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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide


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Swapnil Kulshrestha Content Writer Updated on: October 15, 2019


Mercedes never fails to knock us off our feet. Just as when the thought of the failure of CLS63 was sinking in, Mercedes came up with Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe.

Mercedes brought the CLS63 in the arena to tackle the growing fan-base of the Porsche Panamera, but it did not turn out to be effective.

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Pros

Looks Stunning

Super-efficient Aerodynamic Framework

Powerful engine

Great Build Quality

Cons

Lacks the Latest MBUX System

Inefficient Weight Reductions

What's New?

Drift Mode


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$136500

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

4

drivetrain

AWD

engine type

displacement

243 cu.in.

horsepower

577 hp @ 5500 rpm

torque

590 lbs.-ft @ 2500 rpm

transmission

9-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

frame type

Unibody

suspension front

Independent front multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

brake rotors (f/r)

65.9/65.7

dimensions

wheelbase

116.2 in.

length

199.2 in.

width

76.9 in.

height

56.8 in.

curb weight

4716 lbs.

capacity

cargo volume

12.7 cu ft.

performance

zero to 60 mph

4.2 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

15/17/20 mpg

highway range

348 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr. / 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr. / 50000 mi.

powertrain warranty

4 yr. / 50000

corrosion warranty

4 yr. / 50000 mi.

roadside assistance

4 yr. / 50000 mi.


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Styles

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Magnetic Black Metallic

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Base

Base

power
577 hp @ 5500 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
17 combined

$136,500


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
4dr Sedan AWD (4.0L 8cyl 9A) Starting at $136,500 MSRP (15/17/20) 577 hp @ 5500 rpm, 4 L, V-8, premium unleaded (required)
9-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive 4

 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 S

S

power
630 hp @ 5500 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
17 combined

$159,000


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
S 4dr Sedan AWD (4.0L 8cyl 9A) Starting at $159,000 MSRP (15/17/20) 630 hp @ 5500 rpm, 4 L, V-8, premium unleaded (required)
9-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive 4

Expert Review


And now, as a reinforcement plan, the three-pointed star has come up with the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe. The Mercedes-AMG GT63 4 door, rests upon the MRA platform that is also utilized by its family siblings such as the C-Class, E-Class, CLS and many more. Dynamic, explosive, ultra-luxurious, these are the terms that best define the GT63 4 door coupe.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Features

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe is available in two variants, the GT 63 and the GT 63 S. The GT 63 is procurable at a price of $136,500 whereas the hotter Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4 door coupe comes at $159,000.

Trim

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4 door coupe

MSRP

$136,500

$159,000

Key Features

Dynamic AMG Engine

Dynamic AMG Engine

 

Improved Cornering Abilities

Improved Cornering Abilities

 

Drift Mode

Drift Mode

 

AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed Sports Transmission

AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed Sports Transmission

 

GT Specific Handling

GT Specific Handling

 

 

AMG Dynamic Plus Interior Settings

 

 

AMG Performance Bucket Seats

 

Our Recommendation For the Best Trim

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe is already an expensive set of wheels, with prices starting from $136,500 for the base model. Moreover, it packs more than enough power under the hood to knock you off your feet. So in case, you are eyeing the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe S for the additional punch, we would suggest you go with the base model only until and unless you do not have an extra-ordinary knack for power. However, the S variant also gets a slightly different interior scheme and AMG Performance bucket seats. 

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Engine and Performance

The car debuts in a trio of familiar model designations, and the three-engine lineup includes inline-six and V-8 offerings, all fed with forced induction - Car and Driver

Engine & Transmission

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe gets a hyper-powered 4.0L twin-turbo V8, that can churn out a 570 bhp along with 627 lb-ft of torque. The 4Matic+ AWD arrangement connects the back axle to the front axle and ensures perfect torque displacement. This feature facilitates the transition from AWD to RWD. Moreover, variable AMG engine mounts establish the perfect link between the engine and the body in various handling scenarios, you can control the setup's functionality by the means of numerous drive modes.

2019 Mercedes Benz AMG GT63 engine

Coming to transmission, the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed Sports Transmission is tailor-made for variable driving situations. The 9 gear programmed transmission makes the shift transitions hardly noticeable and almost always keeps you within the model speed band.

Models

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe

Porsche Panamera

Audi RS7 Sedan

MSRP

$136,500

$128,300

$110,700

Engine

4.0L Twin-Turbo V8

4.0L V8

4.0L Biturbocharged V8

Transmission

9-Speed Dualshift

8-Speed Manual

8-Speed Automatic

Horsepower

570 hp

542hp 

560 hp

Torque

627 lb.-ft. 

