The 2015 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe is now available in Australia from AU$409,000. The 2015 S 63 Coupe is the first model from the 2015 S-Class Coupe range to go on sale in Australia. Of course, a cheaper variant is soon to follow this hefty-priced S 63 Coupe. The entry-level, non-AMG variant S 500 will join the S-Class Coupe range in Australia for AU$319,000 in May. At the same time, range-topping variant – S 65 Coupe priced at AU$499,000 will also be launched.
To begin with, the entry-level S500 Coupe is powered by a biturbo 4.7-litre V8 engine that produces 335 kW (449 hp) and 700 Nm of torque. This biturbo unit is paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission. This rear-wheel driven model can reach a speed of 100km/h from rest in 4.6 seconds. Standard features on this model include full LED headlights, Magic Body Control active suspension with curve tilting function, semi-automated parking, 20-inch alloy wheels, panoramic sunroof and Command Online infotainment system with a 12.3-inch high-resolution display.
The S 63 Coupe which is now on sale, sports a 5.5-litre twin-turbo V8 engine which churns out (577 hp) and 900 Nm of torque. The engine is coupled to a 7-speed automatic transmission through which power is sent to the rear wheels. The S 63 Coupe can do a 0-100 km/h sprint in just 4.2 seconds. This AMG model adds AMG body styling elements including front apron with sde air outlets, rear apron and side sill panels with silver chrome inserts and front flics in high gloss black; AMG sports exhaust system; AMG high performance composite braking system; Mercedes-Benz Original tyres with Tirefit; 20-inch alloy wheels; red brake callipers and a host of other performance, styling and comfort features.
The range-topping S 65 Coupe’s twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre V12 unit develops 463 kW (621 hp) and 1000 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a Speedshift Plus 7-speed automatic transmission. The S 65 Coupe can reach 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds. Notable features on this model include Air-Balance package, 20-inch multi-spoke forged, ceramic polished alloy wheels, head-up display, Night View Assist Plus and Burmester high-end 3D surround sound system.
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe/2015 Mercedes-AMG S-Class Coupe pricing (exlcuding on-road costs):
2015 Mercedes-Benz S 500 Coupe – AU$319,000
2015 Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe – AU$409,000
2015 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupe – AU$499,000
Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe