New Mercedes-AMG E 53 vaults to the top
PORTIMAO, PORTUGAL – “The new E 63 models represent the biggest step forward we’ve ever taken from one generation to the next.”
So says Tobias Moers, chairman of the board of management for AMG, the high-performance arm of Mercedes-Benz.
Given that this car is the great-grandson of the original ‘Hammer,’ the car that more-or-less created the Super Sedan segment, that’s saying something.
Now, as boss of the company, Moers might well say something like that.
Let me tell you — he ain’t wrong.
It goes on sale in Canada in July 2017. Price has not been determined yet; the current model lists at $113,000, and with the added stuff on the new one, I’m guessing it’ll be around $120,000.
A wagon version will follow at an as-yet unspecified interval. It will be even cooler.
Putting a bunch of technology into a car isn’t all that hard these days.
Getting it all to work seamlessly — that’s the trick.
And the E 63 AMG absolutely has it nailed. Read more...