5th Oct 2018 12:55 pm
All new G 63 is run by a 4.-litre twin-turbo V8 making 585hp, up 41hp over the previous product.
Mercedes-Benz has just launched the all new AMG G 63 in India at a cost of Rs 2.19 crore (ex-showroom, India). The AMG edition is the only model from the all-new G-course variety – unveiled globally, before this calendar year – that will make it to India.
The boxy silhouette, spherical headlamps, significant bonnet, doorway hinges and handles, and mounted way indicators make sure that the SUV is unmistakably a G wagon. Other than the newly extra technologically highly developed attributes and the G 63’s new motor, physique and chassis, Mercedes has retained the character of the unique G-class – an off-road icon that commenced production approximately 40 yrs back.
The new G 63 adopts a far more strong body shell and a widened ladder-frame chassis, which has increased its width by 121mm and rear legroom by 150mm, boosting ease and comfort and security. Ground clearance is up by 241mm. With an eye on enhanced agility, both on the road and off it, the G 63 also receives a intensely redesigned suspension with coil springs all all-around. Mercedes suggests that for the 1st time the front axle has an independent, double-wishbone suspension. A rigid axle with a five-hyperlink suspension is employed at the rear.
Some exterior structure functions include things like flared wheel arches to accommodate the greater common 21-inch alloy wheels, a special radiator grille, aspect-mounted exhaust pipes and LED headlamps. Possessing grown in every single dimension, the new G63 is now 53mm for a longer period, 64mm wider and 15mm taller than its predecessor.
The cabin characteristics a newly developed dashboard with Mercedes-Benz’s Widescreen Cockpit that comes with digital devices in combination with two 12.3-inch displays as conventional. There is also significantly additional shoulder home and legroom than right before.
Security kit on the new G 63 features nine airbags, active brake help and lane retaining aid as standard. The optional Driving Aid pack adds adaptive cruise management and a blind place checking process.
Powering the new G 63 is an M178 4.-litre, twin-turbo V8 petrol motor putting out a colossal 585hp at 6,000 rpm and 850Nm of torque at 2,500-3,500 rpm. The biturbo device replaces the 5.5-litre V8 and sees a bump-up in electric power (41hp) and torque (90Nm). The motor is mated to a new AMG Speedshift TCT 9G 9-speed computerized transmission that powers all the wheels by means of Mercedes’ 4Matic all-wheel-drive technique. Other than five on-street travel modes on offer – Slippery, Ease and comfort, Activity, Sport+ and Specific – the G 63 also receives a few off-highway travel modes – Sand, Trail and Rock.
Irrespective of a kerb pounds of 2,485kg, Mercedes-AMG claims the AMG G63 accelerates to 100kph in just 4.5sec. Major pace is electronically capped at 220kph – or 240kph with the AMG Driver‘s bundle.