Brabus Tuned Mercedes G550 Looks Ready To Enter Military Service

The timeless design and superior handling on arduous terrains of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class have made it a favorite among enthusiasts – and its classic shape and prestige have done the same for celebrities.

However, this particular example looks like it would feel at home in a U.S. Army or Marine base at Afghanistan or Iraq.

Road Show International refers to the paint scheme as Desert Storm Satin. The shade is different than the Desert Sand offered by Mercedes in the new generation, and is joined by added additional LED lighting. By now, you might have noticed the Brabus wide body kit, which contributes to the special stance of this G550.

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The flashy red wheels, on the other hand, have come from Forgiato, and spoil the desert look. Plus it’s very likely that they won’t see any grass or mud up close, as their sole purpose is “to further enhance the stature [of the SUV] and attract a few eyeballs”, according to the wheelmaker.

For the interior of this previous-gen Mercedes-Benz G-Class, a combination of black and red leather, with diamond stitching, has been chosen. The premium material can be seen on the seats, door panels and floor mats, and has made the cabin “nothing short of supreme”, according to the tuner.

The head-turning effect is definitely there, but whether it’s for the best is an entirely different story.


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  • Knarck

    I love red wheels just as much as the next guy but they don’t scream military spec to me.

  • TheBelltower

    I love Brabus! Everything they make is so classy and awesome! All those LEDs look fantastic!!!


    • Smith

      This is not classy, not at all.

      • TheBelltower

        I was joking. Brabus makes the trashiest stuff.

  • Bash

    Looks good and all but not a military grade!

    • Marty

      It’s like Arnold wearing high heels.

      • Smith

        and lipstick

      • Bash


  • Smith

    Low profile tyres (for a truck) and ugly red rims does not look at all military, looks like a Halloween outfit.

  • StrangerGP

    more like toy army

  • Tinky-Winky

    Ugh, that paint looks more like German taxi beige.

  • Six_Tymes

    those red wheels, L.M.A.O!!!

  • Wow just awful, even the carpet. Jesus is this what young people like?

  • Major Lee Gassole

    I will never look at these as a “luxury vehicle” after watching Doug Demuro pick apart all the sub-par build qualities of this monstrosity.

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