Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Ola Kallenius announced that the company raised the issue of the future model G-Class. During discussion, it was proposed sooner or later to remove the expensive SUV with the conveyor, however, Kallenius said that “the G-Class is the latest car that will refuse a brand”. “Gelendvagen” will be fully electric and is likely to include a line of EQ.
About the possible appearance of an SUV with zero emissions became known last year. Then it was reported that with the idea of producing this car in person to the head of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche turned Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is known that in the garage of the Hollywood actor already has a fully electric G-Class, made by special order. Zetsche is replied evasively that all future models of the German brand will get electrified version.
#Daimler CEO K?llenius: ”There will be a zero-emission #EV version of the #MercedesBenz G-Class. In the past there were discussions whether we should eliminate the model, the way I see things now I’d say the last Mercedes to be built will be a G-Class” #AMWKongress #eMobility pic.twitter.com/tAS6tzpR3Y
— Sascha Pallenberg ??? (@sascha_p) 7 Nov 2019
Information about all-electric “G-wagon” was officially confirmed just now, however, Kalenius has not yet announced the release date of this car in the market.
In 2016, Mercedes-Benz has created a sub-brand EQ for electric vehicles, as well as for technological solutions in the field of electromobility. The first electrocreaser under this brand saw the light of day in 2017, and later joined van on the basis of the V-Class and the forerunner of the serial liftback.