Mercedes introduces for the first time in India the iconic G-Class in its new guise- the G 350 d

Posted On Fri, October 18, 2019, 12:00 AM
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India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benztoday further bolstered its strong SUV portfolio by adding the power of diesel to its iconic, unrivalled legend– The G-Class. The G-Class is acultperformance off-roader, which has set high benchmark for many vehicles. With the introduction of the new G 350 d, the off-roader becomes the most efficient “G” ever. Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India launched the new Mercedes-Benz G 350 d in Mumbai today.

“The G-Class has been unparalleled and unrivalled around the world, since its inception in 1979. It is thebenchmark amongst luxury off-road vehicles. Today, Mercedes-Benz offers the fans and customers in India the first ever diesel G-Class, the Mercedes-Benz G 350 d.The G 350 d with limitless customization possibilities is positioned as a lifestyle vehicle for aficionados, who want a highly personalized vehicle, which is an expression of their dynamic personality. The famed off-roading capabilities of the G-Class adds to the dynamic appeal of the vehicle. With a rich history of over 40 years, the G-Class has carved a niche for itself in a rather competitive market segment. We are sure the zealous fans of the G-Class will welcome their favourite luxury off roader in its new guise.” Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Indiasaid at the much-awaited launch.

Technical specifications of the new Mercedes-Benz G 350 dat a glance


In-line 6 Cylinder


2925 cc


210 kW (286 hp) at 1200-3200 rpm

Peak Torque

600 Nm at 2500-3500 rpm

Drive system

4MATIC all-wheel drive with rear-biased torque distribution of 40:60



Acceleration (0-100 km/h)

7.4 seconds

Top Speed

199 km/h














Enhanced agility and traction: 4MATIC all-wheel drive

The new transfer case is flange-mounted directly to the 9G-TRONIC. It is designed to send 40 percent of the drive torque to the front axle and 60 percent to the rear axle. This configuration particularly benefits the handling characteristics on the road. The permanent all-wheel drive ensures maximum traction. The "G", being the "G",always has more in store. The low-range off-road reduction gear considerably increases torque at the drive wheels, which makes very difficult terrain negotiable.

G manufaktur:

Over a million possible combinations of G-Class can be created by combining the series and G maufaktur options, resulting in a G-Class,which could be the only one of its kind. The G-Class’ individuality is reflected in the G manufaktur philosophy. The G manufaktur uses only the finest materials: care, craftsmanship and time. The design gene is particularly prominent in the DNA of the G-Class. Equipment varies exclusively for the new G-Class, in which everything is perfectly matched and tailored to the highest level. Over a million possible combinations of the G-Class can be created by combining the series and G maufaktur options.

  • The G 350 d comes with special NAPPA LEATHER.
  • Be it the exterior or interior, many details of the new G-Class are hand-crafted.
  • A total of at least 100 hours is required to build the G-Class.
  • Experienced artisans pay attention to every detail when making the seats. The result is highly exclusive collector’s items fashioned by the hands of craft masters.

The new Mercedes-Benz G 350 d is priced starting atINR 1.5 crores ex-showroom, India

Contact Information:
Shekhar Das Chowdhury

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