Tuesday 28 January 2020

High-performance Merc sports a hefty price-tag

Mercedes AMG E43 4MATIC
Mercedes AMG E43 4MATIC
Eddie Cunningham

Eddie Cunningham

This is a high-performance version of the Mercedes E-Class, the AMG E43 4MATIC, which has just arrived in some Irish dealerships.

It has a starting price of €93,365 ex-works, though it can be safely speculated that by the time some buyers are finished speccing it up the cost will run well into six figures.

Using and modifying a variety of elements from motorsport, it is powered by a 3-litre, V6 bi-turbo engine (0-100 kmh in 4.6 seconds), which develops a whopping 401bhp.

Among a variety of stuff on board are 19in AMG five-spoke light alloys and chrome-plated, quad-flow exhaust tailpipes and spoiler.

Sport seats are standard too, as are AMG pedals, black roof lining and red seatbelts.

Also standard is four-wheel drive and an AMG 9spd sport transmission with speed shift and multi-clutch technology.

And all cars get a special multi-chamber air sports suspension.

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