Mercedes Benz G63 AMG SUV premieres at INR 1.46 crores in India
Mercedes Benz India launched the all new G63 AMG SUV in India today at a starting price of INR 1,45,77,000, ex-showroom, Mumbai. This new SUV which replaces the current G55 AMG in India, stars alongside Hollywood superstar, Bruce Willis in an upcoming movie – A Good Day to Die Hard, which is scheduled to release this Friday, the 22nd Feb 2013.
Mercedes Benz revealed the new G63 AMG first at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. The G63 receives exterior updates, a new engine and well fashioned interiors. G63 also receives a two slat grille, a new front bumper with air ducts and red brake calipers as it sits on 20” alloy wheels. New exhaust pipes are also seen under the rear doors on either side.
2013 Mercedes Benz G63 AMG is fitted with a 5.5 liter V8 engine mated to a 7 speed 7G tronic gearbox offering 544 hp power and 760 Nm torque. It comes in with a ECO start/stop function which enhances fuel efficiency. Cosmetic changes include a new instrument panel, centre console with new controls and exclusive trims. Interiors are classy and well upholstered. Topspeed is electronically limited to 210 kmph, 0-100 kmph is achieved in just 5.4 seconds. Other features include, COMAND online infotainment system, Parktronic, new LED daytime driving lamps, Distronic Plus, and much more. Image here is credit to @OctaneAdict. More images from the event will be uploaded in a while. Stay tuned.
Since it was launched first in 1979, Mercedes Benz G Class has managed to get synonymous with the word #perfectoffroader. There are hardly any competitors in the world today when it comes to be named as the ultimate offroading vehicle. Famous personalities around the world have been photographed in the G Class while the new G63 AMG will premiere in the latest Die Hard flick – A Good Day to Die Hard, alongside Bruce Willis.
Mercedes Benz G Class has undertaken some of the toughest terrains. Image gallery of the G55 AMG offroading in Ladakh, India. Mercedes Benz Driving Events conducts a close to 50 day road trip form Germany to India every year which consists of only G Class SUV’s. From this year, Mercedes Benz India will also be participating via their newly launched Performance Drive Events. If you wish to participate in this road trip, you need to own a G Class or manage to hire one. Charges per person are INR 21 lakhs for the trip. More information can be found at the official Mercedes Benz Performance drive website.