New S-Class S63 AMG and the original strongest model 450 SEL 6.9 top gear are compared


New S-Class S63 AMG

The sixth-generation new Mercedes-Benz S-class (W222), which was launched in 2013. All LEDs are used including headlights, and there are options such as coupe-like design and magic body control, which can be used to detect steps and minimize body sway with a stereo camera on the windshield. As a flagship saloon, has achieved evolution that is second to the name. The current top grade of the new S-class, the S63 AMG, is a monster sedan with a twin-turbo V8 engine and a maximum output of 585ps.

Strongest model of the first S class 450 SEL 6.9

On the other hand, it is the strongest model of the first model (W116) that came to be officially called S-class for the first time and is equipped with a 6.9-litre V8 engine with a maximum displacement and displacement of post-Benz. The S-class is the world’s first to adopt ABS from the first generation, and Citroen’s hydro pneumatics are introduced, so it can be said that the dignity of the flagship has been completed from this time.

Comparison of the new S-class S63 AMG and the original strongest model 450SEL 6.9

It has been announced that the S65 will be released from now, but S63 AMG, which is the strongest spec model at the moment, and 450SEL 6.9, which was positioned like the first AMG, is the top gear of the British media The magazine version of Gear has a comparative report.

Front mask around the grill

From here and there are all up and down comparisons. The grill with a sense of extrusion from the time insists the S class. You can see clearly that it has a sleek design from the square form.


driving seat

It is completely different, but the latest one is still high tech. On the other hand, the first generation has a wonderful design called Classic Benz.

Wood panel

The latest wood panel is also beautiful, but this is the first model called wood panel, this texture is the quality which is not inferior to the present car.



back seat

The S-Class is also a top driver’s car, but it also has the aspect of being a show fur driven. The latest model has an ottoman attached and a monitor attached for the rear seat hospitality. On the other hand, 450 SEL 6.9 is a fabric sheet using beige velor material and the back seat is not so wide, but the thickness of the door and the softness of the sheet are transmitted.

engine room

When you open the hood, the original 450 SEL 6.9 is as big as the size of the pan-pan engine. Naturally, that’s because it is based on a 2.8-liter engine model. You can see the hugeness of 6.9 liters. The latest S63 AMG still seems to have room, but it is equipped with a 5.5 liter twin turbo. The V12 equipped model will be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show, so it can be said that there is enough room.

New and old S-class S63 AMG (W222) and 450 SEL 6.9 (W116)

The latest S-Class and the original S-Class, two models that clearly prove to be the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, even after 40 years. Both are supercars, and unlike large SUVs, they have a presence as a high-class driver’s car, as a dignified model. After all, if you want to get a fast car with Mercedes-Benz’s flagship, you can see that it will not change after 40 years.

After all there is top gear. Ironically, the last report is that it looks like the same car after 40 years. I think that the market will judge whether it is good or bad not to change the S class. If you have something that goes beyond the meaning Ferrari

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