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Mercedes completes production of G63 AMG 6x6

By Deeq on 07 Apr 2015 in New model

Attached Image Considering its 5.8 meter length, it sure was short-lived. But the Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 is reportedly wrapping up its short production run this month.

Based on a military variant of the legendary Geländewagen but built for civilian consumption, the G63AMG was – and will likely forever remain – the ultimate version of Benz's ultimate off-roader. It features six driven wheels on three axles with five differentials, all powered by AMG's stalwart 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8.
 
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Mercedes rolled out the 6x6 on all its half-dozen driven wheels barely over a year ago, and despite its half-million-dollar sticker price, demand soared. But after selling about 100 of them, the German automaker is putting it to pasture, ensuring its rarity in the annals of off-roader history.
 
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In its place, Benz will now begin production of the (relatively and slightly) less insane G500 4x4, which employs a tamer 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 driving a more conventional four wheels, and ditches the pickup short-bed for an enclosed wagon body-style, but keeps its eccentric big brother's jacked-up ride height. Those looking for the last word in power, though, will be more interested in the twelve-cylinder G65.
 
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Written by Deeq
With intense love for cars and bikes since little, and passion for photography, Siddiq tries hard to bring cars to life on the screen, proving his worth as well as his passion for the job.



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Mustank Apr 08 2015 03:08 PM

very nice

can never afford [bigcry]

ER-3682 Apr 08 2015 07:05 PM

Fuel comsumption,3km/L.

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