Mercedes G-Class

Mercedes G-Class

Mansory unveiled the G-Couture today at the Geneva Motor Show. It is a tuning kit based on the G 55 AMG and limited to only seven cars. Tuner worked on both the car’s appearance, but also on improving its performances. The entire exterior up to the lower window edge and the roof of the SUV are made of carbon.

For the engine, all the components are replaced with high-performance components from the Mercedes-Benz SLR. The result is in impressive 700 hp and 880 NM of torque.

Press release after the jump.

Mercedes has announced that the BlueTEC technology will also be available for the latest version of the G-Class family, which, incidentally, is celebrating its 31st anniversary.

The Mercedes-Benz G 350 BlueTEC will be powered by a V6 diesel engine that delivers a total of 210 horsepower at 3400 rpm and a torque of 540 Nm between 1600 and 2400 rpm.

Developed by Mercedes, the BlueTEC is a revolutionary technology that is designed to reduce diesel vehicle emissions, especially nitrogen oxide emissions.

As far as the technology that lies in the G 350, the BlueTEC version in the car uses AdBlue®, an aqueous urea solution which is injected into the exhaust-gas stream. This process, in turn, releases ammonia, which converts up to 80 percent of the nitrogen oxides into harmless nitrogen and water by a process of reduction in the downstream SCR catalytic converter.

Since the G-Class has been known to drive in some pretty inhabited areas around the world, Mercedes engineers made things a little easier for those driving the G350 BlueTEC by integrating the filler cap in the vehicle’s outside tank recess. Also of importance is that a full tank of the AdBlue can last for around 12,000 kilometers.

Press release after the jump.

The German tuner Hamann will come at the Geneva Motor Show with a tuning package for the Mercedes G-Class G55 AMG. The aerodynamic kit includes, among others: an optimized air flow, two LED daytime running lights integrated in the front spoiler, a roof spoiler, a newly designed rear skirt with the integrated diffuser and a 13- part exterior set made of carbon fibre (radiator grill, headlight protective grid, mirror cases, door handles, air inlets in the side wings, bonnet air blind).

For the 5.4-liter engine, Hamann is offering two powerful performance enhancements, with a maximum of 600 hp and 782 NM of torque. The result is a 0-60 time of just over five seconds and a top speed of 162 mph.

Press release after the jump.

The UAE is certainly the world’s current center for over the top tuning and luxury motoring, so it is no surprise that ART Tuning revealed theirG55 AMG Streetline at the recent Dubai Motor Show. The tuner started out with a performance upgrade that includes an ECU upgrade that also gives the gearbox crisper shifts and overrides the top speed limiter before ending the upgrade with a custom six tip stainless steel exhaust system. The hand built AMG engine now a total of 601 HP and 590 lb-ft of torque while the G-Wagen ’s top speed goes up to 161 MPH.

Mercedes G55 AMG Streetline by ART

The interior is finished with leather trim in bordeaux red with bright contrast stitching covereing every surface imaginable inside the highly modified G along with embossed logos and a set of velour carpets in black and red with hand stitched emblems. ART also added a multifunctional Sport Steering Wheel, that has been ergonomically designed with airbag and covered in more bordeaux red leather and noble wood. ART fitted a bit of red ambience lighting and a speedometer that reads all the way up to 330km/h.

Mercedes G55 AMG Streetline by ART

The body kit includes a more aggressive front fascia with a total of ten xenon lit projectors and more LED driving lights then you can shake a stick at. The aero bonnet is vented and so are the fenders and wide arches. The running boards are dressed up with some stylish illuminated covers. The rear bumper is covered with multicolored LEDs while up top there is a more pronounced roof spoiler. However the most moemorable feature of the Streetline G55 is that the entry ledges for all five doors are illuminated with the ART logo.

Source: ART Tuning

Sitting next to the SLS AMG Desert Gold at the Dubai International Auto Show is special edition Mercedes Benz G55 AMG Kompressor called "Edition 79". Just like the golden gull wing, this factory custom G Wagon is exclusively destined for the Middle East market and makes a nostalgic reference to the Geländewagen’s origin back in 1979.

