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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV India launch - Live updates: price, specs, features, details

Team OD Updated: 2019-10-16 12:40:45 IST

Mercedes-Benz is set to launch the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV in India today, October 16. This will be the first time a non-AMG G-Class will be India. The diesel-powered G 350d will be sold alongside the top-tier AMG G 63 version but is expected to make the G-Class available to buyers who are looking for a more practical, everyday SUV. Stay tuned as we bring all the information on the Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV here.

Also see: Mercedes G 350d | First Look

Live Updates
Oct 16, 01:23 PM (IST)

The Mercedes-Benz G 350d has been launched in India at Rs 1.5 crore ex-showroom.

<p>The Mercedes-Benz G 350d has been launched in India at Rs 1.5 crore ex-showroom.</p>
Oct 16, 01:22 PM (IST)

Upto 23 colour options can be had with the Mercedes-Benz G Class 

Oct 16, 01:21 PM (IST)

The MercedesMe suite of SIam-based connected car tech is available with the G Class.

<p>The MercedesMe suite of SIam-based connected car tech is available with the G Class.</p>
Oct 16, 01:20 PM (IST)

18-inch alloys are standard, 19 and 20 inchers are optional. Six designs are available.

<p>18-inch alloys are standard, 19 and 20 inchers are optional. Six designs are available.</p>
Oct 16, 01:19 PM (IST)

Multibeam LED headlamps, 64 ambient lights, the handlebar for the front passenger, the tubular elements to the air-vents, the exposed door-hinges and the upright winscreen.

Oct 16, 01:18 PM (IST)

The OM 656 BSVI 2,956cc inline-six motor makes 286PS at 3,400 to 4,600 rpm and 600 Nm between 1,200 and 3,200 rpm

<p>The OM 656 BSVI 2,956cc inline-six motor makes 286PS at 3,400 to 4,600 rpm and 600 Nm between 1,200 and 3,200 rpm</p>
Oct 16, 01:17 PM (IST)

Ground clearance of the Mercedes-Benz G 350d is 241 mm, water wading depth is 700 mm, approach and departure angles are 30 and 31 degrees respectively while the breakover angle is 26 degrees.

<p>Ground clearance of the Mercedes-Benz G 350d is 241 mm, water wading depth is 700 mm, approach and departure angles are 30 and 31 degrees respectively while the breakover angle is 26 degrees.</p>
Oct 16, 01:15 PM (IST)

The G 350d will be available in a million different combinations thanks to the G Manufaktur customisation program.

<p>The G 350d will be available in a million different combinations thanks to the G Manufaktur customisation program.</p>
Oct 16, 01:14 PM (IST)

The G Class is the largest selling AMG in India.

Oct 16, 01:13 PM (IST)

The Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG was the first G Class for India.

<p>The Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG was the first G Class for India.</p>
Oct 16, 01:10 PM (IST)

The G-Class has an over 40-year legacy, a result of a co-operation between Daimler-Benz AG and Steyr-Daimler-Puch in 1972 to develop a vehicle for military use.

Oct 16, 01:10 PM (IST)

Bits unique to the G-Class' interior are the handlebar for the front passenger, the tubular elements to the air-vents, the exposed door-hinges and the upright winscreen.

Oct 16, 01:09 PM (IST)

Ground clearance is 241 mm, water wading depth is 700 mm, approach and departure angles are 30 and 31 degrees respectively while the breakover angle is 26 degrees.

Oct 16, 01:08 PM (IST)

This generation is now 170 kgs lighter than before even as the ladder-frame G-Class has grown 53 mm longer and 121 mm wider

Oct 16, 01:01 PM (IST)

The motor is paired to a nine-speed auto. Top speed is 199 kmph, 0 to 100 kmph comes up in 7.4s

Oct 16, 01:01 PM (IST)

This 2,956cc inline-six motor makes 286PS at 3,400 to 4,600 rpm and 600 Nm between 1,200 and 3,200 rpm.

Oct 16, 12:59 PM (IST)

The range-topping Mercedes-AMG G 63 with a 585PS/850 Nm 4.0-litre V8 is already available here.

Oct 16, 12:47 PM (IST)

The G 350d is powered by the BSVI-compliant OM 656 diesel engine which also does duty in the facelifted S-Class.

Oct 16, 12:47 PM (IST)

The civilian version launched in 1979 and overtime saw numerous changes to the original design before the second generation version debuted in 2018. Over 3 lakh have been made.

Oct 16, 12:40 PM (IST)

The G-Class has an over 40-year legacy, a result of a co-operation between Daimler-Benz AG and Steyr-Daimler-Puch in 1972 to develop a vehicle for military use.

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