G-Class SUV is has been in Mercedes lineup for more than 40 years. During this period, G-Class used same chassis in the production process. Now with release of new 2019 Mercedes G-Class we are expecting to see all new platform for this SUV. 2019 G-Class should also get new suspension system and it will be slightly wider than the current model. Both front and rear live axle will be installed. High-strength steel and aluminum use in the production process of future G-Class will have big impact on weight. It is said that new G-Class 2019 could be as much as 440 pounds lighter than before. Speaking of exterior design, there will be no drastic changes at all. G-Class has its famous looks and Mercedes will try to keep that tradition. Some details like round headlights up front and spare tire on the tailgate have become G-Class trademark. Inside the cabin, G-Class will become more spacious, all thanks to the new platform and more width.
2019 Mercedes G-Class engine and fuel economy specs
2019 Mercedes G-Class engine lineup will include several different choices. 2019 Mercedes G550 engine will be 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 petrol unit generating 416 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. 2019 Mercedes G63 engine will be the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo but with significantly more power. It should be tweaked to produce around 550 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. Next engine choice will probably be 3.0-liter twin-turbo diesel with 6-cylinders. Model with this engine will only be available in Europe and it will generate around 300 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. All engines should be combined with new 9-speed automatic transmission, except for the AMG models. G-Class AMG will most likely use old 7-speed gearbox for better performance. There are still no information about 2019 Mercedes G-Class fuel economy specs.
2019 Mercedes G-Class release date and price review
2019 Mercedes G-Class has not been officially confirmed. Some rumor has it that new 2019 G-Class SUV could be released by the end of 2018. 2019 Mercedes G-Class price range should not change drastically, so expect starting price to be set around $120,000.