Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 To Compete the Mercedes-AMG G63 6×6

by SpeedLux

Mercedes G 63 AMG 6×6 is having some serious American competitors through the latest Hennessey Performance production– the VelociRaptor 6X6.

With its irreversible six-wheel drive, enormous twin-turbocharged V8 engine and an inside dressed with lashings of leather, Mercedes describes its G-Class flagship as an “automotive statement of independence” and as the “most spectacular cross-country automobile of all time.” But the Hennessy Performance VelociRaptor 6×6 is planning to grab some of that attention.

Based on the most recent 4-door Raptor version of the Ford F-150 pickup, Hennessey Performance has reconstructed the bed so that it can accommodate 4, instead of two rear wheels with locking axles. The suspension has actually been overhauled courtesy of Fox parts and, as basic, the truck comes with special 20-inch wheels covered in off-road tires.

Other special features consist of special front and rear bumpers and underbody defense, and a new rollbar. Obviously it wouldn’t be worthwhile of the Hennessey badge unless there was some major under-the-hood modification to match the external upgrades. Fans will more than happy to discover the company has actually remodeled the stock V6 to guarantee a minimum of 600 hp on tap, a task achieved by upgrading the engine’s twin turbochargers, its intercooler, adjusting a stainless-steel exhaust and reprogramming the engine management system.

“Our VelociRaptor 6X6 is pure aggression on wheels– all six of them”, stated John Hennessey. “The brand-new 2017 Raptor is going to be one of the best well-rounded trucks ever developed. We are excited to assist take it to the next level both in terms of performance and exclusivity.”

Rates for this exclusivity will start at $295,000 however owners can include LED lighting upgrades, a requirement genuine off-roading, specify interior trim levels, or add some sturdy Brembo brakes. And last however by no means least, Hennessey is also providing an armoured version.

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