Auto Review: 2010 G55 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class of vehicle is one of the most impressive SUVs on the market. Also called G-Wagen, short for Geländewagen, which means cross-country vehicle. As stout as it is strong, the German Army needed a light vehicle and Mercedes-Benz answered the call with the G-Class. That was in the late 1970s.

2010 Mercedes G55 AMG

Fast forward to 2010 and Mercedes rolls out its new G55 AMG.

The Mercedes G-Class G55 AMG was actually introduced to the U.S. in 2002, but the 2010 Mercedes G-Class G55 AMG is still as good as it was then and to illustrate just how powerful and heavy duty it is, it hasn’t changed in 8 years. There’s no reason why it should.

The engine is a supercharged V-8 that runs on diesel. At 5.5-liter, it puts out 500 horsepower at 6,100 rpm and 516 pound feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. The 25.4 gallon fuel tank delivers 11 mpg in the city and 15 mpg in the city.

The drivetrain is all wheel drive with 5-speed automatic transmission and she seats 5 passengers comfortably.

But the impressiveness doesn’t just end there. That’s the beginning. Take a look at the technology wrapped up in the beauty, the class and super power of the Mercedes SUV.

  • 40 GB hard-drive-based navigation system
  • Bluetooth interface
  • Enhanced voice control
  • Harman Kardon sound system
  • AM/FM stereo with integrated 6-disc CD changer
  • Sirius satellite radio
  • HD radio
  • iPod/MP3 media interface
  • Auxiliary audio input
  • Mercedes-Benz Tele Aid system

The Mercedes G-Class G55 AMG is stocked with the latest technology and unmatched in class anywhere in the world.

Passengers also ride in comfort with leather seats, steering wheel audio controls, power windows with one-touch express down, cruise control, rear view cameras, interior ambient lighting and a host of other luxury comforts that most run-of-the-mill SUVs don’t have. This is Mercedes after all.

The 2010 Mercedes G-Class G55 AMG is also stacked with the latest and best safety and security features. If you want luxury, class and high performance then you won’t find it in too many other places.