MercedesBenz Gclass to get V12 power Autoweek

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Mercedes-Benz G 500 Cabrio W463

Mercedes-Benz G-class to get V12 power

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has slyly revealed a lightly version of the 33-year-old G-class to its planned public premiere at the motor show next

The reworked version of the German iconic military-grade SUV, to go on sale in European markets in with North American slated to begin by the end of this can be seen in the background of an official of the facelifted GLK posted on the Mercedes-Benz Web site.

Among the subtle changes to the G-class’s classic square is a restyled grille with prominent slats in place of the model’s seven slats, new inserts with horizontally LED running lights and redesigned housings.

Not seen in the picture but evident in recent spy photos of testing on public roads are tail lamp graphics and a new of alloy wheels.

Official has yet to be released, but insiders confirm both of the G-class’s standard are retained for the 2013 model including the 383-hp naturally 5.5-liter V8 and the 208-hp, 3.0-liter V6

Up until now the diesel powerplant has not offered in North America.

up the lineup, the 12-year-old G55 AMG’s supercharged 5.4-liter V8 finally way for a 536-hp version of Mercedes-Benz division AMG’s twin-turbocharged V8 in a new G63 AMG.

The big news, however, the addition of a new G65 AMG range-topping model to the It runs the same twin-turbocharged V12 recently confirmed for the SL65 With 621 hp and a sturdy 737 lb-ft of it is claimed to propel the 5,500-pound-plus G65 AMG 0 to 62 mph in 5.2 secconds. Top speed is limited to 155

The G65 AMG will be the first G-class to receive V12 power.

Mercedes-Benz G 500 Cabrio W463

The new AMG models different front-end styling the standard G-class model, a deeper front bumper large air ducts for more engine cooling. Other changes include larger adopted from the ML63

Unclear at this stage is the G63 and the G65 AMG will continue to flaunt the side pipes used on the G55 although early prototypes to suggest that they

In a move that promises to substantial fuel savings to all the reworked G-class will use seven-speed 7G-tronic gearbox in of the older five-speed 5G-Tronic in use since 1979. Autoweek say the new gearbox will offer an stop/start function along brake-energy recovery, but only on the G63

Other upgrades brought to the which continues to carry the code name W463 and is by Magna Steyr in Austria, is a instrument cluster bought from the third-generation M-class, a color monitor and Mercedes-Benz’s COMAND system that Internet-based functions.

The facelifted G-class will to be offered with the choice of two 94.5 inches in standard and 112.2 inches in long form. The quirky cabriolet is set to continue but only in combination the standard 383-hp, 5.5-liter V8 as the cabriolet.

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Mercedes-Benz G 500 Cabrio W463
Mercedes-Benz G 500 Cabrio W463
Mercedes-Benz G 500 Cabrio W463
Mercedes-Benz G 500 Cabrio W463

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