<p>Stamina means everything in tough terrain. Here there’s no room for buckling or retreating. Here it’s all about character. And strength of character shines through in the vehicle’s backbone. In the case of the G-Class, this has always been the exceptionally robust ladder frame. Made from sheet steel up to 3.4 mm thick, the ladder frame is much more suitable for tough off-road use than a self-supporting body. In addition to this, the decoupling of the noise from the suspension and the road reduces the interior noise level and thus enhances the ride comfort.</p>