More rubber between the rim and rock

Under Umbach, 10 June 2016

Even if it is hard to believe, the 500 G 4 x 4² is still not the most extreme version of the Mercedes G-class. This role falls the monstrous G 63 6 to 6 x. But also the 4 x 4² is already pretty crazy: the height is 2.25 meters and the gantry axes allows an extreme ground clearance of 45 centimetres. The 422 HP strong V8 under the hood looks compared to almost like child's play.

Smaller wheels with more rubber

4 x 4² is still too little all-terrain, can equip now him with choices of tire. The off-road vehicle tuner delta4x4 from under Umbach at Augsburg the standard 22-inch wheels with 325/55 tyres replaced Grobstoller in giant format in collaboration with the southernmost Mercedes car dealership of in Germany of the company Hornung from Garmisch. This modified delta4x4 his 18-inch one-piece forged rim so that it fits on the portal axes and fitted them with mud-terrain tires in the format 335/70 R 18 from the American OTR specialist Mickey Thompson.

Wheels with tyres for 7,900 euros

Who has read, recognize: here exchange large wheels against small. That sounds for some perhaps slightly beneficial, but this comes more protective rubber between the rim and the rock, also the traction will improve. The tires are designed to provide but also extremely smooth running on the road. A set of wheels with tyres 7,900 euros. (sl)