Mercedes produces G-Class model already for a full 36 years. Of course, the legendary SUV would not have lasted so long afloat, if not for periodic updates. It is about the next such update manufacturer reported a few days ago.
The list of improvements Gelentvagena iconic model year is very extensive, but his main point, of course, is a new engine. Updated G550 is equipped with a new 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8, established on the basis of high-performance engine models Mercedes-AMG GT and C63, but with some migrating: it now produces 416 hp power (compared to 453 hp Model GT 503 or GT S). Most likely, this engine will hereinafter also be used for other models.
Despite the fact that only the G500 received a completely new “heart”, the other engines in the lineup has also been improved. G350d became more powerful – instead of the 211 hp Now it produces 245 hp, AMG G63 boasts 563 hp (And not 536 as it was before), and the top-end 12-cylinder G65 is now producing 621 hp Thanks to these changes, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in a diesel version of 8.9 seconds in the G500 – 5.9 seconds, 5.4 – at the G63, and G65 takes only 5.3 seconds, which is generally very impressive for a car of this size and weight as G -Wagen. All models except the G65, are equipped with start-stop system to reduce fuel consumption.
In addition, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz upgraded the suspension and reprogrammed the ESP, ASR and ABS.
Inside, a new instrument panel is installed, all models except the AMG, received new bumpers and flared wheel arches, also became available a whole range of new exterior colors.
The new version will arrive on the market in November .