2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class AMG

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from Mercedes-Benz Press Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG and G 65 AMG: G-Class

High tech for the AMG off-road the new G 63 AMG impresses with state-of-the-art technology, expressive design and fuel economy. All this is attributable to the AMG 5.5#8209;litre V8 biturbo delivering 400 kW (544 hp) and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G TRONIC automatic transmission Even more exclusive is the new G 65 its AMG 6.0-litre V12 biturbo engine 450 kW (612 hp) and reaches a maximum of 1000 newton metres – a in the off-road segment.

Every new AMG vehicle offers an outstanding mix of power from less – and the G 63 AMG is no exception. The “strong man” in the AMG range has been further with the state-of-the-art powertrain of the new ML 63

The design has been comprehensively so that, for the first time in the history of the G-Class, AMG customers can a raft of future-oriented systems: petrol direct injection, the ECO function and generator management. The AMG V8 biturbo engine develops a output of 400 kW (544 hp) and a torque of 760 metres. This enables the new G 63 AMG to from zero to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds, with a new top speed of 210 (electronically limited).

The new G 63 AMG outperforms the G 55 AMG by 27 kW (37 hp) and 60 newton metres. Its direct was a clear favourite for G-Class with a sales ratio of 40 percent.


The vehicle’s driving features are matched by its impressive in the area of fuel economy. The consumption of 13.8 litres per 100 (NEDC combined) is a reduction of 2.1 on the predecessor model, representing savings of 13 percent.

This can be attributed to the state-of-the-art biturbo engine, along with the AMG PLUS 7G-TRONIC automatic system, the generator management and the ECO start/stop function. The seven-speed gearbox features three modes and an automatic double-declutching for downshifting, creating an incredible of variability.

In “Controlled Efficiency” (C) the ECO start/stop function is active, down the eight-cylinder engine the vehicle is stationary. “C” mode is characterised by smooth accelerator and characteristics and early gear the vehicle is usually started in gear in this mode. The AMG cluster includes a green symbol, indicating when the ECO function is on.

In the Sport (S) and Manual (M) the ECO start/stop function is off, and the combination displays far greater Short, precisely defined and injection retardations mean shift times when up at full load. The efficiency of the AMG PLUS 7G-TRONIC automatic system is further enhanced a new fuel economy converter centrifugal pendulum, friction-reducing and transmission oil thermal management.

The of the characteristic sound of a V8 AMG

A glance at the AMG exhaust system will any doubters that all these advances have not been at the of emotional appeal. The twin on both sides at the rear put out the AMG eight-cylinder sound that so much to the vehicle’s many

The latest catalytic converter is used to ensure that the G 63 AMG both the EU 5 exhaust emissions and the requirements for the US market (LEV-II on-board diagnosis II and lambda diagnosis).

New chassis settings, acoustic comfort

The suspension/damper in the AMG Sports chassis have adjusted for the more dynamic characteristics of the new model. To reduce and noise impacts, the design at Mercedes-AMG have also a wide range of NVH (noise, harshness) measures. Optimised for the automatic gearbox, transfer and engine cut vibration and noise

All this ensures a more ride and helps to keep the fit and alert, particularly over distances.

The wheels and brakes are completely new. The G 63 AMG runs on new AMG spoke light alloy as standard equipment. The 9.5 x 20 titanium-grey-painted with high-sheen finish are with 275/50 R 20 tyres. As an special equipment option, the can be fitted with matt-black-painted AMG alloy wheels with rim flanges.

The new AMG high-performance brakes top performance in terms of deceleration, feed and endurance. All-round perforated brake discs dimensions of 375 x 36 millimetres at the front and 330 x 20 at the rear provide optimum capability and outstanding deceleration The front axle is fitted a six-piston fixed-calliper brake taken from the ML 63 AMG, a single-piston floating-calliper system on the axle.

The brake callipers are painted red the entire circumference, and are also in silver.

Fully readjusted for with more comfort

The new generation of the G-Class also a range of exemplary safety For example, the luxury off-roader has a readjusted ESP®, with control systems including the assist and a HOLD function, for easier hill starts. And in an braking situation, when the suddenly releases the accelerator and the brake pedal, the brake increases the pressure in the brake and applies the brake linings to the

This ensures maximum as soon as the brake is applied. “pre-filling” function supports the assist fitted as standard.

