Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat - gallery

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  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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    Are you an enthusiast? Do you have a family? What kind of body style better suits the performance car template? A wagon or an SUV?
  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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    To find out, YouTuber Sam Car Legion decided to pit a Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat against a Mercedes-AMG E63 S wagon
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    In the purple corner, we have the mighty Dodge Durango SRT hellcat, which features a 6.2 Liter supercharged V-8 engine that produces 710 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque
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    In the black corner, we have the sinister-looking E63 S that has a 4.0 Liter twin-turbo V-8 engine that produces 603 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque
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    The power to weight ratio on these two is pretty close. Its going to be a close one
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    With the numbers out of the way, let's get to the races. For the first pass, both cars are set to launch in comfort mode
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    The hammer drops and the Durango's mighty supercharged V-8 propels the three-row SUV with a fairly aggressive launch
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    Meanwhile, in the Mercedes, Sam couldn't find any power when he mashed the throttle in comfort mode
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    But as the turbos spooled up, the Mercedes began to reel in the Dodge
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    managing to just clinche the win at the line
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    For the second run, both cars are set to their most aggressive setting, i.e. Track/Race mode
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    Just as before, the Dodge launches well, with instant throttle response
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    But this time round the E63 S had a much better launch, and quickly pulled away from the Durango SRT
  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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    The Mercedes took the win on this occasion as well
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    Next, it was now time for the pair to do a rolling start from 30 mph
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    The cars are unleashed once they hit 30 and, yet again, the Dodge is off
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    But the Turbo lag on the Mercedes was in check and before you know it, the Mercedes is in the lead
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    It built a considerable lead on the Durango SRT
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    Winning the rolling race. Performance family cars are a rare and dying breed. They are the kind of vehicles that make even mundane everyday chores, fun. These two are right up there amongst the best in their respective classes and you can't go wrong with
  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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  • Grocery Getter Showdown: 2021 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon vs 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat
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