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2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG

Call it a guilty pleasure; I love ridiculously fast SUVs. I sort of went head-over-heels for the new 2014 Range Rover Sport that I recently tested, and prior to that experience, I put some serious miles on the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG pictured here. You probably don't realize this, but the GL63 is the quickest three-row SUV you can buy in the States – thanks to its 550-horsepower, 5.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 engine, the biggest and baddest GL will hit 60 miles per hour in 4.8 seconds. Now, take a second to realize what that means. This is a seven-passenger SUV with all-whee... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 5.5L V8
Power:
550 HP / 560 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$116,925
As-Tested Price:
$122,430
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