Unveiled late last year, the first vehicle from bespoke automaker Ares is a custom Mercedes G-class injected with heavy doses of Italian design and engineering.\r\n\r\nThe Ares X-Raid 4x4 is based on the Mercedes G63 luxury off-roader and retains its twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 engine. The revamped, lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre exterior reduce the vehicle\u2019s weight by 200kg. The result is an impressive 760hp and a top speed of 250km\/h. That\u2019s around a 40km\/h increase over the original G63. Other new additions include 22-inch bespoke Ares Design forged wheels and a tire pressure control system.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nX-Raid boasts an entirely new cockpit yet retains an impressive amount of luxury. We\u2019re talking Nappa leather upholstery with inserts and two single VIP seats in the rear. Plus there\u2019s a custom-made sports steering wheel.\r\n\r\nBased in Modena, Italy, Ares was created with one simple goal - to provide its customers with the ultimate in bespoke luxury automotive design and engineering. The X-Raid appears to be a fine example. Every Ares car is made to order.\r\n\r\nFor more off-road action, take a look at the intimidating Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Custom.\r\nCheck it out\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.