A closer look at the all-new S65 AMG Coupe

There are AMG fans for whom our V12 biturbo engine is the measure of all things. For this clientele Mercedes-Benz have developed a car in the form of the new S65 AMG Coupe.

According to Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG, this “new twelve-cylinder coupe surpasses even the highest of expectations.”

The new S65 AMG Coupe is the new twelve-cylinder top-of-the- range model in the S-Class Coupe series. The new new two-door is the third AMG high-performance car with a V12 engine to come to the United States market. Globally, no other car manufacturer in the world offers such a wide portfolio of twelve-cylinder vehicles as Mercedes-AMG. In 2003, the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz presented a coupe with a powerful V12 biturbo engine in the form of the CL65 AMG (C215 model series). Its successor, the CL65 AMG (C216 model series) was available between 2007 and 2014 and was the direct predecessor to the new S65 AMG Coupe.


The AMG V12 delivers a peak output of 621 hp and a maximum torque of 738 lb-ft – resulting in effortlessly superior performance. The S65 AMG Coupe accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.0 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph (electronically limited). In other respects, the AMG 6.0-litre V12 biturbo engine assures a sensational drive.

The upholstery in design AMG Exclusive Nappa leather with seat upholstery layout in a diamond-pattern design boasts delineated perforations which ensure beautiful harmony between perforations and stylistic stiching.

The standard equipment for the S65 AMG Coupe includes: a 360° camera, active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC, Burmester high-end 3D surround sound system, Driving Assistance package Plus, including DISTRONIC PLUS with Steering Assist, PRE-SAFE Brake, BAS PLUS with Cross- Traffic Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist and PRE-SAFE® PLUS, Upholstery in AMG Exclusive nappa leather, KEYLESS-GO package.

The four-door S65 price starts at $222,000, so the new S65 AMG Coupe will have the starting sale point also at this rate. Orders can be placed for the S65 AMG Coupe in the coming weeks, and the United States market launch is planned for the end of 2014.