On the RETRO CLASSICS in Stuttgart Lorinser Classic shows Puch G models from the Swiss military, have restored the company from Waiblingen. The former military vehicles offered a good basic substance.
Vehicles with long wheelbase
The Lorinser restored Puch models – actually more Pickups for the transport of people – all have a long wheelbase. The longitudinal mounted benches offer space for up to six people. While the body received a complete Overhaul, is the drive technology already in great condition. The 230 GE models with a petrol engine and 116 HP / 85 kW have an automatic transmission and have exceeded the 100,000 miles mark, mostly just.
Restoration of the Puch 230 GE models
Of the original G color remain when restored Puch little to be desired. Lorinser has the models in different colours revised, for example, some with a Matt black Finish with new canvas roof and contrast-modulated colors, incl. red colored faux leather seats. As a result, the models show in the style of Restomods a modified classic, incl.- LED work lights on the Bumpers, and a winch with a hitch.
PUCH models at the RETRO CLASSICS in Stuttgart
If you look at the RETRO CLASSICS in Stuttgart on the price tags of the models, the initial admission is usually up to the year 1993 – of the substance, the models are ready, but literally in mint condition locally for purchase. At prices of around 47-50.000 Euro with ausweisbarer VAT is obtained but also a model, whose body has not only been re-painted.
According to Lorinser Classic was blasted the underbody dry ice and preserved, but additional wheel arch extensions installed. Also new is a roof made of fabric, wheels with All Terrain tyres as well as a new locking system. Also worthy of note is the new, upholstered seats as well as parts with polyurethane coating, as well as newly designed LED headlamps are but. In sum, a quite appealing product in a very high quality of workmanship. In front of all the seats in the rear – incl. Single strap system for the rider – comes the high manufactory to claim the Classic division of Lorinser for the expression.
The different brand name Puch G or Mercedes-Benz G-class resulted, incidentally, from a former agreed-upon distribution of responsibilities between Magna and Mercedes-Benz was the car in Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Yugoslavia and its successor States (Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia/Herzegovina), great Britain (W 461), and in Parts of Africa the site as a Puch G, in all other countries than Mercedes G sold. The division ended in the year 2000.