Known in the US as "that expensive Jeep" and globally as the "G Wagon," the Mercedes-Benz G Class has been the statement of choice for celebrities and militaries since the 1970s. With the new G being unveiled late last year, we waited with baited breath for the AMG variant. Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday took the covers off the AMG version of the redesigned 2019 G-Class. The G-Class is unique in the Mercedes lineup in that half of all models sold are from AMG, with the V-8-powered G63 being the most popular. Until recently, there was also a V-12-powered G65. For the new generation, AMG is starting off with the G63 which...
Digital Photography: 2019 Mercedes G-Class by Markus Wendler AoiroStudio Jan 26, 2018 Mercedes-Benz has recently introduced the 2019 G-Class model, the first redesign in nearly 40 years. A lot of people will mention that this model looks...Show More Summary
Some vehicles keep designers up at night when a redesign is due. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is one of those vehicles. Change too much, and loyalists will balk. Change too little, and it could go unnoticed. How did Mercedes-Benz designers ensure the iconic G-Class was still a G at the end of the day? Make it like the original, but make it better...
The Mercedes-Benz G Class is a very odd success story in the modern age. Built for off-road indestructibility in the late 1970s, it has been picked up as a fashion accessory by the Biebers and Kardashians of the world and is now viewed...Show More Summary
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has received its most comprehensive update in decades, though you’d probably never guess it from the exterior of this rugged SUV. While the original G-Class started...
The 2018 Detroit auto show held media preview days this week. I walked the show floor, checked out a bunch of cool cars, and also stumbled across a few other interesting things. Mercedes-Benz made the show all about its new G-Class. I...Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz just placed its iconic G-Class on display at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show. This wasn’t your average setup, however, as the installation showcases the vehicle being fossilized, Jurassic Park style, as Automobile Mag points out. Show More Summary
The GelÃ¤ndewagen dons a fitted suit and gets modern mechanicals.
Mercedes has to be extremely careful when redesigning such an important nameplate. Continue reading 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: designing a stout icon without reinventing the wheel 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: designing a stout icon without reinventing the wheel originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:45:00 EST. Show More Summary
Meet the all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the boxy luxury off-road SUV, with more space, lighter, independent front suspension and modern design. At the exterior the new G-Class is longer and wider, measures an extra 2.1 inches from stem to stern, and is 4.8 inches thicker in the middle. Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz recently wowed the crowd at the ongoing 2018 Detroit Auto Show with the launch of the all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 G-Class. The new G-Class is the evolution of the iconic “G-Wagen” SUV that the Germany-based automotive company had launched way back in 1979. Show More Summary
It looks almost identical to the 1979-era SUV but is now longer and wider.
Mercedes-Benz has redesigned an icon, but it might not look like it. The Gelandewagen carries on the boxy, brutalist styling it pioneered in the 1970s. But the rigid adherence to this iconic design hides some of the changes for 2019. Mercedes added more emotive headlights and a dark, militaristic take on the brand’s current grille design...
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The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, aka the G-Wagen or Geländewagen, is an automotive oddity. The current generation rides on a platform that predates your humble author, yet it remains a favorite of celebrities from Beverly Hills to the Meatpacking District. Show More Summary
The new G-Class might look almost identical to its predecessors but the familiar boxy exterior actually hides a wealth of changes.