As the new G-Class gets ready to enter the market in May, Mercedes unveils prices for its new SUV.These start at € 110,700 in the 500 version while the turbulent G 63 AMG claims about € 50,000 more.
Succeeding a vehicle that was released in 1979 and has become legendary, the newMercedes G-Classseems to have all the assets to seduce hardcore4×4enthusiasts.Starting with his look, which departs very little from that of the original model and is very subtly modernized, retaining its Norman cabinet silhouette.
Although still based on a ladder frame, the new G-Class (readOn board the new G 63 AMG class) also adoptsmore modernundercarriages, with an independent suspension front axle or an electromechanical steering system.This pure adventurer gains more rigidity (+ 55%) while losing 170 kg on the scale.
The engines of the Mercedes G-Class
Mechanical side, the offer is limited for the moment totwo gasoline engines.The first is the V8 4.0 biturbo version 500, which develops 422 hp and 600 Nm. It is associated with the nine-speed automatic transmission 9G-Tronic.The second is the AMG biturbo 4.0 block of 585 hp and 850 Nm, which allows this bulky 4×4 to shoot down from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.5 s.
Finishes and equipment
The new G-Class in its G500 version comes inthree finishes, Style Line, Executive Line and AMG Line, while the G 63 AMG is naturally placed above the fray, with a particularly sporty treatment.
TheStyle Line finishalready offers particularly complete equipment, including Parktronic Park Assist, Tempomat cruise control, emergency braking with autonomous braking function, 18-inch double-spoke rims, air conditioning Thermotronic three-zone, the multimedia system with 12.3-inch screen, or the Dynamic Select and its four modes of driving.
TheExecutive Line intermediate finishadds the Widescreen digital instrumentation combined with its 12.3-inch digital panel, ambient lighting (64 possible colors), LED projectors, or the stainless steel outer pack.
Thehigh-end AMG Line finishcomplements the standard equipment with an AMG specific body kit, a Sport exhaust system, 20-inch wheels, a multifunction sport steering wheel, or AMG floor mats.
Finally, theG63 AMGdistinguishes itself from the other G-Class with an even more aggressive body kit than the AMG Line, a specific interior package including Nappa leather seats, adaptive damping, or even a high-performance braking system. AMG.
Prices of the Mercedes G-Class
Prices for the new Mercedes G-Classstart at € 110,700with the G 500 in Style finish.The Executive level needs to add almost € 500, while the AMG Line is € 8,400 more expensive.Finally, the G 63 AMG far exceeds the bar of 150 000 €, showing at 164 500 €.