Mercedes-Benz launches GL63 AMG in India [Images updated]

Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG side profile

Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG side profile

Mercedes GL 63 AMG launched in India, all yours for 1.66 Cr. “Aufrecht Melcher Grossaspach” well thats what AMG stands for, invented by Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher in 1967. Grossaspach is the town where AMG was founded. During this time, AMG was the only company that tuned or modified Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG in India

Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG in India

This is the first time Mercedes-Benz has incorporated AMG range to its luxury SUV flagship. GL 63 AMG is the most powerful SUV in India. One of the finest combination of luxury and performance.

Crafted with one man one engine approach GL 63 AMG is packed with 5.5 litre V8 BITURBO engine churning out 557 hp along with 760 Nm torque mated to AMG SPEEDSHIFTPLUS 7G-Tronic gearbox. Specially designed transmission incorporates a fuel-economy converter. Transmission offers three modes, namely C- Controlled Efficiency, S – Sports, M- Manual. With this power plant GL 63 AMG manages the 0-100 km/h sprint in mere 4.9 seconds. Top speed is electronically restricted to 250 km/h.

Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG steering wheel

Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG steering wheel

GL 63 AMG offers AMG Ride Control sports suspension with Airmatic package, employs active anti-roll bars on the front and rear axles to reduce the body roll angle during cornering. Consisting of air suspension, special damper struts , automatic level control and Adaptive Damping System.

On exterior, typical upright Gl-class radiator grille with its central Mercedes star is adorned with high gloss slats painted in black. AMG package includes large front apron for effective high air flow for cooling.

The interior impresses with its made-to-measure design incorporating materials.
This comprises:

  • AMG sports seats in front and bench seats in the second and third rows in designo     leather
  • Upper and lower section of the dashboard, center console, beltlines, door paneling, door center panels and armrests in the doors in designo leather
  • Designo metal badges in the backrests of the front seats and the outer rear seats
  • Velour floor mats with designo metal badges and edging in designo black leather

The GL 63 AMG features two 20.3 cm displays, Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system with 14 high-performance speakers, wireless headphones and 2 infrared remote controls. GLA is also equipped with Night view assist plus: the third eye, where an infrared camera shows the road ahead on the display.

Mercedes is offering the GL 63 AMG with a 3 year standard warranty without any mileage restriction. Mercedes kick started this year of excellence with the launch of S class, which was well applauded by auto industry across the world which was regarded as the “Best Car in the World”. CLA, New C-class, GLA are amongst the up-coming offerings by the manufacturer.

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