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Mercedes-Benz launches G63 AMG at Rs 1.4 crore

Last updated on: February 20, 2013 07:42 IST

Image: Mercedes-Benz's G63 AMG enters India market.
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The longest serving vehicle in series production - the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, is now the youngest vehicle in its portfolio. In its 34th year of series production, the iconic Mercedes-Benz G-Class continues its blazing success trail.

Equipped with even more luxurious interiors, discreet modifications in design and styling, enhanced safety features, new infotainment system and a powerful 5.5 litre supercharged AMG engine to boot; the G63 AMG made its India debut in a glitzy event at the nation's economic capital on Tuesday.

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Mercedes-Benz launches G63 AMG at Rs 1.4 crore

Image: The rear view of G63 AMG.
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The G-Class stars in the exciting sequel A Good Day to Die-Hard featuring Bruce Willis as the iconoclastic, take-no-prisoner cop John McClane.

With its breathtakingly spectacular car chases through Moscow, the G-Class along with other Mercedes-Benz models are the ideal 'Hero Cars' for the hard as nails requirements of John and Jack McClane.

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Image: An inside view of G63 AMG.
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In a first of its kind engagement, the launch of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG in India is also the platform to announce the premier of the much awaited movie, A Good Day to Die Hard.

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Mercedes-Benz launches G63 AMG at Rs 1.4 crore

Image: The luxurious seats of G63 AMG.
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The star studded cast also include Jai Courtney and Sebastian Koch. Released across Indian theatres this movie is being translated across five Indian languages and is eagerly awaited by action film buffs across the country.

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Image: The G63 AMG promises a comfortable ride.
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Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, said: "The G-Class has the essential attributes of a Mercedes-Benz: Dynamism, Comfort, Safety and Status. Yet its pedigree and classic form has been retained across the 34 years of its existence."

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Image: The G63 AMG has a cult status in the market.
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"The G-Class retains its shape, rugged design and the same mission to cope with extreme conditions. It's not surprising therefore that the G-Class is called upon to serve in extreme terrains; its cult status makes it the vehicle of choice of world leaders and celebrities alike."

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Mercedes-Benz launches G63 AMG at Rs 1.4 crore

Image: The G-Class retains its shape, rugged design and the same mission to cope with extreme conditions.
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"The G 63 AMG reconciles an involving, compelling driving experience with performance, functionality and timeless appeal which is exceptional in this vehicle class. We are excited to introduce the G 63 AMG for the discerning Indian customers."

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Image: The G63 AMG is available at a price of Rs 14,577,000 ex-showroom Mumbai.
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The G63 AMG is available at a price of Rs 14,577,000 ex-showroom Mumbai. Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studio India, said: "We are extremely proud to present the latest and fifth edition of Die Hard series, 'A Good Day to Die Hard', to the fans across India. What makes this moment truly special is our in film association with an entire fleet of Mercedes-Benz.

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Image: The G-Class's pedigree and classic form has been retained across the 34 years of its existence.
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"The audience experience is bound to reach a new height when they witness spectacular car chases and stunts, that keep the never say die spirit of Die Hard intact with a touch of class of Mercedes-Benz."

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Image: The G63 AMG develops maximum torque of 760 Nm yet remains extremely efficient.
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With a rated output of 400 KW (544 hp), the G63 AMG develops maximum torque of 760 Nm yet remains extremely efficient thanks to the standard-fit ECO start/stop function.

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Image: There is an AMG exhaust system with twin chromed side tailpipes.
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Exterior highlights: Metallic paint, AMG radiator grille with chromed twin louvers, AMG wheel-arch flaring with 'V8 BITURBO' logo. There is an AMG exhaust system with twin chromed side tailpipes, AMG 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels in Titanium Grey with red painted brake calipers and 275/50 R20 tyres.

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Image: The stylish look is completed to perfection by the standard-fit Exterior Stainless Steel package.
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The stylish look is completed to perfection by the standard-fit Exterior Stainless Steel package. As you step inside the vehicle one is impressed by the illuminated AMG stainless steel door sill panels, seats in designo leather, leather-trimmed dashboards and multi-function steering wheel as well as door centre panels in ruffled leather, headlining in anthracite Alcantara and the ambient lighting possibilities.

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Image: The standard-fit chrome package with designo trim in a choice of three versions further complement the dynamic impression.
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The standard-fit chrome package with designo trim in a choice of three versions further complement the dynamic impression created by the interior which can also be specified with carbon-fibre trim.

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Image: Exterior highlights are metallic paint, AMG radiator grille with chromed twin louvers, AMG wheel-arch flaring with 'V8 BITURBO' logo.
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

The predecessor of the G63 AMG, the G55 AMG was the preferred vehicle of choice by the high and mighty across the globe. It also earned rave reviews and was a big success in India.

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