AMG boasts greater performance

Mercedes-Benz has reported performance and efficiency boosts with a version of its M-Class SUV.

The ML63 AMG boasted a duration of 4.8 seconds for accelerating from 0-62mph and 155mph as a limited top speed, thanks to its latest 5.5-litre turbocharged V8 engine offering 518bhp and 516lb.ft of torque (with an optional upgrade to 549bhp and 561lb.ft).

Prospective buyers may already be searching for the best car insurance and breakdown cover deals for the car, which reaches the UK next spring.

It is claimed that the car offers an overall efficiency rise of 28% with fuel economy of 23.9mpg combined and CO2 emissions of 276g/km. This is thanks to a stop/start system that has been offered for the first time on the M-Class AMG.

Another first-time achievement is the feature of active anti-roll bars for maximum level performance on corners. The bars also deliver driving dynamics to match the straight line performance.

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