Mercedes-Benz has launched the AMG GLE 63 S Coupe in India for Rs 2.07 crore (formerly an Indian showroom). The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupé is the top model in the GLE series and the 12th AMG model in India.
A month after Mercedes announced the AMG E53 and E63 S, the first Indian AMG V8 model demonstrates the brand’s commitment to AMG’s offensive strategy against the Indian 4.0-liter 612-horsepower twin-turbo V8 engine with EQ Boost technology. The most powerful SUV coupe from Mercedes Benz India.
AMG redesigned the GLE63S Coupé to match its GLE53 coupé sibling. A custom grille and redesigned front end have been added, a large silver chrome strip and black air intakes have been added. Compared to the standard GLE, this premium version features a “Pan American grille and raised electric dome” with chrome trim on the bonnet.
At the rear, the 63S has a standard black rear diffuser compared to the standard GLE with a custom AMG exhaust system. The GLE 63 S Coupe is equipped with 22-inch light-alloy wheels as standard.
The interior of the GLE 63S Coupé is very similar to the production model. In fact, the difference will be difficult to tell. Both have the same dashboard layout dominated by two 12.3-inch screens (for the infotainment system and instrument cluster) and a raised center console with the integrated steering wheel, but the interior is more specific than the standard GLE.
AMG 3-spoke gears, aluminum sliding covers, AMG seats in custom Nappa leather, and various AMG badges on the inside. Mercedes also offers various interior trims to make the interior even more personal. Buyers can also opt for the optional AMG carbon fiber element.
Since this is a high-performance AMG model, let’s start with what’s inside. The AMG GLE 63 S Coupe is a combination of a 4.0-liter turbocharged AMG V8 petrol engine and a 48-volt starter generator. The engine also features Active Cylinder Shutdown technology, which deactivates the four cylinders under load or in Comfort mode. It is also the first AMG V8 to feature a 48V EQ Boost hybrid system.
This mild hybrid technology delivers an additional 22 hp. and 250 Nm if necessary. The drive is connected to a 9-speed automatic transmission. Power is sent to all four wheels via Mercedes 4Matic all-wheel drive with variable torque distribution. Mercedes-AMG accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and the top speed of the GLE 63 S Coupe is 280 km / h 63 S.
Only 7 driving modes, including only one racing mode option. The GLE 63 S Coupe comes standard with 48-volt air suspension and active coil stabilization. Mercedes claims that this system not only improves handling by reducing roll-in corners but also softens bumps on one side for improved ride comfort. In fact, body movements can be positively and optimally adapted to the driving mode.