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Mercedes-AMG S65 Closing Version Bids Adieu To The V12 In Geneva

Your final likelihood to purchase AMG’s 621-hp, 186-mph tremendous sedan.

[UPDATE, March 5] Dwell pictures from the 2019 Geneva Motor Present have been added at first of the gallery, beneath.

It’s secure to say Mercedes’ stand on the 89th Geneva Motor Present goes to be bittersweet. On one hand, we’ll get to see the facelifted GLC, the GLE 53, the GT R Roadster, and the second technology of the CLA Capturing Brake. However, we’re going to should say goodbye to the SLC/SLK by testing the Closing Version – a reputation additionally chosen for this stealthy luxobarge. Lengthy story quick, that is the final hurrah for the Mercedes-AMG S65 Sedan.

With manufacturing strictly restricted to merely 130 automobiles worldwide, we’re a future collectible. Accessible solely in an Obsidian Black metallic end additional signaling the mannequin’s significance, the S65 Closing Version has the “One Man – One Engine” plaque on the engine cowl completed in black as a substitute of silver. Even the menacing quad exhaust ideas on the again are available a high-gloss black look.

The juicy numbers supplied by the mighty twin-turbo 6.0-liter V12 engine are the identical as earlier than and stay jaw-dropping: 621 horsepower and a mountain-moving 738 pound-feet (1,000 Newton-meters) of torque. That shall be sufficient to ship the fullsize luxurious sedan to 60 mph (96 kph) in merely 4.1 seconds regardless of a curb weight of 4,960 kilos (2,250 kilograms) within the case of the usual U.S.-spec S65.

The predominantly black theme of the Closing Version is contrasted by matte bronze accents noticeable on the cast 20-inch alloy wheels, entrance air intakes, facet skirts, and likewise on the rear bumper. The AMG crest mounted on the C-pillar serves as a reminder this isn’t any atypical S65, however the remaining one as mirrored by the particular version’s identify.

Mercedes on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present:

Not that it comes as a giant shock, however the lavish inside cabin can be principally black and mixed with copper contrasts right here and there. The middle console carries a particular “1 of 130” plaque to bolster the S65 Closing Version’s restricted availability, whereas the steering wheel comes with “AMG Version” to make it a tad bit fancier than the usual design.

Naturally, the automotive comes totally loaded and packs nearly all the pieces Mercedes can cram into its stately sedan. From a panoramic roof to the person rear seats adjustable in countless methods, the Closing Version provides the very best of the very best from Benz. It additionally comes bundled with the AMG Driver’s bundle, thus unlocking a prime velocity of 186 mph (300 kph), and also you even get an identical indoor automotive cowl.

Mercedes has not introduced how a lot the Closing Version prices, nevertheless it goes with out saying it’ll be pricier than the usual S65 out there in the US from $232,550 earlier than choices.

We’ll hear the S65’s swan track later this week in Geneva.

Supply: Mercedes-AMG

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