Brabus 900 XLP brings back the G-Class pickup truck with 888 hp

Mercedes-Benz no longer offers G-Class pickups, but the powerful tuner Brabus has kept the idea alive.

Brabus unveiled its first G-Class pickup in 2020 and now it’s back with a more powerful version. Called the Brabus 900 XLP, it is limited to just 10 units.

The fitting with the bed involved a 20-inch wheelbase stretch (the overall length increased by 27.1 inches) and the design of a new rear window, Brabas said in a press release. The bed itself is made of a mixture of carbon fiber, composite and steel, with which the floor and tailgate are used.

Brabus 900 XLP Mercedes-Benz G Class Pickup Truck

Brabus 900 XLP Mercedes-Benz G Class Pickup Truck

The bed is not just an external change. The Brabus fits the 900 XLP with its Widestar Body Kit, which includes a Fender Flare that is 4.6 inches wider than a stock G-Wagon. They cover Brabas monoblock wheels wrapped in Pirelli Scorpion all-terrain tires. The kit also includes a new front fascia with twin scoops and a hood and carbon fiber trim. Complete the look of a winch and light bar.

Power is provided by the 4.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 used in other Brabus builds. It produces 888 horsepower, which is sent on four wheels via a 9-speed automatic transmission. Peak torque is a staggering 922 pound-feet, but it’s limited to 774 pound-feet to protect the drivetrain electronically, Brabas claims.

Brabus quotes a 4.4-second 0-62 mph bar. According to the company, the top speed is electronically limited to 130 miles per hour due to the truck’s all-terrain tires. Although the speedometer goes 186 miles per hour.

Brabus 900 XLP Mercedes-Benz G Class Pickup Truck

Brabus 900 XLP Mercedes-Benz G Class Pickup Truck

The 900 XLP also has Brabus’ own coilover suspension system, but maintains dynamic select adjustable settings from the stock G-Class. Ride height can also be adjusted.

Brabus’s show car has a black leather interior with red glazing for all plastic trim pieces, including some carbon fiber and aluminum bits. Although the company will make interior crafts according to the preferences of individual customers. The interior also has a watch designed by watchmaker Panerai.

Prices start at the current exchange rate of $ 658,625. Or you could spend $ 790,000 on the Brabus 900 Crawler, a modified G-Class with the same engine as the 900 XLP, but with an open dun-bogie-like bodywork.

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