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Mercedes E63 Coupe: reader spy photos

Published: 06 April 2009 Updated: 26 January 2015

CAR Online reader Stuart picked up these shots of a convoy of Mercedes testing in the foothills of Spain. We’re still investigating the E-class Coupe spyshots, but we reckon this could be AMG’s new E63 Coupe.

Why the high-performance E? It seems strange to us to be testing the E-class Coupe all wrapped up in compromising disguise panels when the car’s been shown and nearly in showrooms. And the size of those front brake discs are another telltale this isn’t an ordinary E-class Coupe…

The CAR reader spyman speaks

Stuart tells us: ‘The following Mercedes photos were taken in Spain, in the hills near Vera in March 2009. Four other Mercs were tracking the disguised car, which was stuffed full of monitoring equipment.’

If right, the E63 Coupe would be powered by the same musclebound V8 as the E63 saloon, recently unveiled. That means 518bhp and 465lb ft of carnage through the rear wheels…

By Tim Pollard

Group digital editorial director, car news magnet, crafter of words