There isn’t any doubt that car enthusiasts love the Mercedes Benz G63 AMG. Whether its rugged boxy design or its elegant interiors, the G Wagon attracts from all angles. Here are some of the interesting facts about the Mercedes Benz G Wagon.
- 1979-2018 G wagon is a 39 year old legend
The first model of this car rolled out in 1979 as a rugged off-road vehicle with basic interiors. Since then, till now the exterior styling and design of this car has never been altered. One look at the G Wagon and it is commanding.
- Made to survive wilderness
The letter G denotes Geländewagen, which means cross country vehicle. The G wagon is completely built for off-road capabilities with its edgy styling and many features that would literally take any road as one dire challenge.
- Yes, there’s 6X6
Mercedes Benz didn’t stop its love for wild. This led to the idea of making the ultimate beast; the Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 6X6. It has an addition of rear axle making it further more rugged, capable and confident. It is a pure combination of luxury and off-road savageness.
- Longest running models of all time
The G-class always has a very strong market across the world for a very long time in Daimler’s history. The G-wagon has been a lovable and most preferable model when it comes to off-road for decades.
- Serves the Military
G-wagon serves almost 40 countries in military transport. The Police and Military have enlisted the G-Wagon for its toughness and amazing ability to go anywhere.
Mercedes Benz launched the new generation G63 now in India. The 2018 model will be available only in AMG version at a sticker price of Rs. 2.19 crore.
The latest update comes with continually enhanced technically over the era of G-class, hardly changing its visuals. The new model is 121 mm wider and 53 mm longer than its previous model. The G63 packs a 4-litre V8 biturbo engine which pumps out 585 bhp and a supermassive peak torque of 850 Nm. 0-100kmph comes in 4.5 seconds. The power is delivered to all the four wheels through AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G transmission with specific software application to achieve very short shift times.
G63 is still built on a high-strength ladder-type frame with increased torsional rigidity and still maintaining the SUV 65 kgs lighter. The AMG G 63 provides 3 options for differential lock as elder models. With adaptive adjustable damping, the AMG RIDE CONTROL suspension set-up makes it more capable off-road while it remains dynamic and comfortable on the road.
For the first time in the history of the Mercedes-AMG G-Class, the driving characteristics can be individualised at the touch of a finger with five on-road and three off-road driving modes. With the five DYNAMIC SELECT on-road modes “Slippery”, “Comfort”, “Sport”, “Sport+” and “Individual”, the characteristics range from efficient and comfortable to very sporty. Three off-road modes – “Sand”, “Trail” and “Rock” – are available when driving off the beaten track.
The G-wagon gets red calipers with flared up wheel arches. The tell-tale side exhausts add up to its look. Other highlights include the circular DRLs and the Panamericana grille. The 22-inch wheels gives a supercool look as well as purpose. The new AMG G 63 is highly customisable with renowned ‘designo’ platform.
Key standard features:
- MUTIBEAM LED headlamps
- Burmester surround sound system with 15 speakers
- New COMAND online with NTG 5.5 generation
- Widescreen cockpit with two 12.3 inch displays
- 21” AMG alloys
- Park Pilot with 3600 surround view camera
- Exclusive Interior package with Nappa leather upholstery