September 29, 2023

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is getting an replace, although you’ll have to see actually carefully to see simply what’s modified.

This camouflaged G-Class was spied by CarExpert’s Derek Fung amongst a convoy of disguised Mercedes-Benz fashions in Arizona.

The long-lasting G-Wagen is probably finest recognized for the way little it has modified stylistically, even because it lastly entered its second technology in 2018 after virtually 40 years.

On this prototype, we are able to see a further slat for the grille and tweaks to the entrance bumper, however no modifications to the lighting entrance and rear.

The modifications inside might be extra important, judging by the larger use of camouflage there, although we are able to nonetheless see the silhouette of the identical outstanding array housing the digital instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment system.

It appears seemingly the G-Class will transfer from Mercedes-Benz’s previous COMAND infotainment system to the newer MBUX, given COMAND has basically been phased out.

The spied prototype is a Mercedes-Benz and never Mercedes-AMG G-Class, one thing that’s not obtainable in Australia following the axing of the G400d in 2022.

The Mercedes-AMG G63, the one variant supplied in Australia, might even see related tweaks, however proceed to supply its personal AMG-specific styling particulars.

It packs a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre petrol V8 with 430kW of energy and 850Nm of torque.

It’s unclear whether or not there shall be any updates to the engine line-up, although we do know of 1 new powertrain that’s coming quickly.

The EQG would be the first electrical G-Class, and is predicted to be revealed in 2024. A prototype was spied testing earlier this 12 months.

First previewed with the 2021 Idea EQG, it’s set to make use of a quad-motor all-wheel drive system.

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