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Mercedes-AMG G63 4x4 Squared - The Ultimate Factory Monster Truck

Mercedes-AMG G63 4x4 Squared - The Ultimate Factory Monster Truck

Mercedes created an unholy hybrid between a tank and a sports car, in the form of the G63 AMG 4x4 Squared

The Mercedes G-Class has been one of the most distinctive vehicles ever made. Like the Land Rover Defender and Hummer H1, the G-Class was originally developed as a light, military transport vehicle. While the model, also known as Gelandewagen, can trace its roots back to the 1970s, the model has evolved over the years, with many special versions of the boxy off-roader. Now, there is a new version for 2023 and it looks like, this time, Mercedes has made the ultimate factory monster truck.

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Video: Supercar Blondie Checks Out the World's Only Off-Road Mercedes-Maybach

Video: Supercar Blondie Checks Out the World’s Only Off-Road Mercedes-Maybach

It features a lot of cool, unique, hidden elements that would usually never be associated with a Maybach badge

Back in December 2021, Mercedes announced the first details on the Project Maybach - a unique concept car designed in collaboration with Virgil Abloh. The debut came less than a month after Virgil Abloh’s death, so the details on the concept were very limited. More details on the concept were revealed at the beginning of May 2022, during the latest Design Essentials event, but nothing too in-depth. And this is where Supercar Blondie comes to the rescue with a super-detailed video!

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2022 Brabus 900 XLP "One Of Ten" - An AMG G63 That Pushes the Boundaries of Sanity

2022 Brabus 900 XLP "One Of Ten" - An AMG G63 That Pushes the Boundaries of Sanity

If you want to spend almost $700,000 for a truck, this super-custom AMG G63 is probably for you!

If the XLP name sounds familiar to you it is because just recently Brabus announced two 800 Adventure XLP packages: one Superblack and one Superwhite. Both are based on the G63 AMG, both deliver 800 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque, and both are priced at way over €700,000.

Now the XLP name is back as part of a new 900 XLP "One of ten" package, still based on the G63 AMG, but this time the output goes up to an even more impressive 900 horsepower!

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2022 Brabus Crawler

2022 Brabus Crawler

This AMG G63-based Brabus creation is the perfect vehicle for summer fun!

Summer is just around the corner and all we can think about is outdoor fun. The problem is that there are not many fun buggies out there. The good news is that, like usual, Brabus has our back: the tuner has come up with a hardcore buggy based on the Mercedes-AMG G63.

Limited to only 15 examples, the new Brabus Crawler is priced at €749,000 (almost $800,000 at the current exchange rates). Brabus will build five copies in 2022, five in 2023, and the final five in 2024. Unfortunately, the buggy is not street legal.

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Tonka Toys Go To War On The Dirt: The Wrangler 392 Takes On The G-63 AMG And The Defender 90 V-8

Tonka Toys Go To War On The Dirt: The Wrangler 392 Takes On The G-63 AMG And The Defender 90 V-8

Which one of these V-8 powered SUVs will come out on top?

Not that they were ever built for speed (or were they now?), Motor1 decided to pit three high-performance V-8-powered rigs against each other on a dry lake bed, out in the deserts of California. The purpose of this battle was to determine the fastest of the trio on the dirt.

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The 2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Facelift Looks Amazing In The Sunset

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Facelift Looks Amazing In The Sunset

It still hides all the exterior details very well

Mercedes launched the current generation G-Class back in 2018 and now, four years later, the company is about to also offer a facelift for it. Prototypes of the standard G-Class facelift, the AMG G63 and even the the G4×4² have been caught testing many times before, but the ones caught testing recently are a little bit more special. Our spy photographers managed to get some pictures of the facelift G-Class during a beautiful sunset, and we have to admit: the red and orange landscape makes the SUV look even better, despite the camouflage!

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The Latest Images Of The 2022 Mercedes-AMG G4×4² Have Sent Us Into A Tizzy!

The Latest Images Of The 2022 Mercedes-AMG G4×4² Have Sent Us Into A Tizzy!

The next-gen AMG G4×4² has been spotted and it looks ready to take on the beaten paths

The Mercedes-AMG G4×4² has been anticipated for a very long time now. The Mercedes-Benz G4×4² came out many years back, but this has been due. For the uninitiated, it is an off-road-oriented version of the legendary G-wagon. In short, it lies somewhere between the standard G-wagon and the 6x6 model. It has been spotted many times in the past, but the beast has been spied in its 2022 avatar with minimum skin.

Updated 02/24/2022; A new Mercedes-AMG G4×4² prototype was sent out for testing around the the Arctic Circle. Unlike the previous prototypes, the new one wears a cool red paint and has the grille very well camouflaged, meaning that it is indeed wearing the updated grille we heard so many rumors about.

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2023 Mercedes-AMG G63

2023 Mercedes-AMG G63

Changes should be minimal, but they will keep the G63 AMG fresh

The second generation G-Class was launched in 2018. If we were to look back at the first generation which was produced between 1990 and 2018, we do not expect the current G-Class to be retired anytime soon. It is, however, on the point to receive a facelift version.

