2007 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G500

At a Glance

Pricing $100,250 - $119,450
Drive Types 4WD
Engines 5.4l V8 S, 5.5l V8
Transmissions A5, A7
Fuel Economy 11 (city), 13-15 (highway)

As one of the most expensive sport utility vehicles on the planet, the G-Class is surprisingly innocuous. Originally designed for the Germany military in the 1970's, the G-Class has been transformed into a rugged SUV for civilians. Aimed at the well-heeled customer who wants no-excuses off-road capability, the G-Class offers luxury and power in a boxy, utilitarian package. Two models are available: the G550, and the G55 AMG. Both A full-time 4WD system splits torque 50:50 between the front and rear solid axles.

What Changed:

The G-Class celebrates its 30th anniversary with more power, a new grille and minor changes to interior appointments.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
G550 5.5l V8 (382-bhp) A7 4WD $100,250
G55 AMG 5.4l V8 S (500-bhp) A5 4WD $119,450