Mercedes G-Wagen to be produced till 2015

Mercedes G-Wagen to be produced till 2015

Mercedes G-Wagen fq1

In the present economic climate many coachbuilders are enduring hard times or leaving the industry, it’s good to hear news of fresh long-term contracts. Magna Steyr has just announced that it has had its contract with Mercedes-Benz extended to continue building the G-Class (a.k.a. Geländewagen) until at least the end of 2015.

Around 200,000 examples of the boxy SUV have been built so far by the Austrian manufacturer at its Graz facility over the last 30 years. The contract builder currently builds five door, three-door and convertible bodystyles, along with special editions and special commissioned models like the 1,200 Australian army units it churned out last year.

The G-Wagen has been in the news recently with its 30th anniversary and the special Edition30 variant released for the occasion

Mercedes G-Wagen fq1

In the present economic climate many coachbuilders are enduring hard times or leaving the industry, it’s good to hear news of fresh long-term contracts. Magna Steyr has just announced that it has had its contract with Mercedes-Benz extended to continue building the G-Class (a.k.a. Geländewagen) until at least the end of 2015.

Around 200,000 examples of the boxy SUV have been built so far by the Austrian manufacturer at its Graz facility over the last 30 years. The contract builder currently builds five door, three-door and convertible bodystyles, along with special editions and special commissioned models like the 1,200 Australian army units it churned out last year.

The G-Wagen has been in the news recently with its 30th anniversary and the special Edition30 variant released for the occasion

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