The new Mercedes-Benz G-class debuted in early 2018, as part of the NAIAS winter international automobile exhibition. Many were afraid that with the change of generation, it will lose its legendary angular appearance, however, this did not happen. Despite the fact that the third generation has a completely new, wider body with unique panels, the designers did a great job and were able to maintain all the proportions and keep the classic lines. It is not difficult to distinguish the new product from its predecessor, it has more oval headlamps with large rectangular focusing lenses and an elegant border of led daytime running lights along the contour. The radiator grille retained its shape, but due to the more productive engine, its capacity had to be increased. From now on, it consists of a metal grid with small diamond-shaped cells and thin horizontally oriented overlays. In the same style, rectangular air intakes are located on the protruding lower bumper. In General, the design of the car can now be called neoclassical. It organically combines modern technologies and the design of the canonical model, which is loved by many.
Mercedes Benz g-class is a true body-on-frame SUV luxury apartments. Compared to its predecessor, the third generation has grown significantly in all directions. Its overall dimensions are: length 4825 mm, width 1931 mm, height 1969 mm, and wheelbase-2890 mm. The car’s ground clearance is truly impressive-241 mm. This ground clearance will allow the car to easily overcome a deep rut, drive on a high curb, while Parking and maintain excellent smoothness on all types of road surface.
From a technical point of view, the third generation is very different from the previous generation. It is based on a completely new spar frame of the stair type. In addition, for the first time in the history of the model, a fully independent suspension was installed in the front, instead of the classic continuous bridge. This innovation should make the car more manageable and stable, though less passable. Back still remained completely dependent on the architecture with coil springs, a Panhard rod and trailing arms.
Mercedes-Benz G-class will be equipped with a huge V-shaped turbocharged gasoline unit with a volume of 3982 cubic centimeters. Thanks to a state-of-the-art turbocharger and large displacement, it delivers 422 horsepower from 5,250 to 5,500 rpm and 610 Nm of torque in the range of 2,000 to 4,750 rpm. All generated torque is fed to a nine-band automatic transmission with multiple modes of operation of the control electronics. Traction is distributed between the axles in a ratio of 40: 60 in favor of the rear axle, this process is responsible for an electronically controlled clutch with the ability to lock. As a result, with such a herd under the hood, an SUV weighing 2.5 tons breaks down to a hundred in 5.9 seconds and maximum gains about 210 kilometers per hour. With such a monster under the hood, you should not hope for economy, however, its appetites are quite moderate for this size. The gelendvagen will consume about 14.9 liters of gasoline per hundred in the city, 9.8 liters during a quiet trip on a country road and 11.7 liters per hundred kilometers of road in a mixed cycle.
The g-class managed to win the love of motorists thanks to its unusual appearance and off-road qualities. It has a solid angular design that perfectly emphasizes the individuality and status of its owner in society. Such a car will look great both in the busy flow of a large city, and on rough terrain far from civilization. The interior is a realm of exclusive finishing materials, verified ergonomics, practicality and uncompromising comfort. Even a long trip or kilometer-long traffic jams will not be able to cause unnecessary inconvenience. The manufacturer is well aware that models of the premium segment should give unforgettable emotions from each trip. That is why the SUV is equipped with an excellent line of units that are the quintessence of innovative technologies and unsurpassed German quality. The G-class will last for many kilometers and will become a loyal assistant wherever you go.