Mercedes-AMG G 63 Gets Audi and BMW Face Swaps for Fun

The three German luxury automakers usually make cars that occupy the same segments. They copy each other's homework, as it were. But there are a few notable exceptions, and most of them reside under Mercedes-Benz’s umbrella, as is the case with the legendary G 63.
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Photo: superrenderscars/Instagram
Mercedes-AMG G63 Gets Audi and BMW Face Swaps for the GigglesMercedes-AMG G63 Gets Audi and BMW Face Swaps for the GigglesMercedes-AMG G63 Gets Audi and BMW Face Swaps for the Giggles
While the normal G-Class has conquered almost every environment known to man, the G 63 has the ability to take over the hearts and wallets of… affluent people. Russian supermodels, Instagram influencers, rappers and ballers – they all flock to this blingy yet undoubtedly capable machine.

Where Mercedes leads, the Germans follow. Such was the case with their stylish idea for a four-door coupe or the practical B-Class tourer. It is strange to think that BMW or Audi would ever try to copy the G63, but we likewise couldn’t believe BMW developed the 2 Series Active Tourer or the 2 Series Gran Coupe.

These two renderings by Israeli artist Superrenderscars are obviously being shared just for their entertainment value. Nobody has ever thought of putting an Audi Q7 or a BMW X7 face on the G 63. Well, maybe we should not say “nobody”, as proven by the guy who put a Rolls-Royce face on the G.

For whatever reason, the X7 makeover is the most appealing to us. This might have to do with the artist keeping the original round headlights, without which the Merc loses its identity. Furthermore, the Audi Q7 is one of the more minivan-like SUVs in its design. It doesn’t have a rugged or sporty bone in its body.

So is there any reason for either of these companies to go boxy, other than stealing that sweet G-Class money? Probably not. Audi doesn’t have a long brand history, and the admittedly square Quattro was no SUV. Meanwhile, BMW did briefly engage in military service, but mostly with its bikes. For most of its life, the Bavarian automaker was all about lap times, lightness and sedans.

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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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