G-Class

  • Stuttgart/Munich, Sep 6, 2021 - The ultimate dream car for four-wheeled adventurers: Mercedes-Benz is giving its world premiere of the new model year G-Class at IAA MOBILITY 2021 (fuel consumption combined: 14.4-8.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 330-229 g/km) and presenting the new PROFESSIONAL Line Exterior.
  • Stuttgart/Graz, Dec 4, 2020 - The G-Class has been manufactured since 1979, and now this off-road icon has hit the milestone of 400,000 models produced. To mark this anniversary, a red Mercedes-Benz G 400 d (combined fuel consumption: 8.9-8.7 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 235-229 g/km ) rolled off the production line in Graz.
    Combined fuel consumption: 8.9-8.7 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 235-229 g/km*
  • Stuttgart/Affalterbach, Jul 15, 2020 - The G-Class is continuing its over 40-year success story: From the manufacturing date 1 September 2020, the standard equipment for the iconic off-road vehicle is even more extensive. At the same time, there are also more personalisation options available through the G manufaktur programme.
  • Graz, Nov 8, 2019 - The opening ceremony for the new G-Class Experience Centre on the former Nittner aerodrome around 15 kilometres south of Graz took place yesterday, less than a year after the ground-breaking ceremony in spring 2019.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 25, 2019 - Vehicles that rise to top form in extreme terrain, have captivated with amazing technological feats for decades and have a dedicated worldwide fan base in their corner. Mercedes-Benz has no less than two of them.
  • Stuttgart/Graz, Jun 13, 2019 - For 40 years the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been the measure of all things in the off-road-vehicle segment, and for 20 years as an AMG model, too, with an extra portion of performance.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 2, 2019 - Since 1979 the G-Class has thrilled its fans with its outstanding driving characteristics and impressive off-road capabilities. Even 40 years later, this iconic off-roader from Mercedes-Benz can do more than other vehicles.
    Combined fuel consumption: 9.8 - 9.6 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 259 - 252 g/km*
  • Stuttgart/Graz, Feb 25, 2019 - On 22 February the ceremonial ground-breaking on the former Nittner aerodrome in Kalsdorf, around 15 kilometres to the south of Graz, marked the official start of construction work for a new G-Class Experience Center.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 21, 2018 - Powerful, comfortable, superior: The first vehicles of the new G-Class have been conquering the world's off-road trails since June. The cross-country vehicle convinces with performance, safety, modern assistance systems and excellent handling.
    Fuel consumption, combined: 9.8-9.6 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 259-252 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Jan 18, 2018 - Since 1979 the G-Class has been the Mercedes-Benz SUV icon. Its unique DNA is stronger than time; is unimpressed by short-lived fashion trends it remains true to its roots.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 15, 2018 - The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class presents itself in top form. Whether on or off the road and whatever the operating conditions, the off-road vehicle impresses with its performance, cutting-edge assistance systems, outstanding handling, and safety.
    Fuel consumption combined: 11.5 l/100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 263 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Jan 12, 2018 - With the world's biggest installation of synthetic resin Mercedes Benz is putting the world premiere of the new G-Class on 14 January 2018 in the spotlight at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 4, 2018 - Every G-Class has to conquer the Schöckl. Mercedes-Benz uses the 1,445 metre high local mountain near the Austrian city of Graz as a test track.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 18, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz heads into 2018 with the relaunch of a classic. At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, the brand with the star will unveil the new G-Class.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 13, 2017 - It is an off-road legend and the ultimate benchmark for so many fans of cross-country driving: the G-Class. Since 1979 more than 300,000 examples of it have allowed their owners to experience adventures that would have been unachievable with any other vehicle.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 6, 2017 - Stylish aesthete, robust off-roader or extrovert SUV – the new Limited Edition models of the G Class exemplify how versatile the all-terrain icon still is just before the end of its period of manufacture.
    G 350 d / G 350 d Professional (combined fuel consumption: 9.9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 261 g/km*); G 500 (combined fuel consumption: 12.3 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 289 g/km*)
  • Stuttgart, Oct 13, 2017 - One highlight of the G-Class model range, the G 500 4x4² (combined fuel consumption: 13.8 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 323 g/km), can only be ordered until the end of October.
