You’re Too Late, the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 Has Sold Out
Published February 27, 2015
What is good for Mercedes-Benz is bad for car enthusiasts the world over. The luxury automaker has sold all 100 plus of its Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 extreme vehicles the company has produced since it was released at the start of 2013.
Buyers of a new Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 possess a very special vehicle. With its genesis in the C320 CDI, a vehicle MB created for the Australian army, the G63 AMG 6×6 is everything that a military ride ought to be: strong, brutish, and big. In fact, it is so strong that its 536 horses are 236 more than what the relatively pedestrian 2006 Hummer H1 Alpha boasts, while its 560 lb-ft of torque are 40 more than what its American peer offers.
It’s a good thing the G63 AMG 6×6 has all this power for all six of its wheels are powered which translates into a regulated top speed of 96 mph and a zero-to-60 time of six seconds. Not bad for a vehicle that is four feet longer than your grandmother’s Toyota Corolla and has a curb weight of 9050 pounds, eh?
But, hopefully buyers of MB’s largest SUV of all time, are not interested in how fast or quickly it goes on the road, but are rather keen on experiencing what their animal is capable out in the wilds. And, this is where the beast really howls. With enough ground clearance to leave Yoda unmolested, a trio of axles, and a Mercedes; 7G-tronic seven-speed automatic transmission, this ultra-vehicle can go as low as a 2.16:1 ratio to get it through, over, and around whatever terrain a driver could even hope to conquer. No, unless your kids a playing in a league headquartered in the murky depths of the Teutonic bogs, the G63 AMG 6×6 ain’t no soccer momma SUV.
However, my car-loving friend, please do not wring your fingers too tightly just yet. The selling of the last new G63 AMG 6×6 does not mean that you cannot purchase one. You can still get a used one, albeit for much more than the $430,000 that the original buyer paid. Though, the German automaker’s second most expensive vehicle had a market, MB stopped production in order to protect the vehicle’s exclusivity, and it is this exclusivity which means you have got to get one more than ever.