You Don’t Say: The Mercedes S65 Coupe Isn’t Really Suited For Track Use

You can call this an experiment really, rather than a legitimate track-test of the most potent V12 Mercedes two-door coupe.

Evo Magazine took AMG’s bullet train and timed it on the Anglesey circuit, trying to find out if the advanced electronic systems are actually helping this 621hp heavyweight coupe cheat the laws of physics and come out as a winner.

Because the S65 Coupe is littered with electronic aids like the latest generation of the Magic Body Control system, using a camera to scan the road ahead for imperfections and then adjust the suspension to deal with them. The same system also incorporates a Dynamic Curve function which tilts the car into corners, eliminating body roll literally.

Is this electronic wizardry helping though in building a case for the Mercedes S65 Coupe on track? Not really, but then you can always deactivate the ESP using the secret button-pushing sequence reserved for engineers and create big, fat clouds of tire smoke because AMG.


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Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition Arrives In Australia Priced At AUD $53,490

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