An endless expanse of red dirt, shrubs and low trees fold away into the distance. Occasionally, you see a small ridge line of brighter, redder dirt, brilliantly red rocks while the odd cow chews some cud as you whistle past on the heavily corrugated road. Welcome to the expansive Simpson Desert, a largely flat landscape of, well, not very much...
Military proven toughness now for civilian purchase. James drives the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Professional up really steep things.
Originally proposed by the cashed-up Shah of Iran in 1975, the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is hand-built over 11 days and costs nearly $250,000 on road. It's also faster to 100km/h than a Porsche Cayman.
The updated 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen sees some changes that may not be immediately obvious. But do they make it any better?
If you've ever wanted to stand out from the crowd, you can't look past the G-Class.