The History of the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen: How a Farm Implement Became a Status Symbol

From the August 2017 issue The first design studies for the Mercedes-Benz Gelände­wagen were made in 1973, appropriately, out of wood. Clay was far too amorphous a material for the domineering angularity of this proto-SUV. Its styling suited the G-wagen’s intent when it was released globally (but not in the U.S.) in 1979. “It was […]

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Jammie Smelser

I am a fun loving sarcastic person. I love music, I play piano guitar and I sing. I love the outdoors. I love sitting by the campfire, fishing, the smell of the ocean.

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