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2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG [w/video]

How The World's Most Powerful Sport Utility Vehicle Fails At Being Absurd Twenty years ago, sport utility vehicles were trucks. They had big, heavy frames, solid axles and low-range four-wheel drive. At best, they would accelerate to 60 miles per hour in under nine seconds and top out just over 100 mph. "Handling" simply meant that they could keep all four wheels firmly planted while circling an onramp. Twenty years ago, only exotic sports cars boasted more than 500 horsepower. They accelerated to 60 mph in less than five seconds and could hit 150 mph if allowed enough space. Tuned... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-turbo 5.5L V8
Power:
550 HP / 560 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$100,000 (est. as tested)
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