After 6X6, it’s time for a hardcore, Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 4×4

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The hardcore, built-to-order Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 6×6 took the world by storm, but was a little big, too big actually- six humongous wheels full of boxy, vault-like, £370,000 Mercedes Benz G-Class pick-up. What we have here are some spy images of a 4-wheeler version of the Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 6X6 undergoing testing. Essentially it’ll be a standard G63 AMG strutted up in the wake of it’s six-wheeled cousin, with Mercedes Benz offering the best of both the worlds- mixing the relatively sane dimensions of the G-Class with off-road capabilities of the G63 AMG 6X6, but sadly the pick-up body style goes.

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From the looks of it, the new Mercedes Benz G63 4X4 will be able to do perform all the land flattening antics of it’s 6X6 counterpart, like wading through a meter of water. The ground clearance will be lesser for the G63 AMG 4×4 though, and don’t expect the monstrous 37-inch tires of the 6×6 model here. The alloys will be all-new as well, while that lime green paintwork looks pretty distinctive for this monstrous Gelandewagen.

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 Notice how jacked-up the new G63 AMG 4×4 is, when compared to the standard G-Class in front.

Expect the G63 AMG 4×4 to borrow the twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8 from the 6×6 AMG.  With 536bhp of power and 560lb ft of torque on tap, it’d be a pleasure to hustle around the big brute, more so because it’ll weigh considerably less than the 3775 kgs that its six-wheeled cousin registers.

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 Cornering- not one of the G63’s traits, but rest assured she’ll be dynamically sorted for her size.

We hope a few examples find their way to our shore once it’s launched. Head to the gallery below for more images of the Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 4×4.

Credits: autoevolution

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