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Mercedes-AMG G65 is a V12 engined (with twin turbochargers) version of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The vehicle weighs 6250-pounds (2835 kg) (US model as estimated by an automotive magazine publication) and has 603 hp going into a seven-speed transmission as of 2016.[1][2] In the United States it cost $224,000 USD in the year 2016,[3] another source says it cost $218,000 USD.[4][5] It was noted as being cheaper than a previous limited production run of Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 (old-style name) from 2013.[4] (note in this period of the 2010s, transition AMG vehicles from Mercedes-Benz to Mercedes-AMG branding.[6] The US Version was previewed at the New York Auto Show in the spring of 2015 as a Mercedes-AMG model.[7]

The basic model was introduced in Europe in 2012 and in 2015 was introduced in the United States as a Mercedes-AMG brand model. Prior to its US launch, Daimler experienced sales of over 3000 G-class vehicles of which about half were the AMG specification version.[4] The car tuner Brabus also made a version of the G65.[8]

Mercedes-AMG is a brand of Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz, Unimog, AMG, and Smart)

Sometimes it called the Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG

The 2018 model for the USA has the AMG bi-turbocharger V-12 producing 621 horsepower and 738 lb-ft (US units).[9] This is connected to a 7-speed transmission and full-time four wheel drive drivetrain.[9] The G65 is more oriented towards urban driving, with low-profile tires and a 0-60 mph (96.56 km/h) time of 5.1 seconds making it fastest of MB G-Class models offered then.[9]




  • Wheelbase 112.2 in
  • Length 188.5 in
  • Width 73.0 in


  • Estimated weight about 6250-pounds (2835 kg) for US model.[1][2]

Fuel Capacity:

  • 25.4 gallons (about 96.15 litres) [10]

Max angle of approach:[10]

  • 36 degrees

Max angle of departure:[10]

  • 27 degrees

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