A company is selling used Mercedes G-Wagens for less than P1 million

These are certified classics
by Vijay Pattni | Jan 12, 2020
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A German tuner has just torpedoed your new car shopping list for 2020, because it’s offering used ex-military Mercedes-Benz G-Wagens from the ’90s from €15,200 (P850,000).

Time to cross off the Ford Fiestas you were planning on, one suspects. The used G-Wagens come via the German and Swiss armies, through to Lorinser. Lorinser is one of only 46 car dealerships in Germany able to use the ‘Mercedes-Classic Partner’ tag.

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The ‘Puch’ G-Wagens being offered come in three-door long-wheelbase form, in either a convertible/eight-seat configuration, or hardtop/four-seat version, the latter featuring metal tables and two individual seats in the back, the former with folding seat benches. Said seats are covered in ‘robust’ leatherette. Well, of course.

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Each G gets four-wheel drive and a four-speed auto gearbox, with a 2.3-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine...which may or may not have covered quite significant distance. Lorinser says that the prices range from €15,200 to €19,500 (around P1.09 million)—still a bargain in anyone’s book—dependent on mileage (45,000km to 202,000km) and the model year (1990 to 1996).

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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