New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz Friday launched a new version of its premium SUV AMG G 63 priced at Rs 2.19 crore (ex-showroom).
The model comes powered by a 4-litre V8 biturbo diesel engine that generates 585 hp of power. It can attain 100 km/h from standstill in 4.5 seconds and achieve a top speed of 220 km/h.
The new bodyshell, mounted on a high-strength ladder-type frame, comes with increased torsional rigidity via a new material mix yet the SUV is 65 kgs lighter .
The luxury SUV comes with multibeam LED headlamps, Burmester surround sound system with 15 speakers, New COMAND online with NTG 5.5 generation, Widescreen cockpit with two 12.3 inch displays, Park Pilot with 3600 surround view camera.
It comes with the five on-road modes --Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual. The standard-specification AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive features rear-biased torque distribution with a front/rear split of 40 to 60 percent, Mercedes said.
The AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G transmission used in the G 63 has a model-specific software application to achieve very short shift times, the company added.
Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India said, “Mercedes-Benz continues its product offensive and the new AMG G 63 is the tenth product we have launched for the Indian market in 2018. We are glad our product portfolio has been able to excite and fascinate our customers and we have been receiving overwhelming response for our new as well as existing products. We have an exciting line-up for the upcoming festive season and our product innovations will continue in the coming months.”