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    Mercedes-AMG S 65 (W222) 2017-

    The new Mercedes-AMG S 65

    I'v made a new thread for it because it's a facelift and the old version was called Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG and now it the Mercedes-AMG

    • 6.0-litre V-12 with port injection and biturbo forced induction
    • 5980 cc
    • 463 kW (630 hp) at 4800-5400 rpm
    • 1000 Nm at 2300-4300 rpm
    • Rear-wheel drive
    • AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC PLUS
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    S 65: AMG sports suspension based on MAGIC BODY CONTROL with curve-tilting function

    The MAGIC BODY CONTROL suspension of the S 65 is focused on driving dynamics and prepares for bumps before the vehicle runs over them. To this end, MAGIC BODY CONTROL combines the active springs of the suspension with continuously adjustable dampers and ROAD SURFACE SCAN. The system precisely scans the condition of the road ahead with the help of a stereo camera to adjust the damping of each individual wheel optimally to the upcoming bumps already ahead of time.

    The standard curve-tilting function causes the body of the vehicle to tilt to the inside of a turn by up to 2.65 degrees. This significantly reduces the perceived lateral forces and enhances the driving fun in particular on secondary roads.

    Depending on the driving mode, the springing behaviour can be set to comfortable or sporty to suit personal preferences and/or the curve-tilting function can be activated. The active suspension effectively compensates body roll, squat and dive when moving off the line, in curves and during braking. The continuously adjustable dampers enable comfortable basic damping and a speed-dependent firm setting.

    The ride height of the vehicle can be raised by 40 mm to increase the ground clearance. At high speeds, it is lowered by up to 15 mm and thereby reduces aerodynamic drag and increases the handling stability.
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