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Rad Report: Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by bigburrito, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:01 PM

    bigburrito [OP] Local Man

    Mar 13, 2009
    DuPage County
    '09 TRD OR
    Demello sliders, fog lights anytime, 265/75R16 Duratracs, 60" HiLift, VIAIR OBA 2.5 gallon tank, FM Super 44, TSB springs, 5100s at .85, bent tailgate
    Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept ready to blitz the front

    by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Jul 6th 2010 at 2:26PM
    Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

    Planning on invading something? Ze Germans have a bit of experience to impart, and it comes in its latest form as the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept. Unveiled at the Eurosatory defense exposition in France – so named, in case you were wondering, for Camp Satory where the French defense ministry used to hold the event – the up-armored G-Class is like the existing LAPV 5.4, but more... well, capable.

    The go-anywhere, conquer-anything truck can carry 2,866 pounds of cargo over just about any terrain you can throw at it, reinforced by armor plating – including underbody protection from land mines (or perhaps more poignantly, roadside IEDs). It's got an on-the-fly adjustable suspension with nearly 18 inches of ground clearance, full combat communications and jamming system, hydraulic ventilated disc brakes and an unspecified common-rail diesel engine. And best of all, it's got orange wheels, but we'd imagine those would be a delete option for more covert operations. Check it out in the gallery below and the press release after the jump.

  2. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:03 PM

    stroM- @alteregoadventure

    Jul 9, 2009
    First Name:
    Santa Rosa, California
    2006 4X4 TRD OR
    to bad no one has 300k to spend on a rock crawler that you wouldn't want to scratch anyways.... :laugh:

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