2016 Mercedes G Class Changes and Release
We’re expecting the 2016 Mercedes G Class to arrive this summer with a large number of updates and improvements. The changes will be considerable in almost every segment of the famous SUV. However, the most significant innovations will happen under its hood. The enhanced engine lineup of the legendary G-Class always comes as one of the most important information in the SUV segment.
2016 Mercedes G Class Specs
The 2016 Mercedes G500 will receive a new 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 engine that comes standard with the AMG GT, C63 AMG and G500 4×4 models. The engine churns out 422 horsepower and 610 Nm of torque. The new G500 will go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds.
The 2016 Mercedes G63 AMG introduces an enhanced 5.5-liter V8 unit, while the 2016 Mercedes G65 AMG gets a 6.0-liter V12 engine. The upcoming G63 AMG will now have 571 horsepower and 760 Nm at its disposal. It takes 5.4 seconds for it to go from 0 to 100 km/h. As for the new Mercedes G65 AMG, it generates an impressive 630 horsepower and 1,000 Nm of torque. It reaches 100 km/h in just 5.3 seconds.
Another engine enhancement will happen under the hood of thea 2016 Mercedes G350 d with its new output of 245 hp and 600 Nm of torque. This model, as well as the G500 and AMG G63, will be offered with ECO start/stop system which improves the fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions.
2016 Mercedes G Class Redesign
Mercedes-Benz will offer a large number of improvements across its G-Class family for the 2016 model year. The 2016 Mercedes G Class gets revised bumpers, retuned suspension, modernized dashboard, updated ASR and ABS systems as well as a more comfortable interior. The G500 and G350 d models for the 2016 MY will be equipped with revised AMG wheel arches as standard, while the G350 d should receive new 18-inch alloy wheels’.
All of the 2016 Mercedes G Class versions will come with a new color package. It incorporates some unique exterior colors combined with black accents. Those include Alien Green, Solar Beam, Tomato Red, Sunset Beam and Galactic Beam.
The 2016 G63 AMG and 2016 G65 AMG will be available with a special AMG Edition 463 Package. The package includes two-tone designo leather seats, carbon fiber trim, aluminum accents as well as 21-inch forged wheels.
It seems the German automaker is determined to elevate the 2016 Mercedes G Class to a whole new level. Its competition is definitely going to struggle in this relentless race with the legendary off-roader.