Is E55 AMG fast?
Not only did it accelerate quickly, but it also had a pretty good top speed of about 155 mph. That being said, this top speed was the electronically limited top speed that Mercedes gave the car. If disabled and equipped with better tires, the E55 AMG could hit 180 mph when all’s said and done.
Does the E55 AMG come supercharged?
Under the hood, the Mercedes E55 AMG has a hand-built 5.4-liter supercharged V8, rated at 469 hp and 516 lb-ft.
What is the fastest AMG model?
Fastest Mercedes-Benz Models Overall 2021 Mercedes-AMG® GT Black Series Coupe: 0 to 60 in 3.1 seconds, Top speed of 202 mph. 2014 Mercedes-AMG® SLS Black Series: 0 to 60 in 3.2 seconds, Top speed of 196 mph. 2017 Mercedes-AMG® CLS 63 S 4MATIC®: 3.2 seconds, Top speed of 186 mph.
Is the Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG a sports sedan?
The Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG is not a sports sedan, although it is a sedan. The E55 is not a sports car, although it tears from a standstill to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The E55 is a speed sled—a conveyance of staggering power capable of great pace. Attaining great speed is not just the E55’s forte; speed is its reason for being.
How much will the new Mercedes-Benz E55 cost?
Mercedes says the new E55 will be priced at about $74,000. That’s only a thousand or so more than the BMW M5 or the outgoing E55, a relative bargain. Sadly, that price does not include the cost of paying every other driver on the road to stay the hell out of your way.
What kind of transmission does a Mercedes Benz E55 have?
The standard Mercedes five-speed automatic has been modified for E55 duty as well. The shifts are quicker and firmer. The transmission has three settings: comfort, sport, and manual. You must activate manual to use the shift buttons mounted behind the upper spokes of the steering wheel.
Is the E55 the same as the SL55 AMG?
The V-8 in the E55 is not exactly the same as the one in the SL55 AMG. Expect to be confused. At its launch, the SL55 produced the same figures as the E55. Then AMG found that 469 horsepower was at the very low end of the engine’s tolerances. So it had the V-8 that’s in the SL55 recertified at 493 horsepower.