Am I a Gwagon LOSER?

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Ok I am thinking to buy gWagon however.

I have been looking through market. Do you think a g400 with g63 styling is deceptive? And is it okay?

Or g500 with g63 styling?

I've seen "replicas" on market, they are DEFO deceptive and will not buy them. But a real gwagon with bodykit looks good.

There's many models ranging from 2004, to 2014.

Also im brand new to this, so I don't know the difference between g63, g300 etc. Are they all the same and drive the same?

Thank you :)
 

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Hi ilovegwagon, welcome to the forum. I think the styling is a personal thing, for me though I like to see things as they were intended, but I am a senior so if it was a G500 that's what I want to look at. As I say it is a matter of personal taste :)
 

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Not to mention the likelihood of spending big bucks on a G Wagen and someone having a dig about not being able to afford the car you wanted, so you need to "big" it up.
 
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They all more or less look the same don't they?

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Not to mention the likelihood of spending big bucks on a G Wagen and someone having a dig about not being able to afford the car you wanted, so you need to "big" it up.
What you mean by big it up?
 

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Firstly, welcome.

Secondly, no, not all G Wagen are the same.

Take the G63 as an example. There is the G63, G63 Colour Edition and the G63 463Edition. Whilst all G63 base with the V8 bi turbo petrol engine, they have different body parts. To transpose body parts shows disrespect to the icon that the G Wagen is. Each difference in body parts are there for a reason.

The G350 is the current and recent diesel variant since 2012. It hasn't the body parts of the G63 series, although stuck on bits are available that are often put on. But the main distinction, the side exit exhausts is a give away.

The recent G500 is a different beast again, taken from the G63 6x6, but with only 4 wheels, and the deletion of the spare wheel on the rear door.

Which is the 'real' G Wagen? They all are, as they came out of the factory.

Then to add to the mix is the forthcoming G Wagen, on sale in the UK from June, which if you have the funds is probably the one to wait for.

Buy a new one and never need another vehicle.
 

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Like putting an AMG badge or bodykit on a non AMG car. You called them "replicas".
Yep that smacks of "wanted but couldn't afford an AMG" whereas a G500 just says "G500 - lucky sod!"
Most people wouldn't know the difference between an AMG or non AMG whereas those that do would spot it immediately for what it is. If you want to just remove the badges and allow the masses to guess whether its an AMG or not (if they care).
 

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Funny, most younger folk know what an RS or an M3 is, but some have no idea what an AMG is. Even fewer have heard of Brabus.
 
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The recent G500 is a different beast again, taken from the G63 6x6, but with only 4 wheels, and the deletion of the spare wheel on the rear door.

Thank you.

What is difference between g500 and g63 engine, speed and when driving? Is it noticable which one is which?
 
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Both look very same haha
 
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Also if I get either g63 or g500.

I want to modify it to have wheels like the 4x4. Raise suspension and big wheels. is that possible?
 
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You are not Callum using a different name are you?

Suggest you do some googling for the words that go with the pictures you posted above and understand the differences between the various versions.

You will then answer your own questions. As you clearly have not a clue currently :eek:
 

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Also if I get either g63 or g500.

I want to modify it to have wheels like the 4x4. Raise suspension and big wheels. is that possible?
Yes, but will cost an arm and a leg. Personally I would look at getting a Jeep Grand Cherokee or Land Rover if you want to off road, much more plentiful and cheaper parts.
 

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“Modify it to have wheels like the 4x4” ....what????
 

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I would like a G500, might need to sell something!
 
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“Modify it to have wheels like the 4x4” ....what????
Theres a 4x4squared model. That's 4x4 with a little 2, which means squared.

These models have big wheels.

The picture below is 4x4 gwagon. It's not a normal gwagon. Rasied much higher.

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