Back in January, our spy photographers caught the first prototype of the standard G-Class out for some testing, and earlier this month, we even caught the G4×4². Today, it is time for the AMG version to shine under the spotlight.

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We've Finally Spotted a Prototype of the 2023 Mercedes G-Class

We’ve Finally Spotted a Prototype of the 2023 Mercedes G-Class

What is this Mercedes G-Class hiding on the inside, though?

The Mercedes G-Class is due for an update, and it’s set to arrive for the 2023 model year. We expected to see at least one prototype, but up until now, it’s been hiding very well. All that has changed, though, and this prototype is sporting some changes – some so important the driver was very careful about hiding them.

To start, we can spot a new front end with a revised grille. There’s a new fascia in the rear as well, however, there’s not much else to say about the exterior thanks to the camo. Oddly enough, the headlights and taillights are identical to those of the current model, which means Mercedes engineers aren’t exactly done with the development process quite yet. Interestingly, however, there are some significant changes happening inside, but we weren’t able to see them because the driver was careful to cover them up.

The facelifted Mercedes G-Class is expected to arrive for the 2023 model year, so the production model should be revealed sometime before fall of 2022.

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2021 Project Maybach Is Virgil Abloh's Last Collaboration With Mercedes

2021 Project Maybach Is Virgil Abloh’s Last Collaboration With Mercedes

It can be admired for two days at the Rubell Museum

For those of you out there with a passion for fashion, Virgil Abloh (1980-2021) needs no presentation. Among others, he was the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection beginning 2018 and showed great interest in art and music too. For car enthusiasts, his name may sound familiar thanks to the special Mercedes-Benz G-Class designed in cooperation with Mercedes’ Chief Design Officer, Gorden Wagener and unveiled in 2020.

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KIA Has Some Big Plans for the LA Auto Show

KIA Has Some Big Plans for the LA Auto Show

KIA just gave us some teasers for the upcoming EV9 SUV, and based on the styling, it might be more capable than we think.

KIA is planning on fully revealing the EV9 SUV on November 17 at the Los Angeles Auto show, but before that has happened, the brand has released some new teaser images.

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2021 Mercedes G-Class by Delta4x4

2021 Mercedes G-Class by Delta4x4

The G-Class is off-road worthy straight from the factory, but Delta4x4 will make it even better

The G-Class is probably the only Mercedes-Benz that can offer you an amazing off-road experience. Actually, is probably one of the few luxury SUV that can do that. But, as you know there is always room for improvement and this is where delta4x4 comes into picture. The German tuner is offering an Off-Road package that will improve the SUV’s off-road capability.

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2022 It Doesn't Get Any Better Than The New Mil-Spec Mercedes G Wagen

2022 It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than The New Mil-Spec Mercedes G Wagen

The G-Class name returns to a brutal beast of a Mil-Spec off-roader that has a go-anywhere attitude

Mercedes-Benz unveiled a new version of its legendary G-Class SUV. The W464 is specifically designed for military use and security forces. Customers and the press were given a preview of the SUV’s capabilities at the G-Class Experience Center in Graz, Austria which is where Magna Steyr builds the famed off-roader. The off-roader is part of the new 464 series that was introduced two years ago.

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2021 Brabus 800 by Fostla.de

2021 Brabus 800 by Fostla.de

This is the definition of what happens when you just can’t get enough horsepower

Last year, Brabus and fostla.de unveiled the Brabus 700 - a package based on the Mercedes-AMG G63 that delivered a total of 700 horsepower - as its name suggests. This year, the two companies took things even further and came up with the Brabus 800. As you guessed, this is also an updated G63, but with 800 horsepower under the hood.

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2022 Mercedes EQG Concept

2022 Mercedes EQG Concept

Mercedes unveiled the EQG Concept, the near-production electric alter-ego of the G-Class SUV, at the 2021 IAA Show and it looks swell

Mercedes went on an electrification spree at the 2021 IAA Mobility Show in Munich, Germany. One of the cars unveiled here was the EQG, the EQ electric equivalent of the legendary G-Class SUV, or more popularly known as the G-Wagen. The off-roader is one of the most iconic models ever built and is still going strong despite its boxy and old-school demeanor. In fact, that is the one thing that’s still attracting purists.

The company showcased the EQG Concept that follows a similar path, but with a lot of new tech. This is said to be a near-production concept, so we can expect the real deal to be revealed by next year, perhaps.

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With The New Off-Road Trim, Mercedes G-Wagon Returns To Its Military Roots

With The New Off-Road Trim, Mercedes G-Wagon Returns To Its Military Roots

The Mercedes G-Wagon Professional Line is not your typical, flashy G-Wagon, as It doesn’t mind getting dirty

The Mercedes G-Wagon is one of Mercedes’ signature vehicles. None of the other German premium carmakers have an analog to it. For decades the Mercedes G-Wagon has been every rich person’s favorite way of giving the middle finger to all “plebians mopping around in a Corolla or an Elantra”. The boxy SUV has been interpreted by many tuners, such as BRABUS, MANSORY, and others, giving it an aggressive design, and making it appealing to people like celebrities and drug dealers.

