2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Kompressor

DaimlerChrysler gives a chain of game software cars to the general public below the Mercedes-Benz logo as G-Class. Commonly known as the G-Wagen, brief for Geländewagen (or Cross-Country Vehicle), Mercedes secured navy contracts for the car withinside the overdue Nineteen Seventies and supplied a civilian model to the general public in 1979.Never a completely Mercedes product, the G-Wagen become a joint Steyr-Daimler-Puch improvement and are assembled through Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria. Mercedes' component become to offer the drivetrain in addition to indoors layout on civilian cars, and Steyr retained distribution rights in sure areas below the Puch name. Among the engines supplied withinside the G-Class for the 2004 version 12 months is a five.five-litre V8. Major fashions consist of the G500, and G55 AMG. Marking its twenty fifth anniversary, the 2005 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG become relaunched because the G55 Kompressor or G55K and obtained a lift in power, way to a five.five-liter, supercharged V8 growing 469 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of torque.


The chassis become revised for 1990 because the W463 with anti-lock brakes and a complete trio of electronically-locking differentials. The V8-powered 500GE become new for 1993, catering to greater of a luxurious than off-street crowd with best middle and rear differential locks and a highly-priced cabin of leather-based and wood. This luxurious-Wagen lasted simply years, however. All G-Wagens commenced the use of Mercedes-Benz's new letter-first naming scheme in 1994.

The variety become refreshed once more in 1997, consisting of the creation of a power-crowned convertible and new engines, the faster 2.nine L Diesel and the V6-powered (M112 motor) G320 - preceding years' G320s had been equipped with the M104 I6. The luxurious G-wagen back for 1998 because the G500, with legitimate income starting withinside the United States in 2002 at $75,000. The 349 hp (260 kW) G55 AMG cemented the car withinside the American market, however, with many snapped up through celebrities. A 476 hp (355 kW) G55, brought in 2004, may want to hit 60 mph in only five.five seconds.