1.2. The G-class Mercedes-Benz cars - the summary

In the present manual one of the last modifications of the Mercedes-Benz cars of category SUV of a G-class (W463) equipped modern V-shaped with six-cylinder - 112.945 (G320) - and eight-cylinder - 113.962/982 (G500 and G55 AMG) - petrol engines, and also line five-cylinder - 612.965 (G270 CDI) - and V-shaped eight-cylinder - 628.962 (G400 CDI) - diesel engines are considered. The considered models are presented on the market since 1999 and are issued in three options: The versatile person with long base, the Versatile person with short base and the Cabriolet.

Traditionally rectilinear forms of a body absolutely not peculiar to modern cars of the increased passability, give to the G-class MV SUV unique external color and the special appeal inaccessible to the vast majority of his today's competitors.

The body is fixed on a curved frame of a ladder design with the increased rigidity to twisting and connected to it by means of bolts on rubber support.

All models are equipped with automatic transmission of a series 722.6 productions of the Mercedes-Benz company.

The four-wheel drive is executed not disconnected. The mechanism of blocking of interaxal differential is provided in a design of the two-level transfer case. The transfer case is completely synchronized therefore it is possible to switch its steps during the movement. Also mechanisms of compulsory blocking of both interwheel differentials are provided, - the driver can block them (in a certain sequence) pressing of keys on the central console.

Forward and back suspension brackets independent with not cutting bridges, are organized by means of telescopic shock-absorbers, separately established screw springs, longitudinal levers, diagonal bars and stabilizers of cross stability.

The steering drive is organized according to the scheme "trapeze" with use of the hydrostrengthened worm gear with the circulating balls and a safety adjustable steering column.

For safety of the movement cars are equipped with the electronic antistrange system (ESP), the traction control system (4-ETS), the amplifier of emergency brake application (BAS) and system of anti-blocking of brakes (ABS) which are included in a basic equipment.

The standard brake system - hydraulic, double-circuit with vacuum strengthening. Forward brake mechanisms disk, ventilated, with the fixed support, back - also disk with supports of floating type. The drive of the parking brake manual with an exit to shoe assemblies of brake mechanisms of back wheels.