Tag Archives: MercedesBenz G Class

Skier Jon Olsson shows off his monstrous 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4

Jon Olsson isn't just a professional freeskier and ski racer, he's also a horsepower junkie. Why do we say that? Because he owns multiple wild creations that make in excess of 800 horsepower, including one of the most rambunctious Rolls-Royce Wraiths we've ever seen. Now, there's this: his new 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4. Absolute Motors, a performance...

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Interior of next-generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may have a boxy design dating back to the 1970s, but that's exactly what appeals to buyers of the iconic Gelandewagen. That's why prototypes for a redesigned version show a very familiar shape. In fact, it's almost impossible to tell the new model apart from its predecessor in the spy shots we've seen. While...

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Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4 Squared review: top tax bracket bruiser

"Hey dude, your car is huuuuge!" We expected that reaction while driving a vehicle with nearly 18 inches of ground clearance through Washington D.C. What we didn't expect was someone to ask us if it's a Hummer, though. Come on! This is definitely not a Hummer. It's the Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4 Squared. Remember the G63 6x6? This...

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Mercedes-AMG announces G65 Final Edition

There's a new Mercedes-Benz G-Class around the corner. No, we're not talking about new color and trim options. We're not even talking about an extensive facelift. No, Mercedes is about to introduce its first full redesign for the G-Class since the SUV arrived on the scene four decades ago. Before the redesigned model arrives, however...

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Better order now: Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4² production set to end

Have your eye on a brand new Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4²? Take action soon because the German luxury brand announced production will cease at the end of October. The rugged G550 4x4² made a splash with its serious off-road credentials, which begins with a ride height that exceeds 17 inches off the ground. The off-road cred extends to a permanent...

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Final Mercedes-Maybach G650 sells for $1.42M at charity auction

Mercedes-Maybach revealed the ultra-posh G650 Landaulet in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, at which time it was revealed that 98 of the planned 99 units were already sold. What became of the last unit? It turns out Maybach was saving the vehicle for a charity auction, in this case Bonhams' The Zoute Sale which took place last week in Belgium. The...

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Final Mercedes-Maybach G650 to be auctioned for charity

Mercedes-Maybach revealed the ultra-posh G650 earlier this year at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show and announced that 98 of the planned 99 units were already sold. What became of the last unit? The German luxury brand plans to auction off the final G650 SUV for charity at a Bonhams auction next month. Bonhams has waived all fees associated with the sale and every...

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300,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class rolls off the assembly line

Magna-Steyr's Austrian factory behind the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has reached a milestone after producing the 300,000th example of the boxy, brick of an off-road SUV. We say "boxy" and "brick" lovingly because there's no confusing the G-Class for anything else, which is likely one of the reasons why...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz's iconic G-Class is about to receive its first full redesign since the nameplate's launch. Our latest spy shots and video reveal what appears to be the same boxy G-Class that's been with us—in civilian form—since 1979, but if you look a little closer...

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