2020 Mercedes G-Class | Mercedes-0

Iconic Mercedes G-Class Reminds Customers of Its Performance Envelope

Boxy, rugged, and legendary. Those are the words often used to describe the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. It is an off-roader whose familiar face is unmistakable for anything else. That has been the case now for generations. However, in the years since its introduction, the vehicle has moved decidedly upscale. But Mercedes-Benz does not want new owners …

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is a super SUV with a Ferrari engine.
Trucks & SUVs

These Are 3 of the Best Looking SUVs Currently on Sale

While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, some shapes just stand out universally. Today we’ll be covering what I believe to be three of the best looking SUVs currently on sale. Spoiler alert, they are all expensive performance SUVs that make absolutely no sense in the real world. As strict safety regulations …

2019 Mercedes G-Class G63

Mercedes-Benz Partners With Unexpected Artist For G-Wagen Design

As Mercedes-Benz, performance is just as important as design. Mercedes continues to blend both traditional styles and modern concepts in its newest vehicles. And to push the envelope even further, this German carmaker has partnered with an unexpected artist for its iconic G-Class SUV. Mercedes presents Project Geländewagen Mercedes originally introduced Project Geländewagen in July and is the company’s first initiative to …

a black cabriolet g-wagon with a tan convertible top, press phot against a gray backdrop
Trucks & SUVs

Will Mercedes Ever Sell Another Convertible G-Wagon?

With the new release of the new Ford Bronco and the allure of its topless capability, other designated off-road vehicles might want to start taking notes. Certain 4×4 off-road SUVs like the Toyota 4Runner or the Land Rover Defender probably won’t ever see a convertible model. But the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon has already done it with …

A black G-Wagon driving fast in the sand

The 2014 G-Wagen Isn’t a Bad Buy If You’re Looking for a Beastly SUV

Typically when we think of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class lineup the first attributes that come to mind are beastly power and lavish comfort, but definitely not affordability. A new G-Wagen retails for well over $100K but getting a used model can be more affordable than you think. If you’re interested in getting this luxurious off-roader at …

Jeep Gladiator Off Roading
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What Is a Locking Differential?

We see it a lot. A locking differential is a desired option for off-roaders like the Toyota Tacoma and the Jeep Wrangler. But what exactly does it mean? Why does it help when you’re out driving on the trails? It’s one of those mechanical concepts that might seem complicated at first but once you realize …

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Are Used Toyota 4Runners Still so Expensive?

Toyota cars, trucks, and SUVs have a good reputation for reliability and retaining resale value. The Toyota 4Runner is no exception. Each Toyota shares the brand name, but still each are different. What is it about the 4Runner that makes its price so expensive––even used? New and used Toyota 4Runner SUV pricing The current fifth …

2020 Ram 700 Pickup | FCA-00
Trucks & SUVs

Brace Yourselves, Epic New Compact Trucks Are Coming

Rumor has it that trucks are about to get smaller again, like the classic Chevy Blazer or Ford Ranger. Heck, maybe a new Jeep Comanche model will pop up as well. The Ford Maverick, Ram 700, and Mercedes G-Class might be hitting the streets before we know it. New Compact Trucks Are Coming Haven’t you …

2020 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG
Trucks & SUVs

The $200k Mercedes G63 AMG’s Problem Isn’t With the SUV

Mercedes finally updated the G-Class in 2018 after seeing the outgoing version off with a 6-wheeled pickup and portal-axle version. With the newest model came a new AMG version, the Mercedes G63 AMG. The G-Wagon has always been an impressive off-roader and luxury symbol, but now it’s joined in the high-end luxury SUV market by …

1996 Mercedes-Benz G320
Trucks & SUVs

A Used Mercedes G-Wagon Can Be Surprisingly Affordable

Normally, a Mercedes G-Wagon (aka G-Class) isn’t exactly a bargain. The SUV retains its value surprisingly well for a luxury off-roader, and even old models can sometimes sell for six figures. Usually, the only way to get a G-Wagen on the cheap is to get one from the military. However, it is still possible to …

2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited six-wheeler
Trucks & SUVs

Jeep Wrangler Not Insane Enough? Make It a 6-Wheeler

What’s an easy way to make an SUV more ludicrous? Add wheels. Mercedes-Benz demonstrated this when engineers gave the outgoing G-Class an extra axle and pickup bed to create the G 63 AMG 6×6. And as an iconic off-roader, the Jeep Wrangler has had its share of extreme modifications. But Doug Demuro has located one …

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class on display at the North American International Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Mercedes G-Class?

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is redefining what it means to build an SUV. It has rugged looks that feel natural crashing through river beds and is stylish enough to cruise the streets of New York and turn heads. It’s hard to improve on something that great, but Mercedes-Benz has done it, according to Consumer Reports. Let’s …

Russell Built Fabrications Safari Porsche 911
Cars

The Safari Porsche 911: Off-Roading the Alternative Way

People often think off-roading requires specialty vehicles. So, they put up a Jeep Wrangler’s or Land Rover Defender’s drawbacks to be able to crawl over rocks. Or they shell out large sums for Mercedes G-Wagons or Rolls-Royce Cullinans. But then they worry about damaging their expensive SUVs. And while inexpensive off-roaders like the Suzuki Jimny …

Mercedes G550 4x4 Squared
Trucks & SUVs

The Mercedes G550 4×4 Squared Is a $300,000 German Bro-Dozer

Although some mod it too far, what keeps the more extreme G-Wagens from being too groan-worthy is Mercedes’ dedication to keeping the SUV a luxury off-road tank. True, a Suzuki Jimny offers bare-bones buffoonery, but there’s something about a 6-wheeled pickup that supersedes logic. And even without extra wheels, the G-Class, like the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, …

Lumma CLR G770 G-Wagen
Trucks & SUVs

Why Would You Ruin a Perfectly Good G-Wagen Like This?

New or old, Mercedes-Benz’ G-Wagen is an impressive off-roader. The SUV’s climbed 100% grades, even without extra axles. Classic G-Wagens still have multiple locking differentials and all-wheel drive, making them valuable and highly-capable. And because Mercedes didn’t need to update the G-Class much over the years, the SUV retains value better than other SUVs or …