• Mercedes-Benz Strips Down G-Class for a Pair of Mil-Spec Search and Rescue Vehicles

    9 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Continuing its work to assist search and rescue personnel or military operations, Mercedes-Benz has now unveiled two non-civilian, stripped-down G-Class vehicles designed specifically for these missions. Coming in the form of the BA06 and BA09, the former is based on the company's Station-Wagon models and comes in the form of a closed, five-door four-seater. A 3.0-liter straight-six diesel engine powers the vehicle and gives it a 1.0 tonne payload for a gross weight of 3.5 tonnes, although additional payloads can be transported with a 3.5-tonne trailer on the back. It'll also be able to...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Updates Its Military-Spec G-Wagen

    Mercedes-Benz Updates Its Military-Spec G-Wagen

    9 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled its updated military spec G-Class. Now dubbed the W464, the search and rescue/special operations model maintains the iconic off-roader 's 40 years of design DNA but updates features for the modern world. Essentially a stripped-down and off-road centric version of the civilian version G-Class , the W464 features an emergency override switch , a 24-volt on-board power supply, improved corrosion resistance, LED lighting, a snorkel, a solid front axle, and improved ground clearance, approach, breakover, and departure angles, as well as water fording depths. The...
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