Mercedes is extending its AMG lineup with turbocharged inline-six power
What is it? A fresh out of the plastic new motor for Mercedes’ CLS, E-Class Coupe and E-Class Cabriolet.
For what reason does it make a difference? Mercedes-Benz, similar to such a significant number of different automakers, surrendered the inline-six due to bundling concerns, the V6 fitting into more conservative motor narrows and preparing for the expanding number of ancillaries in the engine of an advanced extravagance auto. In any case, similar to chime bottoms, and stage disco booties, the exemplary I6 wouldn’t remain dead and with the presentation of the new “53” arrangement of medium sized Mercedes-AMG, six cylinders – all consecutively – never looked more current … or economical.
At the point when is it coming? Spring 2018.
Would it be advisable for you to get it? All things considered, not having tried the new motor, we can’t be 100 for every penny beyond any doubt. Yet, the specs surely point to a compelling noteworthy powertrain. The turbocharged 3.0-liter pumps out a noteworthy 428 strength and 384 pound-feet of torque all alone self, and is then supplemented by Mercedes’ 48-volt mellow half and half framework — which Stuttgart calls EQ Boost — that includes 21 drive and, all the more critically, an incredible 184 lb.- ft. of torque.
Said EQ Boost starter-alternator — situated between the motor and transmission — joins a starter engine and alternator in one effective electric engine and the blend of turbocharger, helper electric compressor (basically an electrically-controlled supercharger) and EQ Boost framework is sufficient, says Mercedes, to totally expel turbo slack.
It’s likewise enough to quicken the CLS 53 from zero to 100 km/h in only 4.4 seconds – the E 53 roadster one-tenth of a moment faster, while the convertible is the same at 4.4 seconds. All the new motors are mated to Mercedes’ most recent nine-speed transmission with abbreviated move times, a twofold declutching capacity and the capacity to play out numerous downshifts in the meantime.