The Mercedes-Benz G Class is a luxurious SUV that has turn into fashionable within the U.S.
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Mercedes plans to launch a smaller model of its high-end G Class sports activities utility car, the German carmaker’s CEO instructed CNBC in an interview Sunday.
The G Class, a rugged off-road automotive which begins at slightly below $140,000, is fashionable with patrons within the U.S. It has been round for greater than 4 a long time. Mercedes has reinvented the mannequin with extra know-how and even teased an idea electrical model of the automotive.
Now Ola Kallenius, CEO of Mercedes, confirmed a “little G” is on the horizon, a smaller model of the G Class.
“So form of the daughter or son of the massive G can be going to return to G followers world wide in a number of years from now,” Kallenius instructed CNBC’s Annette Weisbach.
The CEO mentioned there isn’t any “definitive date” for when this mannequin might be launched.
“For those who’re ready for one thing good will probably be definitely worth the wait,” he mentioned.
A smaller model of the G Class might open the mannequin as much as a distinct group of patrons and doubtlessly at a distinct value level within the luxurious SUV phase towards rivals together with the Vary Rover and Bentley Bentayga.
The G Class is understood for being tough to get your arms on, with Mercedes controlling the availability of the luxurious off-road automotive.
Kallenius mentioned the tight provide is prone to proceed.
“The G Class is an icon, it’s tough to get one. For those who do get one you are feeling prefer it’s virtually like your birthday and we might be very very cautious managing quantity with the G Class,” he mentioned.