The German brand begins sales in the US of the high-performance crossover Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S in a conventional, non-domed version. The car received the same engine as the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S coupe.
Previously, fans of the German brand from the United States could only afford a coupe-like version of the “charged” crossover Mercedes-Benz GLC 63 S. This version of the GLC went on sale in the United States in 2018, while the Europeans received and the same model in a traditional body and coupe body.
The 2022 GLC 63 S is powered by the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine producing 503 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque, capable of 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds and electronically limited maximum speed of 280 km / h.
Power is sent to all four wheels via the standard 4Matic all-wheel drive system, all controlled by a nine-speed automatic transmission with quick-shifting gears. Also standard on the GLC 63 S crossover is AMG Ride Control Plus air suspension with adaptive dampers.
The interior of the GLC 63 S features a 12.3-inch center touchscreen that powers the Mercedes MBUX infotainment system, with unique features such as an augmented reality head-up display (borrowed from the larger GLE and GLS models) as well as some AMG features. Things like the capacitive control buttons and the AMG steering wheel mode dial have been carried over from the standard GLC 63.
The 2022 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S SUV will go on sale in the US later this year, but pricing has yet to be announced. Given that the GLC 63 version of the 2021 model year without the S prefix costs $ 86,795 for the 2021 model year, expect the S version to be more expensive.
Not long ago, our publication wrote that Mercedes-Benz has released an ultra-efficient E-Class with a fuel consumption of only 1.4 liters. This is a hybrid sedan known as the E 350 eL. The novelty is intended for the brand’s customers in the Middle Kingdom. In addition to modest fuel consumption, such a sedan has a wheelbase that has grown by 14 cm.