When you are looking for a serious off-roader there are a few notable picks. We have the Land Rover Defender, the Jeep Wrangler and finally the Mercedes Benz G-Class. The G-Wagen as it is popular known features the same rugged box shape that is the hallmark of serious off roaders. The car is manufactured in Austria by Magna Steyr, which was formerly known as the Steyr-Daimler-Puch. With this in mind the G-Wagen is sold under the Puch name in select markets as the Puch G.
What’s in a Name?
The G-Class is sometimes referred to as the G-Wagen, which is short for the German word Gelandewagen which means “cross country vehicle.”