Easy steering tempers heft

The latest Mercedes-AMG E43 Saloon is equipped with a 3-litre V6 engine with twin turbochargers and churns out 401hp and 520Nm of torque.
The latest Mercedes-AMG E43 Saloon is equipped with a 3-litre V6 engine with twin turbochargers and churns out 401hp and 520Nm of torque.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Mercedes-AMG E43 offers steely handling at some expense of ride quality

If life's compromises could be embodied in a car, the latest Mercedes-AMG E43 Saloon would be that car.

The first performance variant of the current-generation E-class sedan, the E43 has a 3-litre V6 force-fed by two turbochargers to make a heady 401hp and 520Nm of torque from 2,500rpm.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 21, 2018, with the headline 'Easy steering tempers heft'. Print Edition | Subscribe