Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG 

  • $96k built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 550 HP 5.5L
  • 186 mph
Well, it sounds absolutely fantastic, especially as it nears the 7200-rpm redline.
by Car and Driver (Oct, 2006)
It works quite well and has the advantage of being suited to any surface versus the dedicated-rpm engagements that many manufacturers use for launch control.
by Car and Driver (Aug, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG


Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
4.3 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
186 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG


Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG


Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
550 HP

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Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
Quantum leap – 33 percent improved fuel economy Despite a substantial increase in output compared with the preceding model with the AMG 6.3-liter V8 naturally aspirated engine producing 507 hp and 465 lb-ft, the new CLS63 AMG goes 4 miles further in the city on one gallon of fuel, making it 33 per- cent more fuel-efficient – no less than a quantum leap.
Progress through light – active LED high-performance headlamps The CLS-Class is the first model line in the world to feature active LED high- performance headlamps that combine the amazing daylight-like color of LED technol- ogy with the performance, functionality and energy efficiency of today's bi-xenon headlights.

Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
The refined coupe styling also incorporates powerful AMG styling elements, while the interior impresses with a blend of exclusive sportiness and superior materials and build quality.
The new CLS 63 AMG is an exceptional automobile offering impressive performance, dynamic styling and an exclusive interior.

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG

Car & Driver News
The show car had gold-painted brake calipers emblazoned with the word “ceramic," and carbon-ceramic brakes will be a special-order option.
Of course, the heart of every AMG Benz is its engine, and the CLS63 follows the lead of the CL63 and S63 by adopting AMG’s new twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V-8.

2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 and CLK63 AMG

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 and CLK63 AMG AMG's first from-scratch engine is a normally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 with 507 hp, and it appears here in the CLS four-door and the CLK coupe and convertible.
Mercedes-Benz now sells AMG versions of nearly every model it makes, but the big news at the Geneva show is the introduction of a pair of cars featuring AMG's new 6.2-liter V8 that makes a heady 507 hp in the CLS63 AMG and 475 hp in the CLK63 AMG.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $95,775
Type of car Production car
Year 2012
City mileage 16 MPG
Highway mileage 21 MPG


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,275 lb
Width 74.1 in
Height 55.4 in
Length 196.7 in
Wheelbase 113.2 in

road tests

Top speed 186 mph
0-60mph 4.3 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.77 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,461 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.6 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves
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