The last word in high-performance sedans sits for its studio pictures.
Do we really need a reason to post these glamour studio shots of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG? It's a 550 (or 577) horsepower super sport sedan and wagon that, thanks to all-wheel-drive, will outgrip most sports cars in any weather. It may just be the ultimate answer for the question, "If I could only have one car for the rest of my life, what would it be?"
And honestly, the looks are starting to grow on us. Or maybe it's just that these pictures make it look so damn good.
Look at all the AWD grip on display.
Oh, hey, 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG. We almost didn't notice you, hidden amongst all those other new E-Class models as you bank around that turn.
The big cat finally grows claws on all four feet.
It’s a little-known fact outside the automotive industry, but these days, a luxury brand can’t be successful unless they sell all-wheel-drive cars. Since modern technology enables AWD to be installed in most cars without much in the way of a weight or space penalty, the average consumer sees it as a way of doubling a car’s usability with zero fuel economy or packaging downside—and while economy car customers might wince at adding $1000 or more to the price of their car, to butcher a Kanye line, what’s one or two grand to a Bimmer buyer like me?
But at least we get a power bump out of the bargain.
Guess we'll just have to have faith they won't mess this up.
Having just come fresh off a long weekend in Southern California behind the wheel of a 2012 SLS AMG, it's safe to say we have Mercedes-Benz's gullwing sports car firmly on the brain. So we consider it a little serendipitous to learn that Mercedes-Benz will be revealing the SLS Black Series at the Los Angeles Auto Show this month. Or perhaps even tomorrow, as a Mercedes-Benz teaser dropped today on their Facebook page implies.!