Insane 6x6 Off-Road Truck by Mercedes

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Fri, Mar 29th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Autoblog has this gallery of images for an insane vehicle, a 6x6 G63 AMG, currently only a show model, built to tackle the most challenging of terrains.

Mercedes-Benz has finally dropped full details on its insane G63 AMG 6x6. The machine puts 544 horsepower to all six wheels thanks to a twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V8. A seven-speed gearbox shuttles power to the ground via three sets of portal axles, which helps give this machine a full 15.75 inches of ground clearance. By comparison, the standard G63 AMG sits with just 8.27 inches of ground clearance. The extra lift allows this 6x6 to ford nearly 40 inches of water and run massive 37-inch tires. All told, there are five differential locks on this thing, all controlled by a special "locking logic" that provides the best traction possible for any given situation.

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