After an 18-year hiatus, BMW has revived the 8 Series name with the BMW Concept 8 Series. The automaker's new flagship model could help the manufacturer compete against Mercedes-Benz, which overtook BMW last year as the world's largest luxury automaker.
Given that the 21st century has seen a sort of return to the roots aspect for the Mustang, it was probably only a matter of time before the Boss 302 made a return. Over the last few years there's been steady and growing interest in the concept of a new-age Trans Am Special.
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This 4x4 Squared is beautifully finished in Silver with a black roof and subtle accents in matte black (Vinyl Wrap that can be removed) With just over 10,000 Miles, this 4x4 has a clean Carfax and will not disappoint. Complete with Owners Manuals, the 4x4 retains approximately 4 months of its factory warranty, which can be extended by Mercedes. With an estimated 500 units made for the world and only 300 for the US Market, this is one incredible SUV that will likely appreciate over time. Great lease rates and Financing also available on any of our inventory! Buy Sell Trade Consignments Welcome! Please email email@example.com or call 1-818-773-8181 About the G Wagon The G-wagon is characterized by its boxy styling and body-on-frame construction. It uses three fully locking differentials, one of the few vehicles to have such a feature. The G-Class is one of the longest produced Mercedes-Benz in Daimlers history, with a span of 35 years. Development started in 1972, focusing on off-road abilities and maximum safety and comfort; with a cooperative agreement between Daimler-Benz and Steyr-Daimler-Puch in Graz, Austria. Mercedes-Benz engineers in Stuttgart were in charge of design and testing, while the team in Graz developed the production plans. The first wooden model was presented to Daimler-Benz management in 1973, with the first drivable prototype beginning various testing including German coalfields, the Sahara Desert, and the Arctic Circle in 1974. Construction commenced on a new production facility in Graz, where the new cross-country vehicle would be assembled nearly entirely by hand in 1975, with production of the G Model beginning in Graz in 1979. In 1980, the Vatican took delivery of a specially made G-Wagon outfitted with a clear thermoplastic top which served as the Popemobile. The Papa G later took up permanent residence at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. The G-class was developed as a military vehicle from a suggestion by the Shah of Iran to Mercedes and offered as a civilian version in 1979. In this role it is sometimes referred to as the Wolf. The Peugeot P4 was a variant made under license in France with a Peugeot engine. The first military in the world to use it was the Argentine Army beginning in 1981 with the military model 461. It was not available from Mercedes-Benz in the United States until 2002, although this was preceded by a grey-market where even basic models commanded six-figure prices in the 1990s. It was launched in 2002 as the Mercedes-Benz G500 with a V-8 petrol engine and achieved 3,114 sales that year. This eventually tapered down to less than 1,000 models sold in some years. However, in the 2010s, sales began to increase again surpassing the 3,000 mark in 2014 and in 2015, it sold more than during its launch year; with 3,616 sold that year. In 2016 this increased to 3950 in the United States. Many iterations of the G-Wagon have been produced, most recently the G550 4X4 Squared. 4 4 was an earlier concept vehicle brought into production in 2015. The vehicle was fitted with 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 petrol engine delivering 416 bhp and 450 lb ft of torque. The model combines the body of a regular long-wheelbase Mercedes G-wagon with the portal gear axles of the much larger Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6. This version also has a wider track compared to regular model. G500 4 4 has three differentials and seven-speed automatic gear box with a ground clearance of 410mm. The car was launched at the Geneva motor show 2015. The name of the show car G 500 4 4 version was Extreme-G, and the positive response to this concept helped endorse the development of the production version. Although exact production numbers have not been officially released, it is estimated that 500 units were produced world wide with approximately 300 units coming to the US, making this an extremely rare vehicle.
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