The second member in the Femi Otedola's $1 billion garage is the very elegant Mercedes Benz AMG G63. I know some people might be wondering, which wan come be AMG G63. Well, the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is a member of the G-wagen or G-wagon family. So, lets get to know more about Femi Otedola’s No. 2 money car.
Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is a power monster with a price tag of over N70 million
This is one delightfully gorgeous and mean looking car, that comes packed with some really awe-inspiring power. Parting with N72 million price money is no joke, still remember Otedola loves them expensive and the motor is worth all that money. With this tough and muscular look, am not sure anyone will reject this handsome dude if offered as a gift.
1. Mercedes Benz AMG G63 exterior and interior design
A very obvious external feature of the Mercedes AMG 63 SUV is its sharp angled corners and flat vertical rear, making it have that box like look all round. It sports the very familiar Mercedes Benz star placed right in front of the radiator trim and centrally placed between the sleepy looking head lamps. She also sports a 20 rims wheel (R 20) with exhaust ports placed to either side of the SUV coming up from under the car.
Mercedes Benz AMG G63 with its unique exterior design
Now, lets take a look at the interior design of this ride. The one is on another level of special, you definitely will feel the prestige when you step-in to the interior comfort of this ride. Mercedes Benz keep raising the standard every time and the interior décor of this one did not disappoint. It comes with a carefully selected and patterned instrument cluster that offers a sporty and very exciting driver and passenger experience.
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The interior is so specially designed that there is enough leg and head spacing for both the driver and the passengers. The seats are fitted with the finest nappa leather and comfortable design that make for a sense of excellence, security and luxury.
Mercedes Benz AMG G63 designed with comfort in mind
More so, the ride is fitted with an AMG performance steering which makes for a somewhat flimsy feel grip especially when you’re up for those crazy manoeuvres. The AMG performance steering wheel is made of carbon fibre and is shaped to a 12 o’clock design. The door panels are made of stainless steel and an AMG style analogue clocked is also fitted around the dashboard, area making the car interior look more like an executive lounge.
Dashboard View of the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 showing its sporty steering wheels
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2. Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Performance
This is another speed star for the garage. The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is known to muster an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in about 4.5 seconds and can attain a maximum speed of 240 km/h and an electronically limited speed of 220 km/h. How would you like to ride on a road with large bumps and pot holes and all you feel is just some little bumpy vibrations reaching you on your seat? Well, that’s how you feel when you ride in a Mercedes Benz AMG G63 on a bumpy road. The agile suspension systems are designed with the frequency selective damping function which gives the cars its ability to manage vibrations experienced while on a bumpy road.
The engine of this AMG G63 can generate up to 577 hp
Remember, this machine was designed for the off-road experience. The car comes with a four-wheel drive system and 3 lockable differentials (front, mid and rear position), which enables an excellent off-road driving experience. Thus, no matter how rough the terrain is, just the grip of one of the four tires on a surface is enough to propel the car forward. This feature helps define how rugged this monster is. She will effortlessly climb up and descend through slopes of varying tangent and will safely travel through flooded areas up to 27 inches deep with effortless ease and is about 9.5 inches in height from the ground to the vehicle’s bed. Remember the agile suspension system we mentioned earlier, well this only makes the ride through a rough off-road terrain more like a walk in the park.
The AMG G63 showing off its off road abilities is down to her power and locked differential
3. Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 powertrain & fuel economy
The Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 comes with a 9 gears speed transmission system and a double clutching function that allows for short shift time and thus an almost uninterrupted acceleration especially after you make a bend, you can be just on good acceleration after completing the bend.
The engine boasts some really impressive power output, delivering up to 577 hp or 430 kW. This much power is supplied by a handcrafted alloy block and head, 4.0 liter, 8 cylinder, multiple valve, V-configuration engine design. The fuel tank can take up to 100 liters of fuel, with maximum fuel economy of approximately 4 liters per every 15 miles driven (on highways) and a minimum fuel economy of approximately 4 liters per every 13 miles driven. Its C02 emission is set at 299 grams per kilometer.
Off-road test performance of the AMG G63
This ride is just too cool and Otedola is just the Boss. Yeah, the Big Boss!!!.