Mercedes Benz

2012 Mercedes Benz E63 AMG Revealed

With all of the talk lately about the newest BMW M5 F10 model coming out late this year there has been little attention given to the fact that Mercedes Benz is also launching a new E63 AMG model into production. Like the F10 model, the E63 will squeeze out all 518 horses through a downsized, twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8. That’s a significant step downward (in terms of engine size) from the 6.2-liter V8 that used to produce 518 horsepower and 465 ft-lb of torque, which is certainly an improvement in power efficiency considering an increase in torque for the new 5.5 liter V8 while no loss in horsepower.

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AMG: The latest 5.5 liter V8 AMG Engine in the brand new 2012 SLK 55

E55 AMG Engine

Mercedes Benz E55 AMG 5.4 Liter V8 Engine
AMG is a name that is often associated with engineering perfection and performance exhilaration. Specifically, AMG engines, such as the supercharged 5.4 liter V8 found in the E55 AMG, or the 6.0 liter Twin Turbo V12 found in the SL65 AMG producing 367 horsepower 391 ft-lb of torque and 604 horsepower and 738 ft-lb of torque respectively. What about the renowned 7.3 liter V12 AMG-tuned engine used in the Pagani Zonda F? With 641 horsepower it’s only goal in life must be to bite your head off.

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