Mercedes G-class has been ruling the roads for 37 years now, and like any good thing, it keeps getting better and better with age. 2016 Mercedes G-Class is going to receive a few updates that would make the car more equipped to deal with competitions. Changes are primarily with respect to its under-hood engine, but to consider properly certain changes are also taking place to improve its visual aesthetics. These changes of course would not be too extreme and certainly would not interfere with the G-Class traditional look, as this car has made it obvious over the past 3 decades that it does not like to play around with its persona.
2016 Mercedes G-Class: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Exterior look of 2016 Mercedes G-Class is going to be the same as always, that is to say, the car holds on to its boxy sculpture and edgy designing. Width of this car will supposedly show a slight increase in the upcoming 2016 version and would become 1860 mm. Its flanks are going to remain as they were, but hood of this car might come down a little. Cosmetic changes which have been introduced are very subtle and it has been intentionally kept that way.
Some of these changes include a changed bumper in the front end. This bumper brings along 3 air dams, and hence facilitates better air inflow. There has been a change in the design of the 2016 mercedes G-Class alloyed wheels as well as fender flares. Along with these, there will also be newly introduced expensive LED headlights as well as cameras that help in operating all sorts of modern high-tech control systems successfully.
Interior of 2016 Mercedes G-Class is going to receive an upgraded control panel that would comprise of a TFT screen and 4 analog gauges. Upholstery used in its interior is going to be posh as is the custom and it would be leather of two different tones. Same will be used for its dashboard and its central console will receive a carbon fiber trim. On the whole, it will have sufficient features to please the buyers.
2016 Mercedes G-Class: Engine Specs
Here comes the most significant aspect of 2016 Mercedes G-Class. The global model mid-range G 500 will feature a 4.0 liter twin turbocharged direct injected V8 engine that produces up to 422 HP and a torque of 449 pound-feet. It efficiently meets the Euro emission norms and is environment friendly. A new feature, that is, a start-stop system which is being introduced further improves this car’s fuel efficiency. It has the capacity to go from 0 to 62 mph in approximately six seconds.
Only for European Market, G 350 uses a 3.5 lt. turbocharged diesel V6 engine with 245 HP and 442 pound-ft of torque; G 65 would use a 6lt – V12 engine with 630 HP and AMG G 63 is going to use a 5.5 Lt – V8 engine producing 571 HP.
2016 Mercedes G-Class: Release Date and Price
No specific date for its release or price has been mentioned yet but 2016 Mercedes G-Class should be available in the global market by end of the year 2015.