Along with the facelift for the entire E-Class lineup, it looks like Mercedes decided to offer us quite a big surprise at next week’s Detroit Auto Show in the form of an updated version for the CLS 63 AMG, with a top-version S-Model. The new addition to the line-up: CLS 63 AMG S-Model features an updated look and an even more powerful engine.

The new S-Model delivers a few extra ponies over the standard CLS 63 AMG, so it is also a little bit faster to 100 km/h (62 mph) too.

All the updates offered in the S-Model, help it deliver further increase traction, even greater driving dynamics and enhanced driving enjoyment, especially on the race track.

The new Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model will make its world debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show with sales to being later in the summer of 2013.

Hit the jump to read more about the Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model.

  • 2014 Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model
  • Year:
    2014
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    V8
  • Transmission:
    AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    585 @ 5500
  • Torque @ RPM:
    590 @ 1750
  • Displacement:
    5.5 L
  • 0-60 time:
    3.6 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    155 mph
  • car segment:
  • body style:

Exterior and Interior

2014 Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model Interior
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On the exterior, the new CLS 63AMG S-Model will be distinguished from the rest of the lineup thanks to its red brake calipers and the AMG logo on the trunk lid with an "S" in contrasting black. The model will be offered with an exclusive 10-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in matte-titanium grey with a high-sheen rim flange.

The biggest updates however are made inside the cabin. In here, the S-Model receives AMG sport seats with grey contrasting stitching and silver seat belts. The package continues with an AMG Performance steering wheel in black Nappa leather, an AMG instrument cluster with an "S AMG" logo on the speedometer and AMG door-sill panels illuminated in white.

Engine

2014 Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model Exterior Drivetrain
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For the CLS 63 AMG S-Model, the standard AMG 5.5-liter V-8 biturbo engine has been improved to deliver a stout 585 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and a peak torque of 590 pound-feet. Just like the standard version, the new S-Model is offered with an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission that sends the power to all four wheels via a performance-oriented all-wheel-drive system with a power distribution ratio of 33-to-76 (front-to-rear).

The new CLS 63 AMG S-Model will sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds and the Shooting Brake in 3.7 seconds. All models will deliver a top speed of 155 mph (electronically limited).

Prices

The new Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model will go on sale in June. Prices will be announced at a later date.

Competition

2014 Mercedes CLS 63 AMG S-Model High Resolution Exterior
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With the improved engine, the new CLS 63 AMG S-Model has left its competitors a little bit behind. The closest one is the Cadillac CTS-V sedan. It is powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine that delivers a total of 556 horsepower and a peak torque of 551 pound-feet.

The CLS is about to receive a very powerful competitor in the form of the Audi RS7 — a model rumored to be powered by a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V-10 engine with an output of 580 horsepower. If this actually really happens — we will found out next week — then the CLS 63 AMG S-Model has no chance to completely dominate the market, because people really appreciate the elegance of the Audi models and their lower prices.

What do you think?
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18 comments:

  (422) posted on 01.13.2013

Does anybody have any idea of a clip for this beautiful car?I’d love seeing it being tested

  (312) posted on 01.13.2013

I don’t think that it is fair to compare a caddilac with a Mercedes?What are the criterias?

  (305) posted on 01.13.2013

Audi might be a hell of a competitor for this car, you know?

  (312) posted on 01.13.2013

I’ve watched the entire photo gallery and I am really impressed.Thumbs up, Mercedes!

  (302) posted on 01.13.2013

The S-model would be one of the brightest, if they will make it

  (305) posted on 01.13.2013

It’s engine seems to be quite bright, I like it, and I appreciate te accutrate way they present their car

  (422) posted on 01.13.2013

This baby looks amazing!I’m in love with it, and all its features are brilliant!

andresrojo1977  (5) posted on 01.10.2013

hope that the future sports sedan oversized Alfa Romeo. who thinks he is the flagship in 2015 the brand say that size equals this mercedes benz cls

andresrojo1977  (5) posted on 01.10.2013

I hope the future will be better than 2013 Maserati Ghibli sedan

andresrojo1977  (5) posted on 01.10.2013

Hopefully the next Alfa Romeo platform ghibli 2014. comply with the adage that have the same size of the Mercedes CLS

andresrojo1977  (542) posted on 01.10.2013

Yes, Snowcastle, you’re right.Audi is a competitor, regarding the prices, but technically speaking, I think this Mercedes is a lot better than any Audi!

andresrojo1977  (516) posted on 01.10.2013

I think that Audi is a big competitor, considering their prices.However, this Mercedes seems to be a hell of a car!

andresrojo1977  (452) posted on 01.10.2013

Someone, please, just let me know if there is going to be published any video of this wonderful car.
Thanks!!

andresrojo1977  (475) posted on 01.10.2013

0 to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds?That’s just wonderful!
I love this car, and I hope I’m going to be able to afford it

andresrojo1977  (509) posted on 01.10.2013

With Cadillac CTS-V as a competitor, and a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine that delivers a total of 556 horsepower and a peak torque of 551 pound-feet , this car is a blockbuster!

andresrojo1977  (509) posted on 01.10.2013

This Mercedes seems to suit very well in an action movie, that’s clear!
I wonder what the price of it is going to be

andresrojo1977  (542) posted on 01.10.2013

Wow, those seats seem to be pretty comfotable!
Elegantly beautiful

andresrojo1977  (516) posted on 01.10.2013

Seriously?We have to keep on waiting until June 2014 to gather some information about the prices?...

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