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author photo by Doug DeMuro January 2017

In the world of SUVs, there are crazy ones (BMW X5M), and there are REALLY crazy ones (Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG), and then there's this: the single most insane SUV of them all, a brand-new 2017 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG, painted bright orange.

If you know Mercedes-Benz vehicles, you already know the primary reason why the G65 AMG is so crazy: It's powered not by a V8, or even a turbocharged V8, but rather a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 capable of making 621 horsepower and an almost truly unbelievable 738 lb-ft of torque. In other words, the G-Wagen already looks like one of the most absurd vehicles on the road. And with this engine, it's undoubtedly the most absurd. It does zero to 60 in 5 seconds.

And then there's the color. Right now, there are several different G65 AMGs listed on Autotrader, but I've chosen this one for a reason: It's painted bright orange. If you needed to make an even bigger statement than a G-Wagen makes, and an even bigger statement than a V12-powered G-Wagen makes, well, there's a bright orange V12-powered G-Wagen. Just look at it. It's like a giant square pumpkin that'll beat a Porsche in a drag race.

Unfortunately for anyone who wants to buy the most ridiculous car on sale, it simply doesn't come cheap. In addition to being the only orange G65 AMG on Autotrader, this particular example is also the most expensive G65 AMG on Autotrader: It's offered by Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati for a wild $236,525, which seems a bit strong for the Midwest. Or, you know, anywhere.

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