Unique 1990 Mercedes-Benz Wolf GD250 listed on SBX Cars

A unique take on an iconic vehicle.
  • A former military vehicle, this iconic Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen has been reconfigured for civilian use
  • It’s fitted with a OM602 inline-five-cylinder diesel engine, paired to a four-speed transmission and a dual-range transfer case
  • It’s done 80,724 miles from new

Published on Apr 9, 2024 at 2:29PM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Apr 10, 2024 at 5:29PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Tom Wood

This gorgeous G-Wagen, a 1990 Mercedes-Benz Wolf GD250 model, has a unique story.

An unstoppable go-anywhere, do-anything off-roader, every detail of this vehicle is designed to combine robustness and performance.

Now, this rare example is available from SBX Cars.

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Originally built in 1990, the G-Wagen you see here is a Wolf model that started life as a military vehicle.

It served as transport in the Bundeswehr for the armed forces of the Republic of Germany and, after being decommissioned, it underwent a complete transformation with a full cosmetic and mechanical restoration and upgrade.

The bare-metal refinish resulted in the bright yellow hue seen here, and the vehicle was also fitted with a two-inch lift kit for the suspension, larger off-road tires, and a full rebuild of both the motor and transmission.

There’s more, too.

This car comes with the ‘Wolf’ spec, turning this off-roader into a rugged convertible that can transport the owner from a rough track to the ocean and back.

The Wolf version of the G-Wagen originated as a commission from the Shah of Iran, who ordered 20,000 trucks that could handle the heat and desert terrain that the military needed.

Underneath the beach-friendly bodywork, this G-Wagen, which is a capable off-roader to begin with, was made better with short overhangs and three differentials for maximum grip when needed.

The Wolf G-Wagen comes with new seats, 15-inch Mercedes steel wheels, a grill guard, a rear jerry-can holder, front indicator cages, and a snorkel kit.

Under the hood beats a 2.5-liter OM602 five-cylinder diesel ‘heart’, paired to a four-speed heavy-duty manual transmission.

The Mercedes-Benz Wolf GD250 heading for auction over at SBX Cars has done 80,724 km (50,160 miles) from new.

This unique take on the already iconic G-Wagen makes this feel like a special one-off.

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