IAB Report – Mercedes ML 63 AMG launched at Rs 1.49 crore

Posted on: May 17, 2014 - 12:52pm IST

Mercedes-Benz launched the ML 63 AMG earlier this week, continuing its product offensive of offering AMG models, priced at Rs 1.49 crore (ex-showroom, New Delhi.)

The ML 63 AMG is the third AMG product launched by the company in India in the last 6 months, following the launch of the SLK 55 AMG and the GL 63 AMG just last month.

Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG launch Bangalore press shot
The Mercedes ML 63 AMG gets AMG essentials like badges and aerodynamic changes.

The ML 63 AMG is powered by a 5.5-liter bi-turbo V8 engine making 550 hp between 5,250 and 5,750 rpm and 760 Nm of peak torque between 2,000 and 5,000 rpm. The performance-oriented SUV uses a 7G TRONIC automatic transmission, sending power to all four-wheels. The SUV can hit 100 kph from standstill in 4.7 seconds, onward to a top-speed of an electronically-limited 250 kph.

Mercedes ML63 AMG press shots front
The Mercedes ML 63 AMG gets a 5.5-liter V8 bi-turbo engine.

Mario Spitzner, director of branding and marketing for Mercedes-AMG, said that the AMG portfolio has seen tremendous success and that he believed that India is ready for a “performance-oriented driving experience.”

It was earlier reported that AMG had seen record sales in 2013, meeting a 30,000 per annum target that it had set for itself for 2017 in 2013 itself by selling 32,200 units. Sales of AMG-branded vehicles took off after the launch of the A 45 AMG, GLA 45 AMG and the CLA 45 AMG – none of which are available in India.

Mercedes ML 63 AMG launched at Rs 1.49 crore – Press Release

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