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Latest model: Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 2009
Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 2009Following its most recent G-class makeover, the Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG is now even more appealing. Boasting an updated performance of 373 Kw/507 hp, this offroad classic has also been given a fresh exterior, incorporating a reworked radiator grille and new 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels. Inside, the exclusive dashboard features the latest generation of telematics equipment and auxillary climatised seatings in mix with designo leather upholstery for improved passenger convenience.



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The inclusion of some of the latest technology has made this classic from the AMG stable fit for the future. due to the integration of a new motor control unit, the performance of the supercharged AMG 5. 5-litre V8 motor has been nudged up from 368 Kw/500 hp to 373 Kw/507 hp, with maximum torque remaining at 700 Nm. Likewise unchanged is the vehicle's effortless performance, with the Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG accelerating from zero to 100 km/h in 5. 5 seconds and peaking at a top speed of 210 km/h (electronically limited).

The updated Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG also features enhancments in the areas of security and convenience. The Electronic Stability Program (ESP), i.e., now boasts a new and more comprehensive control unit, incorporating a transverse acceleration control to enable more precise recognition of dynamic driving situations and thus offer even better car stability. additionally, the new Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG now comes with a hill-start assist. A sensor recognises whenever the off-roader comes to a halt on an ascending gradient. The system instantly memorises the braking pressure applied and maintains this for a short instant, giving drivers sufficient time to move from the brake to the accelerator pedal without the car rolling backward. The large advantage of this technology is that in most cases it eliminates the need to use the parking brake.