Mercedes-Benz AMG G63

As a photographer, I get to do some pretty cool things every once in a while. Other times, I get to do some genuinely cool things.

I recently got the gig of shooting a $160,000 2016 Solarbeam yellow Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 SUV. That's a lot of letters and numbers, for sure, but nothing compared with the amount of ponies under the hood. It's got a 5.5l V8 with two turbos and 563 horsepower. If the power doesn't want to make you constantly step on the gas, the sound of that engine will.

I found a road that I thought would be a great backdrop for the yellow beast out in Carneros. It was a public road, so I had to shoot quick and keep a lookout for passing cars. 

Here are the results: