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2019 Mercedes-Benz G550: What's old is new again

Mercedes' iconic G-Class gets a thorough update for 2019, though it remains largely the same beast as before.

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The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is brand-spankin'-new for 2019.

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This is the base G550, which starts at $124,500.

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The G550 is powered by a 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8.

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That hearty V8 puts out 416 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque.

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Three locking differentials mean the G-Class can handle just about any off-road task you throw at it.

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The black brush guard is part of the Night Package with AMG Line styling, a $5,370 option.

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LED headlights come standard with LED running lights.

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These 19-inch wheels are shod in Pirelli Scorpion winter tires. You can also spec the G550 with 20-inch wheels.

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If the G550 isn't powerful enough for you, Mercedes also offers the AMG G63, with a totally absurd 563 horsepower.

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