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Mercedes brings some major peformance improvements to the 2018 S-Class AMG line

A new engine, new transmission, and more.
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Mercedes-Benz 2018 S63

Mercedes continues to set the bar with its flagship S-Class sedan and for its 2018 refresh, the AMG models get some big performance updates to make them more efficient and powerful than ever before. First up, the S63 gets the 4.0L AMG V8 from the AMG GT helping to the car produce 601 hp and a mighty 664 lb-ft of torque. This lets the S63 get from 0-60 in a blistering 3.4 seconds and will hit a top speed of 186 mph and will also come standard with 4MATIC all-wheel-drive.

The big V12 of the S65 maintains its horsepower (621-hp) and massive torque figures (738 lb-ft) while both cars receive the new 2018 updates, which include an updated front bumper, optional LED headlamps and Ultra Wide Beam high beams, wireless charging trays, and an optional 1,520 watt Burmester 3D surround sound system. 

Other new features include a whole host of updated driver assistance modes, Magic Body Control with Curve functionality that reduces centrifugal forces to the cabin, and ENERGIZING comfort, an optional feature that lets you choose from "Comfort" programs to adjust the interior ambiance to your specific preferences. For example, if you pick the "Vitality" mode, the car will play music with a more upbeat tempo combined with graphics and ambient lighting settings.

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