It is 410 kW versus 265 kW… So you’d think there’s no contest. It is not that simple, however. Watch as we pitch two of… Read more →
4,32 seconds… That’s what the world of the super saloon has come to. Until the revised-for-2013 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG hit our test strip, the BMW… Read more →
Mercedes-Benz’s facelifted E63 AMG offers 410 kW and 720 N.m, a notable amount more than the pre-facelifted model’s 386 kW and 700 N.m. The result… Read more →
After a surprise defeat at the wheels of the Mercedes CLS63 AMG in January, can the BMW M5 reclaim the title of best super saloon?
In the April issue of CAR, we published a comparative super-saloon test of the BMW M5 vs. Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG vs. Jaguar XFR. As part of our full track test, we gave Deon Joubert the keys to the M5 and E63 AMG. Here are the results of the E63 AMG’s laps around Killarney Raceway.
In the battle of the super saloons there is never a clear winner. Each contestant has its own merits. To see who won, get the April 2012 issue of CAR – on sale now. In the meantime, watch a video of these three heating up the roads in and around Cape Town. Special thanks to Kosie Swanepoel (KSD, 021 949 4566) for the use of his dyno test facilities.
We’ve made no secret about our admiration for the 6,2 V8 and there’s no better home for it than in the relatively light, compact frames of the C-Class range. The main event at the launch was, of course, the C63 AMG Coupé, a model that finally takes the fight to the M3 and recently hatched Audi RS5.
Brabus squeezes 408 kW out of Mercedes E63 AMG without resorting to turbos