Whereas many patrons of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class yearn for the flagship AMG-branded variants, a brand new entry-level four-cylinder variant dubbed the G350 is coming to China.
G-Class followers could also be accustomed to the nameplate as Mercedes-Benz sells a G350 in numerous markets. Nevertheless, that G350 additionally includes a ‘d’ in its title, as a reference to its diesel engine. By comparability, the Mercedes-Benz G350 that can quickly launch in China has a gasoline engine.
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As reported by Autohome that nabbed these footage of the entry degree mannequin, the native G350 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine rated at a good 299 hp and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) and mated to a nine-speed automated transmission.
The Mercedes-Benz G350 seems to have been developed for the Chinese language market due to how closely the nation taxes automobiles with giant capability engines. There are few visible variations between the G350 and V8-powered variants, making this base mannequin all of the extra interesting. The truth is, the one actually noticeable exterior distinction are the smaller wheels.
Whereas Mercedes-Benz doesn’t formally promote the diesel G350d in China, it’s doable to seek out one as many are imported by the gray market. The truth is, it’s reported that a minimum of 20 G350d fashions just lately landed on Chinese language shores after being imported from a German-speaking nation.
No pricing particulars for the petrol G350 have been introduced however it’ll apparently be formally revealed in China in September.