S 63 AMG Coupe (C217) Spotted on The Road Without Camo

With its world premiere to happen at the New York Auto Show 2014 in just a few weeks, the most powerful and fastest version of the recently-unveiled Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe (C217) is bound to make quite an impression when it hits the streets of Monaco and London later this year.
Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG Coupe (C217) 6 photos
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Fortunately, people living in the Stuttgart region of Germany have been recently treated with the presence of a pre-production prototype of the S 63 AMG Coupe (C217) rolling through their streets.

The white example was shot by an AutoGespot user going by the name of UnitedSpotters this weekend and it appears that the driver was a Mercedes-Benz engineer who simply decided to take the non-production and non-camouflaged car on a stroll through the city traffic.

Sporting Böblingen license plates – where a Mercedes-Benz testing center is based - the S 63 AMG Coupe (C217) in question seems to be minding its own business, flanked by a first generation Audi A4 Avant (B5), an Audi A3 and a BMW 3-Series (F30), whose drivers may not be aware of what car is accompanying them.

Powered by a 5.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 that outputs 585 hp and a massive 900 Nm (664 lb ft) of torque, the all-new S 63 AMG Coupe is the fastest ever production model to sport the S-Class moniker.

The real-wheel drive version of the model can hit 100 km/h (62 mph) from a standstill in 4.3 seconds, while the 4Matic all-wheel drive variant does the same feat in a staggering 3.9 seconds.

Unfortunately, only the rear-wheel drive model comes with Magic body Control, meaning that the awesome-sounding “curve tilting function” will not be available on the 4Matic models, something which would have probably made them the perfect uber-coupes.


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