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Facelifted 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Announced

Last month, we have reported the 2016 model year GL-class is going to replace its old 4.7L V8 with the latest M177 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine. Today Mercedes-Benz announced its second move on the V8 engine swapping: the current 5.5L naturally aspirated V8 (M273) used on the G500/G550 will go for good, and the new turbo-charged M177 4.0L V8 is going to assume its role.

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Below are major changes to the 2016 G-Class:

– Diesel G350d (not sold in US) with the 3.0L turbo-diesel V6’s output increased to 245hp and 442 lb-ft (up from the current model’s 211hp and 398 lb-ft)

– G500 (named G550 in the US market) will use the new 4...

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Latest Information: 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

We got some latest news for the next generation of Mercedes-Benz’s serious off-road SUV: the G class. Below are what we know at this moment:

Weights around 825 lbs lighter than the current G class;
Modernized interior styles, higher quality materials and more advanced infotainment system;
G550 will have a 4.0L twin-turbo V8n engine, outputs around 460hp (compared to the current G550’s 5.5L naturally aspirated V8 rated at 382hp);
G63AMG will come with the 5.5L twin-turbo V8 which can be also found in other AMG models. Output is at around 570hp;
Other markets will have more powertrain choices


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