627 lb.-ft.

553 lb.-ft.

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe, which houses a 4.0L Twin-Turbo V8, is intoxicated by power. The ride offers the best power in the segment followed up by the Audi RS7 Sedan and Porsche Panamera. Well, possession of great power, has its own cost, as advocated by the GT 63’s price sticker. The three-pointed star’s offering is the most expensive offering of the segment. 

Acceleration

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door coupe gives its competitors a taste of dust when it comes to power and performance. Boasting a 4.0L Twin-Turbo V8 which can churn out 570 hp and a torque of 627 lb-ft. The remaining task is completed by the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed Sports Transmission, making this pair of wheels simply shoot like an arrow.

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Models

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door

Porsche Panamera

Audi RS7 Sedan

0-60 MPH

3.3 sec

3.9 sec

3.6 sec

Quarter mile

11.0 sec

13.6 sec 

11.2 sec 

Engine

4.0L V8 

4.0L V8

4.0L V8

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is the fastest among all its competitors. The 4.0L Twin-Turbo V8 along with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed Sports Transmission grant the Merc tremendous acceleration abilities. 

Braking and Handling

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door gets its halting powers by a set of carbon-ceramic brakes. The Mercedes-AMG offering comes befitted with 4-wheel discs. Carrying around a lot of weight, the 4 door GT 63 comes befitted with great braking specs. However, the 60-0 distance for the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is not out yet. 

2019 Mercedes Benz AMG GT63 braking

Model

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door

Porsche Panamera

Audi RS7 Sedan

Brake Front (in.)

15.4

16.1

15.4

Brake Rear (in.)

14.2

15

14

Curb Weight (lbs.)

4343.1 

4398

4497

60-0 MPH (ft.)

N/A

111

101

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Fuel Economy

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door’s greater weight has negative implications on its fuel efficiency. Though just by a nick, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door lags behind its competitors in terms of fuel economy.

Model

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door

Porsche Panamera 

Audi RS7 Sedan

MPG (city)

15

18

14

MPG (highway)

20

25

24

MPG (combined)

17

21

19

The Porsche Panamera offers the best-in-class fuel efficiency, followed up by the Audi RS7 Sedan and finally the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door. The Porsche and the Audi, being lighter in weight than the Merc, add more miles per gallon to their figures.

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Interior

Aside from the sheer quality of the materials, the GT 4-door’s cabin is dominated by the widescreen cockpit, the IMAX of cars, which combines two hi-res 12.3in screens whose bonded glass has a smartphone lustre.- Topgear

Seating and Comfort

The cabin of the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door portrays just another level of luxury. The ride comes fitted with the active multi-contour seating arrangement. The S variant gets the AMG Performance Bucket Seats and provides great support while cornering and under-acceleration. Though at the same time they are as comfortable as performance-oriented and can refresh you by giving a great massage.

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Model

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door

Porsche Panamera

Audi RS7 Sedan

Passenger capacity

4

4

4

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

40.8/57.8/58.6

37.9/54.6/43.1

36.9/57.2/41.3

Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

38.2/57.2/58.6

34.5/52.0/32.4

36.6/55.9/37.0

All the cars that we have in question here seat 4 people and are comfortable as hell. Although, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door offers the greatest space and the most comfortable seating arrangement. The Audi RS7 Sedan follows up to be the runner-up and the Panamera lags in this aspect. 

Infotainment

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door utilizes a hybrid edition of the refreshed MBUX interface. Although it is based on previous year's software and lacks the voice assist technology. The main focus of the information panel is a touchpad on the center console. This panel primarily functions as a gear selector and is great at feedbacks. The steering wheel of the GT 63 4 door can also be considered a part of the infotainment arrangement, as it spreads out all the dynamic controls one needs while driving, within the reach of their fingertips. The infotainment system also offers: 

2019 Mercedes Benz AMG GT63 infotainment

  • AMG Dynamic Plus Package
  • Pushable screens
  • 12.3-inch instrument cluster screen 
  • A 12.3-inch infotainment touch panel 
  • Steering Wheel Shifters
  • Adaptive Dampers
  • 23-speaker Burmester Sound Arrangement (Optional)
  • Steering Wheel Placed Drive Selector Knob
  •  Steering Wheel Placed Suspension, Traction and Exhaust Controllers 

Cargo Volume

Cargo specifications for the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door are yet to be announced.

