A new fleet of Mercedes G-Class 300 CDI for the Swiss Army | Auto News

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A new fleet of Mercedes G-Class 300 CDI for the Army

One of the lesser-known versions of the G-Class is fireproof military Although it should not be so, since the was initially born as a military One of the first armies in various was done with the Swiss.

The Confederation employed since Puch 230 GE, developed on the basis of the by Steyr Daimler Puch. of those Puch 230-4189 in total #8211; are still after 30 years of harsh but you can not deny that they are

Thus Switzerland wants new for its army, and has used the Professional of the Mercedes G-Class. 75% of the units be four-door vehicles for the carriage of while 25% will be chassis adaptable to other uses, as ambulance.

The selected vehicles belong to the range of Class G, more but as robust and hardened as a standard According to Mercedes, all Class G are to the same standards of quality.

The G were field tested in at high altitude mountain extreme temperatures and being from aircraft, tactical especially important in recent Swiss Army Mercedes are not to the production, employing technologies to higher reliability and robustness. For stability control ESP has been to extreme use and the diesel engine has an lower than

the street Mercedes G-Class.

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Technologies climb to greater and reliability for military use

Instead of the sophisticated turbo-diesel with 258 hp and reduction of emissions that can be in a Mercedes G 350 CDI, we find a tight this engine OM Its power is 184 hp at 3,800 rpm, maximum torque of 400 Nm between and 2,800 rpm. On a decent it can reach 160 km / h. The power goes to the 4 permanently through some measure 265/70 R16 and three differentials independently.

The gearbox is automatic, 5 gears and With respect to the Class G off-road capabilities are slightly it has a fording capability of 600 mm, double and can climb slopes with a of 100%, with a minimum clearance of 210 mm. it is one of the few SUVs truly military origins still on at the height of Jeep Wrangler and Rover Defender. It is a very beast, which can not fail in the of a conflict.

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