In 2008, Mercedes Benz has made an addition to its S-Class series, with the introduction of S63 AMG. Read this review and know about the features & specifications of Mercedes Benz S-Class 2008.

Mercedes Benz S-Class 2008

Mercedes-Benz truly believes in the theory of evolution! The German manufacturer of luxury automobiles keeps coming with new models or new versions of earlier models every year. This year, it was the turn of S-class and Mercedes-Benz added a second AMG high-performance model, in the form of S63 AMG. The new S-Class has been adorned with pronounced fender flares, which give it a look quite similar to the recently redesigned M-Class SUV. The smooth and organized sheet metal beautifully complements the 'more- angular' headlight assemblies.
As you delve into the interiors of Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, the chrome and wood accents come across brilliantly. It provides a stalk on the right side of the steering column, through which the driver can use the automatic transmission and select Park, Drive and Reverse. In case manual transmission is what you desire, all you have to do is use the shift buttons located on the back of the steering wheel. The Comand system of Mercedes Benz S-Class 2008 boasts of an 8-inch screen, high on the center stack. A control knob on the center console helps you operate it smoothly.
Other luxury features that the car accords you include stereo, navigation system and climate control system, which can be operated with traditional buttons. There is also the option of getting four-stage massaging seats installed in the car. Moving on to the performance of Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, you will be pleased to notice a 5.5-liter V-8 engine that promises 382 horsepower and 391 pounds-feet of torque. Variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder make up the other features of its engine. As far as the engine is concerned, Mercedes has provided you two more, excellent options.
The twin-turbo 5.5-liter V-12 engine is five-speed automatic and promises to deliver 510 horsepower and 612 pounds-feet of torque. The next option is 6.3-liter V-8 engine, delivering 518 horsepower and 465 pounds-feet of torque. When you are driving in Mercedes Benz S-Class 2008, safety worries will be far from your mind. Its Pre-Safe system tightens the front seat belts, closes the sunroof and side windows and adjusts passenger seats, in case of a collision. The infrared night vision system project a black-and-white video image of the road ahead onto a display in the instrument cluster. Distronic Plus adaptive cruise control and Brake Assist Plus are some of the other safety features.
Technical Specifications
124.6 inches
Overall Length
205.0 inches
Overall Width
83.3 inches
Overall Height
58.0 inches
Curb Weight
4465 lbs
Cargo Volume
16.3 cu. ft.
Fuel Capacity
23.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
Front Head Room
37.8 inches
Max. Front Leg Room
41.9 inches
Rear Head Room
38.5 inches   
Max. Rear Leg Room
42.3 inches
Front Legroom
41.9 inches

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