The G-Class is a very special model at Mercedes. On the one hand, it is by far the longest-built passenger car model series in Mercedes-Benz history; for 40 years it has been an integral part of the Gelndewagen segment. In addition, the G-Class is the forefather of all SUVs with asterisk. Then, of course, the question does not even arise as to whether a jubilee should be celebrated. Of course it should.
For the anniversary, there are four highlights for G-Class fans. First, three attractive "Stronger than Time" special models. Second: The special model is also available as G 400 d in the most powerful expansion stage of the in-line six-cylinder diesel engine. Third, with the customization program G manufactory, customers can choose their own personal G. And: In the new G-Class Experience Center, customers can test the capabilities of the Gelnde icon under extreme off-road conditions, not far from the G-Class production in Graz.
The success story began in the early 1970s with a cooperation agreement between the former Daimler-Benz AG and Steyr-Daimler-Puch in Graz, Austria. The decision for the start of series production of the G-models falls in 1975, at the market premiere in the spring of 1979, four engine variants with a power range of 53 kW / 72 hp to 115 kW / 156 hp are available.
Since then a lot has happened, for 20 years the G-Class is also available as an AMG model with an extra portion of performance. In many special versions proves the Gelndewagen for example in use at police, fire and rescue services.
The most famous G-class is called "Papa-Mobil". The painted in the color mother of pearl car Mercedes-Benz 230 G with glsernem special structure accompanied Pope John Paul II from 1980 on numerous trips.
The item "G-Class of Mercedes-Benz: Special anniversary" was added on June 14, 2017 in the category Novelties by Andreas Reiners with the StichwÃ¶rternGelndewagen, Anniversary, History, Presentation,published.
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