Mercedes-AMG introduced a limited series for the G-Class offroader in 2013 and created a 6x6 pickup built for extreme conditions.
The G-Class was initially designed as a rugged offroad vehicle. Over time, though, it became a cult car and received much-desired attention from AMG or from Brabus. But the 6x6 version was just a modification that exceeded all expectations.
When the G Class 4x4 squared was unveiled, its portal axles were praised for giving the car a higher ground clearance. Even if its owners never left the asphalt, it was still a marvelous piece of engineering. The AMG 6x6 pushed things further. It shared some of its parts with the G63 AMG and sported three portal axles. From its profile, the big G-Class featured a regular, four-door cabin, while at the back, it featured a bed. It wasn't truly meant to carry bricks, but it could do that without tearing a sweat.
Inside, AMG prepared its most expensive materials when it created the hand-crafted interior. Atop the center stack, the automaker installed an infotainment screen which could have been controlled via a rotary dial mounted on the armrest. Underneath it, AMG installed the buttons for the five locking differentials. The center console featured carbon fiber trims that surrounded the gear selector for the seven-speed automatic transmission. In the rear, the customers could opt for a bench seat or for two individual seats.
Under the hood stood the same twin-turbo 5.4-liter V8 offered for the G63 AMG. It provided enough power and torque to move the four-ton vehicle over sands or streets effortlessly.
ENGINE SPECS - 5.5 V8 7AT 6x6 (544 HP)
|Power:||400.1 KW @ 5500 RPM|
544 HP @ 5500 RPM
537 BHP @ 5500 RPM
|Torque:||561 lb-ft @ 2000 RPM|
760 Nm @ 2000 RPM
|Fuel System:||Turbocharged Direct Injection|
|Top Speed:||100 mph (161 km/h)|
|Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph):||8.1 s|
|Drive Type:||All Wheel Drive|
|Gearbox:||7-speed automatic (7G-TRONIC PLUS)|
|Tire Size:||37 x 12.5 x 18|
|Length:||231.3 in (5875 mm)|
|Width:||83.1 in (2111 mm)|
|Height:||87 in (2210 mm)|
|Front/rear Track:||69.8/69.8 in (1,773/1,773 mm)|
|Wheelbase:||165.2 in (4196 mm)|
|Ground Clearance:||18.1 in (460 mm)|
|Unladen Weight:||8488 lbs (3850 kg)|