The 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-class or the G wagon is all set to get a full facelift by the makers. The G class which is also known as the Gelandewagen has been in use for almost 50 years.
2018 Mercedes-Benz G-class – Exterior and Interior
The Mercedes-Benz G-class has almost seen everything. It has been used decades ago as a military vehicle and then it took the leap to become a much-loved ride of the lovers of luxury and sophistication. Mercedes is planning to revamp everything including everything from the interior and the exterior. The new and improved 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-class will be wider than the present model of the car. The front side of the car is going to be wider than the front grille which is visible through the extra width which will be protruding from the either side of the headlights.
The design of the front of the car not only gives a stylish edge to the wagon but also provides ample space inside the car. The fender flares continue to be wide and the windshield is almost vertical. The sides of the roof and the gals are almost flat. The rear door of the back is going to be swing open type. It is expected that the tow hook will be retained in the new model as well. The taillights may be transformed into LED units. Overall the look will be rejuvenated however the utilitarian nature of the car will be retained.
The interiors are expected to be more lavish as well as more accommodating. The designing and the usage of materials can be expected to be pretty sophisticated and high end. The interiors will have a large space however only two rows of seats are expected in the new Mercedes-Benz G-class.
2018 Mercedes-Benz G-class – Drivetrain Configuration
The G-class will come in both the petrol as well as the diesel variants. The primary engine would be a bi- turbo V-8 engine of a capacity of around 4.0-liter. The horsepower rating of this engine is about 416 while the torque rating will be of around 450 lb-ft. This engine will be of seven-speed automatic transmission type and definitely the car will be a four wheel drive. The front and rear differential locks will also be present in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz G- class. A six cylinder engine driven by diesel may be launched in some countries. A turbocharged V- 12 engine can also be expected which will have a nine-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Mercedes-Benz G-class – Release Date and Price
The price of the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz G- class is expected to begin from $120000 which is the price of the current model of Mercedes-Benz G-class (G550). The exact price has not yet been disclosed therefore how much a particular trim edition will cost is not yet known. The Mercedes-Benz G-class 2018 is expected to mark its presence in the market between the months of October and December this year.