Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance launched in India: All the highlights

If you spot a Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance on the road, stop and stare and stare again. The seriously fast Mercedes model is now officially in I
The Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance is the most powerful in-production AMG from the German luxury car brand.
The Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance is the most powerful in-production AMG from the German luxury car brand.

Mercedes-Benz India promised a big focus on high-end cars for the market here this year and after launching the AMG E 53 4Matic+ Cabriolet at a start price of 1.30 crore, is now setting the bar much higher still. The company has officially launched its most powerful AMG model in production with the Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance landing on our shores via the import route. Here are the big highlights from the launch event of AMG GT 63 S E Performance:
11 Apr 2023, 12:49 PM IST

What do you make of the seriously fast AMG model?

At 3.3 crore, the Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance isn't exactly in the budget of many luxury car buyers. But it does have the potential to strike a chord with an exclusive set of customers and underlines Mercedes' commitment to bringing in performance model here.

Thank you for joining us for this coverage, that's all we have from this launch.

11 Apr 2023, 12:48 PM IST

Special surprise for select customers

Mercedes F1 racer Lewis Hamilton will hand over kets of the Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance to Indian customers.

11 Apr 2023, 12:45 PM IST

Price launch

Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance is officially in India at 3.3 crore (ex-showroom)

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11 Apr 2023, 12:30 PM IST

Highlights of battery pack

The battery pack runs on a 400 V system. It weighs 89 kg and the cells are specially developed and are housed in a high-strength aluminium casing.

11 Apr 2023, 12:29 PM IST

Quick specs of AMG GT 63 S E Performance

AMG GT 63 S E Performance offers 1,470 Nm  of torque, has a combined power output of 831 hp, goes from 0 to 100 kmph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 316 kmph.

11 Apr 2023, 12:08 PM IST

Launch event begins

Mercedes underlines its dominance in the Indian luxury car space, reports its best-ever fiscal year with over 16k units delivered

11 Apr 2023, 11:24 AM IST

Want a Mercedes? Get set for wait

Most of Mercedes models in India have a considerable wait time. Lance Bennett, VP for Sales at Mercedes-Benz India, tells HT Auto that while the super-luxury models like GLS Maybach still have an approximate wait time of 10 months, his company is working on bringing down overall wait periods. He adds that he expects the situation to improve this year.

11 Apr 2023, 11:05 AM IST

Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance vs rivals

The AMG GT 63 S E Performance will lock horns against the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

11 Apr 2023, 10:41 AM IST

Battery pack highlights

The electric motor is propelled by a 6.1 kWh, 400V battery pack which weighs around 90 kilos. The battery isn't exactly meant for range but more for fast power delivery. In all-electric mode, the supercar can hit 130 kmph.

11 Apr 2023, 10:13 AM IST

Core strength of AMG GT 63 S E Performance

Powering the Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance is a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 that puts out 843 hp. The engine will come mated to an electric motor that sits on the rear axle. This electric motor produces 201 hp. 

11 Apr 2023, 09:46 AM IST

Mercedes ready with 10 launches for India

At the start of the calendar year, Mercedes-Benz India confirmed it has lined up 10 launches for the market here in 2023. The launch of the Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance will be its second while all eyes would also be peeled for the updated GLC, a high-selling SUV model from the brand.

11 Apr 2023, 09:16 AM IST

Charge of the electrics

Are performance models under threat from electric champions? As the world transitions towards electric models, Mercedes has a clear and massive ambition of electrifying its future path. The AMG EQS is a prime example of offering sensational performance that is powered by electric technology. Priced at 2.45 crore before taxes, the AMG EQS is one of the most powerful EVs money can buy. But what about the ‘authentic’ AMG flavour - the roar and the grunt?

11 Apr 2023, 08:56 AM IST

Batting for local manufacturing

Mercedes has been locally manufacturing or assembling several of its hot-selling models in India. But it has even started to locally assemble AMG performance line models in the country. Company officials say there is a big demand for such vehicles and the idea is to make these performance-based models slightly more affordable for potential customers.

11 Apr 2023, 08:53 AM IST

Limited and exclusive

Mercedes is bringing only limited numbers of the AMG GT 63 S E Performance. Although the exact figure is not yet known,  the model comes in via the CBU or import route.

First Published Date: 11 Apr 2023, 08:52 AM IST

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