Standard equipment on the new model includes LED daytime running lights, heated front and rear leather seats, parking cameras, new 18-inch alloy wheels, electric folding and heated mirrors and a Harman Kardon audio system.
Performance and economy figures for the 3.0-litre V6 diesel G350 Bluetec remain unchanged; it produces 208bhp and achieves 25.2mpg on the combined fuel cycle. CO2 emissions are also unchanged at 295g/km.
Features of the flagship G63 AMG comprise the tuning arm’s exterior body kit, plus a redesigned radiator grille, wheel arch extensions, a bespoke sports exhaust system and new 20-inch alloy wheels.
The G63’s twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 produces 537bhp and 561lb ft of torque – up 37bhp and 44lb ft on its G55 predecessor. Despite these increases, the G63 emits 13 per cent less CO2 at 322g/km. Fuel consumption has also improved by 15 per cent at a claimed 20.5mpg on the combined cycle.