Mercedes-AMG lift the veil on GT 63 SE performance. It is the hybrid sports model but also More powerful That you can drive outside the supercar Mercedes-AMG ONE. The sports sedan features a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine paired with an electric motor and a “high-performance” battery developed in-house.
The combination of the V8 engine and the electric motor produces a massive power 843 hp for 1,400 Nm of torque, unheard of at Mercedes-AMG. This model performs better than the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, which “only develops” 730 hp.
“When we developed our E PERFORMANCE hybrid strategy, it was clear from the start that we would follow an independent AMG concept that would combine our brand’s core values with high efficiency. This is now moving into serial production with the new Mercedes-AMG GT 63 SE performance. The configuration with The combustion engine at the front and the electric drive unit on the rear axle many advantages.Optimum weight distribution, the best possible use of torque and highly automatic deployment of power promising extreme driving dynamics.Added to this is the high-performance battery we developed, which has an energy density that is twice that of the propulsion batteries. which, like many other ingredients, are inspired by Formula 1 technology.Jochen Hermann, Technical Director of Mercedes-AMG GmbH explains.
Despite its power, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 SE performance knows how to be discreet. It is already capable of driving in 100% electric mode for a distance of 12 km. The electric motor and battery were not added to drive silently and not consume the slightest drop of gasoline. This hybrid system allows Mercedes-AMG in particular to offer an ultra-powerful, time-honored model that is only officially consumed 8.6 l / 100 km to carbon dioxide emissions2 196 g/km.
Like a real rocket, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 SE Performance is insane. acceleration 0 to 100 km/h takes just 2.9 secondsIt looks like a McLaren 720S supercar. Mercedes-AMG specifies that its new car breathes 0-200 km/h in less than 10 seconds, and a top speed of 316 km/h.
The 204 hp electric motor is integrated into an Electric Drive Unit (EDU) that includes a two-speed gearbox plus an electronic limited-slip differential. The 6.1 kWh battery is located above the rear axle. It weighs 89 kg and provides a continuous power of 70 kW as well as a maximum power of 150 kW.
To slow the machine down, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 SE Performance takes advantage of carbon-ceramic brakes with six-piston calipers. The brake discs measure 420 x 40 mm on the front axle and 380 x 32 mm on the rear axle.
Mercedes-AMG will soon reveal its car pricing and announce when it will be marketed.
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