A SixWheeled Mercedes GClass Could Be The Ultimate Road Warrior Forbes

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Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 Base

A Six-Wheeled Mercedes G-Class Be The Ultimate Road Warrior

At glance this looks an early April Fool’s Day but we’re assured that it is, in no joke.

Britian’s Autocar posted a first-drive review of it understatedly calls ”the and most extreme road SUV to ever hail from namely the coming limited G63 AMG 6X6. As if the military-derived – yet plush and – Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon isn’t of an acquired taste, the 6X6 adds an rear axle and grafts a bed behind the cabin to create appears to be the illicit six-wheeled child of a Hummer H1 and a Chevrolet If anything it’s the modern of the outrageous Lamborghini LM002 the early 1990’s that its voluminous V12 engine with the Countach sports car.

Mercedes-Benz’s Austrian partner Steyr is set to begin the Frankenstein-like of a limited number of G63 AMG models in the third quarter of 2013. Not it’s aimed at the brand’s – and perhaps most eccentric – Like the standard G63 AMG it packs a with its 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that in U.S. specs a frightening 544-horsepower and 560 pound-feet of But this monstrosity further six massive 37-inch drive with low-range gearing splits the torque on a 30/40/30 and, with a 52-degree angle, would seem to it Spiderman-like climbing abilities.

It’s said to be based on a military version of the calmer G-Class that was originally for the Australian army and has seen duty since 2011. says it sits 45.5 longer, 8.9 inches wider and inches taller than a G-Class. Fuel economy is to be negligible, though fortunately the will include dual gas for a combined capacity of about 42

Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 Base

What’s it like to drive? Greg Kable says “a blast, at least in the wide-open of a Dubai desert where the G63 AMG has sufficient room to strut its I’m not sure how it would fare the morning rush hour, but no doubt you’d be noticed.” Of we can be assured.

Autocar reports that prices have not yet been set for the its sources suggest it would more than triple the G63 AMG’s $134,300 sticker

At that steep tariff we assume the 20-30 models to be built annually would be the fleets of the fabulously wealthy, some likely to be used in the of said owners against assassins and outright insurrection. almost assured to have a in the next James Bond While there’s no word yet on the G63 AMG 6X6 is headed to the U.S. it would be prime valet parking and be the of the pickup queue at a few of the nation’s exclusive private schools.

Here’s a stirring video of the G63 AMG 6X6 in

Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 Base
Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 Base

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