2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - Road Test Specs

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

(4.7L V8 Twin-turbo 7-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S63 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.5L 8cyl Turbo 7A)
Vehicle TypeRWD 4dr 5-passenger sedan
Estimated MSRP$139,500 plus destination


ConfigurationFront engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTwin-turbocharged, direct-injected V8, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,461/333
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)577 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)664 @ 2,250
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSeven-speed multiclutch automatic with paddle shifters
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.38,II=2.86, III=1.92, IV=1.37, V=1.0, VI=0.82, VII=0.73
Final-drive ratio (x:1)2.65
Differential(s)Front: open, center: electronically controlled clutch, rear: open


Suspension, frontIndependent double-wishbones, pneumatic springs, driver-adjustable two-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, pneumatic springs, driver-adjustable two-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeSpeed-proportional, variable-ratio, electrically assisted power steering
Tire typeAll-season
Tire size, front255/45ZR19
Tire size, rear285/40ZR19
Wheel size19-by-8.5 inches front -- 19-by-9.5 inches rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, frontTwo-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with 6-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rearTwo-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)3.9

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)23.8

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionOptional 1,540-watt, 24-speaker Burmester audio system
iPod/digital media compatibilityiPod via proprietary cable
Satellite radioOptional
Rear seat video and entertainmentOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemStandard
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Optional Mbrace telecommunication service
Smart entry/StartStandard
Parking aidsStandard front and rear parking sensors
Collision warning/avoidanceOptional collison prevention assist, PreSafe brake

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,806
Length (in.)208.0
Width (in.)75.4
Height (in.)59.0
Wheelbase (in.)124.6
Track, front (in.)64.7
Track, rear (in.)64.7
Turning circle (ft.)12.5
Seating capacity5


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion4 years/50,000 miles
Roadside assistanceUnlimited
Free scheduled maintenance3 years/3,000 miles

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