- The updated Mercedes-Benz G-Class will retain its angular design 12>
Despite the advanced age Mercedes-Benz G- class, the German brand is not going to stop its production. Moreover, the company plans to carry out a deep restylingGelendvagenwhich will allow the SUV to stay on the assembly line for several more years.
The head of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche, said that as a result of the restyling, the legendary SUVMercedes-Benzwill retain its recognizable appearance. This means that right angles and chopped shapes will still prevail in the exterior of the car, which have driven fans of the model crazy for more than a dozen years. The company noted that in recent years, the popularity of the Mercedes-Benz G-class in the world market is only growing: by the end of 2021, about 12 thousand copies were soldGelendvagen.
, which is almost three times more than in 2007.
The current generation of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been produced since 1990. The last major restyling of the car took place in 2021.
As previously reported, Mercedes-Benz designers plan to make the model 100 mm wider, slightly lower the roof, tweak the styling of the bumpers and radiator grilles, and install new front headlights that can be optionally equipped with LED elements.
Some changes will also occur in the range of motorsGelendvagen.
, where the new Vs will appearsixes. : 2. 9-liter diesel engine with 317 hp with. and a 372-horsepower petrol unit with a volume of 3.0 liters.
The engineers intend to adjust the engines of the updated G-class SUV to environmental standardsEuro-6. .
In the photo: Mercedses-Benz G-Class 2021 model year.
The premiere of the restyled Mercedes-Benz G-class will take place approximately in 2021. The model will leave the conveyor no earlier than the end of 2022, sinceMercedes-Benzsigned an eight-year production contract with the Austrian company Magna SteyrGelendvagen.
. Whether the cost of the Mercedes-Benz G-class will change as a result of the facelift is anyone's guess, while in Russia it can be bought at a price of 4.38 million rubles.
Recall that the company recently introduced a limited edition SUV called the 35 Edition, which was built on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the model.