2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

Posted on 05 February 2012 by Tony Santos

2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG has made its public debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show and like its forerunners; it was set to establish new standards in terms of performance, exclusivity and outstanding driving experience.

Now let’s get down to details. The new 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is powered by a 5.5LV8 biturbo engine capable of making 518 hp at 5,250 rpm with a maximum torque of 516 lb-ft between 1,750 – 5,000 rpm. The ML63 AMG can sprint from 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. The power is manage by an AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7-speed automatic transmission with three driving modes; Controlled Efficiency (C), Sport (S) and Manual (M).

For added performance, buyers can opt for the AMG Performance Package, which increases output to 550 hp at 5,750 rpm and 560 lb-ft between 2,000 and 5,000 rpm. Sprint from 0-60 mph comes in just 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 174 mph. The AMG Performance Package also comes with an engine cover genuine carbon fiber, calipers painted in red and the AMG Performance steering wheel in Premium leather/DINAMICA.

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is 99 pounds lighter than its predecessor and comes with the ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM for active roll stabilization. The system is standard and features active stabilizers on the front and rear axles to make-up for body roll during rough cornering.

Inside the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG you will find basically everything including AMG exclusive illuminated door sills, AMG sports pedals in brushed stainless steel with rubber studs, COMAND system with hard-drive navigation & SIRIUS real-time traffic & weather, 10-way power front seats w/door-mounted controls plus driver and passenger memory with 4-way lumbar support, Harman/Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system, HD radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, 7 inch display with central COMAND controller, 4.5″ color instrument cluster display, power lift gate, power sunroof and heated & active ventilated front seats

The 2012 Mercedes ML63 AMG will hit U.S. showrooms in the first quarter of 2012.

2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Data:

ML63 AMG
Displacement 5461 cc
Bore x stroke 3.86″ x 3.56″
Compression ratio 10.0 : 1
Output 518 hp at 5,250 rpm 550 hp at 5,750/rpm*
Max torque 516 lb-ft at 1,750-5,000 rpm 560 lb-ft at 2,000-5,000 rpm*
Engine weight (dry) 449 lbs
Estimated fuel economy 16 mpg combined
Acceleration 0-60 mph 4.7 s 4.6 s*
Top speed 155 mph** 174 mph*

Prices for the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG start at $95,865 including an $875 destination charge.

Standard Equipments:

  • AMG illuminated door sills in stainless steel
  • AMG sports pedals in brushed stainless steel with rubber studs
  • COMAND system with hard-drive navigation & SIRIUS real-time traffic & weather
  • 10-way power front seats w/door-mounted controls plus driver and passenger memory with 4-way lumbar support
  • harman/kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system
  • HD radio
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • USB port
  • 7″ display with central COMAND controller
  • 4.5″ color instrument cluster display
  • Power lift gate
  • Multi-color ambient lighting
  • Power sunroof w/express open and close
  • Heated & active ventilated front seats

The AMG Performance Package:

  • Top speed of 174 mph
  • AMG Performance steering wheel with DINAMICA grips
  • Increased output +32 hp / 44 lb-ft
  • Red brake calipers
  • Carbon fiber engine cover

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