OveruseJuly 15, 2021 15:23:22 IST
Mercedes-Benz India is a few months after it introduced the W213 Series E-Class long wheelbases, available with four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines and six-cylinder diesel engines. based on the standard wheelbase) – for the all-new Mercedes-AMG E 53 for SEK 1.02 and the premium Mercedes-AMG E 63 S for SEK 1.70 (all prices, from the showroom). The service packages for the two Mercedes-AMG sedans start at Rs 1.19 lakh for E 53 and 1.35 lakh for E 63 S, with coverage for two years.
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63S will compete with the BMW M5 for SEK 1.62, the Audi RS7 Sportback for SEK 1.94 and the Porsche Panamera GTS for SEK 1.86. The 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 53 currently has no real direct competitors in the Indian market.
Both cars are available in 4Matic + four-wheel drive, and the E 63S carries forward a hoop-friendly Drift mode that distributes torque only between the rear wheels.
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 53 is the second of the 53 AMG models on display in India after the Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 and runs on the same electrified 3.0-liter six-turbo petrol as the SUV. This engine produces 441 hp and 520 Nm, and is complemented by an EQ Boost starter generator that adds 22 hp and 250 Nm. This is used to fill the gaps, movement, energy recovery, and start / stop function in the engine power range.
This allows the Mercedes-AMG E 53 to zero from 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds and reach a limited top speed of 250 km / h. Configuring the AMG control package raises this to 270 km / h. A well-known set of electronic aids helps manage this performance. This includes Dynamic Select modes – Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport + and Individual – as well as AMG Dynamics ESP settings in Basic, Advanced and Pro modes. The AMG-tuned air suspension system rounds upgrades.
The figures for the 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63S remain unchanged from the previous model, with a 612 hp twin-turbo V8 built by hand with 612 hp peak power and 850 Nm of torque, controlled on all four wheels via an AMG-tuned nine-speed automatic clutch . The performance figures are similarly unchanged when the 0-100 km / h line rises in 3.4 seconds and the top speed is electronically limited to 300 km / h as standard.
In style, both the Mercedes-AMG E 63S and the Mercedes-AMG E 53 are more strongly committed to the rest of the AMG configuration with larger Panamericana gratings, new front walls and a redesigned rear design with thinner, elongated curved tails. lights. In the Mercedes-AMG E63 S, the four-diamond exhaust outlets are a clear indication of the V8 model, and 20-inch aeropoint-optimized alloy wheels are also standard.
The upgraded Mercedes-AMG E-Class configuration also brings with it an updated MBUX system with a widescreen digital cab and a new AMG Performance steering wheel with the latest AMG Dynamic Select capacitive touch buttons on the steering wheel itself.