The new generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class will go into production next month. Priced from £82,945 for the G 350 BlueTEC, the new G-Class has increased levels of standard equipment including new LED daytime running lights and a reworked interior that, for the first time, is fitted with COMAND Online.
All models have received subtle visual changes, distinguishing the Mercedes G 63 AMG from the rest of the G-Class range is a unique AMG radiator grille with twin chrome fins running through the black mesh grille. The changes extend to a set of AMG wheel-arch extensions finished in the vehicle colour, a bespoke AMG sports exhaust system with chromed twin tailpipes and a new 20” five-twin-spoke alloy wheel design in Titanium Grey high-sheen finish.
The interior of the G 63 AMG features single-tone designo leather trim, an AMG selector lever with leather insets and an embossed AMG emblem, AMG stainless steel illuminated door sill panels complete with AMG lettering and an AMG instrument cluster with colour display. Finally, a powerful Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system and COMAND Online with Media Interface and DAB radio ensure the G 63 AMG is fitted with the latest in-car enhancements. The new G 63 AMG is priced at £123,115.
Despite the technological advances and more obviously styled interior, some of the design cues that defined the original have been kept, so that the heritage link is as clear to buyers as possible.
By Geraldine Ashton Green
Thu, 16 Aug 2012