• Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013

  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
  • Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Showcar, Dubai 2013
Unstoppable. That's what comes to mind when images of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 cross our screen, as it's usually annihilating some barren stretch of desert. In reality, though, the über-G-Wagen isn't all that unstoppable - it may have six-wheel drive, but it's a car, more or less like any other.

That's why Texas Armoring has essentially made the monstrous Mercedes impervious to bullets, up to the kind of rounds one would find in an AK-47, M16 or other military-derived boom-boom stick. Yes, a trip to Texas Armoring will stop a 7.62x63-millimeter (also known as a .30-06 Springfield) bullet in its tracks. Sounds just about perfect if you plan on driving around the scenic vistas that make up the world's conflict hotspots.

Unlike the Brabus variant shown at Frankfurt, though, Texas Armoring doesn't do anything to the engine, and while there's no shortage of love for the AMG powerplant, adding what Auto Bild suspects is nearly a half-ton of weight without upping the power will probably hurt its performance. We wonder if we could get an armored Brabus?

Aftermarket tunes aside, the armor package for the 6x6 bumps the price up past seven figures, to $1.35 million. But really, after Texas Armoring has its way with it, this thing has more in common with a tank than a car. $1.35 million doesn't seem like such a bad deal, all things considered.

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story stated that Texas Armoring would add an additional five tons of weight to the 6x6. We got our translation wrong, and in actuality, Auto Bild reported that adding the armored bits would make the G63 6x6 tip the scales at over five tons, total – half a ton more than the standard vehicle.


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      delsolo1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Would I expect about 30 mpgs?
      bK
      • 1 Year Ago
      Now this should be in every post apocalyptic zombie shows and movies. never a hyundai...
        Bernard
        • 1 Year Ago
        @bK
        And when it breaks down no one will have the computer tech to fix it...
      • 1 Year Ago
      [blocked]
      Michael
      • 1 Year Ago
      Oh I would love to drive that to my local Whole Foods.
      Sasha
      • 1 Year Ago
      It's bulletproof...except for the drivetrain, being and Mercedes and all!
        NightFlight
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Sasha
        Spoken like someone who knows nothing about Mercedes. Their drivetrains are absolutely bullet proof, the most reliable aspect of the entire vehicle except the body.
      thedriveatfive
      • 1 Year Ago
      Usually stuff like this is supposed to be subtle. Thats why there are armored Tahoe and suburbans. They can get lost in the crowd of traffic.
        Sasha
        • 1 Year Ago
        @thedriveatfive
        Naw dude. This is not for the 'subtle' type. Think Kuwaiti sheik.
      Mr.Pister
      • 1 Year Ago
      Imagine how interesting that Biker vs Range Rover video would have been with one of these instead.
      breitling65
      • 1 Year Ago
      for this money i would better buy tank :)
      Koenigsegg
      • 1 Year Ago
      Kanye and Kim should have waited for this instead.... what am i saying they could still buy 12 of these
      VVVVH
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why?
      GamaGoat
      • 1 Year Ago
      add 5 tons of weight? ya, sure it does.
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dear Santa........
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