New Mercedes G-class Leaked Ahead of Official Unveil

  • Published By: Droom
  • 5 January 2018
  • 678 Views

The car will be on show at the upcoming Detroit Motor show this month.

Images of the company’s next-gen G-Class have surfaced online ahead of the car’s official debut at the Detroit motor show later this month. Initially, the changes look minimal, but the revised headlight clusters and a new grille are what you instantly notice.

On the inside, there’s an extra-wide screen stretching from the instrument cluster to the middle of the car. This screen works as both a digital dashboard and an infotainment screen. The car will officially be unveiled on the first day of the Detroit motor show. The car will feature a substantially more luxurious interior and strong links to the S-Class - much of the electronic architecture will be shared with the luxury sedan.

The G-Class will also receive a new range of engines, including AMG’s turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 petrol unit and parent company Mercedes-Benz’s new 2.9-litre in-line six-cylinder diesel. The engines are mated to a new nine-speed automatic gearbox.

Thanks to its aluminium construction, Mercedes officials say, the car weighs 160kg less while providing a 30 percent increase in torsional rigidity. There will be lots of driver aids included as well - Safety tech includes Active Lane Keeping Assist, and the company’s Pre-Safe system. The SUV has been extensively tested at Mercedes’ punishing off-road course in SchoĢˆckl, Austria.

The new suspension setup promises greater comfort, and it receives adaptive damping control too. The new steering unit also offers a greater degree of precision. Expect Mercedes to bring the new G-Class to our shores later this year.

Recent News

Maruti S-Cross Petrol Teased on Official Website Ahead of its Launch
  • Top

Maruti to phase out its diesel mill; all set to launch the S-Cross petrol soon in India.

Read More
 Honda India Pledges Rs 11 Crores Aid to Fight COVID-19
  • Top

Honda will immediately supply 2,000 units of Honda engine powered High Pressure Backpack Sprayers.

Read More

News You May Like

KTM issues recall for its 125 and 390 Duke in Europe

An error with the new LED headlights prompted the recall.

Read More
Ducati will launch its BS-IV model range soon

The company will release BS-IV/Euro-IV compliant Scramblers range, Monster 821 and Diavel soon.

Read More
Download App