Let’s talk about one of the most important SUVs in the motor world. For many the best off-roader of all time. The problem is that this type of car is not available to everyone, but if your purchasing power reaches, our recommendation is to rent a Mercedes-AMG G63 to try it for yourself.
Yes, we are talking about the Mercedes-AMG G63 off-road vehicle one of the most iconic in history.
The exterior design of the Mercedes AMG G63
Only for the exterior design that this car has we can say that it is an icon. After the years it still does not change too much, although it has been renewed. It’s the kind of car that Mercedes doesn’t want to lose its essence.
At first glance, little seems to have changed. The exterior design stays true to the original, while the most important innovations affect the chassis. Almost four decades after its release, it has once again received a major update. And all this without losing the originality that characterizes G as we have been commented. What is most striking is its greater width: 121 millimeters to be exact. It is also 53 millimeters longer and has lost 170 kilos after a deep renovation.
The exterior dimensions increased, especially in width, from 121 mm to 1.98 m. The length is now 4.87 meters, the width of 1.98 meters and the height of 1.96 meters. The wheelbase of 2.89 meters has been lengthened by 40 mm. Mercedes designers have tried to better integrate wheel arches and bumpers, with smooth, rounded lines. Instead, the design and characteristic elements of the shoebox are maintained.
If we go to the detail in the front, the new headlights are distinguished by distinctive LED rings. Also gone are the light protectors that were adapted to the G in some versions of the previous generation. In the AMG, the grille also adopts the design of today’s AMG supercars. Yes, it is partly reminiscent of the AMG GT with its vertical slats, although in concept they are completely antagonistic cars.
This slight update It is so slight that it retains the rest of the elements that mark its relentless design: the spare wheel hangs from the trunk lid (side opening), the indicators are located on the front hood, the door hinges have not been hidden and the door handles continue to protrude from the body line.
The interior of this super SUV
They completely change the look of the car, although retailers will notice that some key elements have been preserved. Yes, we refer to the three-differential controls, which continue to dominate the dashboard and are now accompanied by two metal nozzles of good touch.
With the new exterior dimensions, the space on board has been improved. Legroom for front passengers has been increased by 38 mm and for second-row passengers by 150 millimetres. Elbow room at the front has increased by 68mm and 56mm at the rear.
The luggage space is huge, you can even fit your baby’s car seat without having to fold it down. It offers 454 liters of space and is the great novelty of the cabin. For the first time, the Mercedes G-Class has storage space as standard. It’s taken a long time, but they finally got it right. You can do something similar if you have a G63.
Engine performance of the Mercedes AMG G63
Two versions are available: the Mercedes-Benz G 500 and the Mercedes-AMG G 63, both powered by a 4-litre V8 engine turbocharged by two turbochargers.
The G 500 produces 422 hp from 5,250 to 5,500 rpm and 610 Nm from 2,000 to 4,750 rpm, reaches a top speed of 210 km / h and goes from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.9 seconds.
The G 63 produces 585 hp at 6,000 rpm and 850 Nm from 2,500 to 3,500 rpm. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 220 km/h.
Both come with a 9-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel drive system that sends 40% of the engine torque to the front axle and 60% to the rear. However, fuel consumption is very excessive with 13.2 liters per 100, according to official figures. For this, Mercedes has installed a cylinder deactivation system that allows the engine to run on fewer cylinders at low revs, thus consuming less fuel. It is able to deactivate cylinders two, three, five and eight thanks to selective cylinder deactivation with AMG cylinder management.
Totally different driving
The G 63 offers supercar dynamism. Considerable effort has been made into the suspension to improve dynamic handling and reduce weight as much as possible. At the front, there are Z-shaped lower arms and a new five-link rigid rear axle that optimises driving comfort.
In the previous AMG G63, you had to get used to driving and learn what the car allowed you on the road. Its ball recirculation steering was ideal for off-road driving, but for sporty driving? It left much to be desired. The new electromechanical steering and the now revised front and rear suspensions make it a true supercar almost a sports car. Only if you drive it and have tried the previous ones will you be able to realize how much it has improved.
On a twisty road, it’s almost as good as a GTI and can even outperform several iconic sports cars. I’m talking about a Golf R Variant or even a high-performance RS6. Few cars have the equipment and space to offer such an off-road experience.
It introduces the fact that the gearbox is now 9-speed and the V8 engine features AMG Cylinder Management, a selective cylinder deactivation. Fuel consumption can be quite low, provided you drive gently.
The brakes do not hold as well as before. The thing is, you can now drive light years faster than the previous model. A torsion bar suspension over the front struts significantly increases stiffness, which also helps improve cornering stability.
The DYNAMIC SELECT driving mode selector makes it easy to adapt to any situation. Comfort, Sport, Eco and Individual modes are available. Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual road at AMG. In combination with the adaptive suspension, these driving modes also adapt the suspension to make it more comfortable or sporty.
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