More AMG models will receive performance upgrades in future

Mercedes’ AMG performance offshoot plans to offer even more potent S-model variants of its cars in its future line-up.

AMG boss Ola Kallenius revealed that the S-model variants would become a staple part of AMG’s line-up in the future on the eve of the Geneva motor show.

The first Mercedes AMG S-model, the E63 AMG S-model, is making its European debut at the Geneva show. The E63 AMG S-model produces 577bhp from its twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8 engine, as opposed to the 549bhp from the standard E63 AMG’s engine. 

Kallenius said that the next models to get the S-model treatment would be the CLS63 AMG and CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake models.

The S-model badge is effectively a replacement for the ‘Performance Package’ offered on AMG models. With S-model, it is now marketed as a standalone model rather than as a feature of the options list.

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5 March 2013

Boring.

Marketing...

Playing with the lack...

One good AMG is sufficient.

 

6 March 2013

Who cares how they do it,I will be happy to replace my C63 Performance Pack with a new C63'S' 4Matic.

Madmac

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