On this issue, we invite you to come with us into the world of German engineering, where three of their top brands shine by showing their great engine power, as well as their capabilities for standing out in luxury.
We’ll begin with Mercedes-Benz and its S65 AMG series, representing versatility and at the same time a very sport like attitude with its V12 under the hood; then there’s the BMW 760Li with an unimaginable comfort aside from its excellent driving and last but not least, the Audi S8 which mixes a great cabin space and luxury to brag about.
Get in and fasten your seat belts because you are about to know what an amazingly well made car with all the necessary luxury is.
Mercedes Benz S65 AMG
The German Star
Just as it was to be expected in a brand such as Mercedes, the S65 AMG represents all the comfort ever thought before. This car is synonym of German versatility and, at the same time, all the benefits of a sports car V12.
Mercedes, as always innovating, presents significant changes within the S65, changes that no other car has. When someone goes into a Mercedes, feels a different sensation, this is what the AMG in this occasion wants to make you feel with the comfort and luxury that this car represents.
Within all this new innovations, Mercedes presents the new environmental lighting, that provides a different image at the interior of the car, besides offering an absolute comfort when you drive at night. They are also putting the ultra comfort that an 8 inch screen represents for the total control of the car, everything being controlled by means of the steering wheel.
In the exterior of the S65, a seductive mix of the front flap with the air entrances enlarged is presented next to the fog lights, the laterals have a kind of embellishment to give the car more glamour, and this could not escape from the style of the AMG, always very classy.
The rear flap highlights the image of sportsmanship and lightness that the S65 AMG has. They finish this great design equipment AMG of sports exhaust, with the double chrome plated outflows a special design for this V12.
Besides having so much luxury on it, Mercedes surprises with a V12 bi-turbo and 612 hp engine that provides an unimaginable speed and acceleration with nothing to envy from a sports car.
Maximum Power output
450HP @ 4750- 5100 rpm
1000Nm @ 2000– 4000 rpm
5 velocidades AMG SPEEDSHIFT
Aceleración / Acceleration
De 0 a 100 km/h: 4,4s
Suspensión / Suspension
5 Star Comnfort
As years go by, BMW has been developing a few new techniques for the creation of the best cars in the market using Formula One’s technology and innovation, having better prototypes every year, giving as a result the 760Li.
Being the 5th generation of the 7 series, the BMW 760 is the most emblematic, showing significant innovations from its past model, this car will make anyone fall in love with it. This car is one hundred percent made for executive people who like comfort and a primary thing.
The main changes presented on this model are: on the rear; trunk, rear bumper, and LED tail lights, giving the car a new and more aerodynamic look with a sporty touch. On the front; a new front grill with a more oval, wider, and chromed shape, on the front bumper the air intake is also an integrated grill with fog lights.
The BMW 760Li has a wider cabin space, as a result of a larger axis, giving more comfort to the passenger. It has multiple high tech functions like a 6-speed STEPTRONIC transmission, “iDrive” used through a “joystick” from which the car’s functions menu can be accessed, some of these functions are: what kind of suspension you want to use at that precise moment, night vision mode, and “auto parking”.
To sum up, this magnificent V12 powered by 438 hp shows that speed and comfort can get along just fine. This is the car that people dream of being behind the wheel.
Maximum Power output
415Hp @ 6000 rpm
600Nm @ 3950 rpm
Automática 6 velocidades ZF
De 0 a 100 km/h: 5,6s
A Synonym for Space and Luxury
With a new and improved sport look, the Audi S8 based on the Audi A8, has new innovations that make it much more attractive than its little brother: S8, a synonym for space and luxury.
With a unique style, comparatively speaking, the Audi S8 has a slightly lower chassis than the A8 because of its adjustable suspension, which gives a more practical and dynamic driving experi-ence with its four adjustable options: Automatic, Comfort, Dynamic and Lift, and with any of these options it offers a very smooth drive because of the car’s dimensions.
With a slight change on the front, the new S8 presents a new line that will make anyone fall in love, since it denotes the aerodynamics from the front to the rear spoilers, with grid style air intakes at the center and horizontally on each side with the fog lights. The side skirts are com-pletely sporty, due to its adjustable height to be able to reduce the wind friction.
On the car’s interior an unbelievable tranquility can be felt, this is caused by the sound isolation, from the engine and the exterior. With racing seats, covered with “Valcona” leather, an unex-pected comfort is achieved, as well as the carbon fiber and aluminum detailing that are all around the interior, mainly on the dashboard.
An irresistible car anywhere you look, most definitely, a sports car with lots of luxury.
V10- 40 válvulas
Maximum Power output
450 Hp @ 7000 rpm
540Nm @ 3500 rpm
Integral permanente quattro, ESP
De 0 a 100 km/h: 5,1s
Text: José María Lorenzo ± Photo: Cortesía de las marcas