M-Guard – cocoon yourself in safety.

A safe place to be. On or off the road.

Make yourself infallible and dominate the roads like no other. The M-Guard gives you the power to take charge of your world whilst providing outstanding protection for you. The mere fact that you sit higher up ensures a better view of the surroundings in any situation. No matter which road you take, experience total freedom without any sense of restriction. With its integrated protective components it meets all the requirements of Resistance Level VR4, which covers handguns up to the .44 Magnum. Your M-Guard therefore, remains a safe place to be regardless of the state of the road, and whether you are driving on or off-road, the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive delivers outstanding traction and exemplary handling. Think yourself safe!

Invisible at first. But highly effective at all times

One special feature of the M-Guard is the fact that the special-protection vehicle manages to conceal much of what lies within in. This discretion and inconspicuousness is a key factor for your protection, and also ensures that you don’t have to compromise when it comes to comfort, space or driving enjoyment. This is achieved not by some secret method but, moreover, by applying a unique principle: protective elements are designed as integral component parts during the vehicle development stage and installed beneath the standard-production M-Class outer skin. Uncompromising quality during production and development coupled with outstanding innovation and technology result in highly effective protection.

Model ML 500 Guard ML 500 Guard
Resistance Level acc. to BRV 2009 VR4 VR6
Number of cylinders/ arrangement 8/V V8
Total displacement (cc) 4663 4663
Rated output (kW at rpm) 300/5000 300/5000
Acceleration from 0-100 km/h (s) 6.5 6.8
Top speed, electronically governed 210 200
Fuel consumption (1/100 km), combined, figures in brackets refer to model without ECO start / stop function* 12.2 (13.2) -
CO2 emission (g/km), combined* 285 (309) -
Emission class Euro 5 -
Payload (kg) 565 515

*The figures shown were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process (Directive 80/1268/EEC in the currently applicable version). The figures are not based on an individual model and do not constitute part of the product offer; they are provided solely for purposes of comparison between vehicle models.

VR = Vehicle Resistance

BRV = Directive for the testing and certification of bulletproof vehicles

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