The 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class in one of a kind, just like they show in the chase scenes in the Hollywood movies. Yes, it is as fast as it seems in the movie. It has incredible engine capability and classy interior. It is a keeper.
It’s a stylish four wheeler with an exterior design that first came 40 years ago but now it’s back once again. The G stands for the German word “Geländewagen’ meaning ‘off-road vehicle’ which is right for it because it’s off road performance is highly impressive. It is also widely recognized as the “G-Wagen.” It has that old school design, having the design that is said to originally made for Shah of Iran’s military in 1970. And for today’s times, it has been redesigned, with important safety and tech requirements.
2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class – Engine Options:
It is powered by a new twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 producing 416 hp and 450 ft-torque. Is mated with a seven-speed automatic transmission which is standard four wheels. It can sprint to 60 mph in just 5.9 seconds. Also, 5.5-liter with 563 hp and the 6.0-liter engine that could produce 621 hp will be available on the market. The ride quality is well managed enough for the rugged or slippery road. The G550 is a better ride than its siblings. It also has an excellent towing capacity of 35000 pounds.
2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class – Design:
The G550 has heated leather seats for all four seats along with a sunroof, a power adjustable steering wheel, rain sensing wipers, auto dimming rear view and driver side mirrors and 19-inch alloy wheels. The G63 has classy Nappa leather, and in G65 you get 21-inch alloy wheels, carbon fiber trim, and diamond pattern interior leather. It has Harman Kardon sound system with the 8-inch display screen. And smartphone connectivity, and DVD entertainment system.
Safety is the one aspect where G-Class lacks in. Every model in this lineup comes with a standard radar cruise control, and blind spot monitors, with backup camera and parking sensors. It’s thin roof pillars and short dashboard help with high visibility, and it lacks in the automatic emergency braking system. If you are looking for something bold, then this is it.
2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class – Trims and Price:
It comes in G550, G63 AMG, G65 AMG, or new G550 4×4² configurations all with stellar performances. It is one of the most expensive, luxurious, adept SUVs on the market starting with a base price of $123,000.