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Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 36-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 6258 cm3 / 381.9 cu in / 381.9 cu in, 326.6 kW / 438.0 hp / 438.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 620.0 N·m / 457.3 lb·ft / 457.3 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2001
ModelS 63 AMGIssued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5158 mm / 203.1 in / 203.1 inTotal (curb) weight2035 kg / 4486 lb / 4486 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1447 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3085 mm / 121.5 in / 121.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity88 l / 19.4 UK gal / 23.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves36
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement6258 cm3 / 381.9 cu in / 381.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.50 cm3/cylinder / 31.824 cu in/cylinder / 31.824 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power326.6 kW / 438.0 hp / 438.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque620.0 N·m / 457.3 lb·ft / 457.3 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)137.8 kW / 184.8 hp / 184.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.2 kW/l / 1.147 bhp/cu in / 1.147 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque99.1 N·m/l / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.82

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio215.2 kW/ton / 163.1 bhp/ton / 163.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions338 g/km / 544 g/mi / 544 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.1 m / 39.7 ft / 39.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 LinksSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17 H2Wheels rear7.5J x 17 H2
Tyres front225/55 ZR 17Tyres rear225/55 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG

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