Wind force twelve

Stuttgart, December 14, 2015

65: A magic number not only for each employee, but also for friends of the twelve-cylinder engine. In so far four models Mercedes-AMG built its powerful twin-turbo V12 with displacement of six liters, 630 hp and rangierlokhaften 1,000 Nm of torque: S 65 sedan and coupe, SL 65 and G 65. In half a year number five comes to, namely the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet. It completes the first of S 500 and S 63 existing offer of the largest open Mercedes upwards.

Everything shines

Thus, the owner of the potent open four-seater can show to the outside world what is 65 convertible in S, there are several elements in glossy chrome on the body, as well as a revised grille, a front splitter and of course " V12 Biturbo " lettering on the mudguards. Standard mounted Mercedes 20 - inch alloy wheels with 255mm tires in front and 285er - Pneus rear. The fabric roof of the 65 S Convertible is available in four different colors and can be operated up to 50 km / h. Around 17 of seconds to take the opening respectively closing.

New Hairstyle at 300 km / h

Indoor sports seats in nappa leather wait in a diamond pattern. Even the A-pillars and sun visors are trimmed in leather. Regular S 65 convertible at 250 km / h electronically limited, optional is an increase to 300 km / h. What potential the mighty V12, revealed Mercedes-AMG in the addition that even then the tip is limited. But even at 300 km could go openly and be pampered by a head space heating, Heated armrests and seats for all seats.

Price issue: the house or car?

For the transmission of 1,000 newton meters to the rear axle, the " AMG Speedshift Plus " said seven-speed automatic is responsible. There is also a sports suspension based on the AIRMATIC air suspension, the AMG missed the special kinematics and a streamlined design. Optional ceramic composite brakes is available, which should be loud Mercedes around 40 percent lighter than the series system. An interesting detail: The V12 in the S 65 Cabriolet is being built in the new, additional AMG engine line in Mannheim. As always builds a person along the aggregate and guarantees with their signature on a plaque on the engine. From early April 2016, the plaque, including car can be ordered as of May of the year comes. Prices are not yet known, but the 245,557 euros of the coupe version of the S 65 indicate the direction, into which it is for the Cabriolet . ( rh )