GTspirit has exclusively learnt that the extreme Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 has officially sold out after being launched in early 2013.
All told, the German marque managed to sell significantly more units of the G63 AMG 6×6 than originally anticipated. With the last customer delivery expected to leave the G-Class factory in Graz, Austria in May, well over 100 examples have been built. More Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6’s could have been sold but the company has decided to stop sales of the car in order to maintain the models’ exclusivity.
When the G63 AMG 6×6 first hit the market, it was one of the firm’s most expensive models only behind the Mercedes-Benz SLS Electric Drive with a starting price of 379,000 euros. With the car officially sold out its destined to become a collectors item!
In case you didn’t know, the car gets its origins form the C320 CDI developed specifically for the Australian army recently and measures an incredible 5867 mm long, 2111 mm wide and 2209 mm tall. What these figures mean is that the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is an impressive 43.5 inches longer than the standard car.
Beyond the addition of two extra wheels and an additional axle has well as a completely new body incorporating flared arches, the G63 AMG 6×6 uses the same 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine coupled with a seven-speed transmission like the more run-of-the-mill G63 AMG. As a result, it delivers an identical 536 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque. Drive is sent to all six wheels meaning the off-roader can reach 100 km/h in an impressive 6 seconds and a limited top speed of 160 km/h.