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Can A G-Wagon Actually Climb A 100% Grade

The 2019 Mercedes G550 is an extraordinary machine, capable of incredible off-road feats, including climbing a 100% grade, which this video will discuss in detail.

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In order to climb a 100% grade, the right elements have to come together: the engine, the transmission, the 4WD system, the tires, and of course the overall package and weight distribution. Watch the video from Engineering Explained for more info:

What is so special about climbing a 100% slope? What about the G-Class allows it to be capable of ascending such an incline? Can the G-Class actually do it?

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The video above brakes it all down, from road testing to measure the vehicle’s tires grip, to an analysis of the center of gravity. Mercedes has improved upon a legendary icon, the G-Class./Engineering Explained