The Mercedes-AMG G 65 Final Edition

Mercedes-AMG G 65 Final Edition;Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 17 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 397 g/km*
Mercedes-AMG G 65 Final Edition;Fuel consumption, combined: 17 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 397 g/km*

To mark the discontinuation of the Mercedes-AMG G 65 (fuel consumption, combined: 17 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 397 g/km) AMG is offering an exclusive Final Edition, limited to just 65 examples worldwide. The particularly expressive Final Edition reflects the successful story of the world’s most powerful series production off-roader. More than a third of all G‑Class vehicles sold worldwide originate from AMG. The G 65 Final Edition is available with immediate effect starting at 310,233 euros*.

The AMG 6.0-litre V12 engine generating 463 kW (630 hp) is totally self-assured. With a maximum torque of 1000 Nm at 2300-4300 rpm, the top-of-the-line V12 engine boasts a unique combination of drive dynamics and smooth running characteristics. The G 65 Final Edition accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds and reaches a top speed of 230 km/h (electronically limited).

The V12 biturbo engine with its superior response and powerful sound is unquestionably a highlight in the long, successful story of petrol engines and features a host of top-class technical details. Alongside twin turbochargers it boasts a multi-spark ignition with twelve twin-spark ignition units plus a particularly effective engine management system. The results are optimum combustion, accomplished comfort, maximum efficiency as well as outstanding levels of refinement and power delivery. The high-quality carbon-fibre/aluminium engine cover rounds off the package visually. The AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G‑TRONIC automatic transmission takes care of the transfer of power to all four wheels.

High ground clearance and long suspension travel form the basis for the excellent off-road characteristics of the Mercedes-AMG G 65. The figures speak for themselves:

  • Slope climbing ability of up to 80% on suitable surfaces
  • Maximum fording depth of 60 cm when driving through water and mud
  • Driving stability at angles of 28°
  • Angle of approach/departure: 27°
  • Breakover angle: 22°

 

Expressive exterior, high-quality interior

The sporty appearance of the dynamic exterior design of the G 65 Final Edition is underscored by large 21‑inch 5‑t win-spoke light-alloy wheels in bronze, silver brake callipers and AMG Sport trim strips on the sides. Additional highlights come courtesy of features retained in matt bronze such as the underride guard, the trim elements in the bumpers, the wheels and exterior mirrors plus the spare wheel cover in obsidian black with appropriately designed insert. These are complemented by the radiator grille with black mesh screen and surround painted in matt bronze. Running boards and tailpipes are retained in matt black. Inserts in the exterior protective strips in high-gloss black complete the look.

This special model also has a high-quality interior design: the scope of equipment includes the designo Exclusive package in designo black nappa leather with seat side bolsters in a carbon-fibre look and topstitching in light brown. Carbon-fibre trim elements with decorative stitching in bronze, the milled Edition lettering in the grab handle plus floor mats with leather edging and topstitching in light brown round off the look. The driver sits behind an AMG Performance steering wheel in black nappa leather featuring a flattened bottom section and excellent grip. Driving is particularly comfortable thanks to the Seat Comfort package including multicontour seats and climatised seats for driver and front passenger.

An off-road legend since 1979

The G-Class has been the top model among luxury off-road vehicles since 1979. It is not only by far the passenger car model series with the longest production run in the history of Mercedes-Benz, but also the forefather of all SUVs to bear the three-pointed star – this is why all Mercedes off-road models feature the upper-case G in their name. Like the entire model series, the G 65 Final Edition will be produced in Graz, primarily in the hand-finishing section of the production facility.

AMG brought a G model onto the market as early as 1979. This was followed in 1999 by the G 55 AMG. Its V8 engine produced 260 kW/354 hp. Although the eight-cylinder engine with a displacement enlarged to 5.5 litres adopted the three-valve technology and dual ignition of the series production unit, it also offered high torque of 525 Nm from 3000 rpm alongside significantly increased output. The G 55 AMG was available with closed roof in short- and long-wheelbase variants and as a cabriolet with a short wheelbase.

In 2012 the family tree was extended. As part of a very comprehensive facelift, the G‑Class was given a completely new exterior. Affalterbach also made some powerful refinements and launched the G 65 AMG into the mix. It incorporated everything the performance-hungry fans of the off-road icon had been dreaming of – such as a 6.0‑litre 12‑cylinder engine with carbon-fibre/aluminium cover. Generating 1000 Nm, the G 65 AMG became the most powerful series production off-road vehicle in the world. The G became an ultra-modern legend, which has since delighted a growing community of fans.

*Recommended retail price, incl. 19% VAT

2017 Mercedes-AMG G65 Specifications

Vehicle Type Four-door, five passenger SUV
Chassis Body on frame
Drive Configuration All-wheel drive (50 : 50)
Exterior Dimensions (in)
Wheelbase 112.2
Length 187.52 (excluding no-cost-option brush guard)
Width (w/o mirrors) 80.9
Height 76.3
Track (front / rear) 59.1 / 59.1
Ground Clearance (max load) 7.7
Weights  
Curb Weight (lbs) 5,924
Towing (lbs) 7,000
Max. total payload (lbs) n/a
Interior Dimensions (in)
Head room (front/2nd  row) 42.2 / 40.0
Leg room (front/2nd) 52.5 / 41.9
Shoulder room (front/2nd) 53.7 / 56.3
Capacities (cu-ft)
Cabin Volume n/a
Cargo Volume (seats up) 45.2
Cargo Volume (2nd row folded) 79.5
Suspension
Front Rigid Axle with longitudinal and transverse links, coil spring, shock absorber and torsion bar
Rear Rigid Axle with longitudinal and transverse links, coil spring and shock absorber
Steering
Type Hydraulic assist recirculating ball
Ratio 18.6 : 1
Turning Circle (ft) 44.6
Brake Disc Diameter / Thickness (in)
Front 14.8 / 1.4
Rear 13.0 / 0.9
Standard Wheels (in)
Front 10 x 21
Rear 10 x 21
Standard Tires
Front 295 / 40 R21
Rear 295 / 40 R21
Engine
Engine Type Handcrafted AMG 6.0L V12 biturbo
Engine Material Aluminum-Alloy
Valvetrain / Arrangement SOHC, 3-valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 5,980
Bore (in / mm) 3.25 / 82.6
Stroke (in / mm) 3.66 / 93.0
Compression Ratio 9.0 : 1
Horsepower @ rpm 621 @ 5,000 – 5,300
Torque @ rpm 738 @ 2,300 –4,300
Redline (rpm) 6,100
Transmission
Transmission Type AMG SPEEDSHIFT® PLUS 7G-TRONIC
Shift Controls Wheel-mounted shift paddles
Gear Ratios:  
1st 4.38 : 1
2nd 2.86 : 1
3rd 1.92 : 1
4th 1.37 : 1
5th 1.00 : 1
6th 0.82 : 1
7th 0.73 : 1
Reverse 3.42 : 1
R2 2.23 : 1
Final Drive 3.58 : 1
Performance
0-60 mph (sec) 5.2 est.
Top Speed (mph) 143 (electronically limited)
Off-road Characteristics
Max approach / departure angle 27° / 27°
Max tilt angle 28.4°
Breakover angle 22°
Fording depth (in) 23.6
Fuel Economy
City / Highway / Combined n/a
Fuel Tank / Reserve (gallons) 25.4
MSRP*
AMG G65 n/a

*does not include $925 destination & delivery charge



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