300 SEL AMG-inspired model showcases new 5.5-litre V8 engine
2 March 2010

Mercedes has revealed a new S63 AMG concept car to showcase the firm’s latest twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 engine.

The concept is a current S63 AMG decked out in the livery of Mercedes’ 1971 300SEL AMG racing car. That car was powered by a 6.8-litre AMG engine.

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The concept car features several design touches that will make it into this summer’s revised S63 AMG, including wider wheel arches and sills.

Full details of the concept will be announced at its official unveiling at tomorrow’s Geneva motor show.

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