Mercedes-Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe Unveiled

Mercedes Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe Front

The Mercedes-Benz GLE63 AMG S Coupe was semi previewed last week and is a rival to the BMW X6 M with its aggressive and dynamic features, as well as high standards of performance.

Sporty coupe with strengths of an SUV

Revealed alongside standard versions of the new GLE at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, the GLE63 AMG S Coupe displays visual dominance with its aggressive front fascia with a single bar grille, gloss black flicks and large air intakes.

The model also has the latest two-tone A-wing design, a twin-blade grille, standard LED headlamps, twin dome hood, and 22-inch lightweight alloy wheels with a titanium grey finish. As well as black wheel arch flares, a lip spoiler attached to the tailing edge of the tailgate and a rear bumper incorporating diffuser fins and twin chromed tailpipes.

Exclusive interior design elements

Inside the four door coupe are seats covered in Nappa leather with AMG monikers on the headrests, a flat-bottomed steering wheel, revised instrument cluster also covered in Nappa leather with faux carbon fibre dials. Other notable elements of the interior include a leather-wrapped dashboard, heated and ventilated seats for the driver and front passenger and carbon fiber or piano black trim. The model also has stainless steel pedals, AMG-branded floor mats and a Harman Kardon audio system.

GLE63 AMG S Coupe powered by a 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine

The coupe SUV is fitted with a twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 engine with stop/start delivering 430 kW and 760 Nm of torque. It is connected to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission and a rear-biased 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. This setup enables the model to complete the 0-100kph task in 4.2 seconds.

The GLE63 AMG S Coupe further features a Sports Direct-Steer steering system, and a high-performance braking system with red-painted brake callipers. AMG lettering complete the sporty appearance of the brakes.