Mercedes-Benz today further bolstered its strong SUV portfolio by adding the power of diesel to its iconic, unrivalled legend– The G-Class. The G-Class is a cult performance off-roader, which has set high benchmark for many vehicles. Mercedes G350d India Launch Done after much wait for the sensible version has been done by enthusiasts and customers. With the introduction of the new G 350 d, the off-roader becomes the most efficient “G” ever. Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India launched the new Mercedes-Benz G 350 d in Mumbai today.
The new transfer case is flange-mounted directly to the 9G-TRONIC. It is designed to send 40 percent of the drive torque to the front axle and 60 percent to the rear axle. This configuration particularly benefits the handling characteristics on the road. The permanent all-wheel drive ensures maximum traction. The “G”, being the “G”,always has more in store. The low-range off-road reduction gear considerably increases torque at the drive wheels, which makes very difficult terrain negotiable.
Over a million possible combinations of G-Class can be created by combining the series and G maufaktur options, resulting in a G-Class,which could be the only one of its kind. The G-Class’ individuality is reflected in the G manufaktur philosophy. The G manufaktur uses only the finest materials: care, craftsmanship and time. The design gene is particularly prominent in the DNA of the G-Class. Equipment varies exclusively for the new G-Class, in which everything is perfectly matched and tailored to the highest level. Over a million possible combinations of the G-Class can be created by combining the series and G maufaktur options.
• The G 350 d comes with special NAPPA LEATHER
• Be it the exterior or interior, many details of the new G-Class are hand-crafted
• A total of at least 100 hours is required to build the G-Class
• Experienced artisans pay attention to every detail when making the seats. The result is highly exclusive collector’s items fashioned by the hands of craft masters
The G-Class is the top model among luxury off-road vehicles in the Indian market today. It is not the only passenger car model series with the longest production run in the history of Mercedes-Benz, but also the forefather of all SUVs bearing the three-pointed star. A torsional rigid ladder-type frame of high-strength steel and a mounted body of composite construction provides the basis for the enormous off-road capabilities of the new G 350 d. This design is considerably more robust and suitable for off-road operations than a uni-body construction. The body shell consists of various grades of steel while the wings, bonnet and doors are made of aluminium.
Mercedes G350d India Launch: The SUV priced starting at INR 1.5 crores ex-showroom, India
Engine In-line 6 Cylinder
Displacement 2925 cc
Output 286 hp at 1200-3200 rpm
Peak Torque 600 Nm at 2500-3500 rpm
Drive system 4MATIC all-wheel drive with rear-biased torque distribution of 40:60
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 7.4 seconds
Top Speed 199 km/h