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