If the vehicle senses an issue, it can limit driving capacity and actually prevent you from quickly limping to get mechanical help. External features fitted as standard include a snorkel; bull bar, headlight and indicator protection painted in black; radiator and sump shields; 16-inch alloy wheels and all-terrain tyres. Power comes from a 3. The most recent service included an oil and filter change six months ago. Crash guards, provision for the attachment of a winch are all further examples of the broad spectrum of operation potential of the G-Class Professional. As you can see in the photos it does have some wood trim, but is a bit more utilitarian with the rubber accessories door handles, shift knob and the cool cloth interior.
The cost of ownership is quite a financial burden, but not as bad as previous models. Fuel mileage is good for a large car, I get 25 mpg doing 80-90+. Wooden highlights appeared while the floor grew a minutely refined console encasing the shift-stick and differential that extended all the way to dashboard. Aftermarket accessories and customization shown. Loads of neat touches, designed and constructed with Teutonic efficiency. An empty Trayon slide on camper weighs in at 390 — 425 kg depending on the model. Throw all of that on the G300 Ute, and you still have one whole Tonne of payload to play with! G300 Ute Dimensions The G300 measures 1951 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 3,428 mm, which is pretty long compared to a Landcruiser ute at 3,180.
The bonnet can be reinforced as an option and finished with a slip-resistent coat; and can thus be walked on. So you can tow big if you absolutely have to, but more importantly, you can carry your load without an extra set of axels to worry about in remote areas! A Landcruiser kitted out to the same degree will cost a similar amount. You'd be amazed at the feature list for a 1993 model. A tray will open up your and camping options as well. The G-Klasse saw a full revision in 1989 when the chassis was renamed to W643 following the introduction of standard anti-lock brakes, a permanent full-wheel drive system and electronically-locking differentials. The seller explains that they have lived overseas for some of this time.
For the same reason, canopies and slide on campers made to fit tray back utes, rather than pick up tubs, have better weight distribution, more space to fit in camping essentials, and provide an all round better off road rig. When it comes to carrying slide on campers payload capacity is really important — the more, the better! G300 Ute Weight and Payload Capacity The G300 Ute is no featherweight. The W140 chassis benz is not what you would call a fun car to drive, however, the handling is not that of a vehicle of this size, actually suprising how well it handles. It has travelled 130,000 km during the past 19 years. Appearance is good, smooth, flowing lines not characteristic to the previous W126 chassis, but more refined and not as harsh. Featuring two precisely positioned rigid axles with a high degree of articulation, long spring travel, permanent all-wheel drive, a low-range gearbox for the transfer case, and three 100 percent differential locks, the G-Class produces exceptional off-road performance. If you can find one with relatively low miles.
. It weighs in at 2. A tub can severely limit what you can use the external storage space for. That equates to just under 81,000 miles. Chewed up and spat out by the everlasting Cruiser. Primary Use: Commuting to work Old Luxury — No cup-holders? It means you can take every single thing you need to combat the unexpected situations the Outback will throw at you. The Mercedes G Professional Ute provides just about the toughest platform to carry a Trayon we have ever seen.
The most recent service was performed six months ago by Pacific Motors in Santa Monica, California included changing the oil and filter. However, there is logic behind this. This is an extremely rare vehicle. Compared to the four-door variant, this right-hand drive two-door looks a bit stubby, but is just as capable of tackling the rough stuff as its larger sibling due to its party trick: three locking differentials. Performance wise, it has an approach angle of 38 degrees and a departure angle of 35 degrees.
And it means you can have complete confidence that your suspension is tough enough to carry anything you need through any type of terrain, without a worry, G300 Ute Towing Performance The G professional ute can legally tow 3. Regardless, the body is very straight and the paint is rather impressive for a car closing in on six figure mileage. Daytime running lights are still functional. Giving you a safer margin for error when in the middle of nowhere. Diesel means this 4600 pound behemoth gets well over 30 miles per gallon on the freeway.
Shipped the car with not enough gas to even make it to the gas station. To deal with deep creek crossings, the G-class even comes with two water drain plugs and rubber floor mats. Throw in passengers and your payload will probably be closing in on a Tonne, if not more. Also be aware that if you modify a Landcruiser e. Its big, resilient, can carry an absolute mountain of payload, and it is threatening the long-standing reputation held by the Landcruiser as King of the Outback.