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The Mercedes-AMG E 53 Sedan (left) and Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe.

KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd has introduced the Mercedes-AMG E 53 Sedan and Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe with an estimated price of RM740,000 and RM764,000, respectively.

"With the new Mercedes-AMG E 53 and E 53 Coupe, Mercedes-Benz is further consolidating the premium executive limousine segment, said its vice president for sales and marketing Mark Raine.

The E 53 and E 53 Coupe are powered by the 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbo engine with EQ boost starter-alternator paired to a nine-speed AMG Speedshift automatic transmission. Resulting to 435 hp at 6,100 rpm and 520 Nm of torque between 1,800 and 5,800 rpm.

Mercedes-Benz claims that both the E 53 and E 53 coupe can sprint from zero to 100kph in 4.5 seconds and have a top speed at 250 kph. Combined fuel consumption is from 8.6 to 8.7 litres per 100km and combined co2 emissions are rated from 197 to 200 gram per km.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, President and CEO, Dr Claus Weidner (left), Mercedes-Benz Malaysia vice president, customer services, Heinrich Schromm (right) and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, vice president, sales and marketing, Mark Raine during the launch of Mercedes AMG E 53 DSedan and Mercedes AMG E 53 Coupe at the I'Espace, Kota Damansara. -NSTP/SAIRIEN NAFIS

Key features include AMG Performance 4Matic+ all-wheel drive system, AMG Ride Control+ air suspension, multibeam LED headlamps, 20-inch AMG alloy wheels, AMG Track Pace function, Comand Online system, Burmester surround sound system, triple-zone automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof, keyless entry and Nappa leather upholstery among others.

Apart from the standard safety features, both models are equipped with adaptive cruise control, active lane keeping assist, active blind spot assist, evasive steering assist, active parking assist and 360-degree camera.

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