    Combined fuel consumption: 13.8 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 323 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Oct 4, 2017 - After the great success of the model car series of the Mercedes-AMG G 63 Colour Package (Code: 01), Mercedes-Benz now brings out a limited edition of the G 500 4x4² in eight distinctive special colours.
  • Stuttgart/Affalterbach, May 2, 2017 - Fashions come and go, the legendary G Class continues: Since 1979 the indestructible off-roader from Mercedes-Benz has been a permanent fixture in the model range, and continues to be extremely popular with fans around the world.
    G 350 d and G 500 (Fuel consumption combined: 12.3-9.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 289-261 g/km*); G 63 and G 65 (Fuel consumption combined: 17.0-13.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 397-322 g/km*)
  • Stuttgart, Feb 13, 2017 - A G-Class like never before: With the G 650 Landaulet*, Mercedes Maybach presents a new masterpiece of automotive engineering. After the Mercedes-Maybach S Class and the S 650 Cabriolet, the open-top G Class is the first off-roader from the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand.
    *Fuel consumption combined: 17.0 l/100 km, CO2 emissions combined: 397 g/km
  • Stuttgart / Graz, Austria, Dec 1, 2016 - The twenty thousandth Mercedes-Benz G-Class has left the Magna Steyr production line in Graz, Austria - a white Mercedes-AMG G63 (combined fuel consumption 13.8 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions 322 g/km). It is the first time that this volume has been achieved in one year.
    Combined fuel consumption 13.8 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions 322 g/km
  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2016 - Mercedes-Benz augments the legendary G Class line-up to include a highly purist variant. With a striking exterior and optionally available Professional Off-Road package, the new G 350 d Professional is ideally suited to gruelling off-road use and professional applications.
    Fuel consumption, combined: 9.9 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 261 g/km
  • Monaco/Stuttgart, May 12, 2016 - Adventurer and extreme athlete Mike Horn started his round-the-world "Pole2Pole" expedition in Monaco on 8 May 2016. The Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador set sail for Namibia in his boat PANGAEA.
  • New York/Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2016 - During the New York International Auto Show in front of the legendary Explorers Club in Manhattan the starting signal was given today for Mike Horn's new expedition “Pole2Pole” with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The extreme athlete and adventurer is aiming to travel around the world on a unique voyage of discovery – from Europe to Africa, the Antarctic, Oceania, Asia, the Arctic, North America, and back again to Europe.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 4, 2015 - The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been writing an incomparable success story since 1979. "designo manufaktur" is now making the classic cross-country vehicle even more individual ex factory. Customers can now tailor the off-road icon to their personal style.
  • Frankfurt/Stuttgart, Sep 18, 2015 - All Mercedes-Benz G-Class models now offer up to 16 percent more power and up to 17 percent lower fuel consumption. The range includes the G 500 with a new, powerful 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine. All engines are compliant with the latest Euro 6 emissions standard. A new suspension setup together with more sensitive ESP® control results in increased driving stability, safety and road comfort. The exterior and interior have also been given an upgrade. The exclusive AMG EDITION 463 and the G 500 4x42 are also being launched.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 19, 2015 - Outstanding response to the "Extreme-G": the G 500 4x42² show car proved hugely popular with many customers and is set to enter series production. In the superlative-studded history of the G-Class, the G 500 4x42² is the new highlight in the model range. The technical package consists of the all-wheel drive powertrain including portal axles and the new 4-litre V8 engine with twin turbocharging and an output of 310 kW (422 hp).
  • Stuttgart, Jun 11, 2015 - 15 days, 12 countries, 10,640 kilometres – in a Mercedes-Benz G-Class the adventurer and extreme sportsman Mike Horn has driven from Switzerland right through inhospitable regions in eastern Europe and central Asia to Pakistan. In the city of Skardu the second part of the expedition "Drive 2 Climb 2 Ski K2" begins: The Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador and his team, the Alpinists Fred Roux and Köbi Reichen, will climb the 8611-metre mountain K2. The trio plan to be the world's first Alpinists to complete the subsequent descent from the world's second-highest mountain mainly on skis.
