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New Mercedes CL63 AMG

The new Mercedes CL63 AMG has new design and new high tech performance

By Geraldine Ashton Green
Jul 28, 2010
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The new Mercedes CL63 AMG has new design and new high tech performance. The visual modifications are accompanied by a newly developed powertrain. The AMG 5.5 litre V8 bi-turbo engine with AMG speedshift MCT 7 speed sports transmission. For the first time Mercedes-AMG is taking advantage of direct petrol injection with spray-guided combustion and piezo injectors. This technology enables improved fuel economy thanks to higher thermodynamic efficiency, which in turns leads to lower exhaust emissions.

There is a guaranteed improvement in fuel consumption and a reduction in emissions. Fuel consumption for the new Mercedes CL63 AMG is just 26.9 mpg which is 38% more economical than the previous model with naturally aspirated V8 engine. CO2 emissions have also been significantly reduced at 244 grams per kilometre, the figure is 29 percent lower than for the previous model.

At the same time the Mercedes CL 63 AMG delivers superior performance at sports car level the Coupé accelerates from 0-62 mph in 4.5 seconds, and has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. The 62 mph mark is reached in just 4.4 seconds with the AMG Performance package, with the top speed increased to an electronically limited 186 mph. Other highlights of the innovative, original eight-cylinder engine from Affalterbach include full aluminium crankcase, four-valve technology with variable intake valve timing, air/water charge air cooling, generator management and also standard start/stop function.

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By Geraldine Ashton Green
Jul 28, 2010