Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars
Illustration for article titled Teutonic Tuesday: Mercedes G-Wagen

Here we have a Matchbox G-Wagen. Most people will know about this car. But here are a few facts you may not know. All G-Wagen are made by Magna-Steyr in Austria.

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There is also a version by Peugeot called the P4 which uses their own engines.

And the Australian Army bought over 2000 of the Gs to replace their Land Rovers. Also, Australia is the first military customer to receive 6×6 vehicles and these are the first six-wheel military vehicles built by Mercedes-Benz since 1941.

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Illustration for article titled Teutonic Tuesday: Mercedes G-Wagen

I wish someone would make me some of these six wheelers too.

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