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Get sporty with the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63

Say goodbye to the old 5.5-liter V8, and welcome its replacement, the 4.0-liter.

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If you really, truly enjoy driving, the S63 is the Mercedes for you.

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It packs a 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8.

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Output is pegged at 603 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque.

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All-wheel drive is standard, as is a nine-speed automatic.

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The exterior features a more aggressive treatment, including AMG's hallmark quad tailpipes.

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There's also a launch mode available, which helps the car reach 60 mph in 3.4 seconds.

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Its V8 can also disable four cylinders under partial load to increase fuel economy.

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The interior features standard sport seats, a sportier steering wheel and AMG-specific interior trimmings.

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It also has bigger brakes and a larger exhaust, because why not?

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The S63 should be on sale by the fall. Pricing is still TBD.

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