With the recently unveiled Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet also comes the most powerful model variant, the Mercedes-AMG S 63 Cabriolet, which for now is crowned as the top end, waiting for a future S 65 Cabrio, engine V12 biturbo. For now we must settle its 5.5-liter V8, also biturbo, whose power amounts to 585 hp. Not bad, right?
This Mercedes-AMG Cabriolet will be available in both versions of propulsion and AWD Performance AMG 4Matic, which nevertheless gives prominence to the rear axle by sending more amount of torque to the front (67:33).
The propeller 5.5-liter V8 Biturbo delivers maximum power of 585 hp at 5,500 RPM, but even more spectacular is the maximum torque figure, amounting to 900 Nm between 2,250 and 3,750 laps. With its impressive strength, the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h is dispatched fast: 3.9 seconds. As usual, the top speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h.
The gearbox accompanying the V8 engine is the AMG Speedshift seven-speed, which offers several driving modes: C, S and S +. Eco / Start Stop function is standard, but is only active in mode C. And while the buyer of this type of vehicle should care little consumption, 63 homologous S Cabrio 10.4 liters per hundred kilometers in combined cycle.
Under the skin of 63 S Cabriolet, we find an Airmatic air suspension with ADS adaptive damping Plus, with adjustments Comfort and Sport. In addition, you can raise the front of the car 30 millimeters if you will. On the other hand, the front axle has been modified from the 63 S Coupe by elements such as a more generous stabilizer bar.
The AMG light-alloy wheels as standard, are equipped with 19-inch tires in size 255/45 R19 (front) and285/40 R19 (rear), although optional 20-inch forged wheels from the AMG Performance Studio offered in which case the tires are of 255/45 R20 on the front and 285/35 R20 at the rear axle.
To contain the overall weight, Mercedes-AMG has made use of reinforcements aluminum and magnesium, as in the S 500 Cabrio, and a lithium-ion AMG light alloy wheels and brake disc compositee (optional). Depending on the brand, the weight of the S 63 4Matic version amounts to2,110 kilograms, although this figure includes the 90% deposit. So if, as in the 63 S Coupe capacity is 80 liters, there are 72 kilograms corresponding to gasoline.
Aesthetic details and interior
Like the S 63 to be differentiated from the S 500, Mercedes-AMG adds various specific elements, both outside and inside. Stand outside the double-wing grille in chrome finish with AMG, splitter front in the same finish as the aerodynamic pieces called A-Wing front, chrome accents on both bumpers and sills, the rims aforementioned AMG, the rear diffuser in gloss black or two dual exhaust outlets also chrome.
Inside, if the S Cabrio is already a spectacle, the AMG version goes a step further. High-quality materials are joined at a very attractive design and modern couple. The seats, redesigned, and are specific to AMG have power adjustments, memory function and are heated. The brand ensures no lack lateral support, thanks to its generous ears.
The AMG version will also arrive two color TFT screens that serve as instrument panel and display, and also have specific graphics AMG (AMG V8 Biturbo logos), red needles and a speedometer that reaches 330 km / h. Yes, of them we find a new steering wheel with AMG, flattened at the bottom, wrapped in perforated leather and aluminum paddles integrated into the rear.
In association with Mercedes / Motorpasion / Tinobusiness