S63 AMG Quick Facts

Words John Clark | July 17, 2013
The 2014 Mercedes S63 AMG 4Matic facts and photo gallery
Words John Clark July 17, 2013

The 2014 Mercedes S63 AMG 4Matic made its official debut today and along with its premiere and first official photos was a plethora of information. If time is of the essence, we have a quick reference guide for you to give you just the pertinent information and the highlights of the S63 AMG.

You can also click here to skip directly to the photo gallery where you will find over 50 photos of the all new AMG model from Mercedes.

Mercedes S63 AMG

Mercedes S63 AMG

Customer Availability:

  • MY2014 S550 – September/October 2013
  • MY2014 S550 4MATIC – November 2013
  • MY2014 S63 AMG 4MATIC – November 2013

New S63 AMG 4MATIC Standard Equipment Highlights:

  • Premium 1 Package (from S550) is standard, which includes KEYLESSGO with HANDS-FREE ACCESS, active multicontour front seats with hot stone massage function, heated and active ventilated front seats, and rear side window sunshades.
  • AMG 4MATIC all-wheel-drive
  • AMG sports exhaust system with dynamic internal exhaust flaps
  • AMG high-performance two-piece brake system
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Carbon-fiber spare wheel recess
  • ESP® Curve Dynamic Assist

New S63 AMG 4MATIC Optional Equipment Highlights:

  • Carbon ceramic brakes

New S-Class Standard Equipment Highlights:

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  • Burmester Sound System
  • LED Ambient Lighting with choice of 7 colors with 5 dimming levels and 4 different dimming zones
  • Two 12.3″ high-resolution screens for head unit & instrument cluster

New Optional Equipment Highlights:

  • MAGIC BODY CONTROL (S550 rear-wheel drive only – not available with S550 4MATIC or S63 AMG 4MATIC): Uses stereo camera to perform road surface scan, adjustment of damping of suspension automatically and to individual or multiple wheels at once. Chassis is adjusted within fraction of a second for the best driving comfort.
  • ENERGIZING massage function: Unique seat massage function based on the hot-stone principle
  • Rearseat Package: Rear seatbelt airbags, PRE-SAFE® Rear, 4-Zone Climate Control, Chauffeur Package
  • Warmth & Comfort Package: Heated steering wheel, heated front/rear armrests, heated & active ventilated rear seats, power rear seats, memory rear seats, rear heated seats
  • Air Balance Package: Fragrance, ionization and filtration of air through the HVAC system
  • New generation Driver Assistance Package: Active Lane Keeping Assist with additional functionality on slower/standing cars, crash barriers, overtaking cars, and oncoming traffic, DISTRONIC PLUS® with Steering Assist & BAS PLUS® with Cross Traffic Assist, PRE-SAFE Brake with Pedestrian Recognition
  • New generation Active Parking Assist: Semi-automatic curbside parking function

Model Positioning:

  • The highest expression of the Mercedes-Benz brand
  • Industry-leading, refined & luxurious interior
  • Innovations in the areas of comfort, entertainment and safety trailblazing, efficient drive concepts and fuel economy

The main competitors of the S-Class (S63 AMG):

  • BMW 7 Series (ALPINA B7), Audi A8 (S8), Lexus LS (no S63 competitor)

Safety Features Highlights:

  • Surround View Camera
  • Active Parking Assist
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • DISTRONIC PLUS® with Steering Assist & BAS PLUS® with Cross Traffic Assist
  • Rear seatbelt airbags and Rear Active Belt Buckles that pre-tension
  • PRE-SAFE Impulse (seat belt action)
  • Night View Assist PLUS
  • PRE-SAFE PLUS for rear-end collision
  • PRE-SAFE Brake with Pedestrian Recognition

At a Glance:

Fuel Economy TBA TBA TBA
Engine Direct injection,twin turbochargers, V8 Direct injection,twin turbochargers, V8 Hand-built AMG Directinjection, twin turbochargers, V8
Performance 449 hp (new)516 lb.-ft. torque 449 hp (new)516 lb.-ft. torque 577 hp664 lb.-ft. torque
0-60 4.8 (est.) 4.8 (est.) 3.9 (est.)