What does M100 mean and what’s the difference between a W202 and an S202? Below you will find most of the Mercedes-Benz body designations and model codes…
Mike Horn visited Namibia on his Pole2Pole expedition – we caught up with him before he left for Antarctica…
Most people fit into some sort of mold; a neatly-defined spectrum of their main characteristics. Fast forward beyond the artists, accountants or analysts and you eventually stumble upon a very unique group called “explorers”.
Don’t worry, we also took a while to grasp what is going on here. Mercedes-Benz renamed most of their off-road vehicles, the Geländewagen lends its first letter (G) to all other off-roady Mercs from now on.
Die Namib (en Kalahari) se Plaaspadpioniers!
Mercedes-Benz van Suid-Afrika het so-pas ‘n wye en nuwe reeks viertrekmodelle losgelaat op die mees gepaste plek; plaaspaaie en rowwe, regte rowwe voetspoorpaaie in die Namib. Behalwe die hoekige, alombekende Geländewagen wat reeds in 1979 op die toneel verskyn het, en uiterlik nie maklik van die oer-model onderskei kan word nie, was daar die GLC koepee-tipe sportnutsvoertuig en ook die opvolger van die gewilde M-klas, die GLE.
So it’s finally holiday time and you’re off to the coast with your boat to visit the in-laws. Or perhaps your daughter got a new horse for Christmas? In both cases you have our sympathy.
Jokes aside though, here’s our little list of cars that can tow big loads, arranged by number of models and total weight. Please note that we based this list on manufacturer’s figures and advise that you confirm any data with your local retailer.
The fearsome monster
Mercedes-Benz is one of the most innovative automotive brands on the planet, never mind the oldest, so it’s rather surprising that they have a monster lurking in their pricelist. A rugged, uncompromising, almost backwards machine called (insert sounds of thunder) Der Geländewagen.