The image of the Mercedes G-Class will be applied in the coming years to a more compact model in order to capitalize as much as possible on the unfailing love of the famous adventurer.
500,000 copies. This may not seem like much for a vehicle with more than 40 years of service. But this is ultimately a feat for the archaic adventurer elevated to the rank of fashion victim over the years, by dint of positioning themselves in the very high-end universe under cover of V8 and even V12 blocks. The enthusiasm for the G-Class remains intact, so much so that next year it will be based on a 100% electric variant called EQG. However, it is on a larger scale that Etoile intends to capitalize on its goose that lays the golden egg. Like Jeep, which is surfing on the love side of the Willys with its Renegade, a reduced G-Class will soon strengthen the ranks of the German manufacturer, according to our colleagues atHandelsblatt.
It makes you wonder why Mercedes didn’t think of it before, rather than serving us a latest generation of GLA lacking stylistic inspiration. It is also on the technical basis of this member of the Class A / Class B family that the Mini Class G should be based, at least on the future 100% electric platform of their successors. Better optimized than that of the current EQA / EQB, it will allow the new kid (about 4.60 m long, all the same) to benefit from 800V technology, a guarantee of lightning recharging times, while the capacity of battery will easily allow it to cross the 400 km mark.
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