Based on Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes Benz G-500 and G-55, also available as right hand drive,  are armored by TRASCO in level B6 as well as in level B7. Since 1994 the G-Class has been armored in Bremen-Germany and still belongs to the most reliable armored SUV´s in the world.

               
  1. Intergrated armouring cage into passenger cell incl A,B and C pillers with overlaps

  2. Special armored Laminated glass produced by european glass manufacturer

  3. Reinforced heavy duty hinges an all doors witch are directly mounted on the armoring cage

  4. Self-sealing fuel tank

  5. Armoured Battery

  6. Under body protection against 2 DM 51 hand grenades

  7. Reinforced Front and rear axle

  8. Heavy duty wheels with run-flat system

Armoring

Threat

Testlevel according to
VPAM APR 2006

Classification by
PM 2007 (PM)    
BRV 2009 (VR)

Stanag 4569
AEP 55 (level)

Comparable to*                        
DIN EN 1063 (BR),          
DIN EN 1522/23 (FB),      
BRV 1999 (VR)           

Type of Weapon

Calibre

Type of bullet          

Testcondition

Standoff (m)

Standard Hit Spacing

7

PM 7
VR 7

Level 1

BR 5
FB 5
VR 5 

M16A2/Famas-G2

5.56 x 45mm

FJ(2)/PB/SCP(1)

10 +/- 0.5 

3 shots on the vertices of a triangle @ 120 +/- 10mm

BR 6
FB 6
VR 6 

M80 Ball
(M60/M14/FAL-FN)

7.62 x 51mm

FJ(1)/PB/SC

 ( B6+ not classified)

M16A1/Famas-G1 (M193)

5.56 x 45mm

FJ(2)/PB/SC

9

PM 9
VR 9


BR 7
FB 7
VR 7 

M61-AP
(M60/M14/FAL-FN)

7.62 x 51mm

FJ(2)/PB/HC(1)

10 +/- 0.5 

3 shots on the vertices of a triangle @ 120 +/- 10mm

Technical facts

Mercedes Benz G 500

Mercedes Benz G 55

Type

W463

W463

Fuel

Petrol

Petrol

Cylinders

8

8

Cubic capacity in ccm

5,5

5,5

Torque Nm/rpm (*)

530 / 2800 - 4800

700 / 2750 - 4000

Power HP/rpm  (*)

382 / 6000

500 / 6100

Seats

4

4

Tank capacity + subtank (l)

96

96

Left / right steering 

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

manual / automatic transmission

No / Yes

No / Yes

Armoring level

B6

B6

Empty weight (kg)

3.755

3.805

Gross vehicle weight (kg)

4.110

4.160

 

Armoring level

B7

Empty weight (kg)

4.105

Gross vehicle weight (kg)

4.460

Suspension

G- Class

Reinforced axles upgrated with sway bars and heavy duty dampers and springs. 

Brakes


High performance brake system.

Tires and rims

Dimension

Tires and rims

Due to the weight of the armored sedan or limousine, the vehicle is equipped with special tires with an increased load index.

Rims with special unique design and proven payload include the run flat system for emergency driving with a puncture up to a range of 15 km with 50km/h speed.


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