AMG 5.5L V8 Biturbo
518 hp @ 5,250-5,750 rpm
516 lb-ft @ 1,700-5,000 rpm
AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7-Speed Multi-Clutch Automatic
Acceleration (0-60 mph):
AMG high-performance compound braking system
Dramatic new coupe design, four-door comfort and the race-bred soul of a sports car reach a powerful new crescendo in the 2012 CLS63 AMG. From the 518-hp thrust of a new handcrafted biturbo V-8, to the countless configurations of its advanced driving controls, to the world’s first all-LED active headlamps, every element of the new CLS63 AMG accelerates high performance firmly into the future. MSRP: $94,900
Rarely does passion exist simultaneously in so many forms. From its sleek, sculpted sheet meal and lavishly crafted 4-passeneger cabin to every component of its engine and chassis, the purity of its AMG racing heritage is evident in its pulse-pounding performance and in its polished presence.
A new-generation twin-turbocharged Direct Injection 5.5-liter V-8 features a litany of high-tech advances to generate 5.18hp and 516 lb-ft of pavement-trembling torque, for a 0-60 time of just 4.4 seconds* along with an earth-soothing boost in efficiency. Its 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT transmission features multi-clutch technology, as well as a fuel-saving new ECO-Stop/Start function and the lightning-quick reflexes of paddle-shifted gear changes as fast as 100 milliseconds.
Its AMG DRIVE UNIT lets you fine-tune the car’s performance character to your driving mood, with driver-selectable setups for the transmission, multi-mode suspension, electromechanical steering and 3-mode ESP*.
And from the command post of its Premium leather-lined cockpit, the CLS63 AMG offers a groundbreaking array of AMG-enhanced instrumentation, controls, performance systems and driver assists to elevate comfort, confidence and capability to new levels of driving passion.
* Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer’s track results and may vary depending on model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.