10. Mercedes G55 AMG
Although AMG produced the ML55 AMG as the first super SUV from Stuttgart, nobody expected the company would attempt to introduce its version of the venerable G-Class off-roader. First, the G-Class was and still is a dinosaur among modern SUVs since it is almost 40 years old with unchanged mechanics and design.
But AMG had a different idea and in 2003, they introduced the G55 AMG, which proved to be a sales hit. The AMG team changed the driving dynamics and performance of this boxy off-roader. With the 5.5-liter supercharged V8 engine, 500 HP and sub 6 second 0 to 60 mph times, AMG transformed an ex-military machine into a Ferrari-beating terror car. Since then, AMG has continued to produce high-powered G-Class models with the G63 AMG and G65 AMG.