2018 Mercedes G-Class Borrows 630hp & Maybach From S-Class

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The 2018 Mercedes G-Class has been given the Maybach treatment for a proper send-off and it features the double M logo of the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand.

When you compare the 2018 Mercedes G-Class to the regular version, you will see that the special edition version offers up more leg room in the back thanks to it having a wheelbase that is longer at 578mm.

The vehicle offers up individual massage seats in the back and these have taken over from the standard rear seats, now offering a fully reclined position in the back. With just one single touch of a button the Mercedes G-Class G650 allows passengers in the back an open air experience via the electric folding fabric roof. The rear compartment gives extra privacy thanks to a glass partition.

In the back there is a centre console that has heated and cooled cup holders fitted in-between the seating, with dial 10 inch displays and foldable tables with leather inserts.

The Mercedes G-Class G650 is set apart from other versions as it comes with the portal axles taken from the G63 6×6 and the G500 4×4. There is ground clearance of 450mm and the vehicle offers three differential locks.

The G650 has the V12 biturbo engine offering 630 horses and 737 torque and it offers up 22 inch wheels which come with chunky 325/55 R22 tires. The Mercedes G-Class is going to be shown off at the Geneva Motor Show in March and it will then go on sale later that month.

Production of the Mercedes G-Class G650 is being capped at 99 units and we are expecting the first of the vehicles to be delivered in the fall. At the moment we don’t know what the price tag is going to be, however it is thought that it will have a price tag above $485, 400.

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