Here’s a first look at the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6, a six-wheel drive SUV that sports a 5.5L, twin-turbocharged V8 that’s good for 536hp, mated to a seven-speed transmission, good enough to hustle the 8,300-pound behemoth to 60mph in about six seconds. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

Inside this rugged vehicle, there is room for four passengers to ride in a tableau of luxury, from the quilted white leather seats and carbon-fiber accented dash to the bamboo-lined cargo area. Yahoo reports that the six wheels aren’t just for show, as AMG splits the torque 30/40/30 among the axles from front to rear for maximum traction, with locking differentials for all 37-inch wheels; the 6×6 can ford water more than three feet deep and its 52-degree approach angle means it will climb most anything short of a sheer cliff face.

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