DETROIT, Michigan – Car manufacturers around the world are preparing to gradually phase out the use of gasoline and diesel fuel that most vehicles in circulation use today.
Mercedes is also in the process of doing this, but that doesn’t mean Mercedes will stop building big, fossil fuel-powered vehicles right away, as confirmed by Philipp Schiemer. General Manager of Mercedes-AMG.
According to The Drive on Wednesday, September 22, Mr. Schiemer’s leadership role in the Mercedes company that produces luxury cars, including the AMG, Maybach and G-Class SUVs, has enabled him to be bold. says that the V8 will last for at least another 10 years.
“There are many customers who love their cars equipped with this engine and will buy these vehicles for a long time to come,” he said.
Mercedes-AMG’s upcoming model, the GT 63 S E Performance, will be hybrid with a twin-turbo V8, to be able to produce 843 hp.
This is also proof that Mercedes-AMG continues to place their trust in the V8 car market, while there is an EU effort to end sales of new cars with explosive engines by 2035. “We have very high demand around the world for this vehicle,” said Schiemer.