Mercedes-AMG G 63 Became a 6×6 Contraption for Those Who Couldn’t Afford the Original Six-Wheeler

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Not many people got their hands on the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6. It was either because not many could afford it or because it was terribly rare. Only around one hundred units rolled off the assembly line. But here is your chance now to buy a G 63 six-wheeler conversion.

The Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6, with so many letters and numbers that you can barely remember their order, came as a dessert daredevil, specifically designed for the rich in the Middle East. It was a scandalous dune-basher, a controversial behemoth, with a sophisticated axle layout and power to intimidate even supercar owners. If it wasn’t for the weight. The 5.5-liter V8 churned out 544 PS (537 HP) and 762 Nm (562 lb-ft) of torque. But it tipped the scales at 2,552 kilograms (5,622 pounds).

It took 7.8 seconds to hit 60 mph (97 km/h) – not exactly supercar figures, told you about being overweight! – and it could hit 130 mph (210 km/h) in a lifetime.

Mercedes only built around 100 such units, with a price tag to make sure it matches exclusivity: it started at $1 million.

Now, a Florida-based company comes up with a conversation for those who could not afford or could not get the real deal. Apocalypse Manufacturing has prepared the G 63 for a real apocalypse. The vehicle got portal axles and some extra ground clearance, as well as 22-inch Fuel wheels wrapped in 37-inch Nitto Ridge Grappler tires.

The company also covered the G 63 six-wheeler in a rough-looking black textured paint. There is Designo Mystic red-and-black leather onboard, covering the heated and ventilated seats.

The 2010 model with 40,000 miles onboard, is now listed on Bring a Trailer. It still sports the stock 4.0-liter V8 with 585 PS (577 Nm) and 850 Nm (627 lb-ft). The difference is that the nine-speed automatic now has to deal with six wheels instead of four.

The highest bid, the 19th, currently sits at $235,000.