Mercedes-Benz has again extended the limits of car excellence with its 2015 S65 AMG. This is a sports luxury model that will really impress even the most disinterested car reviewer. It has a very powerful 6 liter V12 twin turbo engine delivering robust power that can pick up speed from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds.
But that is not all. The luxurious amenities inside this car will really make your eyes pop in astonishment. Its designers have really put off all the stops and have gone to the limits in providing you this one-of-a-kind car model. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG is really suited to those with discriminating tastes.
Here are some of the most important specifications of this car that will blow your mind.
Engine: Twin turbo, 6 liter V12
Power: 621 horsepower
Torque: 738 lb.-ft.
Top speed: 186 mph
Transmission: 5 speed automatic
Drivetrain: Rear wheel drive
Engine placement: Front
0-60 mph: 4.1 seconds
Fuel efficiency ratings: 13 mpg city driving, 20 mpg highway driving
Base price: $222,000
The Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG’s monstrous engine has all the power that will take you wherever you want to go (as long as it is reasonable). With its power, you’ll be zooming down the road like you’re in a private jet. You will notice the admiring looks of the drivers of the other cars you are quickly passing by.
The power center of this Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the six liter, twin turbo-charged V12 engine. It is capable of delivering a massive 621 horsepower and a torque equivalent to a humongous 738 lb.-ft. of torque. No wonder you can easily overtake the other cars even on a superhighway.
With an acceleration rate of 4.1 seconds from 0 to 60 miles per hour, the S65 AMG can be truly lined up with the fastest cars in the world.
But its power is tightly controlled. When you start the engine, you will only hear a subtle but deep rumble. And when you shift the gear from neutral to drive or first gear, you will feel its smooth ride akin to a limousine.
But when you switch it to the sports mode, you will notice the car getting even easier to drive. In this mode, the S65 AMG begins to be agile a bit more, and also a lot faster. You’ll notice it when you are cutting sharp corners.
Thanks to its Dynamic Cornering Assist which enables the S65 AMG eliminate stress when steering. This feature helps in getting the right throttle settings and steering angle. It also enables the car to read the road so to speak.
This DCA is a neat feature because it will adjust the car to your driving habits. Therefore, your S65 AMG will act like it is custom-built for you.
Now, when it comes to fuel consumption, you will find no wrong with the S65 AMG. Its EPA rating is 19 miles per gallon on the highway, and 12 mpg in the city. Quite a gas guzzler if you will ask me. But considering the power that the car delivers, this is just a good compromise.
With a powerful 621 horsepower engine, you cannot expect it to be a gas miser. In fact, it is fascinating to have a car deliver that massive power, and only consume such a small quantity of fuel.
Anyway, you won’t be buying this car for its fuel saving capabilities, but its ability to provide huge power in style and luxury.
Mercedes-Benz knows that you are purchasing this car not just for its power and luxury but its safety features as well. For what use will car be if it has all the bang for the buck and yet it is unsafe?
Therefore, one of the highest priorities in designing this supercar is the inclusion of an impressive list of safety features. Among the advanced security functions integrated in the S65 AMG are cross traffic assist, active blind spot assist, active lane keeping assist and steering assist.
You will find the active 360 degree camera a confidence-builder, so with its active parking assist. Of course, it has all the rudimentary airbags on all impact points inside the car as well as other safety features that will make your every drive safe and secure.
Comfort and Amenities
The best part of a Mercedes-Benz car is its luxurious amenities. Being a supercar, the S65 AMG will not be left behind from its many cousins and kin. Would you not be satisfied when you seat in luxurious Nappa leather seats?
The car features multifunction steering wheel and has a 3D premium audio system. There is ample space inside the cabin for you and your passengers. Its rear seats can even be reclined if your passengers want to sleep while in transit. Certainly, the quietness inside the cabin induces a restful mood.
You won’t get tired driving the S65 AMG even in long trips because of its heated and cooled front seats.
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