SUV That Hits the G Spot

Mercedes' new G-Class may be the toughest thing to come out of Austria since Schwarzenegger.

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Mercedes' new G-Class

Originally built for the German army but coming to America this fall, Mercedes' new G-Class may be the toughest thing to come out of Austria since Schwarzenegger. Like Arnold, the attraction is a rare combination of brute strength and relaxing charm. A 300-horsepower all-aluminum engine, plus a stable suspension, can pop the SUV over 80 percent grades, while a leather interior coddles you like a wealthy movie star married into an even wealthier family. Price: $72,500.