The New Mercedes Benz G-Class (2012)

Mercedes Benz G-Class (2012)

Mercedes Benz G-Class (2012)

The new Mercedes Benz G-Class goes into production next month, with prices starting at £82,945 for the G 350 BlueTEC and raising to £123,115 for the G 63 AMG.

This next generation Mercedes Benz G-Class brings higher output engines than before and improved specifications with better safety equipment.

The tough G-Class features permanent all-wheel drive with fully engageable differential locks, four wheel Electronic Traction System (4ETS) and a low-range gear reduction to give it un-paralleled off road performance.

The G 350 BlueTEC is powered by a 211hp 3.0 litre V6 diesel engine which has an official fuel consumption figure of 25.2 mpg on the combined cycle with CO2 emissions of 295 g/km.

Standard equipment for the G 350 BlueTEC includes new LED daytime running lights and a reworked interior that, for the first time, is fitted with COMAND Online. You gain Parktronic, an audio and visual parking aid and new leather upholstery in conjunction with heated front and rear seats. A new design of 18” five-spoke alloy wheels, electric folding and heated mirrors, instrument cluster with colour display and a mighty Harman Kardon Logic 7 surround sound audio system.

The range topping G 63 AMG is powered by a hand-built bi-turbo 5.5 litre V8 petrol engine that develops 544 hp with CO2 emissions of 322 g/km and an official combined figure of 20.5 mpg – which is 15% more fuel efficient than the outgoing model.

The G 63 AMG comes with the Chrome Package and Exterior Styling Package as standard to support the usual AMG styling cues. On the inside there is designo leather trim, an AMG selector lever with leather insets and an embossed AMG emblem, AMG stainless steel illuminated door sill panels complete with AMG lettering and an AMG instrument cluster with colour display. Plus a Harman Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system and COMAND Online with Media Interface and DAB radio

Published 6 August 2012 Staff

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