Mercedes-AMG S 63 and S 65 Coupé
Key facts

The Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé and the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé are the performance flagships of the svelte S-Class Coupé range, combining the luxurious sophistication of an immensely powerful and dynamic coupé with cutting edge safety and driver assistance systems.

Key figures - Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé

The Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé is powered by a hand-assembled 5,461 cc biturbo direct-injection V8 engine, which generates 585 hp at 5,500 rpm and 900 Nm of torque, which remains constant from 2,250 – 3,750 rpm. Driving through a dynamic seven-speed AMG Speedshift MCT automatic sports transmission with four driving modes and ECO start/stop as standard, the S 63 AMG Coupé will sprint to 62 mph in just 4.2 seconds, and onto a 155 mph electronically limited top speed. Combined economy and CO2 emission figures are 28.0 mpg and 237 g/km.

Key figures - Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé

The Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé is powered by a hand-assembled 5,980 cc biturbo direct-injection V12 engine, which generates 630 hp at 4,800 – 5,400 rpm and 1,000 Nm of torque, which remains constant from 2,300 – 4,300 rpm. Driving through a smooth-shifting seven-speed AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic automatic transmission with three driving modes and ECO start/stop as standard, the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé will sprint to 62 mph in just 4.1 seconds, and onto a 155 mph electronically limited top speed. Combined economy and CO2 emission figures are 23.7 mpg and 279 g/km.

Chassis overview

The chassis, steering and brakes of both models have been fine-tuned by Mercedes-AMG to deliver the ideal balance between dynamism, agility and comfort. The front axle features four-link suspension with air springs, single-tube shock absorbers and anti-roll bar, with multi-link independent rear suspension attached to an aluminium subframe. The rear axle with air suspension features a torsion-bar stabiliser which is directly connected to the rear axle carrier.

Magic Body Control

Both the Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé and the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé are fitted with Magic Body Control with curve tilting function as standard. Paired with the Mercedes-AMG sports suspension, the Magic Body Control uses an integrated stereo camera that scans the road ahead by up to 15 metres for bumps and undulations. Based on what it ‘sees’ the system can then adjust the damping in advance, and increase or reduce the load applied to the wheels using active hydraulics, to deliver exceptional ride and handling qualities. The curve tilting function enables the vehicle body to lean into bends by up to 2.5 degrees when cornering for a more dynamic cornering stance. On poor surfaces, suspension can also be raised to prevent damage to the vehicle’s underside, while at high speeds it is automatically lowered to enhance aerodynamics and stability.

Luxurious levels of standard equipment

Both Mercedes-AMG models feature an extensive list of standard equipment, including the following highlights: 19-inch Mercedes-AMG 10-spoke alloy wheels; Mercedes-AMG sports suspension based on Magic Body Control with curve tilting function; Mercedes-AMG speed-sensitive sports steering with variable steering ratio; Mercedes-AMG bodystyling; Mercedes-AMG high-performance composite braking system with brake calipers painted grey with AMG lettering; Easy-Entry function for rear passengers; Front Seat Comfort Package with Dynamic multi-contour seats and massage function; Panoramic roof extending over two-thirds of the entire vehicle roof; LED Intelligent Light System; Ambient lighting with seven colour settings; Mercedes-AMG instrument cluster with 12.3-inch colour TFT display including Mercedes-AMG main menu and start-up screen; Touch pad with finger gesture recognition; a 590W Burmester® surround sound system with 13 speakers and nine-channel DSP amplifier; and COMAND Online system with Media Interface.

Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé – additional features

In addition, the top-dog Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé benefits from the following standard features: LED Intelligent Light System with Swarovski crystals, where each headlamp features 47 Swarovski crystals to provide a unique visual signature; Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé specific Mercedes-AMG styling; 20-inch multi-spoke Mercedes-AMG alloy wheels; Mercedes-AMG sports exhaust system with polished chrome twin tailpipes; designo Exclusive Nappa leather upholstery; heated and cooled Marecedes-AMG sports seats with Mercedes-AMG V12-specific seat layout, optimised lateral support and AMG badge in backrests; Air-Balance Package adjustable fragrancing with four different scents; illuminated Mercedes-AMG door sill panels in brushed stainless steel with ‘AMG’ lettering, heated Mercedes-AMG Performance three-spoke multi-function steering wheel in black nappa leather and Dinamica microfibre; and a 1,520W Burmester® high-end 3D surround sound system with 24 speakers and 24-channel amplifier.

First class safety

Both Mercedes-AMG models set new active and passive safety standards, with the following features available on both models: the Driving Assistance Package, which includes Distronic Plus with Steer Assist and Stop & Go Pilot, Pre‑Safe®Brake and Pre‑Safe® Plus, BAS Plus with Cross Traffic Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane-Keeping Assist; Parktronic with Active Park Assist and 360 degree camera; Adaptive Brake; seven airbags; Anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist; Crosswind Assist; Electronic Stability Programme with Acceleration Skid Control; and Pre-Safe® anticipatory safety system.

Dimensions and weights

With a length x width x height of 5,044 x 2,108 x 1,424 mm, and a wheelbase of 2,945 mm, the S 63 AMG Coupé and the S 65 AMG Coupé are 72 mm shorter, 22 mm narrower and 72 mm lower than the standard wheelbase S-Class Saloon. Boot capacity is 400 litres. The Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé has a kerb weight of 2,070 kg, while the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé weighs in at 2,185 kg.

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S 63 AMG Coupé

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