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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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Detailed Spec Released: the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² Concept

Two days ago we have reported latest announcement from Mercedes about the G500 4x4² Concept. Today the German automaker released more information for the truck.


Major news is the engine output number 420hp with 450 lb-ft of torque, plus some dimesion measurements. Please see more information in the below press release

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Officially Announced: the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² Concept

One month ago, we have reported that Mercedes is also working on a 4-wheel version of its G63 AMG 6X6 truck.


Today Mercedes-Benz finally announced this rumored truck, and its official name is called “G500 4x4²”. You can simply think this truck to be the previous G63 AMG 6X6 sans two wheels, and replaced with a different engine. Below are some key features:

– M177 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 engine, output: 422hp
– Permanent all-wheel-drive with low range gears; Front/center/rear fully lockable differentials
– Portal axles
– Two dampers per wheel, one of them is electronically adjustable

Although this is just a concept, it will undoubtedly go into production given the conc...

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Mercedes-Benz Is Planning the G63 AMG 4X4 Truck

Maybe you have heard of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6 (image shown below), which by its name basically means a 6-wheel-drive truck.


Now Mercedes is planning to produce a 4-wheel version of the G63 AMG 6X6.


If you think the G63 AMG 6X6 is just simply adding two more wheels to the standard G63 AMG SUV, and the G63 AMG 4X4 is just an upgrade version of the standard G63 AMG, then you are totally wrong. In fact you can consider both of the 6X6 and 4X4 as a totally different car than the G63 AMG.

Let’s take the G63 AMG 6X6 as an example. The only things that are shared with the standard G63 AMG is the engine, transmission and part of the exterior/interior panels.

Besides the ...

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