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I just saw a new commercial for the Mercedes G500 and I thought it was hilarious. Its starts out like the BMW X5 commercial where the three guys are in the crash test building, the G500 takes off and, just as you think it is going to hit the wall, it goes through the crash wall, through the wall behind it, through the office behind the crash room and through the concrete wall of the entire complex, coming out unscratched. I thought it wa hilarious. Anyone else see this? I saw it during ER.
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (Busta J)

well, as you most know the G****ndewagen started out in military service...and they brought it to the consumer market, like the Hummer...but not as big. It is no-doubt tough as bollocks. Thing has THREE (count em!) differentials...
Saw one at Concord Mills...beeeeeyoootiful. I love how its not aerodynamic or clad in plastic. its a real boxy SUV, the way they should be.
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (JettaBoy04)

G-Wagen is such an unique vehicle in a niche segment that doesn't need to advertise. It resides in a market segment that not everyone can't afford, the same goes for LX470 and Range Rover.
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (Apollo-Soyuz 1975)

quote:[HR][/HR]...and yet people bitched about the Durango passing the Porsche while towing a boat
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"Acme Steel sues Daimler-Chrysler, claims reputation tarnished by inaccurate portrayal of its steel girders."
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (JettaBoy04)

There is a new Diet Pepsi commercial with Cindy Crawford in it and she is driving a silver one.
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (JettaBoy04)

I'm gonna buy one.
I'm not going to bother stopping for red lights, stop signs, traffic jams...
Honest to god though... if cars look safe... drivers stop driving safe. There's no consiquences to being a moron.
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (Sporin)

quote:[HR][/HR]There is a new Diet Pepsi commercial with Cindy Crawford in it and she is driving a silver one.
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Has anyone else noticed how the G-Wagen's door, window frame and mirror shake and quiver after she slams it closed?


[Modified by Dinosaurius, 12:00 PM 4-12-2002]
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (Elbows)

quote:[HR][/HR]..... Thing has THREE (count em!) differentials...[HR][/HR]​

Not to mension that all three are indipendently locking http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (G60NUT)

The guy across the street from me has a silver one....fully custom.....completely insane....I'll have to post pics....he also has a Brabus equipped Benz S500 and and a Denon done M5 that is simply sick...I'll have to get pictures....I didn't even mention the Bently....the Jag XJ8....and the Lotus.....he's got just way too much $$ to go around and he's only 22 yrs. old....He's a huge record producer....DarkChild records......located in S. Jersey.....for those that care he was behind that "Say my Name" song by Destiny's Child....not my bag but a nice guy though.


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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (vwsteve)

Ah, the G-Wagen. I saw a few today, since they've been out for a while in Costa Rica. They definately have a presence that's hard to match by any vehicle. The things look like a bank vault on wheels (which is good) and hopefully if and when its updated/replaced, this look won't be scrapped for Mercedes' more swoopy present designs. Intimidating isn't the word!
 

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Re: Mercedes G-Wagen Commercial (VWteknik)

quote:[HR][/HR]Ah, the G-Wagen. I saw a few today, since they've been out for a while in Costa Rica. They definately have a presence that's hard to match by any vehicle. The things look like a bank vault on wheels (which is good) and hopefully if and when its updated/replaced, this look won't be scrapped for Mercedes' more swoopy present designs. Intimidating isn't the word![HR][/HR]​
It will be around for some time to come, Mercedes-Benz still has orders (I think until 2007) from different armies.
 
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