  • Stuttgart, May 4, 2015 - All Mercedes-Benz G-Class models will in future offer up to 16 percent more power and lower fuel consumption. The range includes the G 500 with a new, powerful 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine. All engines are compliant with the latest Euro 6 emissions standard. A new suspension setup, together with more sensitive ESP® control results in increased driving stability, safety and road comfort. The exterior and interior have also been given an upgrade. At the same time, an exclusive AMG special edition will be available.
  • Stuttgart / Frankfurt am Main, Apr 23, 2015 - The awards for the all-wheel-drive cars of the year 2015 were dominated by Mercedes-Benz. The readers of Europe's largest 4x4 magazine "Auto Bild Allrad" voted models bearing the three-pointed star top in no less than five categories. This makes the premium car maker the most successful brand in this poll by some margin.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 13, 2014 - One man, one G, one life's work. That sums up the essence of an unprecedented global adventure. When Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set out in their Mercedes-Benz 300 GD to visit as many of the countries around the world as possible, the G-Class was just ten years old.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 6, 2014 - Some 63,089 readers of the trade magazine OFF ROAD cast their votes, and for the eleventh time now the G-Class has again demonstrated its effortless superiority by securing first place in the "Luxury off-road vehicle" category.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 30, 2014 - The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the iconic G-Class off-road vehicle have been voted the best cars in their respective category. This was the conclusion reached by the readers of specialist German car magazine "auto motor und sport" as part of an extensive reader survey. As a result, both vehicles have been awarded the title "The best car of 2014".
  • Stuttgart/Bern, Jul 19, 2013 - After some 20 years in service, the Swiss army's PUCH all-terrain vehicles are to be replaced by Mercedes G-Class 300 CDI vehicles, which follow the same essential vehicle concept but are technologically much more advanced. Mercedes-Benz is delighted that the Mercedes-Benz G-Class saw off competition from three rival contenders in the evaluation and tough tests conducted by armasuisse, the Swiss army's competence center for procurement and technology.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 11, 2012 - Mercedes-Benz has once again significantly upgraded the G Class, so reemphasising its position as the leader among off-road vehicles. The interior is characterised by high-quality appointments finished with exquisite materials. The instrument cluster and centre console have been completely redesigned. The driver's field of vision now encompasses a colour screen, between two new round dials. The car features as standard the sophisticated COMAND Online infotainment system, including a navigation system and internet access.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 20, 2012 - Readers of the German classic car magazine “Motor Klassik” have voted Mercedes-Benz vehicles the winners in a grand total of four categories in the “Motor Klassik Awards 2012” competition. The SLS AMG and the G Class, as well as two classic SL model series, each took the majority of votes in their respective categories.
  • Stuttgart/München, Feb 10, 2012 - After almost 33 years of unbroken production, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class remains unparalleled. This was the opinion of the "Off Road" magazine readers, who voted the G-Class "Off-roader of the year 2012" in two categories – making it a repeat of last year's success for the off-road legend. The G-Class eased to victory in the "Luxury off-roader" category and defended its top spot in the "Classic" category.
  • Stuttgart, May 4, 2011 - Mercedes-Benz is ushering in the spring with two new, luxuriously equipped special models in the G-Class. Among other enhancements, an extensive stainless steel package and mounted AMG features ensure a visually striking appearance for the "BA3 Final Edition" based on the short-wheelbase Station Wagon and the "Edition Select" with a long wheelbase.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 25, 2011 - Around 120,000 readers cast their votes, and the verdict is clear: In the category "Off-road vehicles and SUVs over € 60,000", more than 37 percent of the readers of Europe's largest-circulation 4x4 magazine "Auto Bild Allrad" decided in favour of the G-Class. Second place was also taken by Mercedes-Benz with the GL-Class, with more than 26 percent of respondents voting for the luxury liner.
  • Stuttgart/München, Feb 11, 2011 - The reader survey conducted by specialist publication "Off Road" to find the "2011 Off-Road Vehicle of the Year" has resulted in a double victory for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The off-road legend not only secured first place in the "Luxury off-road vehicle" category, but also emerged in first place in the "Classic" category. In the "Special vehicles" category, meanwhile, the multi-talented Unimog succeeded in making its way to the top of the winner's podium. This reader vote of confidence serves to highlight the exceptional position enjoyed by premium brand Mercedes-Benz in the all-wheel vehicle sector.
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