Mercedes-Benz has launched the Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ with the intention to expand its performance car lineup in India at Rs 1.02 Crore (ex-showroom). Along with the launch of the E63 S and the E53, the AMG product line now offers a total of 11 options for customers in the country. The AMG E53 has been launched for the first time in the Indian market.
The vehicle gets some new design elements specific to the AMG line up. The newly launched Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ gets a restyled front section with AMG-specific radiator grille and flat LED headlamps with a large central Mercedes star. The 19-inch light-alloy wheels with an aerodynamically optimized five-twin-spoke design complement the design of the E53 making it look extravagant. The rear gets a set of new taillights which extend into the boot lid.
The interior is premium place to be in with high quality materials all around. The seats are wrapped in Napa leather and offer good lateral support for high comfort on long journeys. Moreover, the E53 gets AMG-specific seat upholstery layout with an ‘AMG’ badge in the front seat backrests. Individually adjustable ambient lighting also comes as standard. A further highlight is the MBUX infotainment system with a touchscreen and touchpad and the intelligent voice control plus AMG-specific displays and settings.
Mercedes-Benz has ensured to equip the E53 with an extremely capable powertrain which offers supreme driving pleasure along with speed. The Mercedes-AMG E53 is powered by a 3.0-litre six-cylinder inline engine with exhaust gas turbocharger and electric additional compressor that produces 429 bhp and 520 nm of torque. The EQ boost generates an additional 21bhp and 250Nm of torque. This engine comes mated to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G transmission. The vehicle is capable of sprinting from zero to 100 kmph in just 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 250kmph.