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Old 10-27-2016, 03:14 PM
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Old 11-13-2017, 03:02 PM
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Leaked interior:



http://www.carscoops.com/2017/11/201...or-leaked.html

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I really hope they offer a digital instrument panel...
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:38 PM
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That interior looks good enough, the right blend of modern Mercedes and "truckish G-Class" retained;

Personally I don't see the ultimate need for a digital instrument cluster, I still think a nicely executed analog instrument is classier than some on screen graphics (kind of like it is with watches; also I find those Audi "all Google satellite view maps in the instruments" rather distracting in the amount of visual info offered at once), and that massive center screen(at it's raised position anyway), together with a nice trip computer screen in between the instruments would do the job nicely for me. That said I'm certain they will offer the digital instruments as as well, given they will be available even in the A-Class soon....
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:30 PM
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Personally I don't see the ultimate need for a digital instrument cluster
+1. I get why they do it from a marketing perspective. I think I'd be fine w/ analog + good heads up display for navigation.

Surprised that the G is getting the airvents that were otherwise reserved for the coupes. I also find all the metallic trim to be rather clumsily done, but this is just a mock up. I also assume that, unfortunately, it'll be replaced w/ carbon fiber in many variants.
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:37 PM
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+1. I get why they do it from a marketing perspective. I think I'd be fine w/ analog + good heads up display for navigation.
Oh I agree, I should've been clearer. I have no issue with analog gauges...I just have an issue with them here in MB's recent interiors that have the the continuous cowl for the dual set-up because the transition from the infotainment screen to the analog gauges looks awful (see lower-end versions of the E-Class) as compared to the fully digital versions seen in higher trim levels and the S-Class.
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:28 AM
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the analog gauges looks awful (see lower-end versions of the E-Class)
I don't know if I've seen the prod version of the analog gauges. I think the prob w/ the pre-prod versions I saw (here) were that the gauges were comically large and the there was no "depth" to the way the gauges were arranged. I think the single cowl almost forces the huge analog gauges b/c of the clearance needed for the screens.

I actually think comically large gauges would work well in a huge (or, at least, old-school appearing) SUV like the G-Class (just like anything oversized works well on the Navigator, Expedition, Escalade, etc).
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:45 AM
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I think it's a clever retro look. I like it.
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Old 12-13-2017, 08:50 AM
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http://www.carscoops.com/2017/12/201...-revealed.html

After the A-Class, the next Mercedes, where the interior is officially revealed ahead of the actual car;

Also, whilst keeping the generally blockeir G-theme,many details (air vents, dual screen layout) are shared with the small Merc;



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Looks great with full digital gauges. Finally an interior befitting the price. The version with analog gauges above looks very awkward since the space is still there for a full size screen. If only top end variants continue to be sold in US, with a starting price north of $120k, the screen better be standard!

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Old 12-14-2017, 11:07 AM
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The only good thing about the new G Class will be the body and frame. All the rest is worthless and unworthy of this car.
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