The Mercedes-AMG Brabus G 63 6×6

The Mercedes-AMG G 63 6×6 or Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6 is a SUT manufactured by Mercedes-Benz. An SUT derivative of the six wheel drive Mercedes Geländewagen developed for the Australian Army from 2007, at the time it was the company’s largest and second most expensive street-legal offroad vehicle. It was manufactured from 2013 to 2015 by Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria.

It combines the engine from the G63, a twin-turbo V-8, with 6×6 portal axles, a pick-up version of the G-Class body, and a luxury interior. It was produced from 2013 to 2015, with production exceeding 100 vehicles.

V-8 AMG engine. The G63 AMG 6×6 is fitted with Mercedes’ 7G-tronic seven-speed automatic transmission; its transfer case can alter between a 0.87:1 high-range ratio for on-road driving and 2.16:1 low-range ratio for off-road conditions to all six wheels in a nominal 30:40:30 split. An extra shaft delivers power to the rearmost axle. The vehicle has five electronic differential locks, which can deliver 100% lockup of all six wheels, operated by three switches on the dashboard.

The G63 AMG 6×6 is 5,875 mm (231.3 in) long, 2,110 mm (83.1 in) wide, and 2,210 mm (87.0 in) tall, with 460 mm (18.1 in) of ground clearance and a fording depth of 1,000 mm (39.4 in). It has portal axles, similar to those fitted on Unimog vehicles. The vehicle is installed with 18 in (457 mm) beadlock wheels and 37 in (940 mm) tires, has a 4,196 mm (165.2 in) wheelbase (front axle to rearmost axle) and weighs 4,105 kg (9,050 lb). The G63 AMG 6×6 can deliver 0–60 mph (97 km/h) in 7.8 seconds with a top speed limited to 100 mph (161 km/h).

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