Mercedes have unveiled their first high performance version of the new E Class, the Mercedes AMG E 43 4MATIC.
The new Mercedes AMG E 43 4MATIC comes with a 3 litre V6 bi-turbo engine that has 401 horsepower and 520 Nm of torque.
The car comes with a electronically limited top speed of 155 miles per hour and a 0 to 62 miles per hour time of just 4.6 seconds.
“The new E 43 4MATIC offers impressive driving dynamics coupled with cutting-edge efficiency. Twin turbocharging, features adopted from motorsport and the characteristic AMG design immediately indicate to our customers that the new E‑Class from AMG offers pure Driving Performance coupled with cutting-edge technology and intense emotion,” notes Tobias Moers, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.
On the E 43 4MATIC, Mercedes-AMG has upgraded the six-cylinder engine’s output by 25 kW (34 hp) to 295 kW (401 hp) with the aid of two larger turbochargers and sophisticated software applications. The ample peak torque of 520 Newton metres is available right from a low engine speed of 2500 rpm.
The Mercedes AMG E 43 4MATIC will makes its world debut at the New York International Motor Show later this month and it will go on sale in June with a September launch, as yet there are no details on pricing.