Mercedes-Benz made no secret that it was bringing its all-new G-Class to the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In fact, you couldn’t even enter the front door of Cobo Hall without craning your neck up toward a monumental amber block encasing a 1979 280 GE, Jurassic Park-style. So when the cover finally came off the latest iteration of this legendary luxury off-roader, the crowd wasn’t surprised as much as relieved. Relieved that Mercedes didn’t screw it up, that is.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/01/17/mercedes-benz-g-class