2018 Mercedes G Class News, Specs, Changes, Release Date
The fully remodeled 2018 Mercedes G Class finally is ready to come out. We have been waiting it quite long and this will be a wagon that will get some significant changes to make everything well and better. This car is quite popular in the market and it has been there for about 40 years. A change is a must to make it interesting. As you know, it is also known as G-Wagon that is used for many different purposes. It is being used by German army and it can deal with any terrains. Recent reports spotted its prototype in California.
Based on the test mule, it is easy to see that the car is wider than the previous model. It has dimension change to increase the interior design. The front end is expanded outward from its narrow grille and it has extra width for the sides of the headlights. The full width is completed with A-pillars but it doesn’t lose its iconic look. The company still keeps the fender flares and the low beltline. The flat side glass and roof have been carried over. 2018 Mercedes G Class also has vertical windshield with the spare tire added for the rear end. The headlights have some LEDs with the tow hitch.
2018 Mercedes G Class has not been revealed yet by the company when it is all about the engine. It is assumed to have the similar treatment as the current model with the combination of all elements from the S-Class and E-Class sedan. It is important to keep the car has less swoopy design. Besides, it is expected to have standard front bucket, rear bench design to provide more room in the cargo bay you can find behind the second row of seats. It seems they will keep the same size for the third row.
2018 Mercedes G Class Engine
The 2018 Mercedes G Class is the more powerful AMG version they provide to complete the base version. It is designed with twin-turbocharged V12 engine and three portal axles as well as pickup bed to add. Some experts predicted that it will get new powertrain options. They may offer both diesel and gasoline variants. US buyers may get 4.0 liter biturbo V8 engine to make 416 hp and 450 pound-feet of torque with the support of seven-speed auto transmission for 4WD and full-time AWD system in low range gears.
2018 Mercedes G Class is expected to come in the beginning of 2018 with the price about $120,000 for the base and $217,000 for the top model.