2022 Mercedes-AMG G-Class 4×4 on a test drive

Mercedes is expected to bring the Mercedes-AMG G-Class 4×4 onto the market in 2021, but the performance version will not be available until 2022. A prototype was recently spotted again. We tell you what we know and have the latest pictures.

We probably wouldn’t have expected to see the Mercedes-AMG G-Class 4×4 so quickly. Mercedes does not shy away from equipping the rustic off-road classic with a powerful AMG engine. In 2021, the powerful vehicle with all-wheel drive will be launched as a 2022 model.

  • Market launch probably in 2021
  • 4.0-liter V-8 engine with 577 hp
  • all-wheel drive
  • Raised body
  • Roof rack and spare wheel

Technical data and exterior design

2022 Mercedes-AMG G-Class 4×4

Despite the fast engine, the G-Class remains true to its cornerstone, it is practical. Therefore, the car has a roof rack and a spare wheel that is attached to the rear. In addition, the model comes with large ground clearance, the body is considerably higher.

Visually, customers have to do without the two-side exhaust pipes at the rear. The prototype sighted does not show these exhaust holes. The well-known round headlights and the angular body design are of course retained.

Engines and driving behavior

A 4.0-liter V-8 engine with 2 turbos can be expected under the bonnet. The cheaper M176 has around 416 hp and is said to accelerate the car from 0 to 100 in 5.9 seconds. It’s even faster with the AMG M177. This offers 577 hp and takes the car from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds.

2022 Mercedes-AMG G-Class 4×4

In line with the car’s off-road focus, the AMG G-Class is now being equipped with all-wheel drive. Diesel engines like the G 350d and G 400d, however, have no chance of a 4×4 equipment.

2022 Mercedes-AMG G-Class 4×4 Price

The Mercedes-AMG G-Class is expected to come onto the market in 2021. So far, we can only speculate about the price range. The Mercedes G-Class is between 103,150 and 160,680 euros. With AMG technology, the price should be above this range. A starting price of around 140,000 euros appears realistic.

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