Mercedes strengthens AMG portfolio: Launches the first-ever ‘AMG 53 series’ in India

Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz on September 24 further strengthened its AMG portfolio with the introduction of an all-new stylish performance SUV Coupé – the AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé.

The launch, said a company press release, is a significant and strategic decision for Mercedes-Benz as it introduces for the first time in India, the much-awaited ‘AMG 53 series’.

The new AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé that offers more power and performance dynamics also replaces the AMG 43 Coupé in India, and further builds on to the strength of the popular GLE SUV portfolio.

The release further said that formidable six-cylinder performance and race-bred driving dynamics are the cornerstones of the AMG 53 range

The AMG six-cylinder in-line engine with twin scroll turbocharging and F1 inspired 48 V EQ-Boost achieves 435 HP and an additional temporary 22 HP and 250 NM of electric output |0 – 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds

The car features swanky new-generation telematics, Mercedes-Benz User Experience (NTG 6.0).

MBUX, the most intuitive in-car virtual assistant and infotainment system based on AI and ML in the luxury car segment, takes the ‘always on’ experience to a whole new level, added the release.

The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé is priced at Rs 1.2 crore (ex-showroom, India)