Standard features of the facelifted G-class include LED daytime running lights, heated front and rear leather seats and parking cameras. The flagship G63 AMG costs from £123,115
7 August 2012

Mercedes-Benz has revealed that its facelifted G-class off-roader will cost from £82,945 for the entry-level G350 Bluetec. The range-topping G63 AMG is priced from £123,115.

Standard equipment on the new model includes LED daytime running lights, heated front and rear leather seats, parking cameras, new 18-inch alloy wheels, electric folding and heated mirrors and a Harman Kardon audio system.

Performance and economy figures for the 3.0-litre V6 diesel G350 Bluetec remain unchanged; it produces 208bhp and achieves 25.2mpg on the combined fuel cycle. CO2 emissions are also unchanged at 295g/km.

Features of the flagship G63 AMG comprise the tuning arm’s exterior body kit, plus a redesigned radiator grille, wheel arch extensions, a bespoke sports exhaust system and new 20-inch alloy wheels. 

The G63’s twin-turbo 5.5-litre V8 produces 537bhp and 561lb ft of torque – up 37bhp and 44lb ft on its G55 predecessor. Despite these increases, the G63 emits 13 per cent less CO2 at 322g/km. Fuel consumption has also improved by 15 per cent at a claimed 20.5mpg on the combined cycle.

Daniel Cogger

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7 August 2012

I love these beasts, the fact that they still make this dinosaur against all odds and of course, totally 'un P.C.' is just wonderful.

They can still out perform Land- Rover products off-road too.

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8 August 2012

289 wrote:

I love these beasts, the fact that they still make this dinosaur against all odds and of course, totally 'un P.C.' is just wonderful.

They can still out perform Land- Rover products off-road too.

Brilliant

I totally agree. This is one of those cars bought by very rich people who don't care about running costs, how much it is and how much it destroys the planet. That is a very small market, but one that  the world of motoring would be much more boring without. Almost every manufacturer has given up on it, so good on Mercedes for keeping the old G-Class going!

7 August 2012

Given it cost four times as much as a defender I would expect it to be better off road, the fact the defender is close is testament to Land Rover.  This seems about £40k too much at least.

7 August 2012

I'll order the army spec base model Mercedes G wagon. Clearly the Mercedes board have got a soft spot for this car, but does it have any useful purpose in this type of luxury variant ? In truth you could stick a Ssangyong badge on the front of it.

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7 August 2012

And some people think Range Rovers are expensive, I know which I would rather have, and it wouldnt be German, if you really need this level of off road ability, you dont spend £80k, never mind £123K.

8 August 2012

I LOVE the marketing ethos behind cars ... Highlight things as being "standard equipment" that are either a legal requirement anyway (daylight running lights) or purely cosmetic (redesigned radiator grille - Ooo!) and yet still find things on the "options list" that you would rather have as "standard" instead ...

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