G-WAGON | LIGHT TRANSPORT
The Mercedes-Benz G-class was developed for tough terrain conditions. It is available in various body styles and various wheelbase lengths. This light utility vehicle is available with hard or open tops. It is also used as shelter carrier, ambulance and communication vehicle. A 6x6 model is also available for roles including long range patrol. Some vehicles have turret rings and are armed with machine guns or automatic grenade launchers. A light armour kit can be fitted in field conditions. Specially designed armoured models are also available.
The payload capacity of the G-class is about 500 - 1 500 kg, depending on the model. It can also tow light trailers or artillery pieces.
Since it's introduction a number of petrol and diesel engines have been fitted to this vehicle. Both manual and automatic gearboxes are available. Modern G-class utility vehicles have a full-time all-wheel drive. This military vehicle made it's reputation for reliability and ruggedness.
New Hayesalia does not operate armoured variants of the G-Wagon, as this role is taken on by the Pseudonaja vehicle series.