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Video: Merc's off-road 6x6 beast

2013-11-18 12:16

CLASSY MONSTER TRUCK: Mercedes-Benz has reached a new level in all-wheel drive technology. This is the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6. Image: YouTube

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is one of the ultimate SUVs on any beaten track. Add two more wheels and it becomes an off-road monster.

Watch the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

Mercedes-Benz has taken all-wheel drive technology to a new level. In a video posted by Automotive TV, the beastly AMG V8 biturbo engine under the bonnet of the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 effortlessly tears up rugged terrain without any effort.

It climbs up steep mountainous hills, drifts through the soft sand in a dessert and barges its way across rocks.

According to Mercedes-Benz this showcar has a 6x6 drive, low-range ratio, five differential locks, portal axles, tyre pressure control system and a special chassis.

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