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The Mercedes-Benz G-Class

10 December

The history of the G-Class, G stands for that is, off-road, has its roots in when the leaders of the German shake an agreement with the company Steyr-Daimler-Puch to produce a and stylish off-road, but also and efficient, suitable for any use other The project involved a car that move at ease both on the as off-road hard, both in the ice of the both in the dry and hot desert landscapes: it was with two locking differentials, option in the roughest terrain. The was integral disconnected, and therefore not The change was manual 4-speed Was thus founded a company GFG (Geländefahrzeug Gesellschaft mbH), in the shares were divided in between Mercedes-Benz (which carry out the mechanical part) and (head and body assembly ). The in Graz of Steyr-Daimler-Puch were for the assembly of new off-roader. The project for an vehicle was not a real innovation for the manufacturer, since its first for offroad use date back to the advent of the Second World War by the way many of them went then a code containing the G Geländewagen such as Mercedes-Benz not to mention the experience gained by after the acquisition of the Unimog, took place in 1951.

The first wooden model in 1:1 was made in April 1973.

the years, the forecasts of commercial of the car appeared increasingly rosy: in the German army claimed to be for a new off-road vehicle to replace the DKW used up to that time. But was the disappointment of the top Mercedes-Benz in 1976 they learned that the chose the Volkswagen Iltis. A New came from the Shah of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, a shareholder of Daimler-Benz. He assured the purchase of more than 20 000 but in 1979 his regime was overthrown, defeating any engagement with the manufacturer. To meet the expenses design and implementation, Mercedes-Benz had to look for new buyers, and found among others in the armed of Argentina, in the Indonesian and the Norwegian The new off-road vehicle was presented to the in the spring of 1979 at the French Paul Ricard, but its production had begun on February 10 of that Thus was born the first of the Class G (project number:

The series G-Class

The G-Class is the longest in the history of the German In 2012 is still in production and almost unchanged appearance, only in some details. remains unaltered its car body but still pleasant and proposes in years engines very from economic point of (in 2009 it starts from a gasoline and diesel from a and thus becoming a vehicle of to which few, as opposed to was the first production period, there were also two engines and 2.3-liter and 2.5-liter which were however not management. The first series of the W460 bore the initials of the the car was characterized by a large black bezel, a feature that it have been also in the series W461 and W462 produced in Greece. The W460 was produced in three different variants of bodywork: torpedo two-door station wagon and hatchback 5-door. The latter had a of 2.85 m, while the two-door had a wheelbase of 2.4 m. For the German market had in versions furgonate. In fact, to the uses and needs, were prepared bare chassis, only the driver’s cab and the rear to be fitted out, for example as or other uses of public In addition, there are also examples existed of pick-up. In the years of production, the G-Class was for certain markets as Puch G. the W460 series was made in four engines: two petrol and two 2.3 and diesel with 2.4 and 3 liters. 2.3 petrol, called 230G, was fed to the This model was also the one that was proposed at the same in two power levels, 90 and 102 hp. In 1980 he was given a to the Vatican, which is as the Popemobile, characterized by bullet-proof in the back and suitably modified and in other places too.

The military version

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The military version, called is distributed directly to various or entities or is built under by other companies, such as the P4. The production of it will be launched in In the same year, there some updates to the range the 280GE and 300GD were available on request with an transmission, while the range of came from the five available in twenty-two. In 1982, the alongside the 230G, which is up the engine, but with the novelty injection. In 1983 there was a new to the range, consisting of the introduction of the manual transmission and some colors already in wide of colors. Furthermore, for the 230GE is available to the automatic transmission

The latest version

Were so many versions of this jeep, the latest version is the expression of automotive technology. In there is a new update to the formidable however, limited to a few details, and the whole, the car did not change much: are the new headlights with integrated LED running lights and side again design, for the new AMG versions, the G63 AMG G65 AMG and even change the grille and the and are mounted new 20-inch wheels, new air and brake calipers painted Internally, there are generally novelty: the interior is more and luxurious, thanks to the dashboard leather and aluminum, the new display pending the dashboard with two with cylindrical effect the new multifunction steering wheel and the of the COMAND multimedia system. As mentioned, the new range sees the of the peak versions G63 AMG and G65 AMG: the former replaces the previous G55 AMG towards which boasts 37 hp (go up from 507 to 544 hp) The second is to put a step thanks to its powerful V12 bi-turbo and 612 hp. For the rest, the price remain the two turbo diesel 184 and 211 hp and the 5.5-liter aspirated 388 hp. Although they many technological solutions, the is not to be confused with the GL-Class, ultimate off-road house, many years later and based on the Mercedes-Benz M-Class in the factory in Alabama.

The protagonist of our service

The protagonist of our service is a Mercedes 250 GD from one bed but robust diesel four-cylinder 2.5-liter, chosen by the owner for the elasticity of the engine, thanks to the talents of torque, it particularly suitable for off-road The independent wheel suspension, allow to have maximum under all conditions of the road are the other feature that the “G” a formidable terrain. Maximum the owner of this perfectly specimen, it has generated the GD250 which we took a walk the streets of Lunigiana.

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