Bring $800k, Drive Away In Jon Olsson’s Convertible Mercedes G500 4×4²

Just a couple months after being built, YouTuber and skier Jon Olsson is selling his custom Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4² Convertible.

The social media star has yet to announce the sale of the vehicle, but we recently stumbled on this listing for the off-roader at Cohen & Cunlid on Mobile.de, a high-end dealer in Marbella, Spain, near where Olsson lives.

The vehicle ain’t cheap. In fact, it may take you a while to digest how much it’ll set back its next owner. Listed at €699,000 ($797,000), the bespoke G500 is well over double the figure of the 4×4²’s high sticker price of €226,100 ($257,000). While it’s unclear how much Olsson spent having it transformed into a convertible, he stands to make a serious amount of money from its sale.

It remains to be seen if the G’s off-roading ability has been compromised.

Olsson’s impetus to build a convertible G500 4×4² came from a desire to ensure his off-roader could fit into the low parking garages in Monaco. To ensure the vehicle does that, the roof was removed, the windshield was shortened and the B- and C-pillars were cut off. The result is a G-Class that can only be driven when there’s no rain around.

Beyond the removal of the roof, Olsson also had the vehicle outfitted with a range of mechanical modifications, bumping power from the twin-turbo V8 to a formidable 780 hp. Also included are a black and white camouflage wrap, a roof rack, Akrapovic exhaust system, wheels and tires from a G63 6×6, and a heavy-duty winch up front.

Olsson isn’t a stranger to flipping his project cars as, earlier this year, he sold his modified Audi RS6 after just a few months of ownership.

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  • AutoPaladin

    I usually love Olsson’s rides, but this seems a little weird. I can’t quite put my finger on why, maybe because the back looks like it’s missing the same framing that a Jeep would have? Good write up either way!

  • Yishay

    Hideous

  • Mike Gonzalez

    that thing doesn’t even have headresters or seatbelts! how is that thing supposed to be legal in the streets… at least in Spain you can’t drive that around

    • fabri99

      Nor it has a roll-bar or something to protect the occupants in case of (very possible) rolling over.

  • K X J I ⚪️

    Who in their right mind would pay that for a G that’s missing it’s roof. You can get a Brabus one for way cheaper.

  • TrevP

    No thanks.

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