The S class name is certainly one that dates back a long time in the Mercedes family, its roots can trace back to as far back as the 1950’s, it was then called the special class. There are a couple of variants of the S class available in the market, however, the AMG ranks quickest of the lot. The independent performance division of the carmaker indeed did a great job tuning the car, you should expect a car that comes with all the comfort you can imagine as well as a luxury that money can buy, this is in addition to its high-performance capability making it a must get for every serious car lover. The all-new 2018 S65 AMG Coupe comes with a twin turbo powered engine option. Therefore, this is one car every true lover of good cars should look forward to having in their garage.
2018 S65 AMG Coupe Exterior
A look at the exterior of the new 2018 Mercedes S65 AMG Coupe will reveal to you a car that has indeed undergone some serious facelift when compared with the outgoing version, there a few upgrades especially when you take a look at the exterior of the car. For instance, a look at the front of the car will reveal to you that the bisected mesh of the outgoing model has been replaced by a series if chromed out vertical slats, this is coupled with the three-point Mercedes star. This is called the Panamericana grille by Mercedes.
In addition to this, the all-new AMG two door also comes with a rather upgraded front splitter, which the carmaker says will assist in reducing the total front-end lift. A look on the sides will also reveal to you that the intakes will also get a redesign that is quite smaller, rounder in shape, which is a contradiction to the hitherto longer, slimmer intakes that was obtainable before. Also, it will interest you to note that high gloss glass trim was used all through. A look at the car profile will reveal to you the fact that the S class is improved to the sides which include an updated side skirts which all boast of 3D inlays, as well as chrome detailing, this is in addition to side view, mirrors as well as a ceramic mirror polishing.
A look at the car corners will also show you some alloy wheels, coupled with 19 inches that are equipped as standard with 20 inches rollers in the case of the S65. The S65 will get a special 16 spoke shape that comes in a couple of different options to choose. For instance, you would have the choice of 20 inches wheel width of 8.5 inches on the front as well as 9.5 inches on the back of the car. In addition to this, there is also the choice of the forged aluminum wheel cover.
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Furthermore, a look behind will show to you a big-time update, such as a diffuser insert as well as a rung, this is in addition to the design of the twin tailpipes. In addition to this, the taillights now come with a unique organic light emitting diode element, thus giving it a unique curved appearance which can also be attributed to the thinner film. In total, about 33 OLED’s were utilized for each of the lights. The S class is also accompanied with a homecoming feature which would see all the lightening elements unlocked as the car is opened.
Mercedes S65 AMG Coupe 2018 Interior
A look at the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe will show you that the cabin does come with some real class; it is indeed a melting pot of luxury, space, as well as class. Also, you are bound to find out that certain high-end materials were used for the car layout. You will find materials such as Napa leather, lacquer trim, as well as carbon fiber doodads. You will also find the AMG as well as Mercedes badges on the car. A look at the steering of the car will reveal to you a high-performance type, this is coupled with wheel-mounted paddle shifters as well as a leather cover. The available options include black Nappa leather as well as Dinamica microfiber.
If we look for the infotainment system, the S class will have its own AMG display that is found in the line of the steering wheel, with a 31.2 cm TFT widescreen display. This digital feature allows it to have all the usual information to the drive, this info includes engine rpm, speed and so on. There are also a couple of options available as far as the display Is concerned which includes sports, progressive as well as classic.
Perhaps, the most notable upgrade of the 2018 Mercedes S65 AMG Coupe is the engine which sees a switch to a twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre V12 engine. This engine sees it evolve a maximum output of about 630 horsepower that gives about 5,400 rpm; the torque curve, on the other hand, is about 1,000 Nm. Unlike what you have with the V8 the V12 works without the cylinder deactivation and channels the power exclusively to the back wheels. The acceleration of the car is about o to 60 mph in 4.1 sec, the max speed, on the other hand, is about 250 km/hr which can, however, be increased to about 300 km/hr with the choice of the AMG package. The Mercedes S65 AMG Coupe 2018 also comes with a standard high-performance exhaust system which offers a controllable, adjustable flap that will modify the sound decibels you will prefer to hear.
On a final note, the fuel consumption rate of the car borders between 12 to 9.3 liters for every 100 km’s covered.
Price and release date
The new 2018 S65 AMG coupe price should be around $236,250 and it should make its official unveiling at this year’s Frankfurt auto show. Therefore, all Mercedes lovers should get their chequebooks out because this is one car that is bound to change the way you think
2018 S65 AMG Coupe pictures