Are you driving a Mercedes-Benz G-Class of model year 2002 to 2010? Then you should bring it in to your nearest Mercedes-Benz dealer. The company has just issued a recall for these models’ non-compliance with federal rules, specifically involving headlights and turn signal lights. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2 recalls have been issued. The first one covers around 3,552 G-Class units whose models date back to 2002 all the way to 2010, and whose front grille is placed in front of the turn signals. The NHTSA warrants that drivers may not be able to see the turn signal lights because the grille blocks the view. Your… Continue Reading »
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Undoubtedly, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a long list of followers all around the globe. The main reason being that it is one of the last SUV’s remaining that actually use an independent chassis. It has that old-school, boxy look to it and yet has the performance to bust many of today’s modern sport cars. Sounds far fetched? Wait till you get to drive it. Of course, there’s always room for improvement. And that’s what Brabus proves with their latest G-Class suspension line. Their new product is a completely adjustable suspension system that promises to increase the level of safety and comfort of just about any G-Class. That’s what their customers… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is an iconic vehicle. Technically speaking, the car is old enough to tell bedtime stories to modern cars. Launched over 31 years ago, the G-class has aged gracefully and slowly earned its reputation of being the best off-roader, the ‘old-school’ style. Though rarely, but the car has been updated by Mercedes-Benz to keep pace with the ever-changing automotive industry. Once again we are at a threshold of witnessing another design and technical update to the historical vehicle. According to trusted sources from inside the G-Klasse’s manufacturing facility at Graz, Austria, the vehicle is all set to receive a minor facelift. This facelift is its third in the… Continue Reading »
After a gap of ten years, Mercedes-Benz will again launch the iconic G-class in its biggest right hand drive market. The Mercedes Benz G-ClassÂ is set to storm the UK roads this autumn with options of a diesel and a petrol supercharged engine. The G-Class is a do anything, go anywhere vehicle which recently celebrated its 30th birthday in 2009. However, don’t let age fool you into thinking that it is incapable. The old warhorse is a robust classic design and has now been twinned with the most up-to-date Mercedes-Benz technology offering peerless off-road features. British customers will be offered two variants, namely: the G 350 CDI producing 221 hp while… Continue Reading »
The latest version of the classic Mercedes-Benz G-Class off-roader, now in its 31st year, features state-of-the-art BlueTEC technology. BlueTEC is a Mercedes-Benz-developed technology designed to reduce diesel vehicle emissions, especially nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The BlueTEC version of the G-Class uses AdBlue, an aqueous urea solution which is injected into the exhaust-gas stream. This process releases ammonia, which converts up to 80 percent of the nitrogen oxides into harmless nitrogen and water by a process of reduction in the downstream SCR catalytic converter. Since the G-Class is often used in remote areas of the world – one of its main purposes – the engineers have simplified matters by integrating the… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz was among the most successful brands in the readers’ vote for the “Off-roader of the Year 2010″ held by the motoring magazine “Off Road”. Within the portfolio the legendary G-Class was even able to notch up a double success: it won first place in the “Luxury off-roader” category, while the special EDITION.PUR model, which entered production in 2009 to mark the 30th anniversary of the G-Class, took second place in the “Classic” category. The M-Class achieved the same ranking in the “Luxury SUV” category. In the “Special-purpose vehicle” category, the multi-talented Unimog once again took its place on the winner’s rostrum.
The legendary Mercedes-Benz G-Class is continuing to rake in award after award – thirty years after it first appeared on the automotive scene. What is by far the longest serving Mercedes-Benz passenger-car model series is celebrating its successes in the “2009 superstars” readers’ poll run by the specialist journal “4WheelFun” and the “classics of the future” vote organized by the magazine “Motor Klassik”. Readers of the off-road magazine “4Wheel Fun” ensured that the G-Class romped its way to victory by a good margin in the luxury segment of the “2009 superstar” poll. Some 34 percent of the votes went to this ever-youthful classic, putting a clear distance between the G-Class… Continue Reading »