2019 Mercedes Benz AMG GT63 cargo

Model

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door

Porsche Panamera

Audi RS7 Sedan

Cargo Volume with rear seats up (ft.3)

N/A

17.4

24.5

Cargo Volume with rear seats down (ft.3)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Exterior

The AMG GT 4-Door has its own body, with a low-slung silhouette and a steeply raked windshield. - Car and Driver

Dimensions and Weight

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is a four-door variant of the Mercedes-AMG GT. It offers great space and family vehicle's comfort along with the power of a sports tourer. It feels great to drive on tarmac and is agile on corners. The ride is long, heavy and looks uberly luxurious. The GT63 is a handsome boy, with a swift aerodynamic body. What completes the look for the ride is a 20-fin Air Panel grille which makes the front end of the ride look supremely appealing. Now, taking a slide on that dipping roofline, the rear end is complemented by a multi-stage spoiler, which along with giving the GT63 a sleek look, also contributes towards increasing the ride's stability under tight braking scenarios. 

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The car is great on weight though, but that does not affect its on-road performance. 

Model

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door

Porsche Panamera

Audi RS7 Sedan

Curb weight (lbs.)

4343.1

4398

4497

Length(in)

199.2

198.8

197.3

Width(in)

76.9

76.3

75.2

Height(in)

57

56.1

55.9

Ground clearance (in)

4.9

5.4

4.3

Wheelbase (in)

116.2

116.1

114.8

Track width (in) F/R

65.7/65.5

65.2/64.5

64.3/64

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door comes out as the longest, tallest and the widest offering of the segment followed up by the Porsche Panamera and the Audi RS7 Sedan.

Exterior Features

Some of the prominent exterior features are as follows: 

  • AMG Design Ideology
  • Ultra Sleek LED Tail Lights
  • Dynamic Turn Indicator
  • Frameless Side Windows
  • Sleek Multibeam LED Headlights
  • AMG Aerodynamics

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Safety

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door comes loaded with safety features that are always at the forefront to ensure the safety of the driver and the passengers. Though the IIHS and the NHTSA data is not yet available for the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door, still here are some of the standard safety features on the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door:

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  •  Driveline Traction Control
  • ABS
  • Active Parking Assist
  • Blind Spot Detector
  • Automated Parking Sensor
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • eCall Emergency Assist SOS
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Curtain Airbags
  • Back-up Camera
  • Childseat Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Seat-Mounted Side Airbags 

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Competition

Porsche Panamera:

The Porsche Panamera is a stunning pair of wheels. The Panamera was resculpted recently, and what came out was a bigger Panamera, with a restructured interior layout, boasting Porsche’s hottest engines and gearboxes. However, when put in front of the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door, the Panamera comes out to be underperforming in terms of performance, power, and output. On one hand where the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is putting up a whopping 570 horsepower, the Panamera bows down at 542 horsepower. Keeping the performance aside, Panamera also loses to the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door in terms of dimensions as the latter is bigger, wider, and taller than the Porsche. 

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Audi RS7 Sedan:

RS7 is a very desirable offering from the Lord of the Rings (Audi), with a sleek, flowing design, the RS7 can kill by looks. With Quattro AWD the car is as engaging to drive as it can get. Befitted with a 4.0L Biturbocharged V8, the RS7 produces an undisputed 560 hp along with 553 lb-ft. Of torque. However, now the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is here to make a claim, with an astonishing power output of 570 horsepower, the three-pointed star’s fabrication gives the RS7 a run for its money. Speaking of the dimensions, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door lends the RS7 a knockout punch with its massive interior spacing and mesmerizing body design. And finally, with an ultra-luxurious cockpit and cutting-edge technology on-board, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door emerges as the ultimate king of the ring for this segment.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 Final Verdict

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is a result of the commendable efforts of the scientists at Afflatebach. The car is a complete winner on almost all the aspects and provides everything an enthusiast can ask for. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door carries the motorsport level rush along with a luxury family tourer’s convenience. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is not just all looks, the car feels dominating yet stable not only in a straight line but also while attacking the corners.

Yes, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is the best this segment can offer, but here is the catch, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door is also the highest priced option to go for. So if you don't mind burning a hole of this size in your pocket, we would recommend you to go for the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4 door.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a more sensible choice? The track-focused GTR or the GT63 4 door sedan? 

The track-focused GTR costs approximately $20,000 more than the GT63 4 door. Both cars get a similar engine and power figures. However, the track-focused GTR is available only as a coupe and can accommodate 2 persons, whereas the GT 63 has a passenger capacity of up to 4 people. The GTR boasts a greater set of driving dynamics and is havoc on track, whereas the GT63 can pull off both the roles - a perfect family car, and a menacing track machine. 

Is the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 available as a convertible? 

No, the GT63 does not offer any convertible variant. 

What is the top speed for the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT63 4 Door? 

The GT63 4 door offers a top speed of 193 MPH