That's right. If you want to impersonate your favorite dictator or oil baron, you'll need nearly $220,00 just to get in the door. And that's before you start ticking the option boxes.

As rumored, the biggest joke AMG has ever played on its customers is coming to the U.S., with the Mercedes-AMG G65 commanding $217,900 when it goes on sale this fall.

For the same price as a single family home in a reasonably nice area, the G65 packs AMG's twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 with 621 HP and 738 lb-ft of torque. That's the same mill you'd get if you dropped a mansion's worth of cash on a Pagani Huayra.

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AMG says the massive brick will hit 60 MPH in 5.3 seconds, and unlike the Euro-spec model above, it will get new bumpers, wheels, and some tweaked badging when it makes the trek to the U.S.


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