From '79 to electric

The history of the electric G-Class.

Mercedes-AMG G-Class EQG on a slope
Mercedes-AMG G-Class EQG on a slope

The all-electric version of the G-Class is on the starting line. We‘re bridging the gap until the world premiere by taking a look behind the scenes of its development. You can look forward to exciting interviews and exclusive insights!

Electric as of 2024


New ground.

In the electric G-Class, legendary design language meets advanced drive technology. And even as a fully electric model, the off-road icon remains true to its heritage: when it comes to off-road capability, it makes no compromises. Gain exciting insights into its development!

Mercedes-AMG G-Class on a forest path
Mercedes-AMG G-Class on a forest path

Schöckl drives


The testing.

Mercedes-Benz has been using the Schöckl to test its off-road icon since 1974. The electric G-Class also has to master gruelling test drives here before the model series can officially go into series production. You can find out exactly how this works in part 2 of our series.

Electric G-Class in outdoor test mode
Electric G-Class in outdoor test mode

Oliver Beck: Interview


Protection – for tough conditions.

Legendary design idiom meets advanced drive technology: with the all-electric G-Class, the iconic off-roader is stepping into the future. The R&D team offers a behind-the-scenes peek at the development process. Today’s focus: underbody protection.

A Mercedes-AMG G-Class from the side in the forest
A Mercedes-AMG G-Class from the side in the forest

Efficiency & driving modes


Off-road performance in focus.

Legendary design language meets advanced drive technology: with the electric G-Class, the off-road icon is venturing into new territory. The development team provides a look behind the scenes of development. This time the focus is on efficiency and driving modes.

A Mercedes-AMG G-Class from the side in the forest
A Mercedes-AMG G-Class from the side in the forest

G-Class Private Lounge


Exclusive content.

As a member of the G-Class Private Lounge, you‘ll be able to take a look behind the scenes of the development of the electric G-Class over the coming weeks. Our experts will offer exciting insights and explain in exclusive interviews the challenges they faced when electrifying the off-road icon – and how they overcame them. Register now and stay tuned so you don't miss anything!

A Mercedes-AMG G-Class from the side in the forest
A Mercedes-AMG G-Class from the side in the forest

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What the future holds

A Mercedes-AMG 63 4x4² outdoor

Still stronger than time.

"Stronger than Time" – the motto introducing this generation of the G-Class is more apt than ever. Since premiering in 1979, the off-road icon has remained true to its roots. And it will continue to do so in future. Here a look at highlights to come over the next two years.

Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 20.1 l/100 km | CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 456 g/km | Emissionsangabe [1,2]

The icon of the future

The concept EQG standing on a podium

The Concept EQG.

“Stronger than time”: The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is getting ready for the age of e-mobility. The Concept EQG provides an exciting preview of the future all-electric version of the legendary model series.