Auto Shows 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet: 429 Horses, Straight-Six Engine

18:16  16 january  2018
18:16  16 january  2018 Source:   Car and Driver

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Mercedes - AMG puts a new turbocharged inline-six bolstered by a hybrid system into the fetching E-class coupe and cabriolet to create the new E 53 . Official Photos And Info. 2019 Mercedes - AMG E 53 Coupe and Cabriolet : 429 Horses , Straight - Six Engine .

Mercedes - AMG CLS53, E 53 coupe and E 53 cabriolet get the AMG Speedshift nine-speed transmission with paddle shifters and AMG Performance 4Matic The engine , which also powers the facelifted S500, develops 429 bhp at 6100 rpm and 519.2 Nm of torque from 1800 rpm to 5800 rpm.

Mercedes-AMG is introducing a hot-rodded version of the venerable E-class, one that uses the first inline six-cylinder engine from Mercedes in two decades.

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The engine generates 429 hp and delivers maximum torque of 384 lb-ft. Mercedes - AMG ups its EQ with 2019 CLS53, E 53 Coupe and Cabriolet at NAIAS. EQ Boost-equipped "53" models get 48-volt electrical in Detroit.

The new Mercedes - AMG CLS 53 & E63 Coupe and Cabriolet are powered by an all-new 3.0-litre straight - six engine fitted with a traditional exhaust gas turbocharger along with a new 48V electric compressor.

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Like the mechanically identical 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS53, the E53 coupe and cabriolet are powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six producing a stout 429 horsepower at 6100 rpm and 384 lb-ft of torque from 1800 to 5800 rpm. Helping the straight-six achieve that output is a hybrid-assist system using a 48-volt primary electrical system called EQ Boost. An electric compressor and a combination starter/alternator serve up an extra 21 horsepower and 184 lb-ft. In essence, EQ Boost is similar to Audi’s hybrid-assist system in the 2019 A8, but instead of a starter/alternator driven off an engine belt, Mercedes uses an electric motor mounted between the engine and the nine-speed automatic. The starter/alternator powers the electric supercharger to peak boost in milliseconds, minimizing lag before the standard turbo awakes.

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The 2019 Mercedes CLS53 and E 53 Bring Straight - Sixes Back to AMG . Mercedes quotes a 4.3-second sprint to 60 mph for the E 53 Coupe while the CLS53 and E 53 Cabriolet take 4.4 and 4.5 seconds to do the same, respectively.

The CLS53 sedan, E 53 coupe , and E 53 convertible join the Mercedes - AMG family in late 2018. One of the highlights of the 2019 Mercedes -Benz CLS-Class is its new mild hybrid powertrain. The 3.0-liter turbocharged straight - six engine comes with an "EQ Boost" setup


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The inline-six has a couple more interesting features. Since the 12-volt battery is a secondary system wired to the 48-volt battery, which in turn is recharged by the starter/alternator, Mercedes deleted the auxiliary belt on the engine’s front side. Filling the space is an exhaust aftertreatment system so the catalytic converters can warm up as quickly as possible, a setup Mercedes introduced on its new family of diesel inline-fours; there’s also a particulate filter (yes, for a gasoline engine) located just downstream.

The E53’s 4Matic+ badge denotes the standard AMG-tuned all-wheel-drive system that can route torque entirely to the rear wheels. Mercedes also reinforced both axles, revised the steering knuckles, and dialed in more negative camber. An adaptive air-spring suspension, AMG Ride Control+, comes standard. Mercedes estimates a zero-to-60-mph time of 4.3 seconds for the E53 coupe and 4.4 seconds for the convertible. Top speed is limited to 130 mph.

Six-Cylinder Mercedes-AMG CLS53 Coming in Lieu of CLS63

  Six-Cylinder Mercedes-AMG CLS53 Coming in Lieu of CLS63 CLS63 discontinued to make room for AMG GT4Speaking to Mercedes-AMG head honcho Tobia Moers, Automotive News learned that the Mercedes-AMG CLS53 will launch in the U.S. by the end of 2018. The model will be powered by a more potent version of the new turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, and will also get Mercedes' fancy 48-volt electrical system and EQ Boost electric motor. Exact power output was not disclosed, but Moers said horsepower will "for sure be in the 400s." AN predicts around 430 hp, which is more than the current twin-turbo V-6-powered AMG 43 models put out.

The new series debuts on the CLS, E-Class Coupé and E-Class Cabriolet models and, as the nomenclature suggests, bridges All three models get a new, electrified, twin turbocharged 6 -cylinder 3.0-litre engine with 435 hp and 520 Nm of torque. Mercedes - AMG E 53 Coupe and Cabrio.

The new 2019 Mercedes - AMG CLS53, E 53 Coupe , and E 53 Cabriolet replace the 43-series models and should appeal to most AMG lovers. For starters, they all share a new-electrified 3.0-liter six -cylinder inline engine that offers 429 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque.

2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet: 429 Horses, Straight-Six Engine© CLIFFORD ATIYEH 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet: 429 Horses, Straight-Six Engine Pillarless with Few Peers

The E53 adds an aggressive body kit, four chrome exhaust tips, and a double-bar front grille lifted from the E63. Additional side sills, two chrome fins spanning the lower front air intakes, and a restyled bumper with a venturi-style splitter complete the look.

Inside, red leather inserts on the seats and door armrests, red dash stitching, and a microsuede-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel with a 12 o’clock hash mark are all available, while carbon-fiber trim and red seatbelts come standard. We’re more fond of the black-and-saddle-brown combo shown in the E53 convertible. Otherwise, it’s a regular E-class interior, which isn’t exactly a conventional or boring place to sit. The E53’s voice control now can operate the head-up display, the interior lights, climate control, and the seat heating and ventilation. Semi-automated driver assists upgrade to the versions in the latest S-class, with promised improvements to Active Steering Assist and Active Lane Changing Assist.

We’ll know pricing and availability later this year. The Mercedes-AMG E53’s intriguing new powertrain promises to make an already appealing coupe and convertible even more so.

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