS 63 AMG at los angeles auto show, a sports version of the sedan-coupe, equipped with a 5.5-liter V8 paired to the automatic 7-speed Speedshift . After the presentation of an unusual Shooting Brake family version, the CLS63 AMG announces itself in its most powerful and sporty version with new twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 with 518 hp and 700 Nm of torque, which in its AMG Performance Package comes with 550 hp and 800 Nm.
Absolute performance: the new Mercedes CLS63 AMG is able to take from 0 to 96 km/h (0-60 mph) in 4.4 seconds and up to 250 top speed electronically limited. With the AMG Performance package the top speed reaches 300 km/h with a sprint from rest on 60 miles per hour down to 4.3 seconds. Traction is back and the transmission is managed by the new 7-speed automatic transmission with AMG Speedshift. Consumption data reported by the german brand are 32% lower than the earlier model, in range of 9.9 litres/100 km in combined cycle .
Custom AMG trim: the CLS 63 AMG is equipped with new and larger air intakes, an extractor with 4 tailpipes and a small rear wing. Depending on whether you want to focus on driving pleasure and comfort you can select three modes: Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. Suspensions are electronically adjustable damping type, traction control is on three levels and the front track wider of 23.8 mm. The 19-inch five-spoke mount 255/35 tires in front and 285/30 rear, and to break the heavy sporty Amg is a four ventilated and drilled disc brakes 360 mm diameter.
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Among available of dozen or so of driving assistance systems for new CLS, there are: Blind Spot Assist and ESP. In Europe, the Mercedes will debuts at dealerships in February.
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