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Mercedes-AMG E63 review – BMW M5 rival is better than ever - Design

Merc’s big V8-powered saloon and estate is about more than its big power and incredible acceleration times

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from £79,930
  • Incredible acceleration and pace, a strong engine, and really involving handling
  • E63 S ride is firm, expensive rear tyres won’t last long if you use Drift Mode

Design

There aren’t any bulging arches, massive spoilers or garish badges on the outside of the E63. All you get are four square exhausts and a small lip on the boot at the back, some larger inlets in the front bumper, a more minimal grille and a few subtle AMG badges. The noise emitted from the exhausts attracts more attention and make it obvious it’s no ordinary E-class far more than the styling.

Those wanting the subtlest version should opt for the Estate - no one ever expects a wagon to move as fast as the E63 can shift. 

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