Mercedes-Benz designed the Ener-G-Force concept for the Los Angeles Design Challenge 2012, basing it on a future G-class.

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The Ener-G-Force uses LED headlights, and Mercedes-Benz designed them in the shape of G's to echo the model name.

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In-wheel electric motors propel the Ener-G-Force, and color indicators in the side skirts show the state of battery charge.

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A pan on top of the car collects water, which can be converted to hydrogen with an onboard electrolyzer, to store in overhead tanks.

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The compartment formerly storing a spare tire is converted into a locker with the Ener-G-Force.

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The original concept was designed as a future law-enforcement vehicle.

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