For ordering the optional trailer the ESP® trailer stabilisation provides increased safety the vehicle is pulling a trailer. additional ESP® function the trailer as soon as the electric plug is inserted in the socket on the vehicle.

The ESP® trailer system uses the sensors of the counteracting any fishtailing of the trailer at higher than 65 km/h by brake application to the left and front wheels. This is sufficient to eliminate the problem and any further risk. In very fishtailing situations, the engine is also reduced and the towing is braked on all four wheels, to get the back to within a safe range as quickly as possible.

Characteristic AMG styling with the new of the brand

The appearance of the eight-cylinder model is also definitely up the times. Following the example of the SL 63 AMG and SL 65 the G 63 AMG has also taken on the new face of the AMG The high-gloss black “twin-blade” grille with four inserts makes the new G-Class instantly recognisable as an AMG.

The design is consistent with the classic contours, with an look perfectly integrated the vehicle’s overall appearance.

completely new feature is the AMG bumper, three generously dimensioned as airflow inlets for the cooling Vertical high-gloss chrome steel inserts create a masculine look for the G 63 AMG. New LED running lamps are fitted the bi-xenon headlamps. As before, the AMG model has the characteristic wheel-arch stainless-steel running boards and protective strips with inserts.

Other distinctive include the “V8 BITURBO” logo on the mudguard and G 63 AMG type plate on the door.

Stylish new-look with increased comfort

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The features even more in comparison with the predecessor Along with the facelift provided as standard, including the new panel and state-of-the-art infotainment and systems, the G 63 AMG has an AMG instrument cluster colour TFT screen, AMG main and separate gear display, white-lit AMG sills on all doors.

The classy E-SELECT shift with the distinctive AMG medallion is a feature from other such as the SLS AMG. An exclusive environment is created by the designo upholstery with ruffled door panelling. Options for an even more stylish comprise the AMG carbon trim and the Exclusive package.

Exclusive performance: the new G 65 AMG

Even more and also the world’s most production off-road vehicle, is the new G 65 With maximum output of 450 kW hp) and maximum torque of 1000 metres, the top-of-the-range V12 model the connoisseur with its incomparably handling characteristics. The G 65 AMG accelerates zero to 100 km/h in just 5.3 and has a top speed of 230 km/h (electronically

This is the first G-Class to be equipped with the AMG 6.0-litre V12 engine, which features new turbochargers with increased cross-section, flow-optimised wastegate multi-spark ignition with double-ignition coils and a higher-power control unit. The result is combustion, leading to smoother and power delivery.

The high-quality and aluminium engine cover a final visual touch to extensive package of new features. As in the G 63 the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G#8209;TRONIC transmissionsystem is responsible for power to all four wheels.

In terms of the G 65 AMG is differentiated from its V8 sister by the high-gloss chrome radiator the 9.5 x 20 AMG five-spoke light alloy painted titanium grey high-sheen finish, its 275/50 R 20 and the V12 BITURBO logo on the mudguards. features include the welcome with exclusive AMG V12 BITURBO the designo leather exclusive and the leather instrument panel

A unique special touch is the V12 diamond design of the seats, the impressed AMG medallion on the headrests. distinctive upholstery feature is on the door central panels. A range of standard equipment black piano lacquer trim features and designo mats.

An exclusive special from the AMG Performance Studio is AMG alloy wheels, painted black with high-sheen rim

Prices in Germany at a glance 19% VAT):

G 63 AMG 137,504.50 euros

G 65 AMG euros

Both AMG models are only in the station-wagon long Market launch is as from 2012.

The AMG G-Class: unmistakeable by

The G 55 AMG KOMPPRESSOR has been a favourite 2004, as a strong character, to passing fashions. The AMG 5.5-litre V8 engine initially developed 350 kW hp), increasing to 368 kW (500 hp) in and 373 kW (507 hp) in 2009. The maximum of 700 newton metres remained along with the vehicle’s dynamic performance values.

The G 55 AMG accelerated from zero to in 5.5 seconds, with a top speed of 210 (electronically limited).

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