2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class First Drive Review | What's old is new again

CIRCUIT DU CHATEAU DE LASTOURS, France — The road ahead is unpaved, rock-strewn and rut-rich. Deep puddles blast murky water across the windshield. Colossal three-blade windmills tower overhead, perilously sprouting like whitewashed redwoods at the outer edges of corners. The urge is to play it safe, to tackle this rally proving ground with the sort […]

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-class Dissected: Design, Interior, Powertrain, and More!

– Automotive designers will tell you there’s nothing harder than redesigning an icon. Which is why Mercedes left the Geländewagen largely untouched for almost 40 years. The outgoing G wasn’t an icon because it was smartly packaged or drove well, though. Its on-road dynamics were decidedly Bronze Age. And while it may have been just […]

The new 2019 G-Class: Mercedes-Benz reinvents the dinosaur

Jonathan Gitlin DETROIT—New cars today are as much wheeled, wearable computers as they are modes of transport. But if you wanted to pick a new vehicle that was as far away from the brave new connected mobility future we keep hearing so much about, you couldn’t do much better than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Better known […]

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-class: All New for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years

– You are an executive at one of the most storied and prestigious widget manufacturers in the world. You have a large and successful product portfolio, but one widget in particular stands out from the rest, both for its very specific skill set and for its inimitable profile. Nearly 40 years old, it has garnered […]

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class | Modern thinking inside the box

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has finally been revealed, but there’s not a whole lot that we didn’t know. The company showed what the interior would look like back in December. We learned that it would lose its solid front axle up front but keep low-range four-wheel-drive and lockers on all three differentials a couple weeks ago. […]

Mercedes G-Class 2018 REVEALED – all-new and improved rugged off-roader revealed

Mercedes has revealed the new G-Class 2018 4×4 at the Detroit Auto Show.  The German car manufacturer said the G-Class is “instantly recognisable” in terms of its design.  Visually both the exterior and interior have been updated but the car retains the styling cues that made it iconic.  It has the same rugged, solid boxy […]

Mercedes G-Class 2018 LAUNCH live stream – How to watch new car unveiling

Mercedes will launch the all-new G-Class 2018 at the Detroit Auto Show tomorrow morning.  The unveiling event will be live streamed from 01.00am GMT on January 15th. At the event, the wraps will be pulled off the updated 4X4, ahead of it going on sale later on this year.  It is a stalwart in the […]