Mumbai: India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today further bolstered its strong SUV portfolio by adding the power of diesel to its iconic, unrivaled legend– The G-Class. The G-Class is a cult performance off-roader, which has set high benchmark for many vehicles. With the introduction of the new G 350 d, the off-roader becomes the most efficient “G” ever. Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India launched the new Mercedes-Benz G 350 d in Mumbai today.
“The G-Class has been unparalleled and unrivaled 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.” Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said at the much-awaited 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 350 d at a glance
|Engine||In-line 6 Cylinder|
|Output||210 kW (286 hp) at 1200-3200 rpm|
|Peak Torque||600 Nm at 2500-3500 rpm|
|Drive system||4MATIC all-wheel drive with rear-biased torque distribution of 40:60|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||7.4 seconds|
|Top Speed||199 km/h|