2016 Mercedes-Benz G550 Test: The Geländewagen Lite Proves Less Satisfying Than the AMG

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-The Mercedes-Benz G-class
, a.k.a. Geländewagen, is a high-powered spectacle of a 4×4, a gloriously antiquated icon for the rich that is just too damn cool—and profitable—for the luxury brand to kill off, despite its being in production for 37 years. While the trifecta of 2016 models includes two stonking AMG versions—the over-the-top 621-hp, V-12–powered G65 and the just-right, 563-hp G63—there’s also a reworked G550, which does without the hot-rod garnish for the less indulgent buyer. But, since the modern-day G-wagen’s brazenness is largely responsible for its continued existence, toning down its wild side doesn’t necessarily make the G550 the best pick. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2016-mercedes-benz-g550-test-review

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