NEW FOR 2014:

-Bull bar optional for G 550 and G 63 AMG
-AMG performance steering wheel standard in G63
-Comand adds online functionality and MB apps

Mercedes-Benz’s big-and-burly G-Class migrates to the 2014 model year with minor changes, with a pair of trim levels carried over from 2013. Those include the G 550, powered by a 5.5L V8 that makes 382 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque, and there’s the G 63 AMG, which gets its motivation from a turbocharged version of that motor capable of 536 hp and 560 lb-ft. Both trims come standard with Benz’s 4MATIC all-wheel drive system and seven-speed automatic transmission.

Standard kit in the G 550 includes 18-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights, fog lights with cornering function, power-folding side mirrors, stainless steel running boards, ambient lighting, illuminated door sills, leather seats and dash, burl walnut trim, multicontour and climate comfort front seats, heated rear seats, wood/leather steering wheel, Comand online with MB apps, satellite radio, 14-speaker stereo, blind spot assist, front and rear park assist, backup camera, radar-based cruise control, heated front windshield, emergency calling, differential locks, tire pressure monitoring, and two-speed transfer case.

Moving up to G 63 AMG trim adds 20-inch wheels, AMG sports exhaust, red brake calipers, designo leather upholstery, dinamica roofliner, piano black lacquer trim, and an AMG performance steering wheel.

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