Mercedes-Benz has redesigned an icon, however it won’t look
The Gelandewagen carries on the boxy, brutalist styling it
pioneered within the 1970s. However the inflexible adherence to this iconic
design hides a few of the modifications for 2019. Mercedes added extra
emotive headlights and a darkish, militaristic tackle the model’s
present grille design. It’s greater than 2 inches longer and
nearly 5 inches taller than the G-Wagen it’ll substitute.
Underneath that pores and skin, the G-Class stays true to its hardcore
roots. There are three locking differentials, a two-speed
switch case, and for off-road purists, solely a single
digital setting for off-roading. Not like a Vary Rover and
its bevy of off-road driving modes, the G-Wagen’s G-Mode
traction management setting is all drivers should work with.
2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: tried, true, and
However whereas this isn’t an enormous departure from previous G-Wagens, the
2019 mannequin’s new impartial entrance suspension is. After 40
years with a strong axle up entrance, Mercedes says the brand new entrance
suspension improves floor clearance whereas on the transfer, and
together with the accessible adaptive dampers, guarantees higher
dealing with on paved roads and at greater speeds.
A four.Zero-liter, twin-turbocharged V-Eight is a carry-over merchandise,
producing 416 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque within the
base G500. It really works alongside a brand new 9-speed automated.
Mercedes went wild on the within. There are two 12.Three-inch
screens accessible, taking inspiration from the E-Class and
S-Class. One serves up infotainment and navigation data,
the second optionally available display takes the place of a gauge cluster.
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We are able to even see cup holders. We stay in thrilling occasions, folks.
Mercedes-Benz hasn’t introduced pricing for the 2019 G500 but,
however we don’t anticipate it to be accessible for lower than $125,000
when it hits showrooms in late 2018.
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