Mercedes-AMG is redefining the performance saloon. The brand is turning the most intelligent executive saloon into the most powerful E-Class of all time in the shape of the next generation of the E 63 4MATIC+ and E 63 S 4MATIC+. By Staff Writer
New AMG TRACK PACE app
To supplement the RACETIMER, Mercedes-AMG has developed the new Mercedes me connect AMG TRACK PACE app. Customers can use it to analyse and improve their track driving style and to share this with other AMG drivers via Facebook, Vimeo, YouTube or the AMG Private Lounge.
This app for Apple iPhones is connected to the on-board race app in the head unit via wifi or Bluetooth. The COMAND Online infotainment system transmits all vehicle data – including speed, gear, steering angle, time, position and temperature – to the app in real time.
The smartphone app can also be connected with GoPro cameras so that the driver can obtain an interactive video of their racing experience featuring all the related data.
For the new performance saloons, all the connectivity and Intelligent Drive functions and options which make the Mercedes-Benz E-Class the most intelligent executive saloon are available. This includes semi-automated driving with the DRIVE PILOT, which can support the driver during disagreeable routine tasks such as driving in heavy traffic.
In addition to the standard Mercedes me connect functions such as eCall, accident recovery, breakdown assistance or after-sales service, Remote Online (standard with COMAND Online) offers numerous convenience features via smartphone, such as tracking to locate the parked vehicle, control of the stationary heater, locking and unlocking the vehicle or the retrieval of various items of information, such as mileage, fuel level or range.
New from Mercedes me connect is the Concierge Service. This includes personal service extending beyond the vehicle. The spectrum ranges from weather and stock market information and route recommendations to suggestions and reservations for sporting and cultural activities. Navigation data is transmitted straight to the vehicle. Customers can call up the Concierge Service using the iCall switch in the vehicle or from anywhere via the Mercedes me app. This new premium service is free of charge for the first year.
Numerous options from the AMG Performance Studio
Anyone wishing to personalise their E 63 4MATIC+ or E 63 S 4MATIC+ even further is able to order numerous options from the AMG Performance Studio. The Night package, attractive wheel alternatives and two Carbon-fibre packages can be used to customise the exterior specification.
In the interior the Performance steering wheel in nappa leather/DINAMICA microfibre and the Performance seats, which are available for the first time, reinforce the sporty character. Carbon-fibre trim parts or glass-fibre elements in matt silver round off the possibilities.
The new performance saloon celebrates its world première as Edition 1 on 16 November 2016 as part of the Los Angeles Auto Show. The sales release follows on 16 January 2017, with market launch beginning in March 2017.