For decades, the flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe has propelled the “ state of the art”, with industry-changing innovations and strong pillar-less design. While the coupe and convertible lack the limousine-like back seat of the sedan, they coddle front-seat passengers with comprehensive comfort and massage functions. The two-door alternative of the S-Class climbs down to a smaller overall length and wheelbase for a more vibrant performance. It also pleases those people, who wish to be seen in a smoother profile and more alluring curves than the larger, three-box sedan.
"Ultra-luxury sedans from Rolls-Royce and Bentley withstanding, the S-Class cabin remains one of the most opulent available. … Just about every touch point is covered in quality material made from leather, wood or metal. Even the aroma of the cabin itself is special, thanks to the standard Air Balance fragrance system with a replaceable vial of olfactory serum in the glove box-"Kelley Blue Book
Taking inspiration from the standard S class the S-63 AMG ups the ante, with the best in class material and technology and a V 8 powertrain which puts out 603 bhp at 5500 rpm, while peak torque remains at 663 lb-ft, which lands at 2250 rpm and ends at 3750 rpm. In the S63 Coupe, rear-seat legroom is somewhat short, as one would expect, but due to their immense size, they are still more accommodating than most big coupes. The S 63 coupe and Cabriolet are the first model in the lineup to get the “Panamerican” grille which was first seen on the AMG GT R.
Seating and Comfort
Lets’s move forward to how good those handbuilt AMG engines are and what actually commands is the sense of money-no-object opulence. Mercedes -Benz has left no stones unturned in the quest for the best, the S -63 AMG incorporates certain exclusive innovations that indicate the luxurious character and performance potential. The S class always finishes in the top 5 picks of exquisite sedans, futuristic control panel, and display elements, as well as elegant, perfectly finished materials, are some of its prime attributes.
"The standard seats are lovely, but we recommend the Premium package's multicontour seats with their additional adjustments, ventilation, and six massage settings. That's right, six. One even simulates a hot stone massage by utilizing the seat's heating elements. And just in case your rear passengers are the jealous sort, the same opulent front-seat features (including their adjustments) are available in the sedan's enormous backseat." Edmunds
The S 63’s spectacular interior features Optimized lateral support is provided by the AMG sports seats with AMG nappa leather upholstery, an AMG-specific V8 seat upholstery layout, and contrasting topstitching. The seats are extremely comfortable, remain supportive on long drives, and offer plenty of top-notch upgrades that improve comfort even further. You get a bespoke AMG flat-bottom steering wheel perforated in the grip area, and paddle shifters make up for the sporty driving experience. The rear seat legroom is also apt for an average-sized individual.
The S-Class sedan offers laudable rear-seat room. … By their nature, the S-Class coupe and convertible are tighter in the back but still respectable for a 4-seater. One of the few complaints we have is the lack of sliding sun visors." -- Kelley Blue Book
You will be impressed by the intelligent layout and the moment you open the door, the fresh surroundings of air-balance system greets you. Nearly everything in the cabin feels precious, and you really have to dig to find an ounce of plastic. The entire dashboard is even wrapped in leather, driving an S-Class makes you feel like you are the leader of a small, car-sized nation.
Cargo space in the S-Class differs depending on which body style you get. Sedan models have 18.7 cubic feet of cargo space, which is an above-average total for the class. Coupe models give you 10.4 cubic feet of space. Cabriolet (convertible) models have 12.4 cubic feet with the top up and 8.8 cubic feet with the top down.AMG models have slightly different trunk capacities: 18 cubic feet in the sedan, 14.1 cubic feet in the coupe, and 7 cubic feet with the top down in the cabriolet. The Mercedes-Maybach sedan has a 12.3-cubic-foot trunk. A power-closing trunk lid comes standard, and a hands-free power trunk lid is available.
The trunk, as you might expect from a 17-foot-long sedan, is sufficiently large. … Note, however, that the available 24-speaker Burmester high-end sound system 'significantly' reduces trunk space, according to Mercedes." Edmunds
The AMG widescreen cockpit merges the AMG-specific instrument cluster (31.2 cm diagonal / 12.3-inch) with the AMG-specific media display (31.2 cm diagonal / 12.3-inch) into a single unit offering high-resolution HD visualizations. It provides three display styles for the AMG instrument cluster; "Classic," "Sporty" and "Progressive."Additional AMG-specific information in the instrument cluster includes warm-up, set-up, G-meter, Race timer, and engine data.
The Mercedes-Benz S-63 AMG comes with the latest COMAND infotainment interface. There's a learning curve, but the horizontal menus at the top and bottom of the screen are user-friendly. The COMAND infotainment system proves to be more difficult to use when contrasted with rivals. Both screens present driving systems, vehicle settings and convenience features with lifelike illustration and animations.
"Look beyond the new engines and you'll find even snazzier stuff with the S-Class electronics. Taking yet another step closer to autonomous driving, the S-Class now uses route-based speed adaption to slow for corners, junctions, roundabouts or toll booths. An active steering system can change lanes following a driver-instigated turn signal, and the aforementioned active brake assist with cross-traffic function uses a long-range radar camera and stereoscopic camera to avoid potential collisions." Autoblog
A multimode drive program selector on the console lets you transform the car's character with the flip of a switch. There are five available modes which include Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual. The Steering is both Power Controlled Reach and Height adjustable and houses multiple controls like the Cruise Control, Volume Control, Voice Telephony and much more. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard on the 2019 S 63 and both Siri and Google voice recognition are available when Apple CarPlay or Android Auto is connected. The voice controls also worked fairly well. The high-clarity heads-up display and subtle buttons on the steering wheel, everything you could ever need while driving is at your fingertips.
The AMG S 63 has one of the best engines present in the market today and the level of luxury it presents you, can’t be compared with anything else.Technology is something by which the S 63 differentiates itself from the opposition, it gives a mind-boggling array of entertainment and safety features. Although based on the flagship S-Class lineup, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG S63 mold this magnificent luxury automobile into a performance machine every bit as enticing as a Porsche Panamera Turbo, but with a more adult-friendly rear seat.