However, the boxy SUV has much humbler beginnings, as it was originally developed as a military vehicle. It seems Mercedes remembered that and decided to give us a G-Wagon that doesn’t mind getting dirty.

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1990 Mercedes 250GD Wolf by Expedition Motor Company

1990 Mercedes 250GD Wolf by Expedition Motor Company

The aftermarket company has restored this ex-military vehicle with new glam, but the same engine and transmission

The G-Wagen started life being a military truck and was later offered to us civilians as a hardcore off-roader that was matched by vehicles like the Land Rover and the Land Cruiser. The G-Wagen that we know today is fast and powerful, but back in its early days, it was brute and tough. Expedition Motor Company got hold of a 1990 250GD and restored it to perfection. As the company puts it, this is the story of how a rough ex-military war machine becomes a work of art.

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Mercedes-Benz EQC 4x4²

Mercedes-Benz EQC 4x4²

This is the first electric model, and the third overall to be inducted into the 4x4² series

Not too long ago, the Mercedes G-Class 4x4² was spotted undergoing high-altitude testing in the Alps, thus confirming the return of the alter-ego version of the luxurious off-roader.

While we were expecting to hear more about it, Mercedes decided to divert our attention from it by introducing a 4×4² concept version of its all-electric SUV, the EQC. To put it simply the EQC 4×4² is the off-road version of the standard EQC. Do we need something like this at a time when Mercedes is still trying to find its feet in the electric segment?

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2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 4X4

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 4X4

The big, bulky alter-ego of the Mercedes G-Class that created a ruckus few years back, was spotted recently, thus indicating a comeback

The Mercedes G-Class is arguably one of the best off-roaders to have graced our planet. Over the years, the company has equipped it with a premium interior and an exorbitant price tag, but it is still regarded as a hardcore off-roader and has a strong footing in the segment despite heavy competition. To further cement this perception, Mercedes created a hardcore version of the already-competent G-Class called the G-Class 4x4. The previous model’s production ended in 2017, but it looks like the monster is back.

The new G-Class 4x4 was spied undergoing high-altitude testing in the Alps and it looked a lot bulkier and monstrous than its normal self – especially the wheel arches – thus reigniting the news of the 4x4 making a comeback. Are we excited? Hell yeah!

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1992 Mercedes 250GD Wolf by Expedition Motor Company

1992 Mercedes 250GD Wolf by Expedition Motor Company

A classic G-Wagen restored to all its glory in a near-perfect project

Mercedes G-Wagen is a legend in itself. It started off as a military vehicle, but has been in production since 1979. The SUV is adored by people all across the globe, be it the older models, or the latest. Here’s one classic 1992 G-Wagen that has been restored by Expedition Motor Company. The restomod is a good project as a wholesome and we are quite happy with the result. The SUV has literally been ripped apart and everything its chassis is new. Let’s take a look at how it has turned out.

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Video of the Day: I Needed a Chainsaw to Extract My Stolen Mercedes ML55 AMG

Video of the Day: I Needed a Chainsaw to Extract My Stolen Mercedes ML55 AMG

It’s bad enough that someone stole this man’s Mercedes. To make matters worse, it was found wedged in a mini-jungle, requiring a chainsaw to extract. Now, that sucks. Check out the video below.

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Mercedes Displays Muddy “Pole2Pole” G-Class At Detroit

Mercedes Displays Muddy “Pole2Pole” G-Class At Detroit

It’s Explorer Mike Horn’s Pole2Pole expedition vehicle

Mercedes-Benz had a big showing at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this year surrounding its all-new 2019 G-Class SUV. This tried and true vehicle has a long history of extreme service, both in military and civilian service. One of the most recent events was accomplished by the famous explorer, Mike Horn, whose 2016 Pole2Pole expedition took him around the globe via the north and south poles. The journey traced a route from Europe to Africa, the Antarctic, Oceania, Asia, the Arctic, North America, and back to Europe.

Horn, a Mercedes-Benz Ambassador, used the outgoing G-Wagen to complete the on-land portion of his epic trip. The rest was done on his boat, the Pangaea, on snow skis, and by foot.

The G-Wagen, a G500, needed only minimal changes to endure the trip. It rolls on BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM tires on stock Mercedes wheels. A matching full-size spare tire replaces the stock wheel on the tailgate. A roof basket with a ladder added storage and a spot for mounting the two off-road lights. Beyond that, the G500 is bone stock, including the 4.0-liter biturbo V-8 and its 415 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque. Of course, the G500’s stock locking differentials certainly helped. The G-Wagen has three lockers, in fact, one up front, one in back, and in the center transfer case.

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