G 63 AMG vs G 63 AMG 6x6 by MotorTrend

t's not everyday that we give you a review of the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG, a model which we also tested and fell in love with some time ago, but today it is something special.
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Because this is not just a G 63 AMG video review, but a comparison test. Since the AMG G-Wagen is pretty much rulling the hardcore off-roader world, what could it be pitted against, if not another member of its family?

No, its not its more powerful and more expensive G 65 AMG brother, but a more distant cousin that is borderline insane: the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6.

Arguably the most useless but most likely the coolest civilian G-Wagen in its 34-year history. There are similarities with the “regular” G 63 AMG 4x4, but they pretty much stop at the car's name and means of propulson, which is also in the form of a twin-turbocharged, 5.5-liter V8 that develops 544 hp (536 bhp) and 760 Nm (561 lb ft) of torque.

From the engine on, things get complicated, since the new king of hardcore production off-roaders has not four but six driving wheels and not three but five electronically-lockable differentials. How does it stack against its more Earthly 4x4 brother? Click play and find out how they compare right on their home turf - Graz, Austria.
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About the author: Alex Oagana
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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