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A little bit of competition is a good thing — just take a look at the top of the luxury performance sedan market. When Mercedes introduced the previous S63 AMG, it had only to contend with the Audi S8, but now the market is flush with rivals like the BMW Alpina B7, Jaguar XJR and new Maserati Quattroporte
. To compete, Mercedes has upped its game with the introduction of the new S63 AMG.
The latest Mercedes-Benz
S63 AMG incorporates all the luxury features and state-of-the-art technology that the German automaker developed for the new S-Class on which it's based — and they are considerable — but what sets it apart is just how much power it offers and how fast it can move. Power comes once again in the form of a 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, but now it's got more muscle than ever before: 557 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque, to be more specific.