We have already, however we nonetheless do not know what the brand new Mercedes-Benz G-Class’ exterior will maintain. That modifications in lower than two weeks.
Mercedes-Benz put out a teaser video asserting the debut date of the brand new G-Class. It would bow on Jan. 15 as a part of the Detroit Auto Present. The brand new video does not supply up a lot in the best way of recent data — as an alternative, it reminded us that this mannequin can hint its historical past again to the Mesozoic Period.
OK, possibly it is not that previous, however the Geländewagen nonetheless has fairly the historical past. Growth on this utility automobile began again in 1972, and it was initially supposed as a navy automobile. A model for civilians got here out in 1979, however it did not make its approach to the US till 2002. In that point, it grew from its unique objective to develop into a correct luxurious off-road automobile.
The brand new era, which can carry a 2019 mannequin 12 months, will knock out a few of its anachronistic options. So far as the inside is anxious, there’s extra space, extra tech and extra place to place your stuff. It is unclear if among the correctly old-school G-Class options, like its recirculating ball steering system, will stay on the brand new mannequin, however we do not have for much longer to attend to get these solutions.