Mercedes-AMG Pulls Cover Off The New AMG GLE 63 Coupe

by Jatin Chhibber | 27/02/2020
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Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe will derive power from a mild-hybrid engine for better fuel efficiency and acceleration.

Mercedes-AMG has finally unveiled the AMG GLE 63 Coupe, which will derive power from a mild-hybrid engine for better fuel efficiency and acceleration. The SUV looks quite similar to the standard GLE 63 (which was launched in November last year), especially the sharply-raked roofline. That said, the AMG version gets a more aggressive and sporty-looking body kit.

Front side look of the coupe-SUV

Mercedes-AMG claims that the SUV can sprint from 0-100 kmph in just 3.08 seconds, and it achieves 280 kph of top-speed

Powering the new coupe-SUV will be AMG’s 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged, V8 petrol engine along with a 48-V starter-alternator. The latter adds 22 bhp and 250 Nm of extra power, up to a combined 571 bhp of power and 611 Nm of twisting force. Mercedes-AMG claims that the SUV can sprint from 0-100 kmph in just 3.08 seconds, and achieve a 280 kph of top-speed. The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Couple comes coupled to a 9-speed automatic transmission.

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Moreover, it comes loaded with features like 4MATIC+ four-wheel-drive system, six-driving modes (Race mode is exclusively offered with the top-spec S variant), active air suspension and active roll stabilisation. Outside, the all-new coupe-SUV employs a bespoke grille. The front fascia of the SUV also houses side skirts, window frames, front spitters along with blacked-out air-intakes. As compared to the GLE Coupe, the top-of-the-line version distinguished itself by housing a ‘Panamerica’ chrome finished grill and raised ‘Powerdomes’ in the bonnet upfront. The rear section of the coupe-SUV employs blacked-out performance style diffuser, which employs a bespoke AMG twin-pipe exhaust system. Furthermore, the sporty quotient of SUV gets enhanced by the addition of 22-inch alloy wheels (Offered as a standard fitment with more potent AMG GLE 63 S Coupe).

Interior view of the car

The cabin of the all-new coupe-SUV visually looks similar to that of the ongoing GLE 63

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The cabin of the all-new coupe-SUV looks visually similar to that of the ongoing GLE 63. It features a flat-bottom sporty-looking steering wheel with some Nappa leather seats and carbon-fibre inserts with AMG badging. Last month, Mercedes-Benz revealed prices of the new GLE SUV. It was priced between Rs. 73.70 lakh to Rs 1.25 crore (ex-showroom). Moreover, last month, the carmaker announced that they will also launch the SUV-coupe version of the GLE in India this year.

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