GRAZ, Austria – Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co. KG will manufacture 6x6 versions of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class for the first time. Production of the 6x6 vehicles is part of a €200 million ($251 million) contract between the Australian government and Daimler AG to supply 1,200 new Mercedes-Benz G-Class vehicles to the Australian Defense Force. The first vehicles are to be shipped to Australia in 2009. The total figure of 1,200 units includes 600 4x4 and 600 6x6 G-Classes. Six ...

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