Let’s take a look at the comprehensive review of the newly launched Mercedes-AMG E53 in India and all you need to about it.
Mercedes-Benz has been in India for a very long time now and they have been dishing out high quality products for the Indian market, the E-Class being one of them. The E-Class is a luxury sedan offered in the long wheelbase version in India and it has been doing wonders. But, when the elegant E-Class doesn’t offer enough excitement, the Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic+ fills the void with increased performance and sporty styling.
Mercedes-AMG E53 has been launched in India for the first time boasting of the largest portfolio of AMG cars in India with 11 cars in the lineup. With its other German rivals brimming with talent, it remains to be seen whether the AMG-tuned E53 can catch up and sprint ahead in the distance.
The all-new design language of Mercedes’ cars is absolutely phenomenal. The E53 looks striking and aggressive from the front. It gets vertical slats and big air intakes to cool off the engine. The multi beam headlamps look gorgeous with a unique eyebrow. The bonnet has typical AMG styling with contours on it, giving it an aggressive stance.
The sides have a bold horizontal shoulder line stretching to the rear with very minimal styling. The 19-inch alloys look supreme and enhance the overall character of the car. The rear looks purposeful and exciting with a gentle spoiler on the boot lid. The wrap-around taillights look beautiful giving it a touch of elegance. The exterior is true to the AMG design language giving the car an aggressive and bold stance.
Interior and Features
Mercedes has paid attention in the interior department as well. It gets top marks when it comes to interior build quality and high-end materials are used everywhere inside the cabin. The center console looks effortless and one has to look really hard to find a fault. There are plenty things offered in the standard version but deep-pocketed buyers can elevate the experience further with exotic wood trims, a fragrance atomizer, and massaging front seats. The power adjustable front seats are heated and will keep you in place when cornering hard.
Mercedes-AMG has equipped the E53 with plenty of kit which ensures that luxury stays intact along with speed. There are two screens in the cockpit, with the focus on the 12.3-inch touchscreen with the latest MBUX System. It has Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity as standard. Other features include, air filtration, wireless charging, smartphone integration, 64-colour ambient lighting, dual-zone climate control and valet function.
Performance and Ride Quality
Every E53 is powered by an AMG-tuned turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder engine that makes 429 horsepower and 520 Nm of torque. It pairs exclusively with a nine-speed automatic transmission and 4Matic all-wheel drive. Manual swapping of the gears is available at any time via paddle shifters on the steering wheel. The steering as with the other dynamics is crisp, sweetly responsive, and well balanced, blending feedback and precision.
The rear seat on the Mercedes-AMG E53 4Matic Plus is surprisingly comfortable and has the potential to house three people. Rear AC vents along with 12V and 15V charging sockets make the experience seamless. Headroom and kneeroom is in abundance with adequate under-thigh support. The standard air suspension seamlessly makes the switch from twisty-road demon to comfortable freeway cruiser. Swapping drive modes subtly changes the sedan’s road-damping demeanor without becoming either pillowy or punishing.
Mercedes has equipped the E53 with a massive list of safety features to ensure safety at high-speeds and exude confidence. Some features include, ABS and driveline traction control, dual stage driver and passenger seat-mounted side airbags, dual stage driver and passenger front airbags, curtain 1st and 2nd row airbags, driver knee airbag, 360-degree parking camera with active parking assist, adaptive cruise control, side impact beams and blind spot monitor.
The all classy and luxurious Mercedes-Benz AMG E53 4Matic+ is available at the price tag of Rs 1.02 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi).
With the first time launch of the Mercedes-AMG E53 in the Indian market, some enthusiastic buyers would be inclined towards. It offers blistering performance with the luxury of Mercedes-Benz. Priced at Rs 1.02 Crore (ex-showroom), it could be a great alternative to the E63s. This car has what it takes to catch the attention of people with its striking design and well-built cabin. It is a matter of time until we come to know whether this offering from the German giant is worth it.