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First Look: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is a great car to look at and be coddled by, but performance isn’t really its thing. Enter AMG.

Completing the Mercedes big coupe line’s transition from CL-Class to S-Class, the S63 AMG 4Matic Coupe.

At the heart of this luxury ballistic missile is a 5.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 similar to the one used in the S63 AMG sedan. It produces 577 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque – the same as the sedan, and 41 hp and 74 lb-ft more than the CL63 AMG this car replaces.

The engine is coupled to an AMG Speedshift MCT seven-speed automatic transmission, and a performance-tuned version of Mercedes’ 4Matic all-wheel drive system, with a standard torque split of 33/67 percent front/rear. Amusingly, the S63 also features an “Eco” driving mode and standard engine start-stop.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 4MATIC Coupe, check out our full write-up here.