2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date – For the first time since its introduction 40 years ago, Mercedes has given the Mercedes G Class a complete makeover. Be that as it may, unlike other “makeovers” that plaster a new body onto an existing chassis, Mercedes went in the opposite direction.
2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date
The all-new 2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date retains its iconic looks while receiving a new, longer frame; independent front suspension; and an interior befitting the Mercedes G Class. And yet despite its modernization, the Mercedes G Class stays true to its off-road roots. It comes with a full-time 4WD system, three locking differentials, skid plates, and proper ground clearance.
Among the updates is a new Mercedes G Class that further improves the SUV’s run anywhere capability with electronic aids. Be that as it may, let’s be honest 99 percent of Mercedes G Class owners will never trek over anything more challenging than wet grass or a snowy road. That’s the reason Mercedes injected elevated amounts of luxury into the new model. 2019 Mercedes G Class Review. The wheelbase is two inches longer and 4.7 inches wider for a more planted on-road feel and more interior room.
2019 Mercedes G Class Exterior
2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date it’s like the Jeep Wrangler; the round headlights, seven-slot grille, wide fenders, and overall shape have been around since 1941 (save for the 1986 – 1995 Wrangler YJ’s square headlights). Changes noticeable by the untrained eye are minimal for 2019. Beside the length, the new Mercedes G Class drops the vents on the front fender, has new LED headlights, a restyled grille and front bumper, and the hood is slightly longer and more flat than before. Around back, new LED taillights and a restyled third brake light above the rear window are the biggest changes.
Familiar elements include the tailgate-mounted spare tire, the rub rails along the body, and the push-button door handles that look almost identical to the outgoing version. In keeping with the Mercedes G Class functionality, the new body boasts improved clearances. Overall ground clearance between the axles has improved a quarter-inch to 9.4 inches; the approach and departure angle improve by one degree to 31 and 30, respectively; and the breakover angle improves by one degree to 26 degrees, despite the added length.
2019 Mercedes G Class Interior
2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date is all new, pampering customers in a properly luxurious cabin. Unlike the outside, Mercedes completely revamped the G-Wagen’s interior. Gone is the 2000s-era dash with dozens of buttons. Mercedes’ new glass cockpit-style interior finds its way from the Mercedes G Class and into the Mercedes G Class. Twin, 12.3-inch displays shows a digital gauge cluster for the driver and the standard barrage of navigation, vehicle settings, and menus on the center screen.
The gauges can be configured into one of three styles at the driver’s whim. They include Classic, Sport, and Progressive. Mercedes’ current infotainment controller resides on the center console and offers haptic feedback when selecting menu options. The rotary dial makes easy work of scrolling. 2019 BMW i3 Range Review. Controls on the steering wheel allow for operating menu screen on the driver’s gauge cluster.
2019 Mercedes G Class Engine
2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date, however more are expected in the future. Named the G500, the V-8 kicks out a very respectable 422 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque that peaks at only 2,000 rpm and stays strong until 4,750 rpm. A new nine-speed automatic transmission and its torque converter were unique tuned for the G500 to meet both on-and off-road driving situations. Mercedes Review says the gearbox has quicker shift times thanks to a dedicated software application. And thanks to the nine speeds and wide overall ratio of gears, the V-8 can move the G-Class down the highway at very low revs, which helps conserve fuel.
Mercedes is estimating the G500 will achieve 21 mpg combined. A major part of the G-Class’ story is its 4WD system. Like before, the Mercedes G Class comes with a full-time 4WD system equipped with low-range gears and locking differential in the two axles, as well as in the transfer case. New for 2019 is G-Mode. This drive mode engages when the low range is selected or one of the lockers is turned on. G-Mode adjusts the throttle response, holds gears longer, and softens the adaptive dampers within the suspension.
2019 Mercedes G Class Release Date and Price
The 2019 Mercedes G Class Redesign and Release Date that converts to $130,900 U.S. dollars at current exchange rates and represents a roughly $8,000 increase over the outgoing model. Details on option pricing haven’t been announced, however should become available closer to the Mercedes G Class on-sale date later this year.