Mercedes-Benz electric G-Wagon pre-bookings begin in India

Mercedes-Benzhas opened the pre-bookings for the all-electric G-Class in India. The electric version of the G Wagon will be called as new G 580. The electric version of the G-Class or the G Wagon will be available with EQ Technology by next year.

The Mercedes-Benz G 580 is the first electric model to sport a new instead of following the same EQ nomenclature system.

Apart from the upcoming all-electric G-Class in India, The luxury automaker likely drop this naming system with other upcoming EVs from the company as well.

Mercedes has retained the boxy looks of the standard G-Class for the electric version. To make it stand out as an electric off-roader, the G-Wagon also received some cosmetic changes to its exterior and cabin.

Mercedes has made a big change in the powertrain with the addition of the quad-motor all-wheel-drive electric drivetrain instead of the traditional internal combustion powertrain. The engine delivers up to 579bhp and 1,164Nm of peak torque. According to the company, the engine is capable of propelling this three-tonne SUV to 100kmph in under five seconds.

The carmaker claims that this electric version boasts all the off-road capabilities of the standard G-Class. It has a similar approach, departure, and even sideward slope angles as its sibling having an internal combustion engine, but with a tank-turn capability!

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