The company Mercedes-Benz announced the start of series production SUV G500 4×42, which was shown in March at the Geneva Motor Show.
Recall that the vehicle is equipped with permanent all-wheel drive, portal axles, transfer case with reduction gear and mechanical interlocking of three differentials. The power unit – a new four-liter V8 engine bi-turbo (responsible Euro-6) to return 422 hp and torque of 610 Nm at 2250-4750 rev / min. Transmission – seven-step “robot» 7G-TRONIC. From the external differences of the car – 22-inch wheels with tires of the dimension 325/55 and track, increased by 299 mm. In addition, the SUV is equipped with shock absorbers cdvoennymi variable stiffness (including sports mode). The ground clearance of 45 cm and a fording depth reaches one meter.
According to the manufacturer, G500 4×42 accelerates to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds.
The dealerships Mercedes-Benz in Germany SUV will appear in December. Its price will be 226,100 euros. For comparison, the basic G-Class with a three-liter turbodiesel (version G 350 d) capacity of 245 hp three times cheaper – 89 922.35 euros.