Mercedes introduced the G65 AMG nearly three years ago but the company has just announced plans to offer the model in the United States.

Mercedes introduced the G65 AMG nearly three years ago but the company has just announced plans to offer the model in the United States.

Set to go on sale in November, the 2016 G65 AMG features a twin-turbo 6.0-liter V12 engine that produces 621 bhp (463 kW) and 738 lb-ft (999 Nm) of torque.  It enables the SUV to accelerate from 0-60 mph in approximately 5.3 seconds.

Additional information will be released closer to launch but Mercedes confirmed pricing will start at $217,900 (excluding a $925 destination and delivery fee).  This represents a substantial $80,750 premium over the 2015 63 AMG.

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Mercedes G65 AMG headed to the US, will cost $217,900