6.8.2020 04:04 pm
In spite of the V6 denoting badge, the G350 houses a 220kW/400Nm 2.0-litre turbo-petrol.
Four-cylinder motivation has officially returned to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class for the first time in nearly two decades, but only in China for now.
“Could we bring that back to life with a pick-up/lifestyle vehicle? I think we could”.
No word of it coming to South Africa has yet been made.
The soon-to-be-discontinued 5.0-litre supercharged V8 remains as is with outputs of 423kW/700Nm.
Initially, only the 1.4 TSI Design and 2.0 TSI R-Line will be offered with the 2.0 TSI Design expected in January next year.
Weighing a mere 167 kg, the normally aspirated 3.9-litre Cosworth V12 produces 488kW/467Nm and can rev up to 12 100 rpm.
Uncomplicated SUV a good ride let down by a not-so-good CVT.
No official timing for South Africa so far been made.
If it does become a reality, expect the hybrid powertrain to possibly make way for an all-electric configuration.
“A significant finding of this year’s report is that only three of the vehicles are equipped with Electronic Stability Control”.
New chairman Markus Duesmann was said to have questioned the existence of a number of current models, including the TT and R8.
“Recovery in the new vehicle market will most likely depend on how quickly the economy can break out of its low growth trap”.
TechRoad moniker joins the line-up as the new flagship Stepway model above the Dynamique Plus.
Average selling price of a used car in the last year was R289 312, an increase of R9 003 over the previous year.