Mercedes-Benz Fossilizes Classic G-Class to Greet NAIAS Crowd

Mercedes-Benz hears your cries that the G-Class hasn’t changed in decades and wants this installation at the Detroit Auto Show to drive that point home.

Mercedes-Benz hears your cries that the G-Class hasn’t changed in decades and wants this installation at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, to drive that point home.The stunt, which makes a deliberate nod to Jurassic Park and real-life dinosaur and insect fossilization, is intended to speak to the unchanging DNA of the G-Class line even as a new generation is about to be revealed.The piece is composed of a 1979 280 GE angled nose down suspended in 44.4 tons of am...