Mercedes G55 AMG Kompressor "Edition 79"

The "Edition 79" differentiates itself from ordinary G Class SUVs is a Designo Magno Alanite Grey finish and will come with a custom brush guard up front to ensure that nothing gets in your way, the sides are dressed up with strips of carbon fiber trim and to round out the "Edition 79" package a set of 19 inch AMG design lightweight alloy wheels finished in titanium. Very fitting with the special edition theme, Mercedes will only make 79 units of the limited edition G55.

Press release after the jump.

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The Mercedees Benz G Wagon celebrated it’s 30 anniversiry this year, and Hamann is celebrating by giving the Austrian military’s favorite fast attack vehicle a birthday present in the form of a complete makeover, both inside and out of this G55 AMG as well as under the hood. Owners can choose from either a mild 35 HP upgrade, or go all out with the HM 600 performance kit that beefs up the 5.4 Liter engine with a blower to produce 600 HP and 576 lb-ft of torque, and like we said before, can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 5.1 seconds and hit a top speed of 162 MPH. Pretty impressive for an all-terrain machine.

Hamann tunes the Mercedes Benz G55 AMG

From the outside, Hamann has upgraded the Typhoon with an oversized grill, carbon fiber for the mirrors, door handles and fender vents. There is a new front spoiler that lowers the front end of the vehicle giving it a more sporty appearance, just like the rear wing. The most impressive features of the Typhoon are the rims, measuring in at 24 inches in diameter, not only are they huge, but the black offsets the cream exterior perfectly.

The interior has been recovered in plush red fabric on the door panels, headliner, armrests and seat inserts. The interior is further dressed up with a few carbon fiber trim pieces as well as a couple more red accents. Aside from the wild materials, for the most part, the Typhoon’s interior is exactly like it left the factory, the perfect compliment for any tuner. So if you feel like celebrating along with the boys at Hamann, give them a ring and see what they can do with your G wagon.

As you may have noticed by now, royal families got all the goodies, especially when we are talking about the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi. That is because one of their lucky members recently received this exclusive Yaas Edition Mercedes Benz G55 AMG , customized by ART for his highness prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Sultan Bin Rashed Al Nahyan.

AS55K YAAS Edition G55 AMG

The supercharged V8 under the hood of the AS55K YAAS EDITION has been upgraded to produce 620 HP bringing power up to a majestic level. The tuners added lots of bold new bodywork made mainly of the lightweight exotic material, carbon fiber. The wavy black stuff is what makes up the bonnet, side mirrors, door handles and spare wheel cover while the inside is adorned with gold accents and the utmost quality upholstery. Add the chromed tailpipes and window tint and this becomes one hard vehicle to ignore.

Press release after the jump.

Hamann Typhoon

The German tuning firm Hamann has just revealed a new tuning kit for the all-terrain Mercedes Benz G55 AMG . Thanks to a few aftermarket performance products, the Hamann Typhoon is now able to sprint from 0 to 60 MPH in just 5.1 seconds, unbelievable performance for an off-roader. But after all, the G is the Austrian Military’s favorite Fast Attack Vehicle.

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Source: Hamann

Mercedes Benz has just revealed two very different special editions of the same military inspired classic, the G-Wagen. The EDITION.PUR model is based on the G 280 CDI, and this throwback to the classic off road machine has been equipped to handle anything that could possibly stand in its way. Packaged with a set of all terrain tires, flexible wheel arches, protective guards for the headlamps and grill and a reinforced hood make the PUR a force to be reckoned with.

Whereas the G-Class LIMITED.30 is an expression of elegance, taking the shape of the Mercedes Benz G500 luxury machine. Highlighted by platinum black bodywork, a unique set of alloys and LIMITED lettering on the outside. The inside is classed up with the ultimate in plush high-end trim, like "chablis" colored leather and designo wood trim in finished in anthracite.

Press release after the jump.

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