2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG price starts at $94,900

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG

Joining the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 in dealerships later this summer will be the new 518-hp 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG.

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“The new CLS63 AMG continues the success story of the previous models, the CLS55 AMG and CLS63 AMG, which have delighted our customers all around the world since 2004”, according to Ola Ksllenius, Head of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. “The CLS63 AMG is a unique high-performance car – it sets new standards in design, performance and efficiency.”

Prices for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG start at $94,900 – excluding a $875 destination & delivery charge.

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Adding the AMG Performance package will give you enhanced performance bringing the peak output to a total of 550 hp and a maximum torque of 590 lb-ft. It also adds a genuine carbon fiber AMG engine cover, genuine carbon fiber AMG spoiler lip on the trunk lid, red-painted brake calipers, AMG Performance steering wheel with Alcantara inserts in the grip areas, raised top speed to 186 mph and a sport suspension.

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Refresher: The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is powered by a M157 5.5L twin-turbocharged V8 making 518-hp with a maximum torque of 516 lb-ft of torque. Adding the AMG Performance Package increases output to 550-hp and a peak torque of 590 lb-ft. Mated to a AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed Sports Transmission, 0 to 60 mph comes in 4.4 seconds and 4.3 seconds with the AMG package. Top speed is clocked in at 186 mph.

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Equipment List:


  • COMAND w/ 40GB Hard-Drive GPS Navigation
  • Bluetooth interface
  • Voice Control
  • 14-Speaker harman/kardon LOGIC7 Surround Sound System with Dolby Digital 5.1
  • HD Digital Radio
  • In-dash 6-disc DVD/CD Changer
  • In-dash SD Card Reader
  • iPod/MP3 Media Interface
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio
  • Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof with One Touch Open/Close
  • Full Leather Interior
  • Burl Walnut Wood Trim
  • Multifunction Leather Sport Steering Wheel with shift paddles
  • 4-Way Power Tilt and Telescoping Steering Column
  • 14-way Power Adjustable Seats with 3 Position Memory for Seats, Steering Column and Exterior Mirrors; Multicontour Driver’s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Electronic Cruise Control
  • Remote Central Locking with SmartKey
  • Power Windows with Express Up and Down
  • Auto-dimming Driver and Rearview mirror
  • Integrated Garage Door Opener
  • Intermittent Wipers with Rain Sensor
  • Power rear window sunshade
  • Headlamp cleaning system
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Multi-color Ambient Lighting*


  • Hand-built AMG 5.5-liter direct injection biturbo V8 engine*
  • 518 (550**) hp @ 5,500 rpm*
  • 516 (590**) lb-ft of torque @ 2,000-4,500 rpm*
  • Acceleration (0 – 60 mph): 4.4s (4.3s**)
  • Turbo Boost: 14.5 (18.8) psi**
  • ECO Stop/Start*
  • Top Speed: 155 (186**) mph (Electronically Limited)
  • Electro Hydraulic Power-assisted Speed-sensitive Rack-and-Pinion Steering*
  • AMG DRIVE UNIT w/SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed Sport Transmission*
  • AMG Adaptive Suspension: Semi-active Suspension w/ Adaptive Damping System
  • Front Suspension: 3-link Independent with Antidive Control and Stabilizer Bar
  • Rear Suspension: Multilink Independent air suspension with Antisquat Control and Stabilizer Bar
  • Front Brakes: 14.2″ internally ventilated & perf. discs w/ 6-Piston Fixed Calipers
  • Rear Brakes: 14.2″ internally ventilated & perf. discs w/ 4-Piston Fixed Calipers
  • Dual Exhaust with Chrome Tailpipes


  • ATTENTION ASSIST drowsiness monitor*
  • mbrace telematics system
  • New Vehicle 4 Year/50,000 Mile Warranty
  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance Program
  • Steel Reinforced Cabin with Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • 3-Point Seatbelts with Pre-tensioners and Force Limiters
  • Front Dual Stage Airbags
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Front Pelvic Airbags
  • Front and Rear Side Window Airbags
  • Dual Front Knee Airbags*
  • NECK-PRO Active Head Restraints
  • LATCH Anchor and Tether System
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS & BAS
  • AMG 3-stage Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • PRE-SAFE (Predictive Protection System)
  • Roll-Over Sensor
  • Anti-Theft Alarm with Engine Immobilizer
  • Night Security Illumination
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Panic Button Remote Key
  • LED Daytime Running Lights*
  • Corner-Illuminating Lamps
  • Bi-Xenon Headlamps


  • 19″ staggered-width AMG Triple 5-Spoke Alloy Wheels
  • 255/35 R19 (Front) High-Performance Tires on 9.0 x 19.0
  • 285/30 R19 (Rear) High-Performance Tires on 10.0 x 19.0

Optional Packages

Premium 1 Package

  • Rearview Camera
  • Heated & Active Ventilated Front Seats
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist*
  • Full-LED Active Headlamps*
  • Electronic Trunk Closer
  • Active Multicontour Driver’s seat

Lane Tracking Package

  • Blind Spot Assist*
  • Lane Keeping Assist*

Driver Assistance Package

  • Active Blind Spot Assist*
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist*

AMG Performance Package

  • Red Brake Calipers
  • AMG Performance Steering Wheel
  • Top Speed Raised to 186 mph
  • Horsepower/torque increase to 550 hp/590 lb. ft.
  • Sport Suspension
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Spoiler

Stand Alone Options

  • 19″ AMG Twin 5-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheel
  • PARKTRONIC (with Active Parking Assist)*
  • Night View Assist PLUS w/Pedestrian Detection*
  • Rear side airbags
  • Limited Slip Differential with 40% lock
  • AMG Ceramic Composite Braking System


Black, Zircon Red, Obsidian Black, Lunar Blue, Cuprite Brown, Storm Red, Iridium Silver, Palladium Silver, Diamond White, Indium Grey, Alubeam Titanium


Black Premium Leather, Almond/Mocha Premium Leather, Ash/Black Premium Leather

Optional Trim

Piano Black Lacquer, Carbon Fiber

– By: Omar Rana