Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG Overview

The Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG celebrates the debut of the all-new AMG-developed 6.3-liter V8 engine, providing a unique combination of high-revving power in a large displacement engine. The newest mercedes ml-class accessories addition to the AMG lineup made its U.S. retail debut in Spring 2006. Distinguished as the first unique engine developed entirely by AMG, the new 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine produces an astonishing 503 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and maximum torque of 465 lb-ft at 5,200 rpm. The 6.3-liter V8 also features four valves per cylinder and four continuously variable overhead camshafts to ensure maximum performance in all driving situations. When compared to the preceding ML 55 AMG, the new ML 63 AMG generates 46 percent more output and 23 percent more torque.

Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG Features


  • 6.3L DOHC 32-valve V8 AMG engine
  • 7-speed automatic transmission -inc: driver-adaptive shifting, AMG SpeedShift
  • 4MATIC all wheel drive
  • Front/rear skid plates
  • Independent double wishbone front suspension w/anti-dive geometry
  • Independent 4-arm multi-link rear suspension -inc: anti-squat geometry, alignment control
  • Airmatic semi-active suspension w/adaptive damping system (ADS II)
  • Front/rear stabilizer bar
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • AMG pwr front/rear perforated & ventilated disc brakes
  • AMG sport exhaust system w/dual twin chrome tailpipes


  • 20" x 10" AMG 5-spoke aluminum wheels
  • P295/40R20 high performance tires
  • Compact spare tire w/steel wheel
  • Pwr tilt/slide tinted glass sunroof w/sunshade
  • Brushed aluminum roof rails
  • AMG bumpers
  • Brushed aluminum rubber-studded running boards
  • High-gloss black grille w/chrome trim
  • Bi-xenon headlamps -inc: active curve illumination, headlamp washing system
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Corner-illuminating foglamps
  • Single red rear foglamp
  • LED tail lamps
  • Heat absorbing blue-tinted front glass
  • Pwr folding heated signal mirrors -inc: auto-dimming driver side, mirror memory
  • Privacy glass
  • Rain-sensing wipers -inc: heated nozzles, lines & reservoir
  • Rear wiper w/washer
  • Hydraulically assisted tailgate closing


  • AMG premium leather seat trim
  • 10-way pwr front multi-contour bucket seats -inc: pwr lumbar, front seat memory
  • Active front head restraints
  • 3-stage heated & ventilated front seats
  • 60/40-split-folding rear seat -inc: flip forward seat cushions, (3) height adjustable & retractable headrests
  • Front/rear AMG floor mats
  • AMG leather-wrapped pwr 4-way tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/shift paddles, audio controls
  • Multi-function display in instrument cluster -inc: trip meter, exterior temp gauge, oil level check, digital speedometer, audio status, reminder & malfunction messages, driver-programmable settings, trip computer, mobile phone book
  • AMG instrument cluster w/silver-color aluminum trim
  • Instrumentation -inc: electronic analog speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, clock, digital odometer, gear & mode selection, AMG RACETIMER
  • Mercedes-Benz Maintenance System Plus display -inc: distance remaining to next maintenance, type of service due, reminders
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch up/down
  • SmartKey system -inc: remote central locking system, anti-theft engine immobilizer, drive away automatic locking
  • SmartKey infrared remote -inc: tailgate open, windows & sunroof open/close, panic alarm, fuel filler door, selective unlock
  • Keyless Go
  • Integrated HomeLink compatible (3) button garage door opener
  • Cruise control
  • Anti-theft alarm system
  • Dual-zone climate control -inc: charcoal activated dust & pollen filter
  • Rear window defroster w/auto-shutoff
  • (4) 12-volt pwr outlets -inc: ashtray, rear console, cargo area, front passenger footwell
  • 115V pwr outlet
  • Polished Burl Walnut wood trim
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Front/rear reading lights
  • Night security illumination


  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist system
  • Electronic stability program (ESP)
  • 4-wheel electronic traction system (4-ETS)
  • Downhill speed regulation (DSR)
  • Hill-start assist
  • Roll-over sensors
  • Driver-selectable daytime running lamps
  • Front dual-stage airbags w/adaptive front passenger airbag
  • Front passenger occupant classification system
  • Front/rear side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side-impact air curtains
  • mbrace -inc: stolen vehicle recovery, remote door unlock service, automatic alarm & collision notification
  • PRE-SAFE predictive occupant-protection system
  • POST-SAFE accident response -inc: auto door unlock, engine/fuel cutoff
  • Parktronic
  • Rearview camera
  • All-position 3-point seat belts -inc: emergency tensioning device, outboard belt force limiters, height-adjustable front seat belts
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG Specification

EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD -
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 6.3L/379
Fuel System - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 503 @ 6800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 465 @ 5200
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Type 7
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42/2.23
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 15
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5093
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1080
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Air Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.4 x 1.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.4 x 0.45
Front Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P295/40R20
Rear Tire Size P295/40R20
Rear Tire Size - TBD -
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 21 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 21 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.1
Wheelbase (in) 114.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.5
Tread Width, Front (in) 64.0
Tread Width, Rear (in) 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft3) 72.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft3) 29.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft3) 132.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4
Front Hip Room (in) 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) 58.3