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Last of the "True" trucks gone - OT

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by sbolduc, Aug 5, 2005.

  1. sbolduc

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    That's probably only the US G-class. I can't see zee German's allowing their G-units being made in the US.

    It's hard to tell, but it looks it be fully ind. suspension. It's too bad that after they take the 4x4 capability out of it, they will offer a diesel engine. :confused:

    "In order not to disappoint fans of the sturdy 4x4, DaimlerChrysler has developed a special top-of-the-line 4x4 package for the new G-Class"

    Ya, like the G-unit was ever used for 4x4ing in North America.
     
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    Looks alot like another DC product...
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    I thought that was the new M, not the new G, and that article was mistaken
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    No, the new G is going to be fully independent, pretty much like the one pictured.

    There will be an "off-road" package, whatever that means.

    I'm guessing something similar to the Toureg.
     
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    well its no Cruiser, but who cares!!
     
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    So with the german pronunciation, it really is the

    "gay - wagen"

    :(
     
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    Well, they were selling less than 5,000/year of the current G's, meanwhile Lincoln sells ever Navigator they make.

    Can't really blame them, $$ wise.
     
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    True. It was no cruiser, but I was still a fan

    I mean, the competition (hummer, jeep, benz, whoever) is what makes it fun, right? ;)
     
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    I would still love to own a proper GWagen to add to the fleet. I met a fellow selling a 1990 3 Door Diesel G with 123k on the clock. Not sure his asking price makes much sense though - $15k!
     
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    That's about how much JDM Cruisers are going for...so it makes sense to me. The new G-wagons are even more expensive than the new Cruisers in the world market.
     
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    I suppose you're right on that. I guess the leather and heated seats make it worthwhile .... hmmm.

    Has anyone ever wheeled one? I don't believe I have ever seen on the trail.
     
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    Huh?

    Last I heard Jeep didn't stop selling their Wrangler Rubicon's, and Wrangler Unlimited-Rubicon.
    Dodge is still selling the Power Wagon.
    Hummer is still selling the original hummer, now with a Duramax!

    Not to mention the Toyota Tacoma sells pretty well, and Toyota doesn't have to discount their vehicles to sell them...