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Reports indicating that the enhanced model of the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG will offer a modified 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system with a torque distribution of 67 / 33 (rear /front axle) were found to be accurate.  According to AMG chief executive Ola Källenius, this will give new AMG model improved handling and will make it faster on the track compared to the RWD design. In comparison, the normal E-Class models with feature a 4MATIC system with a torque split of 55/45.

The output of the 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine will be increased to 550HP (405kW) from 525HP (386kW) while its peak torque will go up to 531 lb-ft from 516 lb-ft. Due to this design, the enhanced version of the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG will go from 0 to 62 mph in under 3.5 seconds. The vehicle will be able to finish a quarter-mile-run of the vehicle in just over 11 seconds at a speed of 125 mph or 201 km/h.

The enhanced model of the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG will receive the Performance Package, which see a minimum increase of 26HP and torque of 26 lb-ft (35Nm). Its top speed will also reach 186 mph or 299 km/h from 155 mph to 249 km/h.

The Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG is set to be launched initially in Detroit before it will be unveiled in Europe by spring. It will be arriving in the US market by summer.


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