Apr 16, 2012
2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the result of the latest technical facelift from the Germans, focused on the engine and interior. To keep their clientele, the Mercedes off-roader kept its original appearance.
Mercedes-Benz has upgraded again the iconic G-Class. The facelift will be showcased at the Auto Show in Beijing and includes a new interior, updated engines and the Online Command interface.
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Regarding the interior, the center console, dashboard and board gauges have been completely redesigned, now integrating a color display. The Mercedes-Benz Online Command infotainment was integrated onboard the G-Class, and customers can order systems such as Blind Spot Assist, Parking Sensors and Adaptive Cruise Control.
2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class AMG is offered now with two engine versions – G63 AMG and G65 AMG. The top iteration develops 612 bhp (457 kW/621 PS), has an average fuel consumption of 17 liters/100 km (16.6 mpg imperial, 13.8 mpg US) and reinforces the title of “the most powerful model in the segment”. This version develops a maximum torque of 1,000 Nm (738 lb/ft), achieved between 2300 and 4300 rpm.
Meanwhile, the most economic 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, G350 BlueTEC develops 211 hp (157 kW/214 PS) and has an average fuel economy of 11.2 liters/100 km (25.2 mpg imperial, 21 mpg US). This is the only diesel offered with the G-Class, other units from range being two V8 engines, a 5461 cc aspirated of 388 bhp (290 kW/394 PS) and a 5461 cc twin-turbo V8 from the G63 AMG.
The G350 and G500 versions include the Mercedes-Benz 7G-Tronic Plus automatic transmission as standard, at its sixth generation.
Mercedes have completely revised the ESP for the G-Class. At the same time, the safety system now incorporates a trailer stabilization function and a HOLD function. Customers are still provided with the Designo range, if they wish to improve the interior of the German off-road.
The only changes made to the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class exterior are the daytime LED integrated into the front bumper and the changed side mirrors.
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