The company Mercedes-Benz announced the decision to start serial production of the conceptual terrain vehicle called G 500 4×4², which was presented in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Structurally, the SUV is the “little brother” of the famous pick-up G 63 AMG 6×6. Along the way, the company sounded and European prices for the novelty.
When creating a G 500 4×4² used platform triaxial pickup G 63 AMG 6×6 with portal axles, but the new SUV received only two axes. Track trends increased over the standard G-Class more than 200 mm, the SUV is equipped with adjustable shock absorbers and 22-inch wheels with off-road tires. Optional will be offered 18-inch wheels with protection from razbortovki and mud tire dimension 37h12,5.
It is argued that the new “Gelendvagen” has no less impressive off-road ability thanks to the constant all-wheel drive, a number of down-train and three locking differentials. Clearance news reaches 450 mm and fording depth – 1000 mm, the corners of the entry / exit make a phenomenal 52 and 54 degrees (for this in the Mercedes-Benz even redesigned exhaust system). At the same time promised that the off-road handling on asphalt and hard surfaces will not suffer: the representatives of Mercedes-Benz said that the G 500 passengers 4×4² will feel “as if they were in a sports car, not in the jeep.”
The serial Mercedes-Benz G 500 4×4² receive a new four-liter V8 with direct injection and a twin-turbo, developing 422 hp and 610 Nm thrust. However, data on fuel consumption and information on the dynamics of an SUV is not given.
European sales of new items will start in September. The price in Germany starts with a mark of 226 000 euros. Probably will Mercedes-Benz G 500 4×4² and Russia. After all, it is more expensive predecessor, the three-axle truck G 63 AMG 6×6, we sold officially. And its price is in excess of 20 million. Rubles, did not prevent him to find at least 8 owners.
Date: 15.10.18 Views: 250