Cross the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, which the automaker still can not be sent into retirement, will soon be subjected to serious modernization. That at the Frankfurt Motor Show in the autumn of 2017 it is expected to debut the new year, but the car will maintain the current body index W463, which he has since 1990 (according to other sources, it will be W464).
Future Mercedes G-Class model year 2017-2018 will receive a completely reworked front suspension with three or four arms, electromechanical power steering, the hydraulic and the amount of aluminum elements will be increased in the construction, which will reduce vehicle weight of more than 300 kilograms.
In addition, the body of the new Mercedes G-Class 2018 will be wider than 100 mm (1 860 mm), which will increase the available space in the cabin. Sam interior is also significantly transformed – in the SUV would be much more modern, more comfortable and certainly safer.
As for the design of a new G, in the design of its ekterera find use some of the elements shown at the motor show in Los Angeles in 2012 the concept of Ener-G-Force. For example, the vehicle will get LED head optics. In general, the Mercedes G-Class W464 in the new body will retain the features of its predecessor, because it appearance is his calling card.
As power units Mercedes-Benz G-Class 2018-2019 will receive a 3.0-liter inline petrol and diesel “six” of a new family, which are combined in a pair with a 9-speed automatic 9G-Tronic – it will make use of new economical Gelandewagen W464. It is expected that the petrol engine will develop about 360 hp and diesel engine efficiency should be at least 300 forces.
Later, of course, will get a new G and “charged” version of the AMG – “sixty-third” get a 4.0-liter V8 biturbo, probably in two variants boost and “sixty-fifth” to remain faithful to the V12 six-liter, but it will return higher. Sales will probably not begin ranesh beginning of 2018, pricing details yet.