High tech for the AMG off-road classic the new Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG impresses with state of the art drive technology, expressive design and increased fuel economy. All this is largely attributable to the AMG 5.5 litre V8 biturbo engine delivering 400 kW (544 hp) and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission system. Even more exclusive is the new G65 AMG its AMG 6.0 litre V12 biturbo engine delivers 450 kW (612 hp) and reaches a maximum torque of 1000 newton metres a record in the off-road segment.
Every new AMG high-performance vehicle offers an outstanding mix of “more power from less fuel” and the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is no exception. The “strong man” in the AMG model range has been further enhanced with the state of the art powertrain of the new ML63 AMG. The design has been comprehensively reworked, so that, for the first time in the 33 year history of the G-Class, AMG customers can enjoy a raft of future oriented systems spray-controlled petrol direct injection, the ECO start/stop function and generator management. The AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine develops a maximum output of 400 kW (544 hp) and a torque of 760 newton metres. This enables the new G63 AMG to accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in just 5.4 seconds, with a new top speed of 210 km/h.
A glance at the AMG sports exhaust system will reassure any doubters that all these efficiency advances have not been at the expense of emotional appeal. The twin tailpipes on both sides at the rear put out the hallmark AMG eight cylinder sound that means so much to the vehicle’s many admirers. The latest catalytic converter technology is used to ensure that the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG meets both the EU 5 exhaust emissions standard and the requirements for the US market.
The wheels and brakes are also completely new. The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG runs on new AMG 5×2 spoke light alloy wheels as standard equipment. The 9.5 x 20 titanium grey painted wheels with high-sheen finish are fitted with 275/50 R 20 tyres. As an exclusive special equipment option, the vehicle can be fitted with matt-black painted AMG light alloy wheels with high sheen rim flanges. The new AMG high performance brakes deliver top performance in terms of deceleration, adjustable feed and endurance. All round ventilated, perforated brake discs with dimensions of 375 x 36 millimetres at the front and 330 x 20 millimetres at the rear provide optimum thermal capability and outstanding deceleration values. The front axle is fitted with a six piston fixed calliper brake system taken from the ML63 AMG, with a single piston floating calliper system on the rear axle. The brake callipers are painted red around the entire circumference, and are also available in silver.
The interior features even more innovations in comparison with the predecessor model. Along with the facelift changes provided as standard, including the new instrument panel and state of the art infotainment and assist systems, the Mercedes Benz G63 AMG has an AMG instrument cluster with colour TFT screen, AMG main menu and separate gear display, plus white lit AMG sills on all doors. The classy E-SELECT shift lever with the distinctive AMG medallion is a familiar feature from other models such as the SLS AMG. An exclusive on-board environment is created by the designo leather upholstery with ruffled leather door panelling. Options available for an even more stylish interior comprise the AMG carbon trim and the designo Exclusive package.