2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class- A Review
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class first made its appearance in 1979. Over the time period of 33 years it has undergone many advancements. However, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the new luxury car that is sure to catch your eyes. The exterior is stylish and elegant and the interior is comfortable. The safety features are more advanced and the powerful engine can give an outstanding performance.
Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Dr Dieter Zetsche said, “Our G-Class has been a force to be reckoned with for the last 33 years. In its latest evolutionary stage, it offers state-of-the-art, powerful engines, a further improved range of luxurious appointments and the very latest safety features, as well, of course, as its now legendary off-road capabilities. At the same time the design remains true to its down-to-earth, unmistakable style.”
It comes in the following assorted trims
- G 350 BlueTEC
- G 500
- G 500 Cabriolet
- G 63 AMG
- G 65 AMG
It exhibits an elegant and an eye-catching exterior with LED daytime running lamps and new exterior mirrors. The AMG radiator grille with double louvers and distinctive new bumpers with large air intakes give it a more outstanding look. The 20-inch wheels are integrated beautifully into the sides of the body.
The interior is luxurious and is fashioned with exquisite materials. The instrument panel and center console are redesigned. The trim elements are fashioned with a new look.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class offers two engine choices including the G 350 BlueTEC and the G 500 on both long-wheelbase Station Wagon and short-wheelbase Cabriolet model. The G 350 BlueTEC with V6 diesel engine generates an output power of 211 HP. The BlueTEC technology with the the addition of AdBlue minimizes its emissions. The G 500, with its powerful 5.5-liter V8 petrol engine gives an output of 387 HP. The 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission gives fastest acceleration. The G 63 AMG with V8 Biturbo engine gives an output power of 544 HP and the G 65 AMG with V12 Biturbo engine gives an output power of 612 HP.
The safety of the vehicle is enhanced by the advanced safety features. They include
- DISTRONIC PLUS
- Blind Spot Assist an
- Parking aid PARKTRONIC with a reversing camera
- The ESP system
- Trailer Stability Assist
- HOLD function
It is equipped with the innovative technology features. They include
- COMAND Online system
- TFT color display in the instrument cluster
- A DVD changer
- The LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control system Bluetooth wireless connectivity
- Internet access
- A navigation system
The new-generation G-Class is expected to be available from June 2012.
So, get ready to experience a luxury drive in the 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class.