Mercedes-Benz has launched the iconic G-Class - G350d for
the Indian market at a price of Rs.1.5 Crore (ex-showroom). The new
Mercedes-Benz G 350 d was launched in the presence of Martin Schwenk, MD and
CEO, Mercedes-Benz India in Mumbai.
The G30 d is powered by 2925cc, Euro 6d-TEMP standard
compliant engine that generates a power output of 286hp at 1200-3200rpm and a
peak torque of 600Nm at 2500-3500rpm. The car comes with a 9G-TRONIC automatic
transmission and achieves 0-100 kmph in just 7.4 seconds. Those looking for a
highly personalised vehicle, the company is offering the G30d with an unlimited
customisation options with ‘G manufaktur’. Over a million possible combinations
of the G-Class can be created by combining the series and G maufaktur options.
“The G-Class has been unparalleled and unrivalled around the
world, since its inception in 1979. It is the benchmark amongst luxury off-road
vehicles. Today, Mercedes-Benz offers the fans and customers in India the first
ever diesel G-Class, the Mercedes-Benz G 350 d. The G 350 d with limitless
customization possibilities is positioned as a lifestyle vehicle for
aficionados, who want a highly personalized vehicle, which is an expression of
their dynamic personality. The famed off-roading capabilities of the G-Class
adds to the dynamic appeal of the vehicle. With a rich history of over 40
years, the G-Class has carved a niche for itself in a rather competitive market
segment. We are sure the zealous fans of the G-Class will welcome their
favourite luxury off roader in its new guise", said Martin Schwenk at the launch.
He added, “We start our product offensive for 2019 today,
and there cannot be a better vehicle to make an impression other than with the
iconic G-Class. With the new G 350 d, we are glad to offer over 15 specialty
and AMG cars for our discerning customers. The G-Class is an outstanding
vehicle that combines serious off-roading capabilities combined with daily
driving pleasures. The launch of this vehicle further cement our ‘Top of
pyramid’ product strategy for India. We have an exciting product offensive
lined up for Q4 and we are confident of maintaining our leadership position in
the luxury segment.” he added.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OF THE NEW MERCEDES-BENZ G
In-line 6 cylinder
4MATIC all-wheel drive with rear-biased torque
distribution of 40:60
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)
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