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Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate 2020 review

Posted On: 25 Sep 2020   |   Posted By: Autocar

Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate 2020 review

Revisions to looks, aero and suspension keep E63 competitive against Audi's similarly endearing hot estate
Small changes have come to the Mercedes-AMG E63, tested here in estate form, although a saloon is available too. But if you're going to go big German powerhouse, you might as well go full wagon, I always think.The facelift comprises a mild exterior makeover, including a new grille that reduces drag and therefore wind noise at the front, while there are flatter tail-lights and a reshaped rear bumper and diffuser. New alloy wheel designs complete the outside alterations.Inside comes Mercedes' latest infotainment system, losing the old rotary dial and gaining a touchpad on the centre console, plus a new steering wheel with double-stacked horizontal spokes featuring many haptic controls (meaning that, given the central screen is touch-sensitive, there can be up to three ways to adjust one thing). The engine line-up remains unchanged, comprising a 4.0-litre petrol V8 that we don't get in the UK and an S...

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