Produced from 1979 to the present the Mercedes-Benz G-Class AKA the G-wagon is one of the longest produced Mercedes-Benz in the manufacturer’s history. Originally commissioned by the Shah of Iran as a military vehicle, this luxury SUV is equipped with four-wheel drive and three fully locking differentials. This SUV has been updated several times over the years so the engine type and body styles will vary.
The long life and versatility of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has guaranteed it a long and varied career in film and television as well. It has appeared in no fewer than thirty productions, including the opening credits of the 2008 film Babylon AD and the 1993 film A Far off Place. In addition to these live action film roles the Mercedes-Benz G-Class made a notable appearance in 1995 the Japanese anime film Gunsmith Cats, known in part for its detailed attention to car make and model.