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Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG video review

evo's Harry Metcalfe reviews the Mercedes G-Wagen hot rod, the utterly mad G63 AMG, on video

The most powerful Mercedes G-Class (aka G-Wagen) up to now has been the 507bhp G55 AMG, but a new generation of G (with a new interior package and styling updates) includes a pair of new AMG models; this slightly warped 537bhp G63 and the frankly psychopathic G65, a twin-turbo V12 monster with 612bhp, LHD only, limited production and a price tag of 264,000 euros (!) in Germany.

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The G63 driven here will be available in both LHD and RHD when it goes on sale in June and is equipped with the twin-turbo 5461cc V8 recently introduced in a range of AMG cars, including the SL63 we drove last week. The G63 also comes with the latest version of the excellent 7G-tronic automatic transmission featuring ECO stop/start function as standard. Fortunately, that’s the only nod towards the eco-warriors you’ll find on the G63, as the rest of the specification is just as bonkers as ever.

Harry Metcalfe introduces us to the new Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG - and its interesting dynamics - in the video below.

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