2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG vs. 2010 Cadillac CTS-V

When Cadillac CTS-V challenges the BMW M5 (MT, July 2009), the CTS-V wins leaving the old Munich Mauler struck and hurt. Next in line comes the newly supercharged Jaguar XFR (MT, October 2009) with itsboastfulness,flamboyance and Savile Row smoothness. The outcome is CTS-V tears the hopeful English to pieces.

When Round Three started, the Caddy’s largest threat is the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, which is a leather-cloaked, roaring, cruise bulletthat has been dubbed the best AMG sedan for a long time.

Naturally aspirated AMG V-8…

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Naturally aspirated AMG V-8 sounds mah-vuh-lus; cockpit radiates “premium” in materials and design.

The E63 constitutes the largest threatbecause it is the best-fitted car to face the powerful, double-triumphant CTS-V. The M5 is, as eminent, anold-fashioned design; it is quick, but inthe comparisonit did not show the moves essential to get the better of the Cadillac. The Jag similarly proved fast, but was unsuccessful to defeat Motown’s hugemostlyowing to complicatedboundary handling and a low performance-per-dollar percentage. The big Mercedes is yet all-fresh and fashionable. What is even more, AMG has so comprehensivelyhad a make-over for the original E-Class, and it had become barely recognizable.

The Mercedes and the Cadillac each sport a 6.2-L V-8 displacing withinhardly any cubic centimeters of each other’s. Caddy’s provides anenjoyablefeatpaté, force-feeding air througha supercharger to give way to a class-topping, amazing 556 hp at 6100 revolutions per minute (which is easily expected from an engine relative to the Corvette ZR1’s LS9). However, the AMG’s mill inhales air at any kind of pressure exhaled by nature, yet this hand built, double-cam, 32-valve splendor still wins easily with 518 hp at 6800 revolutions per minute, which is 11 hp more than in the preceding version (the improved V-8 is also 12% more gas-efficient). Charging next to each other, the 2 sedans make a sound similar tofighting T-Rexes, even though the unsurprisingly aspirated E63 shakes the ground with certainintensityparticularly during full-throttle up shifts.

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