Mercedes-Benz G5 four wheel drive vehicle

featuring full time 4WD, four wheel steering, three differential lockers, independent supension front and rear


Fulltime 4WD, 3 differentials, three differential locks, for wheel steering, independent suspension on all four wheels, I-4 with 48HP

The vehicle is very similar to the BMW 325 4x4 - not by accident. The German army had ordered all car manufacturers in 1933 to design a "Einheits-Pkw mit Allradantrieb" , a Uniform Passenger Car with 4WD. All manufacturers had to follow identical blueprints and technical layout.

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