One of Mercedes-Benz's rawest sport utility vehicles, the G-Class debuts in 2002 with a four-wheel drive system operating with three fully locking differentials. Known as the G-Wagon in some circles, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class' official introduction into the North American marketplace comes after years of grey market importation. Inside, the 2002 G-Class will deliver the luxury comfort expected by luxury vehicle buyers. Released last year, the C-Class line-up expands for the 2002 model year with a hatchback and a wagon body style. Mercedes-Benz C-Class vehicle also offers the brand's high-tech COMAND navigation system as an option. The 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster is now offered with a high-performance AMG version. The SLK32 AMG is propelled by a supercharged V-6 powerplant that generates a stunning 349 horsepower. For those focused only on the performance look, a Sport package option is also found with the SLK resembling the styling of the SLK32 AMG. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class line-up is presented with some minor exterior and interior enhancements for 2002. A ML500 featuring a 5.0-liter V-8 engine generating 288 horsepower is one of the new addition to the luxury utility vehicle.