2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe Video, First Look

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Does Mercedes-Benz finally have a proper BMW X6 M competitor?

At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, Mercedes is showing off its GLE 63 S Coupe, powered by a 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine with 577 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission, the luxury crossover is capable of going 0-60 in 4.2 seconds.

2015 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

As an AMG product, the GLE 63 S Coupe will be available with air suspension and an optional sport exhaust while the model features more aggressive styling than the standard GLE counterpart. Expect the GLE 63 S Coupe to arrive dealerships in August.

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GALLERY: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe Live Photos

GALLERY: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe Official Photos

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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