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Old 05-17-2017, 02:41 PM
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2018 AMG E63s Up Close And Personal

Got to see this bad boy up and personal. Talked to the AMG technical director, Stuard personally and confirm there is zero lag off the line which is good. Enjoy.


































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Zero lag -- I'll let people that actually drive it be the judge of that

awesome pics, thanks for posting

so they replaced the intakes from fabric to rubber ... smart move, amg
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Zero lag -- I'll let people that actually drive it be the judge of that...
Exactly! :-/

But thanks for the pics
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Thanks for the pics. Car looks pretty nice.....hmmmmm
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Nice that it comes now with extra engine parts!
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The auto 9 speed has lag....I am not very hopeful of the MCT

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Launch the car using the Race Start function and the driveline seems to hesitate for the briefest of instants as you lift your left foot off the brake pedal – as if deciding afresh every time exactly how many engine revs to use; how much torque to allow into the driveline in the opening split-seconds of your run; how much to send to each axle; and finally, how to split what’s under the loaded rear axle between the individual rear tyres. Seems fair enough; there are a few sums to do there, after all.

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I asked the AMG tech head who was there to give the dealer a technology review of the E63s for a test drive which was shoot down because he said it only had 100 miles and it was not broken into so he would have to basically drive like to grandpa and would get on it to show that there was no lag so we'll see.

i have a live clip of the exhaust system with the valve open and close and it sounds phenomenal. If I can only figure out how to post the video.
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"Not broken in"...oh brother.
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My initial thoughts are the exterior looks soft that previous gens. Interior tech is nice
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"Not broken in"...oh brother.
Yeah, AMG beats the ***** off every engine on an engine dyno before they put in your brand new car
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Yeah, AMG beats the ***** off every engine on an engine dyno before they put in your brand new car
what about the rest of the drivetrain?
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Comes with a spare piston and connecting rod....not a good sign...
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what about the rest of the drivetrain?
I never really heard of breaking in a trans or rear before , usually an engine because you want the rings to seat properly.
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I never really heard of breaking in a trans or rear before , usually an engine because you want the rings to seat properly.
And you break in rings with load, acceleration and deceleration, not by driving like a baby at constant low rpms...
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According to the AMG rep., the 2018 E63s pricing which will be around $120k base and will be release to dealers in the next week or so and delivery or the E63s will be in Aug.

The parts you guys saw was to show the dealer and tech the difference of them from the 2016.
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I'm going to miss the gear shift on the console.
I just noticed that, and no AMG buttons on console.
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I wonder if the stock 2018 e63 (non S) will outperform the stock 2014-16 e63S
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Yeah.... I'll catch it on a fire sale when it's in the low 90,000's.... not interested at $120-130k
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I'd wait for the new cls to get the same engine with a better/more aggressive look.

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Wow, base of 120's If true the Wagon I have on order might be a 140K car, man oh man what have I got myself into.
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Nice car and I'm sure it delivers but the interior, especially the dashboard is just so hideous. Those 4 vents below the monitors, center console, everything looks so grandpa. Pretty much for that reason I chose the earlier style. I also need the extra space of the wagon. The new wagon has quite a bit less storage. I don't see any benefits of the new car. Don't need 9 gears either. At 155mph, the engine runs at 3800 rpm. Good enough for me.
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I would love to post the video I took on my IPhone if some can tell me how to post the video.
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Can't wait till these are two years old. Best time to buy.
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