Alpha 7 Mercedes E63 AMG 4Matic Runs ELEVEN 10 Second Passes!
From AMS – “Test and tune nights are pretty straight forward, you drive the car to the track, wait in line, make a few passes throughout the night and go home. On a hot, muggy July evening we took the shop 2014 Alpha 7 Mercedes Benz E63 AMG 4matic to our local track, Great Lakes Dragway to make some data acquisition runs before installing our new Alpha Boost Cooler system”. The system make over 700hp and 830 ft/lbs of torque.
After checking the logs and continuing to run the car making multiple 10 second passes. They set a goal, the goal was to run 10 runs with in the 10 second range in order to test the consistency of the Alpha 5.5L BiTurbo tune.
Pass after pass was made throughout the night and they exceeded their goal by making ELEVEN 10 second passes with a best of 10.87 @ 128.28mph, only two hundredths of a second off the current 4Matic record. Each of the 11 passes the Alpha powered AMG made was within .099 seconds and 1.32 mph of each other. In addition, the 0-60 times were all 2.86 seconds verified by the V-Box Sport. Talk about consistency!
AMS says “Overall we are very pleased with the results from the Alpha 7 5.5L BiTurbo package. It has proven it is capable of beating exotic cars like the McLaren MP4-12c and has performed flawlessly during all our testing.” Check out the runs from the AMS team below.