The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class production line starting rolling earlier this week in Sindelfingen, Germany, and the brand released a video showcasing the plant that “accidentally” revealed the new S63 AMG.
It does seem like the reveal was purposeful, as the last shot in the video blatantly pans over the S63 badge for about 4 seconds. Mercedes hasn’t officially dropped any specs on the car yet, but no doubt the cat will be out of the bag soon enough.
As expected, the S63 AMG adopts new side skirts, larger front air dams, a lower stance, AMG-spec wheels and what looks like V8 Biturbo badging. Under the hood, a 550-hp twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 is expected to do duty in the base model, while a more powerful S model may be in the works. As with the E63 AMG, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel drive are expected to be standard equipment on the new S63.
As the top-trim model, the S63 AMG will no doubt feature all of the luxury amenities found in the standard S-Class, including massaging seats, an active air perfuming system, heated arm rests, heated steering wheel and more. Safety equipment is also plentiful on the car, which features collision prevention assist, attention assist, surround view camera, active park assist, active lane keep assist, Pre-safe airbags and seatbelts, night view assist and more.
The new S63 is expected to hit dealers in the fall, while a more powerful V12-powered S65 is expected sometime after the S63 launched.
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