“The G-Wagen was originally developed by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz in 1979 as a way to compete with four wheel drive vehicles.”
“The vehicle is now produced by both Daimler AG and AMG, its performance car division. The G-Class had been billed as “the world’s most capable off-road” SUV.”
A list of classy, exclusive, fashionable cars cannot be complete without mentioning one of the most significant automobiles – the Mercedes G-wagon. It is one of the most exotic SUVs in the world and a class of its own. The shape, design, and commanding presence will make you admire the car at first sight.
Everything about the car speaks of excellence, and that is why many consider the vehicle a must-have vehicle for the rich in Nigeria. The Mercedes -Benz G-class is popularly G-Wagon in Nigeria. It is a four-wheel-drive luxury SUV produced by Mercedes Benz.
The development of the Mercedes Benz G-Wagon began in the 70s with the construction streamlined on making the on and off-road abilities perfect.
Also, the makers paid attention to providing maximum safety to users. Initially, the car was created for the military, which is why many countries have their military using it.
Prices of G-wagon cars in Nigeria
To purchase a brand new 2019 G-wagon in Nigeria today, you need to have between 75 million naira and 180 million naira. The prices depend on the kind of trim the car comes with. Here is a list of the prices of G-wagon in the country,
- 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-550 cost between 70 million and 85 million naira.
- 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 cost 90 million naira.
- 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-550 cost 70 million naira.
- 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G65 can be purchased with 100 million naira.
- 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-550 (4×42) comes with a price of 100 to 120 million naira.
Mercedes-Benz G-wagon Series prices in Nigeria
The new series of the G-wagon was unveiled early last year. Expectedly, there were massive improvements from the company. Although the company intentionally stuck to the boxy design of the SUV, the new models look neater and come with impressive features.
The base trim remains the G550, which time on a 4-liter V-8 twin-turbo engine that belts out 416 hp with a 450 ib- ft of torque. The AMG G63 comes with the same kind of SUVs, but it produces 577 hp and 627 ib-ft of torque – thanks to the new twists that were added to the turbo-boost screw.
Other impressive features of the new Mercedes-Benz G-wagon include – massaging front -seats, heated steering wheel, 9-speed auto transmission, 0-60 mph in 5.8 seconds(G550) 4.4 seconds (AMG G63). You can purchase the new model of G-wagon in Nigeria if you have between 70 and 200 million naira.
Mercedes -Benz G550 2018 price in Nigeria
This is the cheapest series in G-wagon class. These series are powered by a 416 hp, twin-turbo 8-cylinder(V8) engine, and it has a 7-speed transmission. Other features of this car include a heater front and back seat, Bluetooth, Android auto, sunroof, 12 – speaker audio system, and a rearview camera.
You can also use blind-spot monitoring to pack the car in the right places. To purchase this car in Nigeria, you will be inclined to spend between 65 million to 75 million naira.
Mercedes -Benz AMG G63 2018
Among the highest performer of the G-wagon series is the AMG G63. It runs on a 563hp 8-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine. Also, it comes with a performance brake, upgraded leather interior, and sport-tuned suspension system.
You can purchase this car if you set aside between 65 to 80 million naira.
Mercedes -Benz AMG G65 2018
Another high-performing member of the G-wagon series is the AMG G65 2018. This trim comes with a 621 hp 12-cylinder, also a twin-turbocharged engine. The wheels are larger than the ones in the G550 and AMG G63.
Some extra styling features are not found in the AMG G63 and G550. You can purchase this car if you have between 85 to 100 million naira.
Mercedes -Benz G550 4×42 2018
This is no doubt this is the best of the G-Class series. It was designed to be a great off–broader, and all its features were made with this in mind by the manufacturers. This car includes portal axles, an adjustable suspension system, heavy-duty tires, 22-inch wheels, and ground clearance of over 17-inches.
However, adding these features caused the elimination of other great features that are found in other models. These features include adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, rear-seat entertainment. This car cost between 100 to 130 million naira.
It is essential to know that the prices listed here are for brand new G-wagon cars . The prices for the fairly used models depend on the location and the seller. Hence, we can’t provide the price here.
- John Aina Ajibola has a Masters degree as an engineer and has over 3 years of teaching and research experience. He is happiest when on a bike and is also interested in electric energy and computer Science.