Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz G-Class News in Malaysia

  • Roppongi's Ativa - Why Japan's wealthy love the Mercedes-Benz G-Class so much

    Daihatsu Rocky’s and Toyota Raize’s combined figures would’ve made it Japan’s best-selling non-kei car for 2022 Between the '90s and 2000s, Mercedes-Benz made multiple proposals to end sales of the ageing G-Class and merge it with its other SUVs Demand from Japan halted the proposals as Japan buys 1 in every 8 new G-Class sold worldwide In the ‘80s, when hot money was flooding Japan and the Toyota Corolla was Japan's best-selling car, the E30 BMW 3 Series was known in Japan as the Roppongi Corol


    Jan 25, 2023

  • Watch the upcoming electric Mercedes-Benz EQG take a 360-degree spin like a tank

    Mercedes-Benz’s all-electric EQ line-up showcases the German marque’s future in EVs. That expansion will also see an electric version of its boxy SUV classic, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class which is expected to be launched in 2024. The Gelandewagen is built like a tank (except in Australia’s desert) and those armoured crawlers aren’t known for being environmentally friendly or friendly even. For Mercedes-Benz though, turning the G-Class into an electric SUV ensures that the classic remains while bein

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    May 24, 2022

  • Forget C-Class, the G-Glass was Mercedes-Benz’s best-selling model in Japan in 2021

    More than 5k units of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class were sold in Japan in 2021 The G-Wagen outsold the C-Class, the traditional best-seller for Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz tops the sales chart in the imported car segment Japan is the land where little Kei cars rule the roost and even if one wants to get a regular car, domestic brands like Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki are kings. Imported brands like Mercedes-Benz can only be afforded by the rich and powerful which might be unsurprising to see that its b

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    May 6, 2022

  • 10 years ago, Mercedes took the G-Class to Australia’s toughest route, only to be trolled by a Toyota Hilux

    Over 1,600 km on the toughest off-road trail in Australia, one of the toughest in the world Mercedes-Benz G-Class was the first convoy to cross, but at great cost Toyota Hilux asked what's the big fuss? If you are looking for a manly car that looks like it’s fueled by testosterone, but at the same time doesn’t make you look like an uncultured swine, it’s hard to do better than a Mercedes-Benz G-Class. To win a Daniel Craig-type schlong measuring contest, bring a G-Class. It's G for Geländewagen


    Dec 29, 2021

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept EQG previews 2024 electric G-Class and it’s off-road ready

    Alongside the latest additions to its electric EQ line-up, Mercedes-Benz has also unveiled the Concept EQG which gives a glimpse of what the electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class could look like. The idea of an all-electric G-Class though apparently takes root all the way back in 2018 during the current W463 generation’s world premiere in Detroit. During the launch, Arnold Schwarzenegger who was invited on stage during the launch teased a promise from then Daimler AG Chairman, Dieter Zetsche that the G

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    Sep 6, 2021

  • Big Daddy's Mercedes-Benz G-Class to go electric, EQG launching in 2024

    Everyone's favourite 4x4, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, more affectionately knowns as the G-Wagen, will be electrified in line with the brand's EQ product strategy. It will be called the EQG, which is consistent with the current EQ naming convention, and set to launch in 2024. Interestingly, the EQG will not sit on an all-new platform, but will employ a modified version of the current G-Class platform to make it EV-ready. The EQG concept car could make an appearance at the 2021 IAA Mobility motorsh


    Jul 27, 2021

  • Here’s how the Mercedes-Benz G-Class went from army general to a plaything for the rich

    What do the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Hummer have in common? Both SUVs are notorious for having a military background before growing into a sort of favourite among the rich and those with high status. But while the Hummer has gone through a reboot as an electric SUV, the G-Class, also known as the G-Wagen, kept its boxy, utilitarian shape in the last 42 years. It keeps its presence known whether it’s on battlefields or even in bustling cities. Also read: 400,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Class produce

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    Jul 25, 2021

  • From Tesla killers to a G-Class homage, these 8 Chinese cars offer affordable luxury alternatives

    Ten years ago, if you think of Chinese cars, you might imagine them to be knock-offs or poorly designed imitations of existing models. However, as the Chinese economy is booming, so has the automotive landscape of the Middle Kingdom. With Chinese conglomerates partnering with foreign carmakers and some even owning foreign brands, suffice to say that the country’s automotive landscape has grown leaps and bounds. Some of them even offer luxurious alternatives to established models and most of them

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    Jul 11, 2021

  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class to get its own sub-brand; baby G-Wagen plausible

    Mercedes-Benz is planning to unveil a new business group comprising the AMG, Maybach and G-Class sub-brands at the Munich auto show in September, reports Automotive News Europe affiliate, Automobilwoche. The move is said to streamline marketing costs and is part of the strategy to increase productivity and profitability. CEO of Mercedes-AMG Philipp Schiemer is expected to be in charge of the new group. "Strengthening the subbrands is an important pillar in the Mercedes-Benz strategy," a Daimler


    Jul 5, 2021

  • 400,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Class produced, electric G Wagon coming next

    The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, or “G Wagon” has reached 400,000 units in production. The 400,000th model is on its way to a customer in Rhineland. The G-Class came to fruition in 1972 with a collaboration agreement between then Daimler-Benz AG and Steyr-Daimler-Puch in the Austrian city of Graz. “We are so proud to have produced 400,000 of these off-road vehicles. We’d like to thank our loyal customers and fans, plus our employees – not to mention our production partner in Graz, Magna Steyr. At pres


    Dec